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AP News - 18 hours ago

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Ray Rice stepped to the microphone, took a deep breath and spoke for 17 minutes about what he called "the biggest mistake of his life."His arrest for domestic violence against his then-fiancee last February is something ...more

AP News - 18 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said the statistic that the U.S. has more than 58,000 homeless veterans is "a stain on the soul of this nation," as the federal government expands its initiative to provide stable and affordable housing for service memb ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Coca-Cola is reversing course after fans of Vitaminwater complained about the drink's new sweetener.The Atlanta-based company promised Thursday the drink would go back to its previous taste after fans flooded Vitaminwater's Faceb ...more

AP News - 19 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coal train derailment that killed two Maryland college students was caused by a broken rail on a section of track being monitored by a railroad because of previous problems, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday.

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AP News - 20 hours ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House said Thursday there's little doubt Israeli artillery hit a United Nations school in Gaza, a deadly incident that a spokesman called "totally unacceptable and totally indefensible."The shelling occurred amid grow ...more

AP News - 21 hours ago

WWE is set to make its deep vault of classic matches on its video-streamed network available around the globe.WWE has hit 700,000 subscribers since the company home to Hulk Hogan, Brock Lesnar and John Cena launched the WWE Network in February, ...more

AP News - Jul 31, 2014 10:06 AM

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time major champion Li Na is pulling out of the U.S. Open because of a knee injury.The only tennis player from China to win a Grand Slam singles title is also withdrawing from hard-court events in Montreal and Cincinnati over ...more

AP News - Jul 31, 2014 8:07 AM

Aug. 3 — Hall of Fame game, Canton, Ohio.Aug. 26 — Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 75 active players.Aug. 30 — Teams must reduce rosters to maximum of 53 active players.Aug. 31 — Waiver period begins for players released th ...more

AP News - Jul 31, 2014 6:25 AM

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — A German amputee long jumper says he will not contest the decision to exclude him from the upcoming European Championships.Paralympic champion Markus Rehm won the long jump at the German nationals last weekend with an e ...more

AP News - Jul 31, 2014 12:27 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama called on young African leaders to change traditional attitudes and beliefs that harm girls and women, adding that educating and making women financially literate is not enough."No country can ever truly flourish ...more