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Pacino does double duty at Venice Film Festival

Actor Al Pacino poses for photographers during a photo call for the movie Manglehorn during the 71st edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014. (AP Photo/David Azia) Actor Al Pacino poses for photographers during a photo call for the movie...
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Sesame catching on in southeast US

In this photo taken Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, a sesame plant grows in a field near Lake City, Ark. The crop’s drought tolerance and a recently developed trait that lets it accommodate typical harvesting equipment are helping the seed gain a foothold in part of the southeastern...
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Ferguson slowly starting to make comeback

FILE – In this Aug. 18, 2014 file photo, a young boy tosses a football as people walk past a business boarded up to protect against looting in Ferguson, Mo. The unmistakable signs of healing are beginning to dot Ferguson, even the small area of town that has been the center...

Some More John J. Young Photos

Milepost 867 Recently, I featured a post of a photo by John J. Young, a noted railroad photographer in the Ohio Valley. I received enough comments about him that I thought I’d share some of his other work. While I never met John, I did have the opportunity to correspond...
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Cee Lo Green enters no contest plea in drug case

Entertainer Cee Lo Green leaves Los Angeles Superior Court after a hearing Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Green pleaded no contest to giving a woman ecstasy during a 2012 dinner in Los Angeles. Green, whose real name is Thomas DeCarlo Callaway, was sentenced to three years of probation...

Daughter: Joan Rivers is in ‘serious condition

FILE – In this Jan. 19, 2012, file photo, Joan Rivers attends a screening of the Season 2 premiere of WE TV’s “Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?” in New York. Two police officials say Rivers has been rushed in cardiac arrest from a doctor’s...
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Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

FILE – This June 25, 2014 file photo shows singer Chris Brown arriving at the D.C. Superior Court in Washington. Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October...

Chelsea Clinton quits as NBC News reporter

FILE – In this Tuesday, May 28, 2013, file photo, Chelsea Clinton, from the Clinton Foundation, speaks during an interview at the Women Deliver conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Clinton is quitting her job as a reporter at NBC News. Clinton has been working at the...