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Tavis Smiley announces deal for new show

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 2:30pm
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- Less than a month after PBS dropped Tavis Smiley's talk show after reported inappropriate relationships with subordinates, Smiley announced a deal Monday to go back to work with a new series about inspirational stories....
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Why not President Oprah? In Trump era, Democrats hail idea

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 1:25pm
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey's impassioned call for "a brighter morning even in our darkest nights" at the Golden Globes has Democratic Party activists buzzing about the media superstar and the 2020 presidential race - even if it's only a fantasy....
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US ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:25pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation....
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SCOTUS to hear case disputing warrantless motorcycle search

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:25pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Do police have the right to go on private property - uninvited and without a warrant - to search a vehicle?...
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AP source: Romney treated for prostate cancer

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney was treated for prostate cancer last year....
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Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 12:25pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers ... well, not always....
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Retail workers feel disruption from shifting shopper habits

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:25am
NEW YORK (AP) -- With new options and conveniences, there's never been a better time for shoppers. As for workers ... well, not always....
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US hits record for costly weather disasters: $306 billion

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion....
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National title game still feels like afterthought to season

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 11:25am
ATLANTA (AP) -- The College Football Playoff is here to stay....
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US ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Trump administration said Monday it is ending special protections for Salvadoran immigrants, an action that could force nearly 200,000 to leave the U.S. by September 2019 or face deportation....
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Analysis: Iran protests show danger of economic woes

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The protesters rallied for days in Iran, chanting against government corruption and demanding justice....
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Advocates want #MeToo debate to include immigrant detention

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am
HOUSTON (AP) -- While she waits at a detention center in Texas to find out if she can stay in the United States, Laura Monterrosa fears that she put herself in danger by coming forward about sexual abuse....
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US hits record for costly weather disasters: $306 billion

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With three strong hurricanes, wildfires, hail, flooding, tornadoes and drought, the United States tallied a record high bill last year for weather disasters: $306 billion....
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Fear not the alphabet soup of TV features unveiled at CES

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 10:25am
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- New TVs are coming with an alphabet soup of features designed to get you to spend more....
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AP Exclusive: Law agencies split over selling seized guns

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 7:25am
SEATTLE (AP) -- Kyle Juhl made one last attempt to patch things up with his fiancee, then took back his ring, put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger as she and her mother ran from the apartment. The bullet went through a wall and narrowly missed a neighbor's head as she bent to pick up her little boy....
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Oprah for President? Twitter fans make the case

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 7:25am
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Oprah Winfrey's moving speech at the Golden Globes has some fans and fellow celebrities calling for her presidential run....
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Winfrey says 'time is up' for abusive men in Globes speech

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:20am
Oprah Winfrey earned multiple standing ovations at Sunday's Golden Globes as she accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award with a moving speech referencing civil rights and the #MeToo movement, declaring that the reign of abusive men was coming to an end: "Their time is up!"...
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Family: Missing Houston journalist said man followed her

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 6:20am
HOUSTON (AP) -- Police in Houston say they're investigating the disappearance of a sports journalist who told her roommate she believed was being followed....
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AP Explains: What to expect from North-South Korean talks

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 3:17am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- North Korea's recent abrupt push to improve ties with South Korea wasn't totally unexpected, as the country has a history of launching provocations and then pursuing dialogue with rivals Seoul and Washington in an attempt to win concessions....
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