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  • Entertainment

    Star chef steps down amid sexual harassment allegations

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) New Orleans celebrity chef John Besh is stepping down from the restaurant group that bears his name after a newspaper reported that 25 current or former employees of the business said they were victims of sexual harassment.New...

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  • Visual arts

    New show of photos by Walker Evans at San Francisco MOMA

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Roadside shacks, garbage, circus wagons, subway riders and other ordinary folk: All were favorite subjects of Walker Evans, one of the 20th century's pre-eminent photographers.Those images are among 400 of Evans' prints,...

    By Eric Risberg, Associated Press|

  • Visual arts

    New show of photos by Walker Evans at San Francisco MOMA

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Roadside shacks, garbage, circus wagons, subway riders and other ordinary folk: All were favorite subjects of Walker Evans, one of the 20th century's pre-eminent photographers.Those images are among 400 of Evans' prints,...

    By Eric Risberg, Associated Press|

  • News

    Students miss school after teacher posts 'I'm buying a gun'

    BRENTWOOD, Pa. (AP) A suburban Pittsburgh school district says a teacher's Facebook post about "buying a gun" caused parents to keep about 60 students home from school or pick them up early from an elementary school Friday.KDKA reports students...

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  • News

    Tale of 2 brothers: 1 victim, 1 rescuer in Vegas shooting

    LAS VEGAS (AP) Nicholas and Anthony Robone are about as close as two brothers can be.They were born and raised in the Las Vegas area, embraced hockey as kids and now live in a house they bought together.So it wasn't unusual that they were...

    By Anita Snow, Associated Press|

  • News

    Principal: Trump tombstone at Halloween party disrespectful

    GLOUCESTER, Mass. (AP) A Massachusetts elementary school principal says it was disrespectful and inappropriate that a game brought in for a student Halloween party featured a tombstone with the name Don Trump on it.The tombstone was one of...

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  • Business

    Stockton airport looks to rebrand as part of San Francisco

    STOCKTON, Calif. (AP) Stockton Metropolitan Airport officials are looking to add "San Francisco" to its name in a bid to boost its marketability.The San Francisco Chronicle reports officials at the Stockton airport want to rename their airport...

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  • News

    Pennsylvania woman celebrates 94th birthday by skydiving

    HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) A Pennsylvania woman has celebrated her 94th birthday by going skydiving along with her granddaughter and great-granddaughter.Williamsport resident Eila (AY'-lah) Campbell says she figured she might not "make it for another...

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  • News

    Group demands name of Iditarod musher in dog doping case

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Scores of mushers are demanding that organizers of Alaska's Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race identify a competitor who had several dogs test positive for a prohibited drug in this year's race.The Iditarod Official Finishers...

    By Rachel D'oro, Associated Press|

  • News

    Man pleads to lesser charge for fondling woman during flight

    PITTSBURGH (AP) A Pennsylvania man who fondled a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas pleaded guilty Monday to a federal assault offense that carries a lighter sentence than his original charge.Wei-Ming Shi, 59, of Mount Lebanon,...

    By Joe Mandak, Associated Press|

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