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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tony Stewart sat in a casino ballroom wearing a coat and tie he no doubt wanted to rip off and brushed off a question about whether he was happy his NASCAR career was over. "It's not over yet," Stewart said. "Still got a banquet." And Stewart wanted no part of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the former Portuguese prime minister who will lead the U.N. beginning Jan. 1. has already proven to be an effective leader. Obama says having Antonio Guterres as U.N. secretary-general will be important as worldwide challenges and...
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — The nation's largest mall is hosting its first-ever black Santa Claus this this weekend. The Star-Tribune reports The Mall of America in suburban Minneapolis hired Larry Jefferson to play Kris Kringle from Thursday to Sunday as part of its Santa...
HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A 4-year-old macaw named "Bird" is an instant celebrity after appearing in a booking mug shot in Oregon with his unfortunate owner. The Washington County Sheriff's Department says Craig Buckner left Bird in a tree outside court while he went in for an...
The man who shot former NFL player Joe McKnight was released from custody overnight, authorities said Friday, saying they'll be meeting with the district attorney's office to discuss the case. Col. John Fortunato, a spokesman for the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office, said...