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PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — The Associated Press is all over the Sundance Film Festival, from its premieres to the Hollywood glitz. Here's what they've seen and heard:____CELEBRITY QUOTES ON SUNDANCEFrom Kevin Bacon to Ethan Hawke, star ...more

AP News - Jan 26, 2015 12:13 AM

Searching for Super Bowl highlights next week after the big game?They'll be available, legally, straight from the source.The NFL has protected its video as fiercely as any league, pushing most users to its website or to its broadcast part ...more

AP News - Jan 25, 2015 6:46 PM

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) — In "I Am Michael," a drama based on Benoit Denizet-Lewis's 2011 New York Times article "My Ex-Gay Friend," James Franco plays the part of Michael Glatze, the ex-gay friend in question.The film, which premiered Saturday at ...more

AP News - Jan 22, 2015 2:01 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of our tree-swinging pre-human ancestors may have been a bit more like us than previously thought, thanks to a tiny section of their thumbs.One key attribute that separates humans from other animals is our opposable thumb, ...more

AP News - Jan 22, 2015 1:28 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists says Earth is now closer to human-caused doomsday than it has been in more than 30 years because of global warming and nuclear weaponry. But other experts say that's way too gloomy.The advo ...more

AP News - Jan 19, 2015 8:54 AM

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Rafael Nadal's new high-tech tennis racket looks and feels like his old one. Except for the on-off switch.Call it a "smart racket," the latest advance in tennis technology tells you where you hit the ball — with the h ...more

AP News - Jan 14, 2015 1:22 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's oceans are now rising far faster than they did in the past, a new study says.The study found that for much of the 20th century — until about 1990 — sea level was about 30 percent less than earlier research had figur ...more

AP News - Jan 08, 2015 8:52 PM

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A 380-pound North Carolina woman whose dancing video was seen by more than six million people online last year is trying to be the next reality TV star.The TLC network will premiere "My Big Fat Fabulous Life" on Jan. 13. ...more

AP News - Jan 08, 2015 1:21 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day when much of the U.S. struggled with bone-chilling cold, federal meteorologists said America's weather in 2014 wasn't really that bad.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Thursday that the U.S. ...more

AP News - Jan 08, 2015 1:16 PM

NEW YORK (AP) — Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the photo.N ...more