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    Slammed: Clarke scores 36 in Gonzaga’s 83-71 win over Baylor

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Next stop on the Brandon Clarke Dunk ’n Swat Festival: The Sweet 16. The Gonzaga forward had five monster dunks, five blocks, matched a career-high with 36 points and enjoyed the overall kind of night that earns potential NBAers millions, while leading the top-seeded Bulldogs to an 83-71 rejection of […]
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    Kentucky shuts down Magee, beats Wofford 62-56 in NCAAs

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Everywhere Fletcher Magee turned, there was a hand in his face, a body in his way, a relentless wave of blue that was intent on making sure he never found any alone time. Kentucky totally and completely shut down the most prolific 3-point scorer in Division I history. Thanks to that […]
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    Columbine families gather to tell stories nearly 20 years on

    LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — Families of the Columbine High School shooting victims gathered at the school on Saturday to tell their stories nearly 20 years after the tragedy, and they spoke of forgiveness, inclusion and healing, and the balm that sometimes only silence can bring. It was on April 20, 1999, that two Columbine students […]
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    Balanced BYU uses defense to beat Auburn in NCAA Tournament

    STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — BYU brought its own stellar defense against one of the best teams in the country at wreaking havoc all over the court. All week, the Cougars planned to play man defense against Auburn then switched it up to zone and that move paid off. Brenna Chase had 19 points, seven assists […]
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    Helicopters rescue Norway cruise ship passengers amid storm

    HELSINKI (AP) — Rescue workers off Norway’s western coast rushed to evacuate 1,300 passengers and crew from a disabled cruise ship by helicopter on Saturday, winching them one-by-one to safety as heaving waves tossed the ship from side to side and high winds battered the operation. The Viking Sky issued a mayday call as bad […]
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    Nation awaits key findings as Mueller wraps up Russia investigation

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller closed his long and contentious Russia investigation with no new charges, ending the probe that has cast a dark shadow over Donald Trump’s presidency. The Justice Department was expected to release the main findings as soon as Saturday. Even with the details still under wraps, the end Friday […]
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    A newborn monkey is a step to saving fertility of boys with cancer

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Scientists are closing in on a way to help young boys undergoing cancer treatment preserve their future fertility — and the proof is the first monkey born from the experimental technology. More and more people are surviving childhood cancer, but nearly 1 in 3 will be left infertile from the chemotherapy or […]
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    Police say Salvadoran suspect killed for meth

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A detective says a Salvadoran immigrant charged with four Nevada murders told police he robbed and killed his elderly victims during a 10-day rampage in January because he needed money to buy methamphetamine. The detective told the grand jury, which indicted Wilber Ernesto Martinez-Guzman in Reno last week, the 20-year-old who […]
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    Where villages once stood, flooding creates an inland ocean in Africa

    CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — A week after Cyclone Idai hit coastal Mozambique and swept across the country to Zimbabwe, the death, damage and flooding continues in southern Africa, making it one of the most destructive natural disasters in the region’s recent history. Floodwaters are rushing across the plains of central Mozambique, submerging homes, villages and […]
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    ‘Project Recovery’ seeks to help people escape addiction

    A new podcast launching this week highlights the struggles of addiction and recovery through the eyes of a man who knows all too well what can happen.