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2017 Grammy Awards: A list of the nominees in top categories

A list of nominees in the top categories at the 59th annual Grammy Awards, announced Tuesday by The Recording Academy: Album of the year: “25,” Adele; “Lemonade,” Beyoncé; “Purpose,” Justin Bieber;...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Music

Yankees to retire Jeter’s No. 2, last single digit

NEW YORK – Derek Jeter’s No. 2 is being retired, the last of the New York Yankees’ single digits. The Yankees said Tuesday the number will be retired on May 14 before a Mother’s Day game against...

DATE: Dec. 6, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Trump meets with Al Gore

WASHINGTON – Former Vice President Al Gore said Monday he had a “productive” meeting with Donald Trump, calling it “an extremely interesting conversation.” Gore, a leading voice on the dangers of...

DATE: Dec. 5, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

Researchers grow protective biological soil crusts

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. – In a greenhouse at Northern Arizona University, a professor is researching an oft-overlooked ecological field that could play an important role in preventing erosion and helping...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Skiing Santas tackle the slopes in annual Maine charity

NEWRY, Maine – Whether he’s called Santa Claus, Father Christmas or Pere Noel, he had a slew of jolly, red-suited lookalikes hit the ski slopes on Sunday in Maine. About 180 Saint Nick wannabes...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

NFL Roundup: Raiders storm back to beat Bills

OAKLAND, Calif. — Derek Carr threw for 260 yards and two touchdowns to rally the Oakland Raiders to their biggest comeback in 16 years with a 38-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills on Sunday. After...

DATE: Dec. 4, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Favorites claim college football conference title games

INDIANAPOLIS – Trace McSorley threw four touchdown passes and No. 8 Penn State stunned No. 6 Wisconsin 38-31 on Saturday night, overcoming a 21-point first-half deficit in the greatest comeback in...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: College Sports

Lehtonen leads Stars past Avalanche

DENVER – Kari Lehtonen had 23 saves for his first shutout of the season, and the Dallas Stars beat the Colorado Avalanche 3-0 on Saturday night. Patrick Eaves and Tyler Seguin each had a goal and...

DATE: Dec. 3, 2016 | CATEGORY: Professional Sports

Manitou Incline reopens after 3-month closure

COLORADO SPRINGS – A popular hiking route near Manitou Springs is open after three months of repair work. The Manitou Incline reopened Friday, and hikers immediately began climbing the route, which...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Woman won’t face charges for rant against shopper wearing a hijab

ALBUQUERQUE – Charges won’t be filed against a woman who yelled at a Muslim shopper in an Albuquerque grocery store and called her a “terrorist,” according to police. The shopper was wearing a...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Regional News

Pirates get call in Iceland

LONDON – Iceland’s president has asked the anti-authoritarian Pirate Party to try to form a government, after two earlier rounds of coalition talks failed. The Pirates, who seek direct democracy...

DATE: Dec. 2, 2016 | CATEGORY: Nation & World

President meets Nobel Prize winners, but what about Bob?

WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama welcomed four recipients of the Nobel Prize to the White House on Wednesday. Singer Bob Dylan wasn’t among them. Obama used the Oval Office meeting to send a...

DATE: Dec. 1, 2016 | CATEGORY: Arts & Entertainment

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