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NEW YORK (AP) — Four avid eaters have hit the scales ahead of the annual July Fourth hot dog eating contest at Coney Island's Nathan's Famous. Reigning champion Joey Chestnut joined past winners at the weigh-in Friday ahead of the 99-year-old Independence Day boardwalk tradition...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even with the flashy competition of Terminators and male strippers, the little feelings inside a young girl's head proved to be more of a draw for moviegoers going into the holiday weekend. Disney and Pixar's "Inside Out" earned a chart-topping $7.7 million on...
A generation of American women who grew up playing sports because of Title IX now makes up the television audience that advertisers covet. Today's adults were young, impressionable fans when Brandi Chastain ripped off her jersey to celebrate the winning penalty kick at the 1999...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The man fatally shot by a former CNN reporter at an Albuquerque motel had fled parole in Tennessee, police said Thursday. Albuquerque Police Department spokesman Tanner Tixier (tih-SHAY) said that Tomorio Walton had absconded from parole out of Memphis...
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He's creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on "Star Trek." Nimoy said the "Spockumentary" funded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $600,000 will...
DANVILLE, Ill. (AP) — The childhood home of actor Dick Van Dyke could be torn down after a central Illinois city condemned the dilapidated building. The (Champaign) News-Gazette (bit.ly/1HB0pzJ ) reports that the 89-year-old actor took to Twitter this week to call attention to...
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords. The 21-year-old pop singer made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. She said "doctors want me on complete vocal rest until they are healed." The "All About That Bass"...
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Nimoy has found a way to spend countless hours with his late father Leonard Nimoy: He's creating a documentary for the actor who played Spock on "Star Trek." Nimoy said the "Spockumentary" funded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised over $600,000 will...
NEW YORK (AP) — Meghan Trainor is postponing two shows because of a hemorrhage on her vocal cords. The 21-year-old pop singer made the announcement on Instagram late Thursday. She said "doctors want me on complete vocal rest until they are healed." The "All About That Bass"...
W L Pct. GB Tulsa (Dodgers) 5 3 .625 — x-Northwest Arkansas (Royals) 3 4 .429 1½ Arkansas (Angels) 3 5 .375 2...
As the nation gears up to celebrate America's birthday, here are some Fourth of July highlights from around the...
CHICAGO (AP) — John Danks pitched seven scoreless innings and Jose Abreu hit a home run, leading the Chicago White...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged...
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota man who survived being badly burned in a lawnmower explosion was discharged...