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Stand or stay out of sight: NFL takes on anthem protesters

NFL Meetings Football-1

NFL owners approved a new policy Thursday aimed at addressing the firestorm over national anthem...

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Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

APTOPIX North Korea Koreas Tensions-22

President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S. team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place. The State Department said earlier that a team was in Panmunjom, which straddles the border inside the...


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Lava covers plugged well at Hawaii geothermal plant property

Hawaii Volcano

HONOLULU (AP) — Lava from the Kilauea volcano covered at least one well Sunday at a geothermal power plant on the Big Island, according to a Hawaii County Civil Defense report. The well was successfully plugged in anticipation of the lava flow, and a second well 100 feet (30.5 meters) away has also...


Business

Vacant for decades, Detroit's train station may get new life

Detroit Train Station Ford

DETROIT (AP) — The last train left Michigan Central Station 30 years ago and it has stood vacant ever since, a hulking embodiment of Detroit’s long decline from America’s manufacturing engine to its biggest municipal bankruptcy. The 105-year-old building that once handled all of Detroit’s passenger...


Business

'Solo' sputters in takeoff with $83.3M at box office

Film Review Solo: A Star Wars Story

NEW YORK (AP) — In the largest disturbance yet in Disney’s otherwise lucrative reign over “Star Wars,” the Han Solo spinoff “Solo: A Star Wars Story” opened well below expectations with a franchise-low $83.3 million in ticket sales over the three-day weekend in North American theaters. Disney...


Lifestyle

Bloody but forgotten WWII battle still haunts soldiers

Battle of Attu Anniversary

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — William Roy Dover’s memory of the World War II battle is as sharp as it was 75 years ago, even though it’s been long forgotten by most everyone else. His first sergeant rousted him from his pup tent around 2 a.m. when word came the Japanese were attacking and had maybe even...


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The Latest: Seoul confirms US-NKorea talks at Korea border

APTOPIX North Korea Koreas Tensions

The Latest on planning for a U.S-North Korea summit (all times EDT): 9:50 p.m. South Korea’s Foreign Ministry says U.S. and North Korean officials are engaged in talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. The ministry said in a release Monday...


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Florida panhandle braces as storm Alberto gains new strength

Tropical Weather-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, Subtropical Storm Alberto, gained strength as it approached the northern Gulf Coast, emptying out beaches in Florida ahead of Memorial Day. The storm disrupted long holiday weekend plans from Pensacola in the...


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The Latest: Alberto stronger on move toward US Gulf Coast

Tropical Weather

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on Subtropical Storm Alberto (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Subtropical Storm Alberto has gained strength as it approaches the northern Gulf Coast. Forecasters say Alberto was centered about 195 miles (315 kilometers) west of Tampa, Florida, at 7:30 p.m. EDT. It is...


Lifestyle

The Latest: Official 'heartbroken' by flood devastation

Maryland Flash Flooding

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. (AP) — The Latest on Sunday’s flash flooding in Maryland (all times local): 9:20 p.m. A Maryland official, Howard County Executive Allan Kittleman, says authorities aren’t aware of any fatalities or missing people after a devastating flash flood struck a community in that state....


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Sting receives honorary degree, sings at Brown University

Brown Commencement-Sting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — English musician Sting sang “My One and Only Love” at Brown University after he and his wife Trudie Styler accepted honorary degrees. Brown presented them with the degrees Sunday at its 250th commencement. Nobel Prize-winning physicist J. Michael Kosterlitz was among the...


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