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4/7/2014 1:06 AM
Actor Mickey Rooney dies at 93
LOS ANGELES — Mickey Rooney’s approach to life was simple: “Let’s put on a show!” He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.

4/7/2014 6:43 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

4/6/2014 9:24 PM
Strait, Lambert haul in hatted hardware
LAS VEGAS — George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.

4/6/2014 10:11 PM
NCAA leader: Unionization a bad idea
ARLINGTON, Texas — The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports while insisting the association has plans to change the school-athlete relationship.

4/6/2014 10:43 PM
Churches honor soldiers slain at site
KILLEEN, Texas — The church program pictured an empty road being enveloped by dark clouds of a sweeping thunderstorm, and the service’s lesson was from Isaiah 35:4, “Be strong, fear not.”

4/6/2014 7:27 PM
Teen boy dead after fall from Florida balcony
PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. — Florida authorities say a 13-year-old boy from Indiana fell from a 15th-story balcony to his death while vacationing with his family.

4/6/2014 2:08 PM
Deadly opiate epidemic reaches all corners
SPRING LAKE, Minn. — On a beautiful Sunday last October, Detective Dan Douglas stood in a suburban Minnesota home and looked down at a lifeless 20-year-old — a needle mark in his arm, a syringe in his pocket. It didn’t take long for Detective Douglas to realize that the man, fresh out of treatment, was his second heroin

4/6/2014 2:06 PM
Recovering U.S. outpacing other major economies
WASHINGTON — As a brutal winter yields to spring, the U.S. economy is showing renewed strength just as other major economies appear desperate for help.

4/6/2014 2:01 PM
2 injured in Ind. hot-air balloon crash
NOBLESVILLE, Ind. — Authorities say seven people escaped serious injury when the hot-air balloon carrying them crashed into power lines in central Indiana.

4/6/2014 2:00 PM
Mich. boy shot after leaving party
KALAMAZOO, Mich. — Kalamazoo policed say a 13-year-old Kalamazoo boy was shot after leaving a party on the city’s south side.