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'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

'Equalizer 2' squeaks past 'Mamma Mia 2' and takes top spot

In the battle of two very different sequels at the box office this weekend, Denzel Washington's action pic "The Equalizer 2" has narrowly won out over the ABBA jukebox musical "Mamma Mia"
Updated: 2 hours ago
Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

Judge, calm in court, takes hard line on splitting families

U. S. District Judge Dana Sabraw went well beyond the American Civil Liberties Union's initial request to stop families from being separated at the border by imposing a deadline of Thursday to reunify more than 2,500 children with their families
Updated: 2 hours ago
Husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen wins Hemingway contest

Husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen wins Hemingway contest

After nine previous tries the husband of celebrity chef Paula Deen has won the Hemingway Look-Alike Contest held in the city where writer Ernest Hemingway lived and wrote during the 1930s
Updated: 3 hours ago
Author tells of kidnapping by pirates he'd gone to interview

Author tells of kidnapping by pirates he'd gone to interview

Author Michael Scott Moore tells of being held captive for nearly 3 years by the Somali pirates he'd gone to interview
Updated: 3 hours ago
US town commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI enemy attack

US town commemorates 100th anniversary of WWI enemy attack

A Massachusetts town has commemorated the 100th anniversary of the only enemy attack on American soil during World War I
Updated: 3 hours ago
In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's moderation

In Arizona, liberals debate forgiving candidate's moderation

Rep. Kyrsten Sinema has come a long way from her days as a Green Party activist as she tries to become the first Democrat to represent Arizona in the Senate in 30 years.
Updated: 5 hours ago
All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong, season picks up

All shell, no shock: Lobster prices strong, season picks up

New England's lobster industry faces big new challenges in selling the seafood to Europe and China, but the trouble hasn't caused prices to budge much for American consumers
Updated: 5 hours ago
Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

Defense bill would curb Cabinet control of nuclear agency

A bill being negotiated in Congress would essentially end the Trump administration's direct supervision of an agency that oversees the nation's nuclear weapons stockpile
Updated: 5 hours ago
Questioning real-world learning at ultra-Orthodox schools

Questioning real-world learning at ultra-Orthodox schools

Critics say dozens of New York's ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools run by Hasidic Jews are failing to provide enough instruction in English, math or other secular subjects to prepare students for the modern world
Updated: 5 hours ago
Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

Grandmother shot, hostages held at supermarket; 1 woman dead

Police say they're trying to determine what prompted a man to shoot his grandmother and then run into a busy Los Angeles supermarket and hold dozens of people hostage for hours
Updated: 5 hours ago