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CLEMSON, S.C. (AP) — Clemson coach Dabo Swinney said Wednesday he wouldn't change procedures after the Freedom From Religion Foundation's letter of complaint expressing concerns about the football program's connection to the coach's Christian religion. ...more

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OPAL, Wyo. (AP) — A small town in southwest Wyoming has been evacuated after an explosion and fire at a natural gas pipeline hub.Lincoln County spokesman Stephen Malik says there are no reports of injuries and the residents of Opal have been eva ...more

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MESA, Ariz. (AP) — Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of the pool for the simplest of reasons: he missed the sport that has been his entire life.The 22-time Olympic medalist says he's been having fun and smiling a lot ...more

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PHOENIX (AP) — Five senior Arizona child welfare employees were fired Wednesday for orchestrating a plan that led to more than 6,500 Arizona child abuse and neglect cases being closed without investigations, officials said.The firings were the f ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — The brother-in-law of the Prince of Wales died Wednesday after falling outside a hotel bar and suffering a head injury, police said.Mark Shand, the brother of Prince Charles' wife, Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, was in New York fo ...more

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mark Emmert wants the NCAA to fast-track upgrades for college athletes — regardless of whether a player union is pushing for them.One day before the board of directors meets in Indianapolis and two days before Northwestern fo ...more

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STARKE, Fla. (AP) — Florida has executed a man convicted of murdering two relatives to prevent one of them from testifying against him in a burglary trial.Robert Hendrix was pronounced dead at 6:21 p.m. at Florida State Prison in Starke, shortly ...more

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ATLANTA (AP) — A 9-year-old Atlanta boy who police say was abducted for a short time from his driveway is being praised by community leaders for his calm as he sang the gospel song "Every Praise" until the man released him.Willie Myrick recounte ...more

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CHICAGO (AP) — There was a giant replica cake right next to the Ernie Banks statue, and an old-time band played as fans made their way through the main entrance.The famed marquee had a message, too."Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field," it read ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.Rivers and her daughter were discuss ...more