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San Antonio Spurs coach Gregg Popovich, center, talks to his assistants during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Los Angeles Lakers, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in San Antonio. Los Angeles won 113-100. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

NBA and TNT pay tribute to Craig Sager

The NBA playoffs are in full swing and a most unlikely thing happened during yesterday’s game between the Dallas Mavericks and San Antonio Spurs — Spurs’ coach Gregg Popovich did something nice! Following an in-game [...]

04/21/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

A year later, many are determined to finish the Boston marathon

Things are just getting under way at this morning’s Boston Marathon. One year after three people were killed and more than 260 others injured by terrorist’s bombs, there are thousands more runners than usual. Associated [...]

04/21/2014

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High court to hear dispute about TV over Internet

WASHINGTON (AP) – Thirty years after failing to convince the Supreme Court of the threat posed by home video recordings, big media companies are back and now trying to rein in another technological innovation they [...]

04/21/2014

Boston Marathon Bombing Anniversary

After bombs, Boston Marathon under tight security

BOSTON (AP) – One year after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs killed three people and wounded more than 260 others, turning a day of athletic triumph into one of tragedy, the Boston Marathon returns [...]

04/21/2014

This undated image provided by the Los Angeles Police Department shows Officer Chris Cortijo who died Wednesday April 9, 2014 from injuries after being struck by an impaired driver in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/LAPD)

Memorial held today for LAPD Officer Chris Cortijo

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Services will be held Monday for a 51-year-old Los Angeles police motorcycle officer who died from injuries he suffered when he was struck by an SUV driven by an allegedly drug-impaired [...]

04/21/2014

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16-year-old survives in wheel well of Maui flight

HONOLULU (AP) – Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and [...]

04/21/2014

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Airport commission plans closed session on ground handler

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles Airport Commission is scheduled to meet in closed session today to consider the legal impacts of terminating an agreement with a ground services company. Menzies Aviation, which provides [...]

04/21/2014

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Did Apple Maps find the Loch Ness Monster?

There’s an Apple Maps satellite photo of Loch Ness in Scotland, and it shows a LONG, MYSTERIOUS SHAPE in the water . . . that looks like it has FLIPPERS. The Official Loch Ness Monster [...]

04/21/2014

Golfer Pablo Larrazabal makes birdie after being attacked by a swarm of hornets and jumping in a lake to avoid them in this video posted on YouTube.

Larrazabal jumps into water to escape hornets

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Pablo Larrazabal couldn’t believe what was coming his way. He was playing in the second round of the Malaysian Open on Friday when a swarm of hornets “three times the [...]

04/18/2014

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Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) – A powerful earthquake shook central and southern Mexico on Friday. The U.S. Geological Survey calculated its magnitude at 7.5 and said it was centered near the Pacific resort of Acapulco, where [...]

04/18/2014

Penny and Phil Sound Bite

Analysis of new agreement in Ukraine

Diplomats reach an agreement to de-escalate tensions in eastern Ukraine, but pro-Russian insurgents occupying government buildings in the region seem to say, “who cares?” So what happens now? Phil and Penny discussed this and more with [...]

04/18/2014

Anaheim Ducks hockey player Ryan Getzlaf's selfie after being pucked in the face, posted on his Tumblr account.

Getzlaf plans to play in Ducks’ Game 2 vs. Dallas

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A day after Anaheim captain Ryan Getzlaf took a slap shot to the head, the Ducks had already found the lighter side of a potentially disastrous playoff injury. “Luckily, he’s married, has [...]

04/18/2014