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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bragging rights are usually the only reward at the end of a well-played video game. But what if high scores came with cash, too? Nevada is on the cusp of what could be a casino revolution, drawing up plans for the introduction of arcade-style video games that...
NEW YORK (AP) — For decades, a circa 1860s Brooklyn Atlantics team baseball card was tucked away, first inside a secret drawer of a bedroom set and then between the pages of a photo album. Now the pre-Civil War card that's been in the same family for over 150 years is going on...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Schuyler Bailar was a star recruit for the women's swimming team at Harvard University, a tough competitor with a shot at winning titles. But Bailar is opting to forgo such honors to join the men's team instead, competing as the first openly transgender...
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard athlete is believed to be the first openly transgender swimmer in the NCAA. Schuyler Bailar, an incoming freshman, was initially recruited for the women's swimming team but came out as transgender this year. After he told the women's coach,...
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul met with southern Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy on Monday during a question-and-answer session in the town of Mesquite with about 50 supporters and activists interested in land rights. The meeting northeast...
EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A fire official in Oregon says a spectacular fire has destroyed Eugene's historic Civic Stadium and prompted the temporary evacuation of a nearby two-block area. Eugene-Springfield Fire Chief Randy Groves said the stadium's dry, seasoned lumber caused the...
NEW YORK (AP) — "Growing Up Trans" explores the transgender phenomenon as younger people than ever (and their parents) now experience it: a frontier of possibilities and unknowns, and a minefield of high-stakes choices for these youngsters as they also navigate the changes...
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Immigration authorities will consider housing transgender detainees based on the gender they identify with in the wake of criticism about detention conditions for the population, officials said on Monday. Detention staff should consider transgender...
BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Public schools across America will soon offer Greek yogurt as a meat substitute in school lunches beginning this fall. Chobani, a manufacturer of Greek yogurt, officials announced Monday it had been selected by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to supply the...
INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — A former history professor who has impersonated President Harry Truman more than 700...
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana has been reinstated following an 80-game drug...
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — A published report says cash-strapped East St. Louis paid state Sen. James Clayborne's...
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the...
LITHONIA, Ga. (AP) — When tornadoes and hurricanes topple power lines in the future, flying drones might be the...