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In this May 29, 2004, file photo, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke speaks to supporters in Kenner, La. Duke said he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke's announcement came Friday, July 22, 2016, on his website.  AP Photo/Burt Steel, File
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. A registered Republican, he would be seeking an open seat vacated by Republican David Vitter. “I’m proud to announce my candidacy for the United...
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Police say video taken by a bystander shows a man raping an unconscious, 19-year-old woman behind a trash bin outside a Florida restaurant. Gainesville police spokesman Ben Tobias says two witnesses separated 34-year-old Christopher Shaw and the intoxicated woman early...
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A written tribute from the wife of Baton Rouge Police Officer Matthew Gerald was handed out Friday before his funeral, saying his memory “will continue to bridge the gap and foster peace in the country he lived, loved and died for.” Dechia Gerald, now a widow of two young...
CHELTENHAM, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania are hoping a dope will stop by their station and claim a package containing more than 4 pounds of marijuana. WCAU-TV reports Cheltenham Township police near Philadelphia were alerted to the package this week. The package had been dropped off at the...
Steven Tyler performs on NBC's "Today" show at Rockefeller Center on Friday, June 24, 2016, in New York. Tyler, a frontman for the rock band Aerosmith, released a country album, "We're All Somebody From Somewhere."  Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP 
NEW YORK (AP) — He’s led the bad-boy rock band Aerosmith for decades, written a book, learned to parasail, and is the father of four children. But Steven Tyler had at least one more goal before hitting 70: his first solo album. “I just thought, ‘Instead of (an) Aerosmith album, why don’t I just...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The brain’s nerve cells communicate by firing messages to each other through junctions called synapses, and problems with those connections are linked to disorders like Alzheimer’s and epilepsy. Now Yale University researchers have developed a way to picture synapses in living...
In this Aug. 20, 1974, file photo, daredevil motorcyclist Evel Knievel poses at the open-air Canadian national exhibition stadium in Toronto. Fueled by the memory of the late daredevil Knievel, Hollywood stuntman Eddie Braun plans to strap into a steam-powered rocket cycle on Sept. 17, 2016, for his most death-defying role yet.  AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File
The Hollywood stuntman doesn’t want to follow in his idol’s footsteps so much as rocket above them — over a gaping canyon, no less. Evel Knievel’s iconic launch, Take II. Eddie Braun, fueled by the memory of the late daredevil, plans to strap into a steam-powered rocket cycle on Sept. 17 for...
In this image released by Paramount Pictures, from left, Anton Yelchin, Chris Pine and John Cho appear in a scene from, "Star Trek Beyond." Yelchin, 27, was killed in a fatal traffic collision early Sunday morning, June 19, 2016, his publicist confirmed.  Kimberley French/Paramount Pictures via AP
LOS ANGELES (AP) — When the “Star Trek Beyond” cast and filmmakers gathered in Los Angeles last month for Anton Yelchin’s funeral, they had a decision to make. Their film, the third in the rebooted series, was coming out in less than a month and a rigorous press tour was imminent. They could...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation’s fifth largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area....
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. Nicole Lutkemuller, a Bernie Sanders delegate from...

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