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  • 'The Lion King' earns record box office

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time. With a worldwide gross of over $6.2 billion, "The Lion King" stage musical has now achieved the most successful box office total of any work in any media in...

  • Judge maintains camera restrictions in Arias trial

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    PHOENIX (AP) — A judge in Phoenix is refusing to lift restrictions on camera coverage of the penalty phase of Jodi Arias' trial. Judge Sherry Stephens of Maricopa County Superior Court on Monday rejected local television stations' request to allow video footage to be broadcast 30...

  • Wall Street sit-in planned on climate crisis

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — One day after a huge climate march in New York City, activists on Monday planned to flood Wall Street to protest what they say is corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis. The protesters, dressed in blue, scheduled a rally in Battery Park before...

  • Clarification: Obit-Polly Bergen story

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — In an obituary Sept. 20, The Associated Press reported that actress Polly Bergen's survivors included daughter Pamela Fields. The story should have made clear that the daughter goes by P.K. instead of Pamela. Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long...

  • Shonda Rhimes lays claim to Thursday nights on ABC

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Let's just go ahead and make it official. "Thursday" should be renamed "Shonday." At least it should on ABC, which has handed its entire Thursday prime-time schedule to drama doyenne Shonda Rhimes. Starting this week at 8 p.m. EDT, it's "Grey's Anatomy,"...

  • Justice Kagan performs her first same-sex wedding

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Elena Kagan has officiated for the first time at a same-sex wedding, a Maryland ceremony for her former law clerk and his husband. Kagan presided on Sunday over the wedding of former clerk Mitchell Reich and Patrick Pearsall in the Washington suburb of Chevy...

  • Concern over McIlroy, McDowell more about results

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    GLENEAGLES, Scotland (AP) — A potential split of the Rory McIlroy-Graeme McDowell partnership in the Ryder Cup is more about their record than their lawsuit. Both players have made it clear that a lawsuit involving an Irish-based management firm is not an issue at Gleneagles. European...

  • NFL vetting process: There are no sure things

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    By the time the typical player signs an NFL contract, around 100 scouts, coaches and general managers have pored over his history. It's an expensive, painstaking and time-consuming process that includes personality tests, conversations with high school friends, the college equipment...

  • Block expected to endorse former rival Fung

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Defeated GOP candidate Ken Block is joining his former rival for Rhode Island governor to offer what's expected to be a formal endorsement. The campaign of Cranston Mayor Allan Fung announced the two will appear at a news conference at the Statehouse on Monday...

  • Michigan GOP OKs March 2016 presidential primary

    Updated: Mon, Sep 22, 2014

    LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Republican Party has voted to hold a March 2016 presidential primary and not jump out of order like in 2012, when the state moved earlier to be more relevant. The GOP's state committee approved a March 15 primary date on Saturday. The date could...

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