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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hugh Hefner turned silk pajamas into a work uniform, women into centerfolds and sexual desire into a worldwide multimedia empire that spanned several generations of American life. With Playboy, he helped slip sex out of the confines of plain brown wrappers and...
NEW YORK (AP) — A once-obscure admitted con man named Louis Martin "Marty" Blazer III may have failed in his scheme to make low-budget movies with money swiped from pro athletes, but he's now succeeded in stealing part of the spotlight in a scandal that's shaken college...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Playboy founder Hugh M. Hefner, the pipe-smoking hedonist who revved up the sexual revolution in the 1950s and built a multimedia empire of clubs, mansions, movies and television, symbolized by bow-tied women in bunny costumes, has died at age 91. Hefner died...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a fatal rock fall at Yosemite National Park (all times local): 8 p.m. A climber who was above a deadly rockfall at Yosemite National Park says a hunk of granite "the size of an apartment building" fell off the mountainside...
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Shaking hands and greeting diners at a popular lunch stop, Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Doug Jones is hoping to persuade Alabamians to break a two-decade habit of voting Republican. A day after Republicans picked firebrand jurist Roy Moore as their...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Super Tuesday, the jam-packed day of presidential primary voting every four years, may get supercharged in 2020 with California joining the pack, bringing along its prize of the most delegates. Gov. Jerry Brown gave his stamp of approval Wednesday to a...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A rock fall Wednesday on the granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park killed one person and injured another at the height of climbing season, an official said. At least 30 climbers were on the wall at the time, but it was not...
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — One person was killed Wednesday and another injured in a rock fall on the granite face of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park, an official said. Rocks came crashing down at the height of climbing season with at least 30 climbers on the wall...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jury selection is underway in the trial of a New Jersey man charged with setting off a bomb in Manhattan that injured 30 people. Federal Judge Richard Berman told prospective jurors in New York City Wednesday that the trial of Ahmad Khan Rahimi would last about...