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Jul 29th

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Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned Miss USA

Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez crowned Miss USA

BATON ROUGE — Miss Nevada Nia Sanchez, a fourth-degree black belt in the Korean martial art of taekwondo, was crowned Miss USA 2014 on Sunday night.

The 24-year-old from Las Vegas beat out 50 other contestants from all the states and the District of Columbia for the title of 63rd Miss USA. First runner-up was Miss North Dakota Audra Mari. Erin Brady, of South Glastonbury, Connecticut, the 2013 winner, gave up her crown to Sanchez after a three-hour telecast from the Baton Rouge Civic Center in Louisiana.

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Fox News anchor arrested

ST. PAUL, Minn. — An official says Fox News anchor Gregg Jarrett was arrested at a Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport bar for refusing to cooperate with airport police who were...

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Tributes planned to mark Boston Marathon bombing

BOSTON — The anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings promises to be a day of tributes to the three people who died, the more than 260 people who were injured, and the...

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Ice dancers, Drew Carey on ABC’s ‘Dancing’

NEW YORK — Olympic ice dancing gold medalists Charlie White and Meryl Davis will try a less slick surface and new partners as contestants in the next edition of ABC's "Da...

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Olive Garden pins hopes on new menu

NEW YORK — Olive Garden has a plan to win back customers: a new logo and yet more menu changes.

In a call with analysts on Monday, executives at Darden Restaurants Inc. ex...

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Paula Deen cooks up a comeback

Paula Deen cooks up a comeback

SAVANNAH, Ga. — Paula Deen has found a key ingredient to bringing some sizzle back to her career — a cash infusion worth at least $75 million from a private investme...

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An Emotional Jay Leno Bids Goodbye to ‘Tonight’

An Emotional Jay Leno Bids Goodbye to ‘Tonight’

NEW YORK — Make way for Jimmy Fallon,

"Tonight Show" host Jay Leno ended a stellar if sometimes stormy run Thursday night with high emotion at concluding what he termed "t...

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