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NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

NBA mourns death of Gregg Popovich's wife, a 'real star'

SAN ANTONIO — LeBron James fought back tears. Former President Bill Clinton offered condolences. Craig Sager's daughter tweeted that she was "just sick" over the news.
Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

Syrian rebels give up Damascus area town to government

BEIRUT — The Syrian government took control of a town northeast of Damascus on Thursday after rebels evacuated to north Syria — the latest in a string of handovers by rebels to the government.

High winds delay opening of Coachella festival camping

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'60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

'60 Minutes' report details progression of Alzheimer's

NEW YORK — Filmed over 10 years, a "60 Minutes" report this weekend shows in startling detail the progression that Alzheimer's disease takes on a patient. CBS medical correspondent Dr.
'Dance Moms' star Miller has cancer, underwent spine surgery

'Dance Moms' star Miller has cancer, underwent spine surgery

PITTSBURGH — Former "Dance Moms" reality TV star Abby Lee Miller has been diagnosed with cancer. Doctor Hooman Melamed tells People.com she contracted what they thought was a rare spinal infection and nearly died this week.
Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

Women take fall in Nobel scandal for man's alleged misdeeds

STOCKHOLM — Thousands of protesters called Thursday for the resignation of the secretive board that awards the Nobel Prize in Literature after a sex-abuse scandal linked to the prestigious Swedish academy forced the ouster of its first-ever woman hea
Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

Trump's divisive pick to run NASA wins narrow confirmation

WASHINGTON — NASA's latest nail-biting drama was far from orbit as the Senate narrowly confirmed President Donald Trump's choice of a tea party congressman to run the space agency in an unprecedented party-line vote.
Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

Prosecutor: Prince thought he was taking common painkiller

MINNEAPOLIS — Prince thought he was taking a common painkiller but instead ingested a counterfeit pill that he probably did not know contained fentanyl, a Minnesota prosecutor said Thursday as he announced that no charges would be filed in the musici
Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversary

Tall sailing ships herald New Orleans' 300th anniversary

NEW ORLEANS — Old-style, tall-masted sailing ships resembling vessels in a pirate movie eased up to the New Orleans riverfront Thursday as part of the city's 300th anniversary celebration.
A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

A willingness to fix the euro's flaws is fading fast

FRANKFURT — When Angela Merkel was re-elected as Germany's leader in March, the way looked open for European nations to finally patch the remaining cracks in the euro — the structural flaws that threatened to break apart the shared currency in 2010-1