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BROOKLINE, N.H. (AP) — In the portrait, the little boy's blue eyes twinkle as he looks straight ahead. His apple cheeks shine. There's a gap in his teeth, and his reddish-brown hair is just slightly tousled. He's an All-American boy.He's Dick, o ...more

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From the splendor of the Vatican to some of the world's most troubled regions, Christians worldwide sought hope Sunday in their religion's holiest event — the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus.In Rome, Pope Francis made an Easter plea for pe ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Captain America continues to vanquish box office foes, triumphing in ticket sales for the third consecutive week and dominating over megastar Johnny Depp's new movie."Captain America: The Winter Soldier" added another $26 mill ...more

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YORK, Pa. (AP) — Miss America is asking a Pennsylvania school district to reconsider the punishment of a senior who asked her to prom during the question-and-answer portion of an assembly.The York Dispatch reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1iBazDw) ...more

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PALMDALE, Calif. (AP) — A 16-year-old Southern California girl was killed while sleeping in her bed after an alleged drunken driver crashed his SUV into her home.The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department says that 20-year-old Roberto Rodriguez ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — General Mills is scrapping a controversial plan to strip consumers of their right to sue the food company.The company, which owns Cheerios, Progresso and Yoplait, had posted a notice on its website notifying visitors of a change ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Just Do It" has been a familiar Nike slogan for years, but some parents are wondering what it was doing on some of New York's Common Core standardized English tests.Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers sh ...more

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DOVER, N.J. (AP) — A woman has been reunited with her Yorkshire Terrier and flat-screen TV that were snatched during her first date with a man she met online.The woman called police early Saturday to say that her dog, Violet, had been tied by it ...more

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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Space station astronauts got a special Easter treat: a cargo ship full of supplies.The shipment arrived Sunday morning via a Dragon, versus a bunny."Gentlemen, the Easter Dragon is knocking at the door," NASA's ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — The father of a missing boy whose body was found off a Massachusetts highway says he was crushed to hear that his 5-year-old son's remains had been identified but is planning his funeral.Jose Oliver tells the Boston Herald (http:// ...more