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GMA meteorologist Ginger Zee hurt ahead of 'Dancing' finale

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Ginger Zee has suffered a pelvic injury ahead of the "Dancing With The Stars" finale. Read more

Obama banishing Vietnam War vestige by lifting arms embargo

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Eager to banish lingering shadows of the Vietnam War, President Barack Obama lifted the U.S. embargo on selling arms to America's former enemy Monday and made the case for a more trusting and prosperous relationship going forward. Activists said the president was being too quick to gloss over ser... Read more

Kinston sax great Parker honored with North Carolina award

Gold records line the walls in the office of Maceo Parker's Kinston homestead, commemorating some of the hits the iconic saxophonist has played on over the past half-century. But Parker's most eye-catching artifacts are the pictures of him with various members of the celebrity jet stream. Read more

Obama dines with CNN's Anthony Bourdain for series

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President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose "Parts Unknown" food travelogue is one of the network's most popular nonfiction series. Read more

Man acquitted of homicide faces retrial on other counts

A man acquitted of homicide in the shooting death of an aspiring rapper in northwestern Pennsylvania is scheduled to go on trial again Monday on other charges in the case including voluntary manslaughter and aggravated assault. Read more

Chewbacca Mom's infectious laugh draws more than 137M views

Before last week, Candace Payne's infectious laugh was known only to her close friends and family. After she went into hysterics donning a toy Chewbacca mask in a video she posted online, more than 137 million viewers know it too. Read more

European Union co-funded Cannes winner "I, Daniel Blake"

The European Union has congratulated director Ken Loach, who took the Palme d'Or in Cannes for "I, Daniel Blake," a film partly funded by the European Commission. Read more

Standing-room crowd fills cathedral for Emilio Navaira rites

An overflow crowd of mourners filled San Fernando Cathedral in San Antonio to bid farewell to Grammy-winning Tejano star Emilio Navaira (nah-VY'-rah). Read more

Bata Zivojinovic, film star in former Yugoslavia, dies at 82

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Velimir Bata Zivojinovic, former Yugoslavia's best known film star who was also popular in China, has died, Serbian state television reported Monday. He was 82. Read more

Detroit Symphony Orchestra gets $2M for community concerts

A $2 million gift to the Detroit Symphony Orchestra will help support free community concerts. Read more

Statue depicting Jesus as homeless debuts at Detroit church

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A new statue depicting Jesus as a homeless man has been unveiled at a downtown Detroit church. Read more

EXCHANGE: Artists display, sell their work at Joliet museum

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Wine and hors d'oeuvres were served. Chamber music played. More than 400 pieces of art were on display and for sale. Read more

GE announces deals worth over $1.4 billion with Saudi Arabia

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General Electric Co. said Monday it made a series of deals with Saudi Arabia worth more than $1.4 billion as part of the kingdom's ambitious plan to wean itself off crude oil. Read more

Hong Kong axes provocative skyscraper art installation

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Days after it was launched, organizers have canceled an art installation on Hong Kong's tallest skyscraper that carried a politically provocative message about the city's relationship with mainland China. Read more

Smoky Mountains, partners give guide books to 4th-graders

Fourth-grade students in Sevier County are receiving a guide book from Great Smoky Mountains National Park, LeConte Lodge and Great Smoky Mountains Association. Read more

Extras sought for film about FBI informant slain in Kentucky

A film about an FBI agent who pleaded guilty in Kentucky to strangling an informant in 1989 is scheduled to begin shooting this week in Lexington. Read more

Weekend Sports in Brief

Ten years after Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro tragically broke down at the start of the Preakness, the owners of the popular colt watched another horse they bred die during a race on a rainy Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Read more

Bismarck State history professor retiring after 50 years

After 50 years of teaching history to young adults at Bismarck State College, Mike McCormack is finally ready to read some fiction. Read more

New Heritage Center director hopes to spark renewed interest

The Lake Region Heritage Center, established in 1974, recently hired a new director in order to reintroduce those from the region to the museum's collection of the area's history. Read more

Photo exhibit shows Yellowstone changes over 140 years

BC-US—Yellowstone-Then and Now

William Henry Jackson

Boulders shift, canyons erode, old trees fall, new ones grow and tourists crowd Yellowstone National Park, the length of their vacations barely any time at all in the stream of history. Read more

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