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  • Peter Max still living the colorful pop-art vibe he created

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — If you haven’t already seen one of Peter Max’s paintings or drawings today, chances are you will. Max, the peace-and-love guru of modern art, burst onto the pop scene nearly 50…

  • Serbia leads Croatia 2-0 in Davis Cup

    KRALJEVO, Serbia (AP) — Viktor Troicki rallied to beat Borna Coric 4-6, 1-6, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1 Friday to give Serbia a 2-0 lead against Croatia in the first round of the Davis Cup. Earlier, Novak…

  • Problems arise for state efforts to curb campus sex assaults

    Lawmakers in several states are seeking to address the high-profile problem of sexual assaults on college campuses, but their bills have encountered criticism and legal complexities. Among the contentious measures, some are viewed as infringing…

  • Update on the latest business

    FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks plunge after strong jobs report NEW YORK (AP) — The prospect of higher interest rates is sending stocks sharply lower in midday trading on Wall Street. Bond prices are also falling. Yields…

  • Father of Ohio teen poisoned by caffeine powder files suit

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Amazon.com and caffeine powder distributors didn’t provide proper warnings about the supplement’s dangers, resulting in the death of an Ohio high school student last year, the teen’s father said in a lawsuit…

  • American Nyman fastest in World Cup downhill training

    KVITFJELL, Norway (AP) — Steven Nyman of the United States was fastest in the final training session Friday for a World Cup downhill race. Nyman clocked 1 minute, 47.72 seconds on a course that had…

  • Unemployment rate for US teenagers plunged in February

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. teenagers got back to work in February. Teens typically have one of the country’s highest unemployment rates. Many of them are busy attending school and have limited hours available for work…

  • Vatican: Fewer than 20 percent of employees women

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican has always been a heavily male bureaucracy, and statistics released on the eve of International Women’s Day now back that up. As of last year, only 18 percent of…

  • Rangers to send ace Darvish for MRI exam on sore triceps

    SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — The folks in the Rangers front office would be forgiven for feeling a little bit uneasy these days. After an injury-plagued 2014 season, even minor injuries are cause for major concern.…

  • Simon beats Struff in 5 to give France 1-0 Davis Cup lead

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Gilles Simon bounced back to outlast Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in five sets and give France a 1-0 lead in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday. Simon won…

  • Simon beats Struff in 5 to give France 1-0 Davis Cup lead

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Gilles Simon bounced back to outlast Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in five sets and give France a 1-0 lead in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday. Simon won…

  • Simon beats Struff in 5 to give France 1-0 Davis Cup lead

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Gilles Simon bounced back to outlast Jan-Lennard Struff of Germany in five sets and give France a 1-0 lead in the first round of the Davis Cup on Friday. Simon won…

  • France urges Luxembourg to bring tax laws into line with EU

    LUXEMBOURG (AP) — France is urging Luxembourg to bring its tax laws into line with European Union standards in the wake of revelations about sweet tax deals for big companies. French President Francois Hollande said…

  • Illinois oil train derailment involved safer tank cars

    GALENA, Ill. (AP) — The rail cars that split open and burst into flames during a western Illinois oil train derailment this week were retrofitted with protective shields to meet a higher safety standard than…

  • Jury resumes deliberations in ‘Blurred Lines’ copyright case

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A jury has resumed deliberations in a copyright infringement case in which Marvin Gaye’s family claims the 2013 hit “Blurred Lines” copied their father’s music. The eight-person panel resumed deliberations Friday…