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NFL, union discuss personal conduct policy

NEW YORK (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and players’ union chief DeMaurice Smith are meeting Tuesday to discuss the league’s personal conduct policy. The NFL Players Association has been unhappy with what it calls “lack of transparency” in the...

More-confident U.S. households step up borrowing

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are slowly but steadily borrowing more money, bringing to an end a five-year effort to cut household debt that has slowed consumer spending and the economy. Total household debt increased $78 billion in the July-September quarter to $11.7...

Ohio family recovers missing Sasquatch statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio family is searching for Sasquatch no longer. The Spence family in Delhi Township, west of Cincinnati, says their 400-pound concrete statue of the mythical beast, which was reported stolen Saturday, has been found. Sixty-one-year-old Ralph...
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ABC’s Stephanopoulos interviews Darren Wilson

NEW YORK (AP) — ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos has landed the much-sought first television interview with Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, speaking to him for an hour Wednesday in Missouri. The network interrupted its afternoon programming on Wednesday for...
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New Tina Fey-created sitcom headed to Netflix

NEW YORK (AP) — Netflix has picked up two seasons of a new sitcom from Tina Fey. Titled “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” it focuses on a woman who escapes from a doomsday cult and starts life over in New York. It was co-created by Fey and Robert Carlock, who...
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France’s Pompidou opens Jeff Koons retrospective

Visitors take photos of “Balloon Dog (magenta) 1994-2000″, by artist Jeff Koons of the United States, during a retrospective exhibition on Tuesday Nov. 25, 2014, in the Centre Pompidou modern art museum in Paris. France. Paris’ Pompidou Center on Tuesday...
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Wet basements in Buffalo as flooding fears ease

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, helps resident Nancy Barletta through the snow at her house while surveying the aftermath of last week’s lake-effect snowstorms on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, in West Seneca, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) Tom Kozaczka walks in his yard along the...
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British art festival head to lead NYC art center

NEW YORK (AP) — The head of a British art festival has been named to lead The Culture Shed, a performing arts center planned for Manhattan’s Far West Side. Alex Poots will leave his current positions as artistic director of the Manchester International Festival and of...
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U.S. home price gains slow for 10th straight month

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose in September at the slowest pace in more than two years, reflecting modest sales gains and a rising number of available homes. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller 20-city home price index, released Tuesday, rose 4.9 percent...

Broadway’s ‘On the Town’ gearing up for parade

NEW YORK (AP) — Megan Fairchild is usually chopping, stirring and basting during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. This year she’ll be twirling, leaping and swaying. Fairchild and more than two dozen cast members from the Broadway revival of “On the...