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  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    The Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew as tensions ease following rioting and looting 5:30 p.m. Baltimore police say they’ve made nearly 500 arrests and added that more than 100 officers have been injured since large-scale protests…

  • James Taylor debuts song about Red Sox-Yankees at Fenway

    BOSTON (AP) — James Taylor inherited his love for the Boston Red Sox from his father and grandmother, and his newest song follows his fandom through three generations from the sale of Babe Ruth to…

  • New Orleans wraps up Jazz Fest with raucous performances

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Raucous performances by New Orleans hometown hero Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, rocker Lenny Kravitz and rising country star Kacey Musgraves closed out the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on…

  • Cable, pay-per-view problems leave viewers fighting mad

    NEW YORK (AP) — For some boxing fans, the big fight Saturday night turned out to be between them and their cable companies. Strong pay-per-view demand for the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao fight in Las Vegas…

  • Intuit drafting another small business for Super Bowl TV ad

    NEW YORK (AP) — Intuit is looking to draft another small business for some air time in football’s biggest game. The maker of QuickBooks accounting software is planning its second competition in which small companies…

  • ‘Avengers’ sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening…

  • What to see on closing day of New Orleans’ Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wraps up its last of seven days of music, food and culture on Sunday. The festival, a celebration of Louisiana’s heritage, features music stages…

  • Ashes of ballerina Plisetskaya to be spread over Russia

    MOSCOW (AP) — The ashes of Maya Plisetskaya, the renowned Bolshoi Theater ballerina who died this weekend, will be spread over Russia in accordance with her wishes. Bolshoi director Vladimir Urin said Plisetskaya left instructions…

  • Alice, Charlotte, Diana? Guessing game for royal baby’s name

    LONDON (AP) — Princess Charlotte has a certain ring to it. Or how about Princess Alice? Britain’s newborn princess, the second child of Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, has spent her first night…

  • Pretty in Pink: Princess is good for nation of shopkeepers

    LONDON (AP) — Britain’s retailers might just be rejoicing as much as Kate and Wills about the birth of a new baby princess. Baby boutiques, clothing stores and fashion designers received a gift that will…

  • Gaiman, Bechdel among new table hosts at PEN gala

    NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Gaiman, Art Spiegelman and Alison Bechdel are among the writers who have agreed to be table hosts at next week’s PEN American Center gala after six authors withdrew in protest…

  • Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — Sens. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Tim Scott, R-S.C.; Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — House Speaker…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Tampa Bay, Chicago, Anaheim try to take 2-0 lead

    The Montreal Canadiens have had six opportunities, and they haven’t beaten the Tampa Bay Lightning this season. When the Atlantic Division rivals meet next in Game 2 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series, the Canadiens…

  • Jerry Lee Lewis, Elton John rock the New Orleans Jazz Fest

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With thousands of people packing the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Track, hundreds more ignored “No Chair Zone” and “Standing Room Only” signs, setting up chairs 15 and 20 deep…

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