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NEW YORK (AP) — Unionized workers at the Metropolitan Opera said Friday they want to work with management to avoid shutting down one of the world's most prestigious cultural institutions.A day after a lockout deadline was postponed, Tino Gagliar ...more

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials are pledging to take a more gentle approach with mentally ill inmates after graphic images of prisoners being repeatedly doused with pepper spray in their cells were made public several months ago.< ...more

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MANSFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Keith Urban says he's 'horrified' by reports of a possible sexual assault at his concert last weekend south of Boston.Eighteen-year-old Sean Murphy of Boston has pleaded not guilty to a rape charge filed after concertgoer ...more

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TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona executioners injected Joseph Rudolph Wood with a lethal combination of drugs 15 times during the nearly two hours it took for him to die, according to documents released Friday.Records released to Wood's attorneys sh ...more

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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Church officials say 274 Mormon missionaries are being transferred out of Sierra Leone and Liberia due to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Friday the missionaries are be ...more

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Manny Roth, a colorful club owner in Greenwich Village whose Cafe Wha? and its basement level stage was a rite of passage in the 1960s for Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen and many others, has died. He was 94.Roth, the uncle of Van Hal ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Two American aid workers seriously ill with Ebola will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment in one of the most tightly sealed isolation units in the country, officials said Friday.One is expected to arrive Saturda ...more

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ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) — Dredging decades ago to aid Columbia River shippers also helped seabirds known as double-crested cormorants by creating a flat, sandy island ideal for nesting and feeding on young salmon and steelhead headed for the Pacific Ocean.< ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A former investment banker who admitted making trades based on inside information to cover child support was sentenced on Friday on securities fraud charges to 2 1/2 years in prison.Frank Perkins Hixon Jr., 55, was sentenced in f ...more

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CANTON, Ohio (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell defended himself Friday against criticism that he was too lenient in suspending Ray Rice two games for his "horrible mistake.""We just can't make up the discipline," Goodell said. "It has to be ...more