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NEW YORK (AP) — Contract negotiations are continuing between New York's Metropolitan Opera and 10 of its unions to avert a lockout.Shortly before a 12:01 a.m. Wednesday deadline, Met spokesman Sam Neuman said there was "nothing to report" about ...more

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ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.Under the agreement signed Tuesday with New York's attorney general, the company will ...more

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DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is offering a free online service for drivers to find out if their vehicles have been recalled but not repaired.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the service started Wednesday on its websi ...more

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COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — A gunman lured his father to a remote Oregon campsite and killed him, then drove to a beach where he shot five cars in a parking lot, killing a Michigan camper who was sleeping in his vehicle, a prosecutor said Tuesday. The gunman ...more

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HARVEY, Ill. (AP) — Negotiators worked late into the evening Tuesday in an effort to convince two men barricaded in a home in the southern Chicago suburb of Harvey to end their standoff with police and release the last of six children and a woman they ...more

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OAKHURST, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters gained ground Tuesday on a blaze in the foothills near Yosemite National Park, allowing some of the 1,000 people who fled the flames to return to their homes.Nearly 1 square mile in Madera County had been sco ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's largest private prison company, Corrections Corp. of America, has paid more than $8 million in back wages and benefits to current and former employees guarding federal inmates at a prison in California City, officials wi ...more

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. US OFFICIALS CONFIRM AMERICAN JOURNALIST'S KILLINGA grisly video shows Islamic State militants beheading James Foley who was kid ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gennady Golovkin will defend his WBA middleweight title against Marco Antonio Rubio in Carson, California, on Oct. 18.Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler announced the HBO matchup on Tuesday.The 32-year-old Golovkin (30-0, 2 ...more

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RENO, Nev. (AP) — A 73-year-old former schoolteacher facing a murder charge in the death of an unarmed trespasser should have his $2 million bail reduced dramatically because he poses no flight risk and opened fire in self-defense when he thought the m ...more