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  • WW2 soldier is buried in California 74 years after battle

    RIVERSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Nearly 74 years after he was killed in a ferocious World War II battle, Staff Sgt. David Rosenkrantz has been laid to rest in Southern California. Flags were lowered to half-staff as relatives gathered Friday for Rosencrantz’s funeral at Riverside National Cemetery, where four of his brothers are also buried. The […]
  • Netflix unveils first 8 Shonda Rhimes projects for platform

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shonda Rhimes’s first slate of shows for Netflix includes a look at the migration of African-Americans from the Jim Crow South, romance among wealthy 19th century Londoners and a documentary on Debbie Allen’s reimagining of “The Nutcracker.” The streaming service on Friday announced eight shows Rhimes and her collaborators at Shondaland […]
  • Analysis: Few good options on anthem protests for NFL owners

    The controversy over NFL players protesting during the national anthem isn’t going away, despite — or perhaps because of — team owners’ efforts to stop players from using the forum to speak out on political causes. The league’s attempt to turn responsibility for disciplining protesters over to individual teams backfired on Thursday when the Miami […]
  • The Latest: Trump says NFL protesters should be suspended

    The Latest on the NFL’s national anthem policy (all times local): 6:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is once again inserting himself into the culture war over protests by NFL athletes during the national anthem. Trump tweeted on Friday that he “can’t believe” the debate has reignited after The Associated Press reported on the Miami Dolphins […]
  • Simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent malaria relapse OK’d

    U.S. regulators Friday approved a simpler, one-dose treatment to prevent relapses of malaria. Standard treatment now takes two weeks and studies show many patients don’t finish taking every dose. Malaria is caused by parasites that are spread to people through mosquito bites. Antimalarial drugs can cure the initial infection but parasites can get into the […]
  • Paper problem has Long Island Rail Road tickets saying 2019

    MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. (AP) — It’s back to the future on the Long Island Rail Road. The nation’s largest commuter train system said Friday it’s printing next month’s tickets on paper marked for 2016 and 2019 due to a problem with its usual supply. Riders who get monthly tickets by mail will see a big “19” […]
  • Duck boats linked to more than 40 deaths since 1999

    Duck boats like the one that sank in Branson, Missouri, killing 17 people, have a long history of safety problems and have been linked to the deaths of more than 40 people since 1999. The deadly sinking in Missouri brought back painful memories of a similar accident nearly two decades ago in Arkansas. Both duck […]
  • AP FACT CHECK: Trump offers skewed view of farm trade

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is promoting a lopsided view of agricultural trade as he assails “bad (terrible) Trade Deals with other countries.” Agriculture is actually a strong point for U.S. commerce. A look at his tweet Friday: TRUMP: “Farmers have been on a downward trend for 15 years. The price of soybeans has […]
  • Business Highlights

    ___ Trump heightens China tariff threat with no deal in sight WASHINGTON (AP) — With President Donald Trump intensifying his rift with U.S. trading partners, economists are growing more doubtful that any deal that might benefit American workers and companies may be in sight. Instead, many analysts say they expect the Trump administration to impose […]
  • Congress abandons bid to reverse Trump deal with ZTE

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is abandoning an effort to clamp down on the Chinese telecom giant ZTE in a defense bill, essentially green-lighting the Trump administration’s deal to save a company that was accused of selling sensitive information to hostile regimes, aides said Friday. Senators from both parties expressed outrage Friday that the revised defense […]