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ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) — Nelson Shanks, renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to royalty, has died. He was 77. Shanks died Friday at his home in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, according to Bill Wedo, spokesman for the Studio Incamminati art school...
NEW YORK (AP) — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat. Those stories and many more, taking...
The M in MTV will stand for Miley on Sunday night. Miley Cyrus is set to host the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards — two years after she stole the show with a risque, but memorable performance with Robin Thicke, and a year after winning the top prize for "Wrecking Ball." The 22-year-...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Oliver Sacks, whose books like "The Man Who Mistook His Wife For a Hat" probed distant ranges of human experience by compassionately portraying people with severe and sometimes bizarre neurological conditions, has died. He was 82. Sacks died Sunday at his...
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — About 500 people have held a protest in Russia's second-largest city over the destruction of a century-old bas-relief of the demon Mephistopheles. The sculpture was a small landmark in St. Petersburg, a city noted for its striking architecture. It...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She ended up being sent to the Treblinka...
WARSAW, Poland (AP) — As a Catholic Pole, Elka shouldn't even have been in the ghetto of Czestochowa, in southern Poland. But the nanny was so devoted to the 12-year-old Jewish boy she had raised since infancy that she refused to leave. She ended up being sent to the Treblinka...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A few inches above the floor, a man is suspended from a swing-like apparatus pretending he's flying over a mountain. Around the corner, a woman is defending herself against a horde of zombies with a make-believe gun. Several feet away, two guys are seemingly...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Vin Scully says 2016 will be his last season in the broadcast booth for the Los Angeles Dodgers, which would mark the end of his record 67-year tenure with the same franchise. The Hall of Fame announcer turns 88 in November and he said Saturday he believes one...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cubs are wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, so it must be time for manager Joe Maddon...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cubs are wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, so it must be time for manager Joe Maddon...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Cubs are wrapping up a six-game West Coast trip, so it must be time for manager Joe Maddon...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to...
SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — Scott Dixon captured a fourth IndyCar championship by winning the season finale Sunday to...
Class 8A 1. Homewood-Flossmoor (1-0) beat Downers South 56-15. 2. Stevenson (1-0) beat Palatine 26-24. 3. Loyola (...