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PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Air Force says it will be distributing bottled water to thousands of residents and business owners near its base in suburban Phoenix until at least April, marking the latest case of chemicals from military firefighting efforts contaminating the water supply in a nearb…

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lady Gaga's dog walker was shot and two of the singer's French bulldogs were stolen in Hollywood during an armed robbery, police said. The singer is offering a $500,000 reward.

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A faction of local, county and state Republican officials is pushing lies, misinformation and conspiracy theories that echo those that helped inspire the violent U.S. Capitol siege, online messaging that is spreading quickly through GOP ranks fueled by algorithms that boost extreme content.

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South Korea administered its first available shots of coronavirus vaccines to people at long-term care facilities Friday, launching a mass immunization campaign that health authorities hope will restore some level of normalcy by the end of the year.

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In one corner are the 15 leading Olympic sponsors, many household names like Airbnb, Coca-Cola, Visa, Toyota, Samsung, and General Electric. Together they pay at least $1 billion to the International Olympic Committee, and in the next four-year Olympic cycle the payments could reach $2 billion.

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BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — The winning numbers in Thursday evening's drawing of the Massachusetts Lottery's "MassCash" game were:

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach with ties to disgraced sports doctor Larry Nassar killed himself Thursday, hours after being charged with turning his Michigan gym into a hub of human trafficking by coercing girls to train and then abusing them.

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SALEM, Ore. - Gov. Kate Brown on Thursday extended Oregon’s declaration of a state of emergency until May 2 as confirmed COVID-19 cases drop but hundreds of new cases continue to be reported daily.

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Trying to strengthen the strained relationship between the community and city police, the Cavaliers hosted dozens of area youth for what the NBA team — in its partnership with the Browns and Indians — hopes leads to permanent change.

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The Utah Jazz said they will “thoroughly investigate” an allegation from former NBA player Elijah Millsap that longtime team executive Dennis Lindsey directed a bigoted statement toward him during an end-of-season exit interview in 2015.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The catastrophic Texas blackout was a wider failure than the state's power grid, which teetered on the brink of an even bigger collapse during a freeze that knocked out electricity to 4 million customers, energy executives said Thursday.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Siriano opened his second show of the pandemic Thursday with two ladies in bed, models who emerged flawless in black one-pieces, then dressed for all to see before hitting the runway.

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NEW YORK (AP) — The Black Lives Matter Global Network Foundation is formally expanding a $3 million financial relief fund that it quietly launched earlier this month, to help people struggling to make ends meet during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast-food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza.

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Rising bond yields triggered a broad sell-off on Wall Street Thursday that erased the market's gains for the week and handed the Nasdaq composite its biggest loss in nearly four months.

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BOSTON (AP) — Ziopharm Oncology Inc. (ZIOP) on Thursday reported a loss of $22.8 million in its fourth quarter.

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BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) — LeMaitre Vascular Inc. (LMAT) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7 million.

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts is again planning to ease some of its coronavirus restrictions as the number of hospitalizations and new infections decline and vaccinations climb, Gov. Charlie Baker said Thursday. That includes allowing a limited number of fans back into Fenway Park and Gillette…

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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The sunshine is back, and the ice has melted. But more than a week after a deep freeze across the South, many communities are still grappling with getting clean water to their residents.

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A former U.S. Olympics gymnastics coach's apparent suicide hours after being charged Thursday with crimes, including sexual assault, human trafficking and running a criminal enterprise is the latest fallout from the sexual abuse scandal involving former Michigan State University sports docto…

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Acceleron Pharma Inc. (XLRN) on Thursday reported a loss of $57.4 million in its fourth quarter.

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NORTH BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — Lantheus Holdings Inc. (LNTH) on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.

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STOUGHTON, Mass. (AP) — Collegium Pharmaceutical Inc. (COLL) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.

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BOSTON (AP) — For the better part of a century, the iconic image of a Boston mayor typically conjured up the figure of James Michael Curley — the real-life Irish-American city boss elected four times as mayor between 1914 and 1946. Think Spencer Tracy in “The Last Hurrah.”

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MISSION, Kan. (AP) — When COVID-19 patients inundated St. Louis hospitals, respiratory therapists arriving for yet another grueling shift with a dwindling supply of ventilators would often glance at their assignments and cry, heading into the locker room to collect themselves.

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PEPPERELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts police officer who shot and injured a man armed with a knife who was allegedly threatening another officer was justified in the use of force, prosecutors said Thursday.

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BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts lawmakers grilled Gov. Charlie Baker during a virtual oversight hearing Thursday, pressing him on the state’s rocky COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan that has frustrated many residents trying to book an appointment for a shot.

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MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin hunters and trappers killed nearly double the number of wolves as the state allotted for a weeklong season, and they did it so quickly that officials had to end the hunt after less than three days, according to figures released Thursday.

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CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) — These Rhode Island lotteries were drawn Thursday:

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BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — These Massachusetts lotteries were drawn Thursday: