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July 26, 2018 - 5:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hispanic members of Congress are renewing their call for a national museum devoted to Latino history and culture, urging the passage of legislation to cover some of the costs. Advocates have been pushing for a Hispanic museum since 2004, a year after the government authorized...
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A member of the Plymouth Township Fire Police makes his way through water running across U.S. Route 11 Wednesday evening, July 25, 2018, in West Nanticoke, Pa. as extended downpours caused roadway flooding from mountainside runoff. (Dave Scherbenco/The Citizens' Voice via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 2:43 pm
HUMMELSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Floodwaters began to recede in central Pennsylvania on Thursday, leaving behind a film of mud and headaches for motorists trying navigate around dozens of roads closed to traffic. Skies were clear after five days of downpours that brought up to a foot of rain in a swath of...
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July 26, 2018 - 1:34 pm
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A dispute over acts of Congress in 1906 and 1937 has put the Trump administration in court — and into the unusual position of supporting a proclamation by former President Barack Obama. Contrary to President Donald Trump's numerous efforts to shred Obama's legacy, U.S. Justice...
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July 25, 2018 - 8:55 am
NEW YORK (AP) — April, the giraffe whose pregnancy became an internet sensation, is pregnant again. Jordon Patch of Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York, announced the pregnancy Wednesday on NBC's "Today" show. Patch says the calf is due during the early part of spring around March...
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July 24, 2018 - 10:42 am
ROME (AP) — Italian police said Tuesday they had recovered an 18th-century ebony desk that was illegally taken abroad after World War II and ended up for a time in New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art. The desk, made with ivory and mother of pearl inlays, is considered a masterpiece of Pietro...
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FILE - In this Jan. 14, 2015, file photo, movie director James Cameron talks to reporters at an event in Wellington, New Zealand. Filmmaker Cameron is backing a bid announced Tuesday July 24, 2018, by a group of British museums to raise US dollars 20 million (15 million pounds) to buy 5,500 Titanic artefacts from the private American company that salvaged them from the wreck of the passenger liner RMS Titanic.(AP Photo/Nick Perry, File)
July 24, 2018 - 7:38 am
LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker James Cameron and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard are backing a bid by a group of British museums to acquire a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the sunken vessel. The campaign announced Tuesday aims to raise $20 million (15 million pounds) to buy the items from a private...
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July 24, 2018 - 6:37 am
LONDON (AP) — Filmmaker James Cameron and Titanic discoverer Robert Ballard are backing a bid by a group of British museums to acquire a collection of 5,500 artifacts from the Titanic. The campaign announced Tuesday aims to raise $20 million (15 million pounds) to buy the items from the private...
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Emergency workers patrol an area Friday, July 20, 2018, near where a duck boat capsized the night before resulting in at least 13 deaths on Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo. Workers were still searching for four people on the boat that were unaccounted for. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 20, 2018 - 12:01 pm
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 11 a.m. Authorities say the final four people missing since a boat capsized on a lake in southern Missouri have been found, raising the death toll to 17. The office manager at the Stone County Sheriff's...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2011 file photo, lead Singer of Soundgarden Chris Cornell poses for photographs on the red carpet as he arrives for the movie "Machine Gun Preacher" at the Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto. The late grunge pioneer will be remembered in the city where he was born. Cornell’s wife, Vicky, on Friday, July 20, 2018, announced a statue will be erected on Aug. 29 at Seattle’s Museum of Pop Culture. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell’s 54th birthday.(AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette, File)
July 20, 2018 - 11:02 am
SEATTLE (AP) — The late grunge pioneer Chris Cornell will be remembered in the city where he was born. Cornell's wife on Friday announced a statue will be erected Aug. 29 at Seattle's Museum of Pop Culture. The announcement comes on what would have been Cornell's 54th birthday. Vicky Cornell...
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Rescue crews work at the scene of a deadly boat accident at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Mo., Thursday, July 19, 2018. A sheriff in Missouri said a tourist boat has apparently capsized on the lake, leaving several people dead and several others hospitalized. (Andrew Jansen/The Springfield News-Leader via AP)
July 20, 2018 - 10:45 am
BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly tourist boat accident in Missouri (all times local): 9:30 a.m. Authorities say the four people still missing after a duck boat capsized in southern Missouri are presumed dead, in addition to the 13 people whose bodies have been recovered. Stone County...
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