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  • National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

    By Associated Press

    James Turrell, whose art works have become a familiar part of Houston's visual arts scene, has received the 2013 National Medal of Arts. Published July 29, 2014

  • Key dates in fight over Los Angeles Clippers sale

    By The Associated Press - Associated Press

    Here is a timeline of developments in the move to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer. Published July 29, 2014

  • Tatum Says Filming 'Foxcatcher' Was 'tortuous'

    By Associated Press

    Published July 29, 2014

  • Giant ketchup bottle draws tourists in Illinois

    By Associated Press

    For tourist Bruce Pasarow of Buena Park, California, leaving Illinois before seeing what's billed as the "World's Largest Bottle of Catsup" was not an option. Published July 29, 2014

  • Scenes for "Girls" to be shot as SUNY New Paltz

    By Associated Press

    Some scenes for the HBO series "Girls" will be shot at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Published July 29, 2014

  • Despite good news, benefit programs face problems

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER and RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR - Associated Press

    Despite some good news, Medicare and Social Security still face long-term financial problems as millions of baby boomers reach retirement. Social Security's disability program is already in crisis as it edges toward the brink of insolvency. Published July 29, 2014

  • Veterans crisis center coming to Clarksburg

    By Associated Press

    The long delays for veterans seeking medical care at VA hospitals have prompted The American Legion to plan a short-term crisis center in Clarksburg. Published July 29, 2014

  • $1,000 Sovaldi now hepatitis treatment of choice

    By RICARDO ALONSO-ZALDIVAR - Associated Press

    The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million. Published July 29, 2014

  • NBA, Clippers eager for Sterling out, Ballmer in

    By BRIAN MAHONEY - Associated Press

    The NBA and the Los Angeles Clippers are ready to move on, even if Donald Sterling wants to keep fighting. Published July 29, 2014

  • Senate confirms McDonald as VA secretary

    By MATTHEW DALY - Associated Press

    The Senate on Tuesday unanimously confirmed former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald as the new Veterans Affairs secretary, with a mission to overhaul an agency beleaguered by long veterans' waits for health care and VA workers falsifying records to cover up delays. Published July 29, 2014

  • Ex-radio host pleads guilty in child porn probe

    By Associated Press

    A former host at a popular Christian radio station in western Michigan has pleaded guilty in a child pornography investigation. Published July 29, 2014

  • University of Michigan wins 5th solar car title

    By Associated Press

    The University of Michigan has won its fifth national title in a row at the American Solar Challenge competition. Published July 29, 2014

  • Fla mom in legal fight over C-section delivers son

    By Associated Press

    A woman who went to federal court in an attempt to avoid a fourth cesarean section has delivered her son after agreeing to the procedure. Published July 29, 2014

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    By Associated Press

    Israel hits symbols of Hamas power, Gaza's only power plant, in heaviest bombardment of war Published July 29, 2014

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