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Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

NEW YORK — Herbie Hancock enjoyed “A Great Night in Harlem” with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a benefit concert at th...
Updated: 1 hour ago
Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor

SALT LAKE CITY — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West’s most famously picturesque landscapes has sparked an investigation by the National Park Service and a furor online.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Shark repellent developed in Florida Keys praised

Shark repellent developed in Florida Keys praised

KEY WEST — Federal officials are praising a shark repellent developed at the Florida Keys Community College.
Updated: 2 hours ago
Extremists shell northern Syrian town

Extremists shell northern Syrian town

The Associated Press
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Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman.
Updated: 3 hours ago

Suicide attack kills 8 Shiite militiamen in Iraq

BAGHDAD — Iraqi authorities say a suicide bombing has killed eight Shiite militiamen just north of Baghdad.
Updated: 3 hours ago
Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn’t know the language, win people ove...
Updated: 3 hours ago
Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science – not fear – as it responds to Ebola.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school’s homecoming court just one week ago.
Updated: 5 hours ago
Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

Royals beat Giants 3-2 for 2-1 World Series lead

SAN FRANCISCO – Sparkling defense, a stingy bullpen and just enough timely hitting. That winning formula of fundamental baseball has put the Kansas City Royals ahead in the World Series.
Updated: 14 hours ago