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April 26, 2015 - 12:42am
19 min 35 sec ago

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tribeca Film Festival ended with a bang — a special 25th anniversary screening of the Martin Scorsese gangster flick "Goodfellas."

Robert De Niro, Ray Liotta, Lorraine Bracco and Paul Sorvino walked the red carpet before the screening Saturday night.

Liotta recalled Scorsese saying he wanted to shoot the film "like a gangster."

Many place the Oscar-nominated film at the top of the list of the greatest movies...

April 25, 2015 - 11:27pm
19 min 35 sec ago

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — The Coast Guard says four sailors are missing after a violent storm capsized boats that were participating in a regatta in Mobile Bay.

Petty Officer Carlos Vega said one person had been rescued in the waters around 9 p.m. Saturday, nearly five hours after the storm blew through the area. Boats toppled and many sailors had to be helped from the waters.

More than 100 sailboats and as many as 200 people were participating in the...

April 25, 2015 - 9:57pm
19 min 35 sec ago

BALTIMORE (AP) — Fans at the Baltimore Orioles-Boston Red Sox baseball game were briefly asked to stay inside the stadium toward the end of the game after a small group of Freddie Gray protesters became violent.

The protesters blocked an intersection near Oriole Park at Camden Yards for several hours and had a tense standoff with police Saturday night. The protesters were eventually cleared.

In the middle of the ninth inning, the public address...

April 25, 2015 - 9:41pm
19 min 35 sec ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The national "Nerd Prom" is drawing a wide mix of Hollywood and Washington power players for the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.

Tea Leoni, who plays the nation's chief diplomat on TV's "Madam Secretary," arrived arm in arm Saturday with the first female secretary of state, Madeleine Albright. Their entourage includes CBS' Bob Schieffer and Leoni's TV husband, Tim Daly.

The correspondents' dinner has grown into a...

April 25, 2015 - 9:04pm
1 hour 29 min ago

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy who went missing for nearly four days before he returned to his Northern California home told his family he hid on his high school campus, surviving on fruit from trees and drinking from the water fountain.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1QuLiLL) the boy went to his first-period class Monday morning and missed his remaining classes. His disappearance led law enforcement officers to search his...

April 25, 2015 - 8:40pm
2 hours 29 min ago

HONOLULU (AP) — The Coast Guard says it's continuing to look for a Hawaii fisherman who went missing just a few months after surviving 12 days at sea.

A patrol boat based in Hilo, a medium response boat from Maui and a helicopter crew from Oahu were searching for Ron Ingraham on Saturday.

The Coast Guard rescued Ingraham's shipmate Kenny Corder a few hours after receiving a mayday call from their vessel early Friday.

Corder says...

April 25, 2015 - 6:33pm
19 min 35 sec ago

9 p.m. CDT (10 p.m. EDT)

For some at the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition meeting of social conservatives, it looks like a bumper crop of Republican candidates competing in the 2016 race.

Sixty-eight-year-old Bill Campbell Indianola says he hasn't decided which of the contenders to support. But he's pleased so many are vying for the nomination. He calls that "a wonderful dilemma."

Another voter, Jean Gerritsen of Ankeny, is...

April 25, 2015 - 5:58pm
3 hours 59 min ago

NEW YORK (AP) — Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday.

Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees hiking Mount Everest. The other three, he added, are safe.

Google would not give further details. The company says it has...

April 25, 2015 - 5:56pm
3 hours 59 min ago

DENVER (AP) — The nephew of a homicide victim was fatally shot Saturday as people gathered to form a procession to drive to the funeral.

Denver police say the dead man was related to Abdul Rahim Muhammad, who was shot and killed in his yard earlier this month.

The shooting happened outside the Denver Gospel Hall, two blocks from Muhammad's home.

According to the Denver Post (http://tinyurl.com/l9eqn4d ), the delayed procession re...

April 25, 2015 - 4:22pm
5 hours 9 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is sending a disaster response team and $1 million in aid to Nepal following a devastating earthquake.

The White House and Secretary of State John Kerry are offering condolences along with pledging the support.

The magnitude 7.8 quake outside the capital, Kathmandu, killed more than 1,100 people in Nepal and at least 50 others in neighboring countries.

Kerry says in a statement that the United...

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