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  • Obama honoring Streisand, Spielberg, Yogi Berra and more story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-24-15 10:54 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama recognized 17 Americans with the nation's highest civilian award on Tuesday, including the first African-American woman elected to Congress, one of the greatest catchers in baseball history and a "Funny Girl."

  • Hawkeyes' ability to win close games could help at Nebraska story has photos
    Updated: Nov-24-15 7:28 pm

    Michigan State can go to the Big Ten championship game with a win over Penn State on Saturday. Ohio State and Michigan meet in "The Game," with the winner representing the East Division in the title game if the Spartans slip up.

  • Opponent of Japanese-Americans' WWII treatment to be honored story has photos
    Updated: Nov-23-15 5:22 am

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri - Relatives of a civil rights attorney being honored posthumously this week with a Presidential Medal of Freedom for challenging the treatment of Japanese Americans during World War II are alarmed by recent opposition to Syrian refugees resettling in the U.S.

  • Historic Hinchliffe Stadium to get $300K restoration grant 
    Updated: Nov-06-15 12:26 pm

    A dilapidated northern New Jersey stadium that once played host to legendary Negro Leagues baseball players and was recently named a national historic landmark is getting a boost for its restoration efforts.

  • US marshal in New York says security is top priority story has photos
    Updated: Nov-02-15 8:04 pm

    NEW YORK - Long before Michael Greco became the U.S. marshal in the judicial district that includes Manhattan, he dreamed of becoming a police officer, a cowboy, an astronaut and the pope. Decades later, his wish list dwindled.