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  • Entertainment

    'Bobbi Jene,' 'Keep the Change' top Tribeca Film Fest awards

    NEW YORK (AP) A romance about a couple who meet at a community for people on the autistic spectrum called "Keep the Change" and a documentary about an American dancer in the Israeli dance company Batsheva called "Bobbi Jene" are the top winners...

    By Jake Coyle, AP Film Writer|

  • Entertainment

    No dump here: Posh public bathroom pops up, with music, art

    NEW YORK (AP) In a park amid skyscrapers, a gem has emerged: a posh public bathroom that cost nearly $300,000, complete with freshly delivered flowers, imported tiles, classical music and artwork.The free-of-charge, air-conditioned splendor,...

    By Verena Dobnik, Associated Press|

  • Entertainment

    HGTV hosts: Show is '100 percent positive' about Mississippi

    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) The hosts of a new HGTV show say their program "Home Town" is shining a positive light on their home state.Erin and Ben Napier live in the south Mississippi city of Laurel, population 18,800, where they own a downtown...

    By Emily Wagster Pettus, Associated Press|

  • Environment

    SeaWorld San Diego gets furry surprise: a newborn sea lion

    SAN DIEGO (AP) SeaWorld San Diego is caring for a sea lion that was unexpectedly born to a sick mother.The park says the pup was discovered Wednesday when a team went to check the health of her mother, who was rescued from an Oceanside beach...

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  • Entertainment

    Top 20 Global Concert Tours from Pollstar

    The Top 20 Global Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows Worldwide. The list is based on data provided to the trade publication Pollstar by concert promoters and venue...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    How the AP-NORC poll of teens was conducted

    The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research poll on teens and social media was conducted by NORC Dec. 7-31, 2016. It is based on online and telephone interviews of 790 teenagers whose parents are members of NORC's nationally...

    By The Associated Press|

  • Business

    AP-NORC poll: Most teens have taken social media break

    NEW YORK (AP) The common stereotype has teens glued to their phones 24-7. But a new poll finds that the majority of teens in the U.S. have actually taken a break from social media, the bulk of them even voluntarily.Reasons include social media...

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  • Crime

    LA man pleads no contest to leaving baby in car

    LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles County district attorney's office says a 26-year-old man has pleaded no contest to leaving his 9-month-old daughter inside a car while he went to a strip club.Deputy District Attorney Julie Kramer says Auwin...

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  • Business

    How investors can sabotage their portfolio returns

    The stock market has raced to record highs this year, but your portfolio may not show it.In some ways, that's to be expected: A balanced portfolio won't post the same returns as the Dow Jones industrial average or the Standard & Poor's 500, nor...

    By Arielle O'shea, NerdWallet|

  • Entertainment

    Jazz Fest kicks off Friday; Connick, Aaron Neville on tap

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville and Kermit Ruffins whether the weather cooperates or not.The weekend forecast calls...

    By Chevel Johnson, Associated Press|

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