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Lawsuit: Doctor, coach abused boys at renowned youth club

NEW YORK — For underprivileged boys from rough-and-tumble New York City neighbourhoods , the Madison Square Boys Club stood as an oasis — a home away from home where they could shoot hoops, swim laps, and learn skills, like cooking and photography.

1 of B.B. King's 'Lucille' guitars sold for $280K at auction

JACKSON, Miss. — A guitar given to B.B. King for his 80th birthday has sold for $280,000 at an auction of items from the blues legend's estate.
Film explores Latina union leader who organized farmworkers

Film explores Latina union leader who organized farmworkers

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Years before Cesar Chavez and Dolores Huerta began organizing poor farmworkers in California, a woman named Maria Moreno sought to sign up impoverished farmworkers for a fledgling union.

Woman charged with murder in boyfriend's movie scene killing

FULTON, Mo. — A central Missouri woman has been charged with first-degree murder after telling investigators that she fatally shot her boyfriend as they acted out a movie scene.

After Amazon packages found in cemetery, police deliver them

BURLINGTON, Mass. — Officers in a Massachusetts police department briefly turned into Amazon drivers after a stash of undelivered packages was found in a cemetery.
Motown mogul Berry Gordy announces retirement at 89

Motown mogul Berry Gordy announces retirement at 89

DETROIT — The Motown mogul who launched the careers of numerous stars like Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross and Michael Jackson has announced his retirement.

Authorities: Truck stop camel sits on woman who then bites

GROSSE TETE, La. — Authorities in Louisiana say a camel at a truck stop petting zoo sat on a woman after she crawled into its enclosure.
At least 7 killed as school collapses in Kenya's capital

At least 7 killed as school collapses in Kenya's capital

NAIROBI, Kenya — A school collapsed in Kenya's capital on Monday and killed at least seven children, officials said, while some outraged residents alleged shoddy construction. Two other children were in critical condition.
'Thrones,' 'Fleabag' top Emmys, Billy Porter makes history

'Thrones,' 'Fleabag' top Emmys, Billy Porter makes history

LOS ANGELES — "Game of Thrones" resurrected the Iron Throne at Sunday's Emmy ceremony, ruling as top drama on a night of surprises in which "Pose" star Billy Porter made history and the comedy series "Fleabag" led a British invasion that overturned e
Inspiring speeches on diversity, equal pay rule Emmy night

Inspiring speeches on diversity, equal pay rule Emmy night

Emmy night is always a chaotic mix of the humorous, the emotional and the inspirational, mixed with some major sequins and glitter.