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  • Secret Service boosts security outside White House

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Secret Service chief has stepped-up security outside the White House after a man with a knife who jumped the fence made it into the presidential residence before being apprehended, officials said Saturday. President Barack Obama insisted he still has confidence...

  • Oculus unveils new prototype VR headset

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition. The hew headset intended for creators of VR experiences is nicknamed Crescent Bay and features a higher resolution and...

  • Polly Bergen, versatile actress, singer dies at 84

    Updated: 15 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84. Bergen died at her home in...

  • Goodell: 'Same mistakes can never be repeated'

    Yesterday

    NEW YORK (AP) — More defiant than contrite, Roger Goodell announced no sweeping changes in his first public statements in more than a week of turmoil surrounding the NFL's handling of players accused of crimes. The commissioner was definitive about one thing: He has not considered...

  • Thousands turn in Ray Rice jerseys in Baltimore

    By Don Markus, The Baltimore Sun
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Thousands of Ravens fans lined up outside M&T Bank Stadium on Friday morning to exchange their replica Ray Rice jerseys and cut ties with the former star running back who was once one of the team's most popular players. "What [Rice] did wasn't right, and I don't want to wear a...

  • The view from Milwaukee: 'Brewers settle for Colorado Springs as AAA team's host'

    By Todd Rosiak, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ST. LOUIS — The game of minor-league musical chairs finally came to an end Thursday, with the Milwaukee Brewers agreeing to a two-year player development contract with Class AAA Colorado Springs. It was the culmination of a crazy 24 hours that saw the Brewers' former Class AAA team...

  • Vets work to save leg of dog hit by stolen van

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Veterinarians on Thursday worked to save the leg of a fluffy white dog named Gordo who was run down by a stolen van during a wild police chase that was captured live by television helicopters. The 1- to 2-year-old Maltese mix suffered a deep cut to a rear leg and a...

  • Jeter corn maze set to open as his career wraps up

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    SOUTH BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — As Derek Jeter plays his final regular-season home stand with the Yankees, a New Jersey farm is preparing to welcome guests to a 5-acre corn maze carved in his honor. The VonThun Farm in South Brunswick opens its Jeter corn maze Saturday. The farm is about...

  • Missouri officer smelled marijuana before Taser incident

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Missouri police officer said he smelled marijuana inside a car during a weekend traffic stop and used his Taser on the teenage driver only after the boy became combative when ordered out of the vehicle, according to court documents. Bryce Masters, 17, of...

  • MTV to air documentary about transgender youths

    Updated: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Laverne Cox will host a documentary on MTV and Logo next month that profiles seven young transgender people. The special, "Laverne Cox Presents: The T Word," will air simultaneously on the two channels on Oct. 17. Cox, a transgender actress, was nominated for an Emmy...

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