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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

AP Photo/Plinio Lepri TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not...

Hamilton Reunites Monday With Rangers In Unlikely Journey

Josh Hamilton is getting another shot at redemption in baseball with an unlikely journey that has led back to the Texas Rangers. After leaving for a big free agent contract with the Los Angeles Angels, the 2010 AL MVP had struggles on and off the field. Hamilton, out of the...
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David Letterman drives into retirement with Indy 500 tribute

AP Photo/Darron Cummings INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — David Letterman has a new No. 1 on his personal Top Ten list of reasons he loves the Indianapolis 500. The freshly retired Letterman was all grins early Sunday as his IndyCar team paid tribute to the former “Late...
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Famed Detroit jazz trumpeter Marcus Belgrave dies at 78

AP Photo/Ricardo Thomas DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Belgrave, a jazz trumpeter who graced stages and studios with Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Dizzy Gillespie, Joe Cocker and Motown artists galore, has died. He was 78. Hazelette Crosby-Robinson, a cousin of Belgrave’s wife...

Ohio Lawmakers Want To Speed Up Trauma Emergency Transport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio legislators are pushing for changes to how emergency workers deal with trauma victims. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1HtegGF) that a proposed bill expected to be introduced soon would require victims to be transported directly to the...

The Latest In Cleveland: Cafe Patrons Were Pepper-sprayed

9:10 a.m. Officials say some protesters angry over the acquittal of a police officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects became violent and turned on bystanders, including some who pepper-sprayed patrons sitting at outdoor cafes downtown. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin...
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Iconic filmmaker John Waters to receive honorary degree

AP Photo/Kathy Willens PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — When the Rhode Island School of Design offered iconic filmmaker John Waters an honorary degree, he was surprised. After all, he got thrown out of every school he ever went to. Known for quirky films that push the boundaries of...
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YouTube’s 1st decade shows sharing free content pays off

AP Photo/Tony Avelar SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — YouTube’s legacy extends beyond its pioneering role in the Internet’s video revolution. The 10-year-old site provided a stage for exhibitionists, narcissists and activists to broadcast their opinions, show off their...
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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

AP Photo/Nick Ut LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star. Outside the three-story bookstore at the outdoor shopping mecca known as The Grove, hundreds of mostly young women have formed a line that stretches past trendy clothing stores and...

Vermont Hosting Great Lakes Scientists At Not-so-great Lake

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Scientists at the University of Vermont still chuckle at the memory of Lake Champlain’s brief listing as the sixth Great Lake, and they don’t hold a grudge: those who spent years studying the not-so-great lake are hosting colleagues from across...