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NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause.Commissioner-elect Rob Manfred, Hall of Famer Joe Torre and more than 160 baseball employees poured ice water over their heads outside the ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2014 2:41 PM

In a story Aug. 16 about Jon Bon Jovi accepting a challenge to douse himself with ice water for charity, The Associated Press erroneously reported the charity he was supporting. It was the ALS Association, not the ALS Foundation.A corrected vers ...more

AP News - Aug 19, 2014 12:29 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has spent Monday night at a nearly 5-hour dinner at the home of Sam Kass, a senior policy adviser for nutrition policy at the White House.The dinner, about a mile away from the White House in the Logan Ci ...more

AP News - Aug 18, 2014 9:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sometime in elementary school, you quit counting your fingers and just know the answer. Now scientists have put youngsters into brain scanners to find out why, and watched how the brain reorganizes itself as kids learn math.The ...more

AP News - Aug 17, 2014 10:39 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — ABC News reporter Elizabeth Vargas has returned to a recovery center to be treated for alcohol dependency, she and the network said Sunday.The "20/20" co-anchor said in an emailed statement that she checked into a treatment fa ...more

AP News - Aug 16, 2014 9:04 AM

NANJING, China (AP) — Fears of the Ebola virus cast a cloud over Saturday's opening of the second Youth Olympics in the eastern Chinese city of Nanjing, after three athletes were barred from competition because of the risk of infection.The entir ...more

AP News - Aug 15, 2014 3:17 PM

The U.S. national team has canceled a trip to Senegal after the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The Americans were scheduled to interrupt their World Cup of Basketball preparations to travel to the African continent for the first time, conducting ...more

AP News - Aug 15, 2014 1:30 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — A government scientist kept silent about a potentially dangerous lab blunder and revealed it only after workers in another lab noticed something fishy, according to an internal investigation.The accident happened in January at th ...more

AP News - Aug 14, 2014 4:02 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Susan Schneider, Robin Williams' wife, released the following statement Thursday announcing her husband had early stages of Parkinson's disease:"Robin spent so much of his life helping others. Whether he was entertaining milli ...more

AP News - Aug 14, 2014 2:30 PM

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Robin Williams was in early stages of Parkinson's disease, widow says. ...more