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AP News - Aug 29, 2015 8:11 PM

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.The deal, announced by the team before Saturday n ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 7:32 PM

RIVERVIEW, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a Florida mom home with her two children has been shot multiple times after answering her front door.Hillsborough County Sheriff's officials say 37-year-old Angela Morales heard several knocks at the door s ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 7:06 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.America ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 7:02 PM

BAY CITY, Mich. (AP) — Dozens of people at a Michigan rally released balloons Saturday to mark the four-year anniversary of Iran's refusal to free a former Marine from prison.But they first heard from Amir Hekmati, whose words were recorded week ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 6:45 PM

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University's leaders on Saturday urged a campus conversation about whether to change the name of a residential college named for 19th century alumnus John C. Calhoun, a U.S. vice president and senator from South Carolina wh ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 6:38 PM

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — As the church bells rang marking the decade since Hurricane Katrina struck the Gulf Coast, the 80-year-old woman wept softly into a tissue as she leaned against her rusting Oldsmobile near a Catholic church in Mississippi."I f ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 6:25 PM

DENVER (AP) — An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "disturbance on the plane."A pilot on the Co ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 6:17 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Dozens of San Quentin prisoners were under observation Saturday after an inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires' disease, prompting a weekend halt to visitors and limited drinking water supplies at the Northern California lock ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 6:08 PM

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of bicyclists in various stages of undress have pedaled their way around the city to promote fuel conservation and positive body image.The Philly Naked Bike Ride on Saturday featured people sporting masks, underwear ...more

AP News - Aug 29, 2015 5:50 PM

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Keen Ice upsets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in Travers Stakes at Saratoga. ...more