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Ebola: Questions, answers about an unproven drug

August 14, 2014 WASHINGTON (AP) — An experimental Ebola drug has been used to treat two American aid workers and a Spanish missionary priest. more »»

Adventures in babysitting

August 9, 2014 HANCOCK — When eight Copper Country students go out to seek babysitting jobs in the near future, they’ll be the first in years to bring Red Cross babysitting certifications to the tabl. more »»

Nixon back from the grave ... on Twitter

August 9, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — If you believe the media reports, Richard Nixon suffered a stroke in 1994 and died days later at age 81. more »»

Beauty pageant hopeful

August 9, 2014 HOUGHTON — For a lot of girls, winning a beauty contest is a dream come true. And for 14-year-old Courtney Kokkonen, that dream is on its way to becoming a reality. more »»

LA porn permits fall but films keep being produced

August 9, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — It has been known as the nation’s porn capital for years, but if recent film-permit records are to be believed, fewer than three adult movies a month are being made in Los Angeles... more »»

Harvey Fierstein would like to act again

August 9, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — After some very successful years writing for the stage, Harvey Fierstein says he would like to be on one again. more »»

New job for Prince William

August 9, 2014 LONDON (AP) — Prince William is taking a new job: Air ambulance pilo. more »»

Calumet Theatre’s ‘Red Jacket 1913’

August 7, 2014 CALUMET — In the early 1990s a script was written about the miners strike by Charles Solomon, an intern at The Calumet Theatre. more »»

A digital and divisive redesign of 'Ninja Turtles'

August 7, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO — Over the past two years, inside the high-tech sanctuary of Industrial Light and Magic, the man who built a virtual virgin jungle for the last “Indiana Jones” movie and conjured... more »»

Is it an emergency or not?

August 7, 2014 HANCOCK — Nobody wants to wind up in the emergency room, but sometimes it’s obviously necessary. Then again, sometimes it’s necessary, but not so obviou. more »»

'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

August 7, 2014 By JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writer So let's start with the enticing premise of Luc Besson's "Lucy," starring Scarlett Johansson: Human beings only use 10 percent of their brain capacity. more »»

Study ties new gene to major breast cancer risk

August 7, 2014 It’s long been known that faulty BRCA genes greatly raise the risk for breast cancer. Now scientists say a more recently identified, less common gene can do the same. more »»

Soderbergh, Owen team for a 1900-era medical drama

August 7, 2014 BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — No rubber gloves. No high-tech instruments. No medical-malpractice lawyers. more »»

Fine art showcased in Eagle Harbor

August 7, 2014 EAGLE?HARBOR?— The Keweenaw Peninsula is a popular location for artists, both residents and visitors, if the number of art galleries and art fairs in the area is any indication. more »»

Pandora cuts direct deal with artists

August 7, 2014 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean... more »»

George W. Bush writes book about his father

August 2, 2014 NEW YORK — His paintings made news worldwide, but it turns out that former President George W. more »»

Rising band getting more than 5 seconds of summer

August 2, 2014 INGLEWOOD, California — 5 Seconds of Summer fit the boy band mold: a quartet of young men with a feverish female fan base touring with British megastars One Direction. more »»

Lollapalooza marks a decade in Chicago

August 2, 2014 CHICAGO (AP) — Once the vagabond of the music festival and touring circuit, Lollapalooza marks its 10th anniversary in Chicago when it opens for three days starting Friday with a lineup including... more »»

NYC weighs street character law

August 2, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — A summer spike in costumed characters behaving badly in Times Square — most recently a Spider-Man accused of punching a police officer — has turned up the heat on plans to regulate... more »»

Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production

August 2, 2014 NEW YORK — Production on a new season of “The Big Bang Theory” is being delayed because of a contract dispute with its top actor. more »»



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