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In this March 16, 2017 photo, a visitor to the Brooklyn Museum in New York walks past a display of black wool suits worn by American artist Georgia O'Keeffe. Exhibit coordinator Lisa Small said O'Keeffe's "distinctive" clothing style symbolized her lifelong commitment to minimalism. O'Keeffe died in 1986 at age 98. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
March 17, 2017 - 8:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City museum is highlighting Georgia O'Keeffe's role as a style icon. The Brooklyn Museum exhibit — titled "Georgia O'Keeffe: Living Modern" — features clothing, paintings and photos. It's part of a yearlong project celebrating feminist thinking. Guest curator Wanda M...
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This still image taken from video shows police at the scene where Yadira Arroyo, 44, an emergency medical technician has died after she was run over by a stolen ambulance, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. (WNYW FOX 5 NY via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 6:44 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York emergency medical technician and mother of five who authorities say was "bravely doing her job" was killed when she was run over by her own ambulance that had just been stolen. Yadira Arroyo, 44, and another EMT were in the process of responding to a call Thursday night...
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FILE - In a June 30, 2005 file photo, Michigan's Upper Peninsula and Lake Michigan is seen from the Mackinac Bridge in Mackinaw City, Mich. President Donald Trump wants to eliminate federal support of a program that addresses the Great Lakes' most pressing environmental threats. Trump's 2018 budget released Thursday, March 16, 2017, would remove all funding for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, which has received strong support from members of Congress in both parties since President Barack Obama established it in 2009. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio, File)
March 17, 2017 - 6:36 am
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — It sounds like an idea that would warm a conservative Republican's heart: Kill funding of a regional environmental cleanup that has lasted seven years and cost the federal government more than $2 billion, with no end in sight. If states want to keep the program going,...
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FILE - In this March 18, 2016, file photo, Fox News Channel's Sean Hannity speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, in Phoenix. Hannity denied a CNN report on March 16, 2017, that he pointed a gun at Fox News colleague Juan Williams on the network's set following an on-air argument between the pair. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
March 17, 2017 - 6:20 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Sean Hannity says he "never pointed" a gun at Fox News colleague Juan Williams, despite a CNN report to the contrary. CNN reported Thursday that Hannity pointed a gun directly at Williams and turned on the laser sight off-air following a heated segment last year. But Hannity told...
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This still image taken from video shows police at the scene where Yadira Arroyo, 44, an emergency medical technician has died after she was run over by a stolen ambulance, Thursday, March 16, 2017, in the Bronx borough of New York. (WNYW FOX 5 NY via AP)
March 17, 2017 - 4:38 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A New York emergency medical technician and mother of five who authorities say was "bravely doing her job" was killed when she was run over by her own ambulance that had just been stolen. Yadira Arroyo, 44, and another EMT were in the process of responding to a call Thursday night...
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FILE - In this July 13, 2015 file photo, Denise Huskins, left, and her boyfriend Aaron Quinn appear at a news conference in Vallejo, Calif. Matthew Muller, a disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney, faces decades in prison when he is sentenced Thursday, March 16, 2017, for kidnapping Huskins in a scheme so elaborate and bizarre that police in California initially dismissed it as a hoax. (Mike Jory/The Times-Herald via AP, File)
March 17, 2017 - 2:55 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A California woman who was drugged along with her boyfriend and then dragged from their home described the "hell that we have survived" in emotional testimony before her abductor was sentenced to 40 years in prison in a crime so elaborate and bizarre that police initially...
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March 17, 2017 - 1:02 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An emergency medical technician and mother of five is dead after she was run over by her own ambulance that had just been stolen. Police say 44-year-old Yadira Arroyo and another EMT were in the process of responding to a call Thursday night in the Bronx when they were alerted that...
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In this March 3, 2017 photo, razor wire is coiled along a fence at the closed Mount McGregor Correctional Facility in Wilton, N.Y. Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days in a home next door. States are finding out the hard way that closed prisons can be a tough sell. (AP Photo/Chris Carola)
March 17, 2017 - 12:55 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Perched atop an Adirondack mountain, the 325-acre site for sale seems to have everything a developer could want: spectacular views, a man-made lake, close proximity to the tourist destination of Saratoga Springs and, oh, former President Ulysses S. Grant lived out his final days...
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Nevada's Cameron Oliver (0) rejects a shot by Iowa State's Matt Thomas (21) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball tournament first-round game Thursday, March 16, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
March 16, 2017 - 10:51 pm
The Latest on the NCAA Tournament (all times EDT): 11:40 p.m. Iowa State and Nevada are getting in each other's faces in the second half, with a double technical and a lot of trash talking. Iowa State is threatening to pull away late. The Cyclones lead 69-59 with less than 5 minutes left. Nevada...
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FILE- In this Dec. 27, 2016, file photo, Christian Gutierrez appears in a Honolulu courtroom to plead not guilty to animal cruelty charges in connection with the deaths of seabirds at a nature reserve in December 2015. Gutierrez pleaded no contest Thursday, March 16, 2017, in a case involving seabirds killed at a Hawaii nature reserve. (AP Photo/Jennifer Kelleher, File)
March 16, 2017 - 10:50 pm
HONOLULU (AP) — A 19-year-old college student pleaded no contest Thursday in a case involving seabirds killed at a Hawaii nature reserve. Christian Gutierrez pleaded no contest to animal cruelty, theft and other charges. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to dismiss 14 remaining counts. The state...
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