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Ken Peters, AP sports writer who covered Olympics, dies

Ken Peters, AP sports writer who covered Olympics, dies

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February 25, 2020 at 7:31 pm

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ken Peters, who covered multiple Olympics and other major events during a nearly 35-year career as a sports writer for The Associated Press, has died. He was 77. His wife, Cath...

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Honolulu marathon CEO says he was abused by Michigan doctor

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February 25, 2020 at 5:51 pm | ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — The president and CEO of one of the nation’s largest marathons has joined a chorus of former students who have complained about a late University of Michigan doctor by saying ...

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AP-NORC poll: Most Americans plan to participate in census

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February 25, 2020 at 1:32 pm | ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Most Americans say they are likely to participate in the 2020 census, but some doubt that the U.S. Census Bureau will keep their personal information confidential, a new poll sho...

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NTSB: Tesla Autopilot, distracted driver caused fatal crash

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February 25, 2020 at 4:46 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla’s partially automated driving system steered an electric SUV into a concrete barrier on a Silicon Valley freeway because it was operating under conditions it couldn't handle a...

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English woman wins annual pancake race with Kansas

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February 25, 2020 at 3:21 pm | LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — An Englishwoman barely squeaked out a victory over a competitor across the pond in Kansas in Tuesday's annual pancake race between their British and American hometowns. Katie...

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Church shooter Dylann Roof staged death row hunger strike

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February 25, 2020 at 2:22 pm | WASHINGTON (AP) — White supremacist mass murderer Dylann Roof staged a hunger strike this month while on federal death row, alleging in letters to The Associated Press that he’s been “targeted by sta...

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Study begins in US to test possible coronavirus treatment

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February 25, 2020 at 1:31 pm | OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The first clinical trial in the U.S. of a possible coronavirus treatment is underway in Nebraska and is eventually expected to include 400 patients at 50 locations around the world...

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Lawyer: Hospitalized Weinstein is 'energized' about appeal

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February 25, 2020 at 12:36 pm | NEW YORK (AP) — A hospitalized Harvey Weinstein was “upbeat” and “energized” about appealing his sexual assault and rape conviction, one of his lawyers said Tuesday as one of Weinstein's accusers sai...

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After tragedies, New Orleans celebrates end of Carnival

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February 25, 2020 at 12:59 pm | NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people thronged the streets of New Orleans on Fat Tuesday, reaching for beads, shimmying to the music of marching bands and celebrating the end of a Carnival season ti...

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