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  • Olympian Michael Phelps apologizes for DUI arrest

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights...

  • BC-SWM--Michael Phelps-Arrest,6th Ld-Writethru

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    Michael Phelps' comeback has been sidetracked by more trouble away from the pool. The Olympic champion was arrested for the second time on DUI charges early Tuesday in his hometown of Baltimore, another embarrassment for a swimmer who came out of retirement this year with his sights...

  • Oprah Winfrey, Harry Belafonte honored by Harvard

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Oprah Winfrey and songwriter Harry Belafonte are among those honored at Harvard University for their contributions to African-American culture. Winfrey also accepted a posthumous award at Tuesday's ceremony for poet Maya Angelou, who died earlier this year....

  • 'Bless Me, Ultima' novelist Anaya honored

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The godfather of contemporary Chicano literature has been chosen as the 2nd ever inductee into the Albuquerque Wall of Fame. Author Rudolfo Anaya was honored Tuesday at the Alvarado Transportation Center during a special ceremony. Albuquerque Mayor Richard...

  • Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

    Updated: Tue, Sep 30, 2014

    NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Tracy Morgan says he "can't believe" Wal-Mart's assertion that he and others were partly to blame for their injuries in the highway crash on the New Jersey Turnpike that killed one of his friends. In a statement released Tuesday by Morgan's publicist, the...

  • Texas city sued over fracking moratorium

    Updated: 14 min ago

    DENTON, Texas (AP) — A group of mineral royalty owners has sued the city of Denton over its temporary ban on hydraulic fracturing, claiming the ban violates property rights. City leaders halted fracking as they consider making their city the first in the state to permanently ban the...

  • BC-US--Michael Phelps-Arrest,5th Ld-Writethru, US

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic champion Michael Phelps apologized Tuesday for his latest brush with the law, saying he was "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest for DUI. Police charged the 18-time gold medalist after officers said he was speeding and failed field...

  • BC-US--Michael Phelps-Arrest,4th Ld, US

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Olympic champion Michael Phelps is apologizing for his latest brush with the law, saying he is "deeply sorry to everyone I have let down" with an arrest early Tuesday on a DUI charge. Police charged the 18-time gold medalist after officers said he was speeding and...

  • BC-US--OJ Simpson-Appeal,1st Ld-Writethru, US

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — O.J. Simpson got a fair trial after a hotel room heist and there's no need for another trial following his 2008 conviction and imprisonment on kidnapping and armed robbery charges, prosecutors told the Nevada Supreme Court. Simpson hasn't proved that his trial lawyer,...

  • GOP faults Burke for playing Chris Brown song

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republicans on Tuesday accused Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke of showing a "cavalier attitude" toward domestic violence in using a song by pop star Chris Brown before an appearance with first lady Michelle Obama. But Burke's campaign said the song was an...

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