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MBA for mom who went to all classes with quadriplegic son

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California university has awarded an honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class with him and took his notes while he pursued his Master of Business Administration. Judy O’Connor, a retired...

Dina Merrill, heiress and actress, dead at 93

AP Photo/Harold P. Matosian NEW YORK (AP) — Dina Merrill, the rebellious heiress who defied her super-rich parents to become a movie star, often portraying stylish wives or “the other woman,” has died at age 93. Merrill, raised in part on the Mar-a-Lago estate...

Reaction to death of actor Roger Moore at age 89

AP Photo/Michel Spingler LOS ANGELES (AP) — Reaction to the death of Roger Moore Tuesday at age 89: – “The world has lost one of its great champions for children – and the entire UNICEF family has lost a great friend. In his most famous roles as an actor,...

Review: Pitt goes all out in flawed satire 'War Machine'

Here’s a general rule of thumb: If you’re going to rely heavily on voiceover to tell your movie’s story, and exclusively so in the first 15 minutes with an assault of colorful character introductions, you’d do well to make sure that the narrator is a...

Ohio City Seeks Historical Designation To Boost Rebuilding

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city is hoping a historical designation for its downtown will spur rehabilitation with state and federal tax credits. A municipal commission in Alliance has teamed up with the Ohio History Connection to have the city’s downtown declared an area...

Mississippi accused of unequal schooling for black students

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi is violating the federal law that enabled the state to rejoin the union after the Civil War, a civil rights group alleged Tuesday in a lawsuit over school funding. The lawsuit filed by the Southern Poverty Law Center on behalf of four black...

The Latest: Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s budget for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1 (all times local): 11 a.m. President Donald Trump has sent Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that proposes to eliminate the deficit in a decade while protecting...

NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement with Target

NEW YORK (AP) — New York’s attorney general is announcing that 47 states and the District of Columbia have reached an $18.5 million settlement with Target Corp. to resolve the states’ probe into the discounter’s massive pre-Christmas data breach in 2013....

More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican parade

AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast NEW YORK (AP) — More sponsors have dropped out of New York City’s Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico. AT&T and JetBlue...

Missing earring halts Philadelphia TV weather forecast

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia meteorologist has a TV news anchor to thank for finding an earring that fell off during her live forecast. In a video posted on Cecily Tynan’s social media accounts , she can be seen giving the details for Memorial Day weekend...