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Almost colleagues, Kerr and Blatt are rare rookies in finals

US News and World Report - 1 hour 13 min ago
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The path to the NBA Finals for Steve Kerr and David Blatt, a rare pair of rookie coaches on basketball's biggest stage, started with a meeting organized by their agent at Los Angeles International Airport last June.
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Jimmie Johnson makes drive toward NASCAR history at Dover

US News and World Report - 1 hour 16 min ago
DOVER, Del. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson needs a mammoth man cave at home for all of his Dover trophies.
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Congo to allow some foreign adoptions despite ban

US News and World Report - 1 hour 30 min ago
KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — An official says Congo will next week allow the first foreign adoptions to be completed since a ban was implemented in late 2013.
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AP Interview: France warns climate change threatens security

US News and World Report - 1 hour 57 min ago
PARIS (AP) — France's influential Environment Minister Segolene Royal says climate change threatens global security — adopting an unusually hawkish stance as she heads to the U.S. to push for a global deal on reducing emissions.
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Czechs remember ethnic Germans who died in postwar expulsion

US News and World Report - 2 hours 3 min ago
BRNO, Czech Republic (AP) — In a rare gesture of reconciliation, hundreds of Czechs have participated in a 20-mile walk to remember some 1,700 ethnic Germans who died 70 years ago during their expulsion from the Czech city of Brno.
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Hemp industry enters 2nd year with hazy market potential

US News and World Report - 2 hours 11 min ago
FORT LUPTON, Colo. (AP) — The newly legal hemp industry is entering its second growing season with some big questions for producers experimenting with marijuana's non-intoxicating cousin.
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EU protests Russian blacklist of European politicians

US News and World Report - 2 hours 23 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — The European Union is protesting a Russian list banning entry for nearly 90 European politicians.
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Victims of FIFA's scandal: small clubs, youth, local leagues

US News and World Report - 2 hours 26 min ago
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The accused in the FIFA scandal are easy to spot: globe-trotting executives charged with diverting millions meant to build the game to their personal accounts. Those who feel victimized aren't as obvious: Youth players with hand-me-down equipment, semi-pro clubs that can't afford to travel and developmental leagues that can't pay referees.
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Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can

US News and World Report - 2 hours 27 min ago
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in 1999, flew over the handlebars and hit the ground head-first, paralyzing him from the next down.
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Ex-Maryland Gov. O'Malley Joins Democratic Field for 2016

WSJ US News - 2 hours 30 min ago
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley launched an underdog presidential bid Saturday morning based on the proposition that his brand of liberal politics is what the Democratic Party and the country need now.
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New England's epic winter gives way to unusually dry spring

US News and World Report - 2 hours 37 min ago
BOSTON (AP) — It's hard to believe that after a winter of record-setting snowfall, much of New England is approaching drought conditions.
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Gay-rights activists clash with foes in Moscow, 15 detained

US News and World Report - 3 hours 20 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Police in the Russian capital have detained 15 people after a clash broke out between gay-rights advocates and opponents.
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Barnard works toward a new policy on transgender admissions

US News and World Report - 3 hours 38 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent bright spring morning, students admitted to the Barnard College Class of 2019 gathered on campus. As blue-and-white balloons fluttered in the breeze, the prospective freshmen attended panels and lunched on the lawn, chatting animatedly with current students.
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Impasse over China's island-building shows no sign of easing

US News and World Report - 4 hours 24 min ago
SINGAPORE (AP) — China vigorously defended its South China Sea land reclamation projects in the face of persistent criticism from U.S. leaders at an international security summit Saturday as the standoff in the Asia-Pacific region shows few signs of abating.
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Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in South

US News and World Report - 4 hours 24 min ago
FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere.
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Study sees benefit from more extensive breast cancer surgery

US News and World Report - 4 hours 32 min ago
CHICAGO (AP) — A new study could change care for many women who have breast cancer surgery.
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French conservatives get new name _ and it seems familiar

US News and World Report - 4 hours 32 min ago
PARIS (AP) — Meet France's new conservatives, same as the old conservatives — but with a different name.
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Report: Ex-Georgian leader named governor of Ukraine region

US News and World Report - 5 hours 2 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) — Local news reports say former Georgian president Mikhail Saakashvili has been appointed governor of Ukraine's troubled Odessa region.
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FIFA's Blatter Digs Heels In

WSJ US News - 5 hours 8 min ago
The president of soccer’s world governing body was in a defiant mood after winning a fifth consecutive term, despite the most turbulent week in FIFA’s history.
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New Drug Keeps Common Breast Cancer Under Control Longer: Study

US News and World Report - 5 hours 14 min ago
Adding Ibrance to standard hormone therapy kept disease from progressing for nine months
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