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  • San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Two San Francisco radio stations say they won't play the song during the duration of...

  • Jenn Sterger takes shot at Favre after Manning breaks touchdown record

    NY Daily News
    Updated: 3 min ago

    Peyton Manning is taking down Brett Favre's records, but Jenn Sterger continues to take down Brett Favre. The Broncos quarterback passed Favre to become the all-time touchdown pass leader on Sunday, but Sterger, the former sideline reporter for the Jets who claimed in 2010 that Favre...

  • TV station: Gary Payton breaks NFL TD record instead of Peyton Manning

    News services
    Updated: 24 min ago

    Good thing Seahawks fans can still lay claim to the defending world champions moniker for their team because it wasn't a great weekend for the city of Seattle. Ken Griffey Jr. was less than spectacular on ESPN's College GameDay, according to reports, and the Seahawks dropped to 3-3...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, avoiding serious damage

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A Pacific tempest packing hurricane-force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands rode out the storm with no reports of any serious problems. Hurricane Ana was downgraded to a tropical storm late Sunday...

  • Japan's justice minister undone by cheap paper fan

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — In the heat of summer, they are ubiquitous in Japan: cheap paper fans, advertising this or that company or product, handed out at outdoor events or busy train stations. On Monday, they brought down a politician. One of two Cabinet ministers who resigned Monday over...

  • Comedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld and Wanda Sykes celebrated Leno's famous work ethic and poked fun as he received the Mark Twain Prize for...

  • Video: Saints coach gets snippy after New Orleans falters late, loses to Detroit

    Associated Press
    Updated: 12 hr ago

    DETROIT — A brilliant performance by Drew Brees turned sour in the fourth quarter, leaving the New Orleans Saints to deal with another close loss on the road. Brees threw a crucial interception late in the fourth, and Detroit's Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final...

  • Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

    Updated: 14 hr ago

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries. The parties around the school coincided with the Keene...

  • Robotic device helps paralyzed groom walk aisle

    Updated: 17 hr ago

    DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle. Ficarra was able to stand and walk during the wedding ceremony in suburban Syracuse on Saturday with the...

  • On the road to find the world's funniest person

    Updated: 18 hr ago

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other. The onetime stand-up comic is, after all, the owner...