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LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Swedish man who got his start playing online poker after late restaurant nights while he trained to be a chef is $10 million richer after winning the top World Series of Poker main event prize Tuesday night. Martin Jacobson, 27, had three tens to beat Felix...
SEATTLE (AP) — Tomas Young, a wounded Iraq War veteran who was an outspoken critic of the conflict and the subject of the 2007 documentary "Body of War," has died. He was 34. Young died early Monday at his home in Seattle, his wife, Claudia Cuellar, told The Associated Press on...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Military veterans and active-duty service members packed Washington's National Mall on Tuesday for a free concert featuring Bruce Springsteen, Rihanna and Eminem, among other performers. The first-of-its-kind Concert for Valor, spearheaded by Starbucks...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week. The public displays were unusual for the famously stoic and private DiMaggio. Now, his...
In small communities and large cities alike, people gathered Tuesday to honor those who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Vice President Joe Biden, speaking at Arlington National Cemetery during a Veterans Day wreath-laying ceremony, said that the United States has never...
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — It's no secret Joe DiMaggio loved Marilyn Monroe. The baseball great cried at her funeral and for 20 years had flowers placed at her crypt several times a week. The public displays were unusual for the famously stoic and private DiMaggio. Now, his...
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Labor woes at major West Coast sea ports have slowed the export of a record crop of Washington apples and endangered big Christmas season shipments of the fruit to Central American nations. Delays have also hit shipments of autos, smartphones and numerous...
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Federal investigators are looking into allegations of discrimination, retaliation and a sexually hostile work environment in the Grand Canyon's river corridor. A group of 13 former and current Grand Canyon employees sent a letter to the Interior...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The last U.S. icebreaker capable of crushing through the thickest ice of the Antarctic and Arctic was due to set sail from the San Francisco Bay on Tuesday after the latest repairs to postpone its already past-due retirement. Climate change makes the 38-year...