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NEW YORK (AP) — Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original "Cape Fear" and the first woman president in "Kisses for My President," died Saturday, according to her publicist. She was 84. ...more

AP News - 16 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Georgia's former president is spending his self-imposed exile in one of New York City's hippest neighborhoods.The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/1saC5ih ) reports Saturday that Mikhail Saakashvili passes the days in the borough o ...more

AP News - 21 mins ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The last stretch of New York's High Line opens Sunday, completing one of the nation's most distinctive urban transformations: abandoned elevated rails that have been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.That l ...more

AP News - 42 mins ago

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A central Kentucky firefighter injured in an "ice bucket challenge" has died a month after a power line shocked him and another man.Campbellsville Fire Chief Kyle Smith says 41-year-old Tony Grider died Saturday. Grider wa ...more

AP News - 47 mins ago

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Jeff Gordon denied Brad Keselowski's shot at a perfect weekend with a late run in the final practice Saturday at New Hampshire that put him at the top of the chart at 135.357 mph.Keselowski had the fastest practice speed on F ...more

AP News - 49 mins ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oculus has unveiled a new prototype of its virtual reality headset. However, the VR company still isn't ready to release a consumer edition.The hew headset features a higher resolution and refresh rate, 360-degree head trackin ...more

AP News - 57 mins ago

LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Yes, even Dick Vitale has endorsed NASCAR's new tournament-style bracket to crown a champion.Just win and advance, baby!Time for a T.O.Sure, winning races earn a driver an automatic berth into the next round, de ...more

AP News - 1 hour ago

MALIBU, Calif. (AP) — The California Coastal Commission staff has agreed to allow U2's guitarist to build a scaled-down compound in the mountains above Malibu.The staff recommended Friday that the commission approve a smaller development than th ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Prosecutors in Boston were forced to put a rape suspect on trial three times before jurors were willing to convict him a decade ago. It wasn't due a lack of evidence, but because the suspect was an identical twin.Similar cases have ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities who spent the night in the neighborhood where a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper lived with his parents donned bulletproof vests and gathered heavy rifles before fanning out S ...more