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6/30/2014 1:30 PM
Yosemite celebrates 150th anniversary
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif.  — Yosemite National Park is celebrating the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s signing of the Yosemite Grant Act, which protected Yosemite Valley and Mariposa Grove.

6/30/2014 12:23 PM
Grand Central entrance named after ex-first lady
NEW YORK — A newly renovated entrance to Grand Central Terminal has been dedicated to Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who led the historic fight to save the terminal.

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Monday Memories: The Mercury rises
The Mercury, a streamlined New York Central steam locomotive, made an appearance at Toledo’s Union Station on July 2, 1936. Toledo News-Bee photographer George Blount took this photograph to give readers a preliminary glimpse of the train that would provide regular service between Cleveland and Detroit, with a Toledo stop.

6/30/2014 11:28 AM
Monty Python shows aim for Jagger-like energy jolt
LONDON — The members of Monty Python are aiming to move like Jagger in their live farewell shows.

6/30/2014 11:15 AM
Starbucks chair co-writing book on veterans
NEW YORK — Starbucks chairman Howard Schultz is collaborating on a book about veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

6/30/2014 11:08 AM
Bynes' N.Y. bong-tossing case dismissed
NEW YORK  — The bong-tossing case against Amanda Bynes was dismissed today after the actress complied with the judge’s orders to stay out of trouble and go to counseling.

6/30/2014 11:04 AM
'First Wives Club' musical heads to Broadway
NEW YORK — Revenge will be in the air in a few years when a musical version of “The First Wives Club” comes calling on Broadway.

6/30/2014 11:01 AM
Robert Downey Jr.'s son arrested
WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif.  — Los Angeles authorities say the 20-year-old son of actor Robert Downey, Jr. is out on bail after being arrested with what deputies believe was cocaine.

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Be wary of summertime ticks, mosquitoes
You know it’s summertime when you’re outside and occasionally swatting at your arms or legs to shoo flying or crawling insects, especially mosquitoes and ticks, the bugs that public health officials are most concerned about right now.

6/30/2014 12:00 AM
Heat can be too hot to handle
Hot weather kills more Americans than all other natural disasters combined, and the casualties continue to climb despite decades of warnings about how to recognize the signs of heat stress and take prompt corrective action.