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  • Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered

    Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered

    Associated Press - 8 minutes ago
    Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A dress that strongly resembles the custom gown taken from Lupita Nyong'o's hotel room earlier this week has been recovered, a sheriff's official said Friday. …

  • Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

    Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

    Associated Press - 13 minutes ago
    Notre Dame president credited for transforming school dies

    SOUTH BEND, Indiana (AP) — The Rev. Theodore Hesburgh transformed the University of Notre Dame into a school known almost as much for academics as for American football, even if it meant challenging popes, presidents or legendary football coaches. …

  • Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    Associated Press - 14 minutes ago
    Prominent Russian opposition figure Boris Nemtsov shot dead

    MOSCOW (AP) — Boris Nemtsov, a charismatic Russian opposition leader and sharp critic of President Vladimir Putin, was gunned down Saturday near the Kremlin, just a day before a planned protest against the government. …

  • Some California farmers to go without federal water

    Some California farmers to go without federal water

    Associated Press - 15 minutes ago
    Some California farmers to go without federal water

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The federal government said Friday it won't send any of its reservoir water to the Central Valley for the second straight year, forcing farmers in California's agricultural heartland to again scramble for other sources or leave fields unplanted. …

  • Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    Associated Press - 16 minutes ago
    Congress tries 1-week bill to keep Homeland Security open

    WASHINGTON (AP) — On a day of high drama, the Republican-controlled Congress struggled into the night Friday to pass emergency legislation to keep the Homeland Security Department in full funding for one week and avert a partial shutdown threatened for midnight. …