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AP PHOTOS: Mickey Rooney, legend of Hollywood

AP Photo Mickey Rooney, Hollywood’s top box-office draw in the late 1930s to early 1940s, died at his North Hollywood home at age 93. Over the course of his career, he was nominated for four Academy Awards and received two special Oscars for film achievements, received an...
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AP PHOTOS: Mickey Rooney, legend of Holloywood

AAA Apr. 7, 2014 4:19 AM ETAP PHOTOS: Mickey Rooney, legend of Holloywood By The Associated Press FILE – In this Jan. 5, 1942, file photo, Mickey Rooney, 21, Movieland’s No. 1 box office star, and Ava Gardner, 19, of Wilson, N.C., pose together in Santa Barbara,...
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Ukraine says Russia fomenting eastern unrest

Pro-Russian activists hold a huge Russian national flag in front of the regional administration building in Donetsk, Ukraine, Sunday, April 6, 2014. In Donetsk a large group of people surged into the provincial government building and smashed windows. A gathering of several...

Heroin Addicts Face Barriers To Treatment

NEW YORK (AP) — As the ranks of heroin users rise, increasing numbers of addicts are looking for help but are failing to find it — because there are no beds in packed facilities, treatment is hugely expensive and insurance companies won’t pay for inpatient rehab. Some users...
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UConn, Notre Dame advance to historic title game

AP Photo/John Bazemore NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Women’s basketball came away a winner Sunday night. After a season-long buildup, the NCAA tournament will be decided by the perfect championship game. The undefeated titans of the sport this season will meet Tuesday night...

Survey: Health insurance gains pick up

WASHINGTON (AP) — A major new survey finds that a growing percentage of Americans gained health insurance as the initial sign-up season for President Barack Obama’s health care law drew to a close last month. Released Monday, the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index...
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What the critics had to say about Mickey Rooney

AP Photo/GPB Here’s what the critics had to say through the years about Mickey Rooney, who died Sunday in Los Angeles at age 93: — In each picture he handled a different characterization – a gangster’s son, a swell-headed jockey, and the adolescent son of...
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What the critics had to say about Mickey Rooney

AP Photo/GPB Here’s what the critics had to say through the years about Mickey Rooney, who died Sunday in Los Angeles at age 93: — In each picture he handled a different characterization – a gangster’s son, a swell-headed jockey, and the adolescent son of...

Face of gay marriage in Utah an unlikely pair

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Derek Kitchen was a teenager still coming to grips with his sexual orientation when yards signs began popping up throughout his suburban Salt Lake City neighborhood in 2004 supporting an amendment to ban same-sex marriage. Kitchen felt angry but...

Srebrenica widows sue Dutch government

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Mothers and widows of men murdered in Europe’s worst massacre since World War II are suing the Dutch government for failing to protect their husbands and sons during the 1995 Srebrenica genocide. The civil case starting Monday in a...