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This image released by O&M/DKC shows Ben Platt, center, during a performance of "Dear Evan Hansen." Platt, the star of “Dear Evan Hansen,” with songs by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the recent Oscar winners for "City of Stars" from the movie “La La Land,” is a shoo-in for a nomination for best actor in a musical. Tony Award nominations will be announced on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. (Matthew Murphy/O&M/DKC via AP)
May 02, 2017 - 12:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If last year's Tony Award nomination announcement was pretty simple, this year's is much, much messier. The question around this time in 2016 was just how many Tony nods the megahit "Hamilton" would earn. This season there's a glut of 13 musicals all vying for four best new musical...
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City Attorney Dennis Herrera, left, smiles while walking with San Francisco Supervisor Aaron Peskin, right, after announcing a settlement agreement on short term rentals during a news conference Monday, May 1, 2017, at City Hall in San Francisco. San Francisco and Airbnb have reached a deal to end a lawsuit over a law that fines the company for booking rentals not registered with the city. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 01, 2017 - 8:50 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and Airbnb reached a deal Monday in a lawsuit stemming from San Francisco's efforts to try to prevent the short-term rental website from including housing units that violate city rules restricting who can list properties and for how long. Critics complain Airbnb's...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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May 01, 2017 - 7:28 pm
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — A body found last week has been identified as that of a 14-year-old hiker who went missing nearly two weeks ago while hiking a remote part of the Grand Canyon during a family trip, authorities said Monday. Jackson Standefer, of Chattanooga, Tennessee, was...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Kennedy Garden of the White House in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017, to the Independent Community Bankers Association. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 01, 2017 - 4:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday said he will explore the possibility of higher gasoline and diesel fuel taxes, suggesting an increase could pay for his ambitious infrastructure plan. "It's something that I would certainly consider," Trump told Bloomberg News in an interview. The...
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Visitors have their ticket scanned as they wait in line outside the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Cultural on the National Mall in Washington, Monday, May 1, 2017. The hottest ticket in Washington right now is for the new museum, where thousands of tickets are snapped up each month within minutes of being released, a full seven months after the museum opened. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
May 01, 2017 - 2:36 pm
The hottest ticket in Washington, D.C., right now? It's for the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, where thousands of tickets are snapped up each month within minutes of being released, a full seven months after the museum opened. The 750 passes released each day...
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In this April 23, 2017 photo provided by the Center for Coastal Studies, a right whale side-feeds just below the surface of Cape Cod Bay off shore from Wellfleet, Mass. Charles "Stormy" Mayo, director of right whale ecology at center in Provincetown, said ominous signs suggest the global population of 500 animals is slowly declining. (Center for Coastal Studies via AP)
May 01, 2017 - 12:25 am
BOSTON (AP) — Those endangered North Atlantic right whales cavorting in Cape Cod Bay are fun to watch, but their frolicking doesn't tell the whole story. Charles "Stormy" Mayo, director of right whale ecology at the federally funded Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Massachusetts, says...
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Marisa Tobey breaks up a clump of moist dirt while weeding her garden, Thursday, April 28, 2017, in Freeport, Maine. Northern New England's annual mud season is expected to last into May this year. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
April 29, 2017 - 4:20 pm
NEW GLOUCESTER, Maine (AP) — Spring is in the air. But mud is on the ground, and will be for a while. Mud season is an annual mucky rite of passage in the lives of northern New Englanders. This year, it's gloppier than usual in places, and hanging around longer. Even Acadia National Park in Maine...
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Dairy cows are released into open fields for the lush summer pastures, freed from the stables which have been their homes for the long winter months, in Drottningholm, Sweden, Saturday, April 29, 2017. The annual event, known in Sweden as "koslapp" or cow release, has become a popular family outing for many urban dwellers. (AP Photo/David Keyton)
April 29, 2017 - 9:21 am
DROTTNINGHOLM, Sweden (AP) — Despite a cold wind and chilling temperatures, spring has come to Sweden. At least, spring for the milk cows. In an annual event that warms hearts across the country, "koslapp" (KOOH-slep) — the cow release — has become a popular family outing for urban residents. That'...
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April 29, 2017 - 6:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — German police say they are investigating a suspicious suitcase at Berlin's Tegel airport and the operator says flights there are being diverted. Federal police said on Twitter early Saturday that travelers are being evacuated from Terminal B while officers investigate the suitcase.
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