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JFK cigar box sells at auction for $8,250

- The Washington Times

A cigar box once owned by John F. Kennedy was sold earlier this week at auction for $8,250. It was most recently owned by Jack Spangenburg, a former butler to both the president and his younger brother, Robert F. Kennedy Sr.

In this April 15, 1975 file photo, Heavyweight boxing champion Muhammad Ali, and Little Muhammad Ali, his 2 1/2 year old son, arrive at Miami Beach, Fla. Muhammad Ali's son, who bears the boxing great's name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. (AP Photo/File)

Muhammad Ali’s son detained at airport: ‘Are you Muslim?’

- Associated Press

Muhammad Ali’s son, who bears the boxing great’s name, was detained by immigration officials at a Florida airport and questioned about his ancestry and religion in what amounted to unconstitutional profiling, a family friend said Saturday.

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A reveler wears a crown that reads in Portuguese: "Out Temer" during a carnival street party in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, Feb. 24, 2017. Merrymakers took to the streets to protest Brazil's President Michel Temer. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)

Brazil's Carnival revelers channel anger against president

- Associated Press

The exuberant, sassy celebration of Carnival is giving Brazil's battered leftists a stage to vent their frustrations - even while having a good time - after a year that saw their movement pushed out of power and the economic achievements of a decade undercut by a persistent crisis.

Cooperative mergers shrink Wisconsin dairy farmers' options

Associated Press

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's most recent statistics reports show the number of dairy cooperatives in Wisconsin continues to shrink, leaving dairy farmers in the state with fewer options for selling their milk.

Reaction to the death of actor Bill Paxton

Associated Press

Reaction to the death of film and TV actor Bill Paxton, of "Titanic," ''Aliens," ''The Terminator," ''Apollo 13" and the HBO series "Big Love" fame:

FILE - In this April 30, 2011, file photo Donald Trump, left, and Melania Trump arrive for the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington. President Donald Trump says he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner this spring. In a tweet on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017, the president doesn't give a reason but says he wishes "everyone well and have a great evening!" The annual fundraiser for college scholarships mixes politicians, journalists and celebrities. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

Aide: Trump not elected to spend time with reporters, celebs

Associated Press

The White House says that when President Donald Trump skips the White House Correspondents' Association dinner, expect him to spend that Saturday night in April "focused on what he can to do to help better America."

This image released by Universal Pictures shows Daniel Kaluuya in a scene from, "Get Out." (Universal Pictures via AP)

Jordan Peele's 'Get Out' scares up big $30.5 million debut

- Associated Press

Great reviews and buzz propelled comedian Jordan Peele's directorial debut, the micro-budget thriller "Get Out," to a chart-topping opening weekend with $30.5 million according to studio estimates Sunday.

Report: Patients should know about unsterile surgical tools

Associated Press

The state health department says SageWest hospital in Lander should inform patients who had surgery between December 2013 and October 2016 that they could have been exposed to non-sterile surgical instruments.

FILE - In this May 31, 2015, file photo, Bill Paxton arrives at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. A family representative said prolific and charismatic actor Paxton, who played an astronaut in "Apollo 13" and a treasure hunter in "Titanic," died from complications due to surgery. The family representative issued a statement Sunday, Feb. 26, 2017, on the death. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)

Family representative says actor Bill Paxton has died

- Associated Press

Bill Paxton, a prolific and charismatic actor who had memorable roles in such blockbusters as "Apollo 13" and "Titanic" while also cherishing his work in "One False Move" and other low-budget movies and in the HBO series "Big Love," has died from complications due to surgery. He was 61.