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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world's biggest social network is not budging from its ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory have been monitoring every twist and turn of lava creeping unpredictably toward communities in a rural and isolated district on the Big Island.Their work can ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Apple's iOS 8 software update for iPhones and iPads is worth getting — but not necessarily right away.Those with an older device, such as an iPhone 4s or an iPad 2, might want to wait to see whether others have difficulties using ...more

AP News - 43 mins ago

Today is Thursday, September 18, the 261st day of 2014. There are 104 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On September 18, A.D. 14, the Roman Senate officially confirmed Tiberius as the second emperor of the Roman Em ...more

AP News - 46 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Women and minorities are largely shut out of the ranks of TV series directors in a stubbornly unchanged pattern of hiring, according to a Hollywood guild study released Wednesday.The Directors Guild of America report said that ...more

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WEED, Calif. (AP) — Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 in the small town of Weed while another Northern California blaze e ...more

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FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A television show that featured the nearly two-decade-old killing of an Arizona teenager and her unborn baby helped lead to the arrest of her ex-boyfriend, police said Wednesday.Cecilio Cruz is charged with second-degree ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — INDIANAPOLIS COLTS at JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS — COLTS: DNP: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (not injury related), CB Darius Butler (neck), LB Jerrell Freeman (hamstring), LB D'Qwell Jackson (not injury related), DT Ricky Jean Francois (ankle), DE Arthur ...more

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ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — It's a highly anticipated day of the year in Alaska, when residents learn how much money they'll receive from the state's oil-wealth savings account — a payout people receive just for living in The Last Frontier.This yea ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Jack Russell terrier that went missing from its Pennsylvania home has turned up at an animal shelter nearly 3,000 miles away.A good Samaritan this month spotted the 7-year-old dog named Gidget wandering in the Portland su ...more