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‘Beyond Vision’: An Exhibit To Touch, Smell And Hear, Too

NEW YORK (AP) — Cutting-edge technologies and designs can make daily life better, particularly for those with sensory disabilities, a new exhibit here demonstrates. “The Senses: Design Beyond Vision” features works that invite visitors to touch, hear and smell — often in combination ...

Fashionisto Simon Doonan Sees Magic, Madness In Soccer Style

NEW YORK (AP) — Simon Doonan is an established fashionisto and lifelong soccer obsessive, both of which he has poured into a new book dedicated to the style drivers of the sport. So what, exactly, sets soccer players apart on the fashion front when compared to other pro athletes? For ...

LeBron Pushes Cavaliers To Game 7

CLEVELAND — LeBron James scored 46 points and preserved his reign atop the Eastern Conference for at least one more game as the Cleveland Cavaliers shook off losing All-Star Kevin Love with a head injury and beat the Boston Celtics 109-99 on Friday night to force a Game 7. James, playing in ...

To Love Honeysuckle, Plant The Right One In The Right Spot

(AP) — Who couldn’t love a plant with a name that speaks of both sweetness and nurturing? Yet there are those who scorn honeysuckle. And — just as bad — there are those who shower honeysuckles with too much affection. The key to experiencing honeysuckle’s sweet side is having the ...

‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’ Is A Hit From Broadway To Kiev

(AP) — Gerry Marsden walked into Liverpool’s ODEON cinema for a Laurel and Hardy film. It was raining when he started to leave, so he decided to stay for the second part of the double feature and watch the comedy duo one more time. And with that, a part of soccer history was ...

Court: More Study Needed On Impacts Of Yellowstone-Area Gold Mining

BILLINGS, Mont. — A gold exploration proposal just north of Yellowstone National Park has suffered a significant setback with a court ruling released Friday that faulted Montana officials for understating mining’s potential harm to land, water and wildlife. The ruling from a state ...

Teenager Caught In Violent Gang Seeks Way To Straighten Out

DEAR ABBY: I am 19, and I have been smoking and drinking — a lot — ever since I was 14. I also sneak out and go to parties and hang out with a gang I’m in. We get into a lot of fights. I know I have hurt quite a few people, and I want to set myself straight. I’m worried because I’m ...

In ‘Ibiza’ A Summer Comedy That Can Be Streamed At Home

So long a staple of the moviegoing experience, the summer comedy has fallen on hard times. There are hardly any on this season’s release schedule, and one of the more promising candidates — “Ibiza,” starring the terrific Gillian Jacobs and the former “Saturday Night Live” cast ...

Jay And Mark Duplass Reveal The Secret To Their Success

NEW YORK (AP) — When the filmmaking Duplass brothers sat down to list their top 10 movies of all time, one cinematic masterpiece didn’t make the cut. Jay and Mark Duplass made room for “Dumb and Dumber,” ‘’Tootsie” and “Raising Arizona.” But “The Godfather,” often ...

In Taking On ‘Solo,’ Ehrenreich Faced An Unenviable Task

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thandie Newton jokes that there might be something off about Alden Ehrenreich — because how else could he take on the pressure-filled role of Han Solo with so much ease? “Every week, I was expecting a call that Alden had had a nervous breakdown and wouldn’t be ...

Hawaii School Cleans, But Ash Still Coats Many Desks And Floors

HONOLULU (AP) — Aina Akamu gave final exams to his students as they sat on bleachers or the floor of the basketball court in the gym in his small town on Hawaii’s Big Island. He moved his class to the community of Pahala’s gym nearby after he and his students could no longer stand the ...

Handcuffed Weinstein Faces Rape Charge In #MeToo Reckoning

NEW YORK (AP) — It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once-powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a police station Friday facing rape and criminal sex act ...

Teacher Who Confronted Indiana School Shooter Lauded As Hero

NOBLESVILLE, Ind. (AP) — An Indiana middle school student armed with two handguns opened fire inside his science classroom Friday, authorities said, wounding a classmate and a teacher whose swift intervention was credited with saving lives. The shooter, who had asked to be dismissed from ...

Today In History

Today is Saturday, May 26, the 146th day of 2018. There are 219 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 26, 1868, the impeachment trial of President Andrew Johnson ended with his acquittal on the remaining charges. On this date: In 1647, Alse (Alice) Young was ...

Search On For 14-Month-Old Toddler After Mother’s Body Found

SODUS, N.Y. (AP) — Police in western New York issued an Amber Alert on Friday for a missing 14-month-old boy whose mother’s body was found in a plastic bag hidden in the woods two days earlier. According to the alert, the child, Owen Hidalgo-Calderon, was last seen May 16, the same day ...

Clinton Warns Of Threats To Democracy

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Hillary Clinton implored a crowd at Harvard University on Friday to stand up for “the truth, facts and reason” as attacks on the rule of law, free press and elections threaten to undermine American democracy. The former Democratic presidential candidate, ...

‘I Was Wrong’ — The Three Hardest Words In The English Language

They might be the three hardest words in the English language: “I was wrong.” Three simple syllables, but many of us find them unpronounceable. As in a Twitter critic who referred to me as “her” the other day. “Her?” tweeted I. Whereupon, she launched into this tortured ...

Trumps Cancels Summit With Kim; North Korea Still Wants Talks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday abruptly canceled his summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang — a decision North Korea called “regrettable” while still holding out hope for “peace and ...

Dems, GOP Leaders Get Classified Briefings On Russia Probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican and Democratic lawmakers on Thursday huddled in classified briefings about the origins of the FBI investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election, a highly unusual series of meetings prompted by partisan allegations that the bureau spied ...

Gordon Leads Rockets Over Warriors

HOUSTON (AP) — Eric Gordon came off the bench to score 24 points and his steal on Golden State’s last possession secured a 98-94 victory Thursday night that gave the Houston Rockets a 3-2 lead in the Western Conference finals. The Rockets head into Game 6 on Saturday night in Oakland one ...