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August 31, 2018 - 7:51 am
This beetle is not going to bring you good luck.
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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 17: Aretha Franklin performs at Radio City Music Hall on February 17, 2012 in New York City.
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August 31, 2018 - 6:59 am
Organizers of Aretha Franklin's funeral insist it will be a service, not a show. Yet the Queen of Soul's final send-off on Friday certainly will encompass many elements, emotions and grand entrances that were hallmarks of her more than six decades on sacred and secular stages.
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Cindy McCain walks with her son Jack as the honor guard carries the casket after a memorial service for Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. at the North Phoenix Baptist Church on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 30, 2018 - 8:25 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — A former vice president, an NFL star and other friends remembered Sen. John McCain as a "true American hero" — and a terrible driver with a wicked sense of humor and love of a good battle — at a crowded church service Thursday for the maverick politician that ended to the tune of...
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U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVo
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August 30, 2018 - 2:32 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- The Trump administration will reportedly propose new rules to bolster the rights of those accused of sexual misconduct. New policies being prepared by the Department of Education encourage schools to provide more support for victims of sex crimes, while the New York Times...
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FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2012, file photo, a tour group walks through the campus of Harvard University in Cambridge, Mass.
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola, File)
August 30, 2018 - 2:15 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department on Thursday sided with Asian-American students suing Harvard University over the Ivy League school's consideration of race in its admissions policy, the latest step in the Trump administration's effort to encourage race-neutral admissions practices. The...
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The Arizona National Guard carries the casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. during memorial service at the Arizona Capitol on Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Phoenix
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August 30, 2018 - 1:56 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — An estimated 3,500 mourners crowded into an Arizona church Thursday to remember Sen. John McCain after a motorcade bearing his body made its way past people waving American flags and campaign-style signs. Family members watched in silence as uniformed military members removed the...
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 Police tape restricts access to a disheveled living compound in Amalia, N.M., on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018.
(AP Photo/Morgan Lee)
August 30, 2018 - 9:58 am
TAOS, N.M. (AP) — Authorities have confirmed three of the defendants arrested on child neglect charges in the New Mexico compound case have been released from jail after a judge dismissed charges against them due to a missed deadline by prosecutors. The Taos County Sheriff's Office confirmed that...
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Todd Kohlhepp
State of South Carolina
August 29, 2018 - 11:23 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Hundreds of items belonging to a man who killed seven people in South Carolina are on the auction block. A gun safe, power tools, furniture and office supplies belonging to Todd Kohlhepp are among the inventory in an online auction . Proceeds from the sale will go toward...
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This shows the collapsed scaffolding, top center, at a hotel under construction after two workers fell to their deaths early Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, near Orlando, Fla.
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August 29, 2018 - 10:00 am
ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Two construction workers fell to their deaths when scaffolding collapsed above the sixth floor of a hotel under construction near Disney World early Wednesday. A third worker managed to hang on and climb to safety, a fire-rescue spokesman said. The accident happened just...
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August 28, 2018 - 4:40 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico's governor raised the island's official death toll from Hurricane Maria from 64 to 2,975 on Tuesday after an independent study found that the number of people who succumbed in the desperate, sweltering months after the storm had been severely undercounted...
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