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Hirscher earns gold; American Nick Goepper earns silver

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea — Two events, two gold medals for Marcel Hirscher. The 28-year-old Austrian has a good chance to leave the Pyeongchang Olympics with one more. Hirscher won the men’s giant slalom Sunday , finishing in 2 minutes, 18.04 ...

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American Jamie Anderson wins gold in women’s snowboard slopestyle

Jamie Anderson is two-for-two. The 27-year-old snowboarder defended her Olympic gold medal in women’s snowboard slopestyle Sunday, giving the U.S. its second gold medal at the Pyeogchang Winter Games. Anderson won the contest yet again, four years after earning gold ...

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'This American Life' host Ira Glass and writer wife divorcing

“This American Life” host Ira Glass and his estranged wife, writer Anaheed Alani, are discussing a divorce settlement, court proceedings revealed Wednesday. “I know there has already been a settlement proposal and that the attorneys are talking,” said Manhattan Supreme ...

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Versace family slams new ‘American Crime Story’ as 'fiction'

The upcoming FX anthology series about the death of Gianni Versace should be viewed as a “work of fiction,” according to Versace’s family. The famed luxury designer’s estate made it clear it did not approve or contribute to the highly ...

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American Girl’s 2018 'Girl of the Year' is an astronaut

American Girl’s 2018 “Girl of the Year” really reaches for the stars. The limited edition figurine is an 11-year-old aspiring astronaut who dreams of being the first person to go to Mars. She’s also a powerful example for girls considering ...

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American Airlines sorry for accusing basketball players of theft

DALLAS — American Airlines has apologized to two black professional basketball players who were kicked off a plane in Dallas after a flight attendant accused them of stealing blankets. Airline spokesman Joshua Freed said Tuesday that Memphis Hustle guard Marquis ...

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More than half of American kids could be obese by age 35

More than half of current school-age U.S. children are projected to be obese over the course of the next three decades, according to a new study from Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Lead author Zachary Ward, a Ph.D. ...

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Half of American adults are health-care illiterate

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that about half of the adults in the U.S. have inadequate skills when it comes to understanding their health care options and now, a new report details how greater knowledge can lead ...

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Top show moments from the 2017 American Music Awards

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NAACP issues travel advisory for American Airlines

The NAACP is warning African American travelers not to fly on American Airlines after a “pattern of disturbing incidents.” The advisory, effective as of Tuesday, says African American flyers reported unfair treatment by the massive airline several times in the ...

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