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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Nearly 1,000 volunteers, some driven by worry for the safety of their own families, fanned out from the University of Virginia campus Saturday to search for a sophomore who disappeared a week ago.Volunteers met at the ...more

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Scott Pruett held off a furious late-race charge from Alex Brundle and Joao Barbosa to win the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship Lone Star Le Mans on Saturday at the Circuit of The Americas.Pruett edged the Ligier JS P2/Ho ...more

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HONOLULU (AP) — Scientists say lava creeping toward rural communities on Hawaii's Big Island is slowing down.The U.S. Geological Survey's Hawaiian Volcano Observatory said on its website Saturday that the flow front has slowed considerably over ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities were on the hunt Saturday for five men who escaped from a central California jail.The men broke out of the Madera County lockup late Friday night, sheriff's spokeswoman Erica Stuart said. The inmates were gone fo ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song "Superwoman," Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes ...more

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HELSINKI (AP) — Richar Abril of Cuba retained his WBA lightweight title with a majority decision against hometown boxer Edis Tatli on Saturday.Tatli was slightly in control of the bout until the seventh round, with powerful shots and rapid attac ...more

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SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Rookie Ty Dillon will start on the pole Saturday night in the 300-mile NASCAR Nationwide Series race after turning a lap at 175.690 mph in the No. 3 Chevrolet during the final round of qualifying at Kentucky Speedway.The Richa ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A 120-foot-tall schooner ran aground and got stuck in shallow waters near the Statue of Liberty on Saturday afternoon, officials said. No injuries were reported and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Manhat ...more

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EFFORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say five people, including children, have died in a multi-vehicle crash in northeastern Pennsylvania.The crash happened Saturday on Route 115 in Effort, in Monroe County, about 35 miles north of Allentown. It's the ...more

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Corgi owners around the nation are rallying around a slain Washington state dog, calling for the harshest penalty for the man charged with killing Molly, a Pembroke Welsh corgi.A Facebook page called "Justice for Molly t ...more