King family wants input on Georgia MLK monument

ATLANTA (AP) — The family of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia’s governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol. A bipartisan bill is pending before the Georgia Legislature...
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Russia in patriotic fervor over Crimea

Pro-Putin demonstrators hold posters reading “Crimea is Russian land!” as they gather towards to Red Square in Moscow, Russia, Friday, March 7, 2014. Russia rallied support Friday for a Crimean bid to secede from Ukraine, with a leader of Russia’s parliament...
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‘Cosmos’ is back with new host for new generation

This photo released by Fox shows Neil deGrasse Tyson, the astrophysicist who hosts the television show, “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey,” premiering Sunday, March 9, 2014, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT on Fox and simultaneously across multiple U.S. Fox networks. The series will...

Estate wants input on Georgia MLK monument

ATLANTA (AP) — The estate of Martin Luther King Jr. has warned Georgia’s governor it wants input on any monument to the slain civil rights icon that might be erected on the grounds of the state Capitol. A bipartisan bill is pending before the Georgia Legislature...
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Accuser takes stand in general’s sex assault case

Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair leaves the courthouse following a day of motions, Tuesday, March 4, 2014, at Fort Bragg, N.C. Less than a month before Sinclair’s trial on sexual assault charges, the lead prosecutor broke down in tears Tuesday as he told a superior he believed...
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Boy buried by avalanche tried to bite his way out

Rescuers dig at the scene of an avalanche in Missoula’s Rattlesnake Valley on Friday, Feb. 28, 2014. The avalanche roared into a residential neighborhood and destroyed a house, but three people were found alive amid the snow and wreckage, police said. The survivors were an...

Annita Break

Annita Break, 87, of Findlay and formerly of Carey, died Thursday at Birchaven Community in Findlay. Beach Funeral Home in Carey is in charge of funeral arrangements
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Singer Ke$ha out of rehab for eating disorder

FILE – This Nov. 24, 2013 file photo shows musician Ke$ha at the American Music Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles. Ke$ha’s representative confirmed Friday, March 7, 2014, that the singer checked out of rehab. She entered in January. The 26-year-old...

Ted Turner hospitalized in Argentine capital

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — American media mogul Ted Turner has been hospitalized for an undisclosed ailment in Argentina’s capital. Turner Enterprises spokesman Phillip Evans in Atlanta said the CNN founder was hospitalized in South America and that “no...
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US stocks drift lower as Ukraine tensions fester

Glenn Kessler, left, works with fellow traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Friday, March 7, 2014. Stocks were wavering between small gains and losses early Friday after the government reported a pickup in hiring last month as well as a slight increase in the...