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BALTIMORE (AP) — Babe Ruth's 1918 contract with the Boston Red Sox has sold for more than $1 million, along with other baseball memorabilia up for auction in Baltimore.The contract was among about three dozen Ruth-related items up for auction Sa ...more

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ROCKY MOUNTAIN NATIONAL PARK, Colo. (AP) — For the second day in a row, lightning has been blamed in the death of a visitor at Rocky Mountain National Park.Park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson says officials were notified late Saturday afternoon of f ...more

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REDDING, Calif. (AP) — A 27-year-old man who was allegedly at an illegal marijuana plot is suspected of starting a wildfire that has burned about 6 square miles of forested land in northern California.Freddie Alexander Smoke III was arrested Sat ...more

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Michelle Knight has discovered that the fame that followed her escape from Ariel Castro's house of horrors cuts both ways.There has been some obvious good. The girl who grew up without a toothbrush and spent nearly 11 years in c ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" thumped its chest at the box office with a $73 million opening weekend.According to studio estimates Sunday, Fox's "Planet of the Apes" sequel rode excellent reviews and high anticipation to one o ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — A banner aiming to change people's minds about what swastikas stand for has stirred outrage after it flew over beaches in New York City and on Long Island.Some beachgoers were appalled and officials fielded complaints after a pla ...more

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CAMDEN, Maine (AP) — Charles and Lisa Black moved to Maine after careers as teachers in Kansas, pursuing an idyllic retirement that prosecutors say was destroyed by arguments over money and infidelity before both plummeted off a cliff.Prosecutor ...more

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California is embarking on a first-of-its-kind attempt to improve the academic lives of foster youth by giving schools more money to meet their special learning and emotional needs and holding educators and administrators accountab ...more

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Look! Up in the sky! It's supermoon!Because our celestial neighbor is relatively close to Earth, these full moons will appear to be unusually large. That distance varies because the moon follows an elliptical orbit. When it's close and full, it ...more

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FEASTERVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A dead body on a gurney fell out of a coroner's van when a door malfunctioned, sending the corpse into the middle of a busy roadway in Pennsylvania.The Bucks County Courier Times (http://bit.ly/1rhI80E ) reports the acci ...more