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AP News - 12 hours ago

After nearly 4,350 winners, more than 1,000 falls, 20 straight jockey titles and countless broken bones, Tony McCoy will end his record-shattering career on the aptly named Box Office on Saturday.There are sure to be emotional scenes at Sandown ...more

AP News - 13 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal appeals court has upheld a decision to throw out a $10 million libel suit by the son of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit agreed Friday that Yasser Abbas cann ...more

AP News - 14 hours ago

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — NASCAR has issued another warning to teams about the consequences of repeatedly failing inspections at the race track.In a bulletin sent to Sprint Cup teams before Richmond International Raceway opened for Saturday's race, N ...more

AP News - 15 hours ago

Scott Dixon just wanted a quiet, celebratory beer with wife Emma and former IndyCar star Dario Franchitti.There was no chance the soft-spoken driver from New Zealand could slip unnoticed into the hotel bar after a milestone win at Long Beach las ...more

AP News - 16 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — US durable goods orders in March posted biggest gain in 8 months, but investment down. ...more

AP News - Apr 23, 2015 10:26 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — NASCAR chairman Brian France isn't sure if Kyle Busch will be granted a waiver to be part of the championship chase when he returns from injury, but said Thursday the sanctioning body would like to "accommodate" him.Busch broke h ...more

AP News - Apr 23, 2015 8:50 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is pledging solidarity with Armenians but isn't calling what happened to them 100 years ago "genocide."Obama says the 1915 massacre of Armenians by Ottoman Turks is a solemn moment that calls for reflecti ...more

AP News - Apr 23, 2015 7:42 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — As Shakespeare would say, "We have seen better days."The American Council of Trustees and Alumni has found that less than 8 percent of the nation's top universities require English majors to take a course focused on Shakespeare.< ...more

AP News - Apr 23, 2015 6:13 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-five U.S. lawmakers are urging Japan's prime minister "to formally reaffirm and validate" apologies made by his predecessors for Japanese wartime aggression.The appeal comes ahead of a U.S. visit next week by Shinzo Abe, ...more

AP News - Apr 23, 2015 5:10 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama honored the New England Patriots for winning the Super Bowl despite a "huge distraction" and "media circus" over underinflated footballs in their conference championship game.Obama recognized the NFL cham ...more