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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 Saturday afternoon, officials said. There were no reported injuries and the 121 tourists on board were ferried in small boats to a lower Man ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles city officials have pulled the plug on plans to temporarily transform a downtown street into a giant water slide because of drought.The Bureau of Street Services killed the plan Friday after complaints that the eve ...more

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LOUDON, N.H. (AP) — Cole Custer is the youngest winner in a NASCAR national series race at 16, taking the checkered flag at New Hampshire in just his seventh career Truck Series start.Custer dominated early and pulled away late off the final res ...more

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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 intended for creators of VR experiences is nicknamed Crescent Bay and ...more

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CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — Authorities wearing bulletproof vests and carrying heavy rifles fanned out Saturday in the neighborhood around the home of a man suspected in the fatal shooting of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper, exercising extreme caution a ...more

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POLLOCK PINES, Calif. (AP) — Assessment teams hope to get an idea Saturday of just how many structures have been damaged or destroyed by a massive wildfire that threatens thousands of homes in Northern California.While officials confirmed that s ...more

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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

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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

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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

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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