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Florida shooter with history of problems bought his AR-15 legally

The gunman who mowed down 17 students legally bought the weapon he used to wage war on innocents at his former school, according to an attorney for the family with which he lived. Details about Nikolas Cruz, the 19-year-old who ...

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The best cartoon duos in history

The best cartoon duos in history Tom and Jerry set an early bar for animated partnerships with their literal cat and mouse games. In recognition of their spirited introduction to theater audiences back on February 10, 1940 — with an ...

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African-American speed skaters to make history at Winter Olympics

With the start of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, on Friday, American speed skaters Maame Biney and Erin Jackson take another step in their history-making journeys as the first African-American women to represent the U.S. on the Olympic ...

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College basketball history was made, but where was the fanfare?

December 19, 2017, is a day that should be forever branded into the memories of every college basketball fan. But unfortunately, most of the people who love the sport are probably clueless as to what took place earlier this week. ...

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Geno Auriemma fastest coach in NCAA history to reach 1,000 wins

UNCASVILLE, Conn. — Geno Auriemma won his 1000th game as top-ranked UConn beat Oklahoma 88-64 on Tuesday night in the Hall of Fame women’s Holiday Showcase. Auriemma became the fourth women’s coach to reach the 1,000-win mark, joining Pat Summitt, ...

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Morgan Spurlock confesses to history of sexual misconduct

Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock proactively confessed to a history of sexual misconduct Wednesday. The “Super Size Me” documentarian said in a Twitter post that he was accused of rape as a college student and later paid an assistant to privately settle ...

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'Describe the Night' review: Rajiv Joseph traces history and lies

Except for a bizarre scene involving soup laced with blood-engorged leeches, Rajiv Joseph’s “Describe the Night” is an ambitious but anemic drama. Set in Russia, East Germany and Poland, the play at the Atlantic Theater spans nine decades streaked with ...

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A history of beer in New York City

[unable to retrieve full-text content]On the day that the prohibition finally came to an end, the Daily News dips into the photo archive to show the city’s love affair with beer – even through the dark years of Prohibition. Life_Style ...

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New Orleans elects first woman as mayor in city’s history

NEW ORLEANS — LaToya Cantrell, a City Council member who first gained a political following as she worked to help her hard-hit neighborhood recover from Hurricane Katrina, won a historic election Saturday that made her the first woman mayor of ...

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John Leguizamo teaches ‘Latin History for Morons’ on Broadway

“Latin History for Morons” is in session — and you shouldn’t let the teacher’s tweed jacket fool you into steeling yourself for a boring, by-the-book seminar. That’s because the teacher is John Leguizamo, and his fourth one-man work on Broadway ...

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