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FILE - In this Sept. 16, 2017, file photo, Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda waves to fans prior to the San Francisco Giants' baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, in San Francisco. The San Francisco Giants said Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, that Hall of Famer Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident. He was taken to a Bay Area hospital late Monday. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
February 21, 2018 - 3:43 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants say Hall of Famer Orlando Cepeda remains hospitalized in critical condition after a cardiac incident. The Giants gave an update Wednesday on the condition of the 80-year-old Cepeda. He was taken to a Bay Area hospital late Monday. Cepeda has been a...
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February 21, 2018 - 3:41 pm
METAIRIE, La. (AP) — New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owner Tom Benson has been hospitalized with flu symptoms. A statement released Wednesday by the NFL and NBA clubs says their 90-year-old owner is resting comfortably at Ochsner Medical Center, a hospital which also serves as a major sponsor and...
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Aria Siccone, 14, a 9th grade student survivor from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, where more than a dozen students and faculty were killed in a mass shooting on Wednesday, cries as she recounts her story from that day, while state Rep. Barrinton Russell, D-Dist. 95, comforts her, as they talk to legislators at the state Capitol regarding gun control legislation, in Tallahassee, Fla., Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
February 21, 2018 - 2:27 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of chanting students, including survivors of the Florida school shooting, rallied at the state Capitol on Wednesday, demanding changes to gun laws and threatening to remove Republicans who refuse to address new gun-control measures. A week after the massacre that...
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FILE - In this Nov. 7, 2014, file photo, TV talk show host Wendy Williams arrives during the 2014 Soul Train Awards in Las Vegas. Williams, is taking three weeks off on doctor's orders. She said Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, her doctor told her to take the break to deal with her Grave's Disease and hyperthyroidism. Reruns will air in her absence. (Photo by Omar Vega/Invision/AP, File)
February 21, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Daytime talk show host Wendy Williams says she's taking three weeks off on doctor's orders. Williams says that her doctor told her to take the break to deal with her Graves' Disease and hyperthyroidism. Reruns will air in her absence. Williams told her audience Wednesday that she's...
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February 21, 2018 - 6:46 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Lacey Wallace, Pennsylvania State University (THE CONVERSATION) On Valentine’s Day, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. He...
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Ryan Donato (16), of the United States, skates with the puck past Dominik Kubalik (18), of the Czech Republic, during the second period of the quarterfinal round of the men's hockey game at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
February 21, 2018 - 4:02 am
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Ted Donato wasn't worried about family bragging rights. Watching from the stands while son Ryan played in the Olympic quarterfinals, he couldn't do much but be anxious, anyway. "Just a nervous dad watching the games," Ted Donato said. Hockey dads and former athletes...
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In this Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018 photo curler Joe Polo, of the United States, launches the stone during practice at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. Joe and Kristin Polo, both curlers, named their daughter Ailsa, after the Scottish island where the granite that makes curling rocks is mined. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
February 20, 2018 - 11:20 pm
GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Long before her frightening birth, before the awful moments when everyone wondered if she would survive, before anyone knew how tough she could be, Ailsa Polo's destiny was linked to an isle of granite. Both her parents were curlers, members of a tight-knit sport where...
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Ziga Jeglic, of Slovenia, celebrates after scoring a goal during the penalty shootout period of the preliminary round of the men's hockey game against Slovakia at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 20, 2018 - 6:48 am
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — A Slovenian hockey player who became the third athlete to be caught doping at the Pyeongchang Olympics said Tuesday he tested positive for an asthma drug that he took under doctor's orders and he had forgotten to seek approval for its use. The Court of Arbitration...
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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2010, file photo, Colin Quinn discusses "Long Story Short," his one-man theatrical show moving to Broadway, at a news conference in New York. Saturday Night Live alum Quinn is exercising his wit days after a heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule. Quinn took to Twitter on Monday, Feb. 19, 2018, to let friends and foes alike know he's "starting a list of those who didn't 'check in' yet," five days after his Valentine's Day health emergency. (AP Photo/Charles Sykes, File)
February 19, 2018 - 7:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — "Saturday Night Live" alum Colin Quinn is exercising his wit days after a heart attack interrupted his busy touring schedule. The 58-year-old Quinn took to Twitter on Monday to let friends and foes alike know he's "starting a list of those who didn't 'check in' yet," five days after...
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February 19, 2018 - 4:29 pm
PLAINS, Ga. (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter said Monday he was "deathly afraid" as his 90-year-old wife underwent surgery over the weekend. Rosalynn Carter was recovering at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after surgeons removed scar tissue from a portion of her small intestine early...
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