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  • Britney Spears to get Vegas key, 'Britney Day'

    Published: Fri, Oct 24, 2014

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Caesars Entertainment says pop star Britney Spears will get a key to the Las Vegas Strip and celebrate with her own dedicated day. The Las Vegas-based casino giant announced Thursday it would host "Britney Day" at The LINQ Promenade starting at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 5....

  • College player with brain tumor ready to play

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly. Coach Dan Benjamin walks briskly around the court, sipping a...

  • Police: Hatchet-wielding suspect shot by officers

    Updated: 9 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City police shot and killed a hatchet-wielding man on Thursday after he suddenly attacked a group of patrol officers without warning in broad daylight on a busy commercial district in Queens. At a news conference at a hospital where one officer was being...

  • Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with more than $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of...

  • Police: Ex-Broncos DB punched cabbie, urged cops to call John Elway

    By Jesse Paul, The Denver Post
    Updated: 17 hr ago

    John Boyett, a now-ex-member of the Broncos' practice squad,was arrested early Wednesday in Greenwood Village after police say he drunkenly head-butted and punched a cab driver, stole a shovel from a construction site then tried to hide from officers by covering himself in mulch,...

  • Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter-gatherers found a home very high up in the Peruvian Andes. Now, their stone tools and other artifacts have revealed their presence at about...

  • Maine man's ashes launched into space

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    AUBURN, Maine (AP) — A Maine mother who's using social media to have her son's ashes scattered all over the world has sent him on his greatest journey yet: to space. Using her Facebook page, which has more than 17,000 likes, Hallie Twomey has mailed hundreds of packets of her son...

  • Police employ high-tech tool in pumpkin riot probe

    Updated: 19 hr ago

    KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Police in New Hampshire are using a relatively new application to collect photos and videos they hope will lead to arrests following weekend chaos at a pumpkin festival. More than 80 people were arrested after parties got out of hand Saturday in Keene, leading to...

  • Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

    Updated: 22 hr ago

    BEIJING (AP) — China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg. The young billionaire delighted an audience of students at a prestigious Beijing university this week with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese. — DID HE COMPLAIN ABOUT THE BAN? He made...

  • Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

    Updated: 23 hr ago

    DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president. For all the strengths of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient walked through its seemingly weakest link: the emergency room....