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NEW YORK (AP) — Rod McKuen, the husky-voiced "King of Kitsch" whose music, verse and spoken-word recordings in the 1960s and '70s won him an Oscar nomination and made him one of the best-selling poets in history, has died. He was 81.McKuen died ...more

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NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A baby goat was beheaded and its twin was taken from a park where they had been in a pen, the Louisiana Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said Thursday.The white-and-black hybrid pygmy and dwarf goats were born ...more

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WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A single-engine airplane has landed on a highway in northern New Jersey, but there are no reports of injuries.The Federal Aviation Administration said the Cessna C150, with only the pilot aboard, landed on Route 23 in W ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain kicked protesters out of a committee hearing Thursday, calling them "low-life scum" as they hollered for the arrest of one of the witnesses, former secretary of state Henry Kissinge ...more

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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — Family says Rod McKuen, poet and songwriter of record-setting popularity, has died at 81. ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it will ask Congress for $1 billion next year to run schools for Native American children — including millions in new money to help fix crumbling buildings.The request — $150 million more than in t ...more

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MEXICO CITY (AP) — Injured and bleeding, mothers carrying infants fled from a maternity hospital shattered by a powerful gas explosion Thursday, and rescuers swung sledgehammers to break through fallen concrete hunting for others who might be trapped.< ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A White House Cabinet member visited Tucson on Thursday for an event to tally the homeless as the city deals with a legal battle over an encampment in the middle of downtown.The city's rules on where and when homeless people ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Along with puppies and babies, celebrities are a Super Bowl advertising staple. And this year is no exception.Using stars is a surefire way to grab attention during advertising's most competitive night, when a crowded field of 40 ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts state trooper wiped his eyes while testifying about 16 stab wounds to the neck of a slain math teacher that were allegedly inflicted by a student.The testimony came Thursday during the third day of a hearing on a de ...more