On This Day: 11 September 1954

On This Day: 11 September 1954

Miss America was televised for the first time.
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On This Day: 27 February 1972

On This Day: 27 February 1972

Elizabeth Taylor celebrated her 40th birthday at a star-studded party in Budapest.
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Refinery fire near Los Angeles under investigation

The cause of an explosion and fire at the largest oil refinery on the West Coast was under investigation. No one was injured. There were no immediate signs that any toxins affected the community around the Marathon Petroleum refinery in Carson.
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Trump advises to treat coronavirus 'like the flu'

Trump advises to treat coronavirus 'like the flu'

President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a widespread U.S. outbreak of the coronavirus isn't inevitable even as top health authorities at his side warned Americans that more infections are coming. He also dispensed some of his own advice.
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Hayek praises the 'miracle' that made her career

Hayek praises the 'miracle' that made her career

At the Berlin International Film Festival, Salma Hayek says it was a "miracle" that she's enjoyed the career she has.
Broadway comes to Madison Square Garden

Broadway comes to Madison Square Garden

Introduced by Spike Lee and New York mayor Bill de Blasio, Madison Square Garden hosts a performance of "To Kill a Mockingbird" for 18,000 school children.
Hayek, Blanchett discuss Weinstein verdict

Hayek, Blanchett discuss Weinstein verdict

While promoting their latest projects at the Berlin International Film Festival, actresses Salma Hayek and Cate Blanchett gave their reaction to the Harvey Weinstein verdict.
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Speaking at the Berlin International Film Festival, friends Javier Bardem and Salma Hayek both praised each other and admitted they were scared to work opposite each other on new movie, "The Roads Not Taken."
AP Top Stories February 27

AP Top Stories February 27

Here's the latest for Thursday February 27th: US coronavirus case apparently not linked to travel; Milwaukee gunman kills 5 & self; Explosives used to build border wall on land considered sacred by Native Americans; California refinery fire invest...
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Gunman kills 5, self at Milwaukee brewery

Gunman kills 5, self at Milwaukee brewery

An employee opened fire Wednesday at one of the nation's largest breweries in Milwaukee, killing five fellow workers at the Molson Coors complex before taking his own life, police said.
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Gunman kills 5, self at Milwaukee brewery complex

Gunman kills 5, self at Milwaukee brewery complex

After a shooting at Milwaukee's Molson Coors brewery complex killed six employees, including the gunman, a nearby bar opened its doors to the evacuated workers.
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Today in History for February 27th

Today in History for February 27th

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Whistleblower in Michigan sex abuse case to speak

Whistleblower in Michigan sex abuse case to speak

An attorney says his firm represents more than a dozen people in the University of Michigan sexual abuse case and will hold a news conference with the whistleblower and two other former wrestlers to share their allegations about the late Dr. Robe...
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Trump picks Pence to head govt. response to virus

Trump picks Pence to head govt. response to virus

President Donald Trump declares that the U.S. is ready for whatever the coronavirus threat brings, as he puts Vice President Mike Pence in charge of overseeing the nation's response.
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Trump: US is 'very, very ready' for coronavirus

Trump: US is 'very, very ready' for coronavirus

President Donald Trump says the U.S. is “very, very ready” for whatever the new coronavirus threat brings. Trump held a news conference to push back against criticism that his administration isn't doing enough to meet the virus threat.
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Trump sends condolences for Milwaukee shooting

Trump sends condolences for Milwaukee shooting

U.S. President Donald Trump has extended his "deepest condolences" to the victims and families in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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House makes lynching a federal crime

House makes lynching a federal crime

House makes lynching a federal crime
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AP Top Stories February 26

AP Top Stories February 26

Here are the top stories for Wednesday, Feb. 26th: Biden gets key endorsement in S.C.; Sanders pushes universal child care, cancelling student debt; Virus debate hits Capitol Hill; Pope Francis holds Ash Wednesday mass, while some masses cancelled.
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Reports: Fatalities reported in Milwaukee shooting

Reports: Fatalities reported in Milwaukee shooting

Milwaukee police are responding to what they are calling a "critical incident" on the Molson Coors Brewing Co. campus amid reports of a possible shooting. Local media are reporting fatalities.
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Biden nabs Clyburn endorsement before S.C. primary

Biden nabs Clyburn endorsement before S.C. primary

2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has won the endorsement of Rep. Jim Clyburn, the highest-ranking black member of Congress and the kingmaker of South Carolina's Democratic political orbit.
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Pelosi urges Democratic unity amid Sanders surge

Pelosi urges Democratic unity amid Sanders surge

Speaker Nancy Pelosi urged party unity amid Bernie Sanders’ surge in the presidential race, even as some House Democrats worry about a volatile election that could put a self-described democratic socialist atop the ticket.
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Sanders pushes childcare, cancelling student debt

Sanders pushes childcare, cancelling student debt

During the 2016 Democratic presidential race, when Bernie Sanders pushed making college free, it was seen as a radical idea from a fringe candidate. Now, he has returned with the same idea in 2020. Only this time, it's helped propel him to the fro...
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McCarthy: Virus challenge, China's accountability

McCarthy: Virus challenge, China's accountability

House Minority Leader Rep. Kevin McCarthy says the challenge for the United States when it comes to coronavirus is "the lack of accountability coming from China."
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Meteor streaks across early morning Arizona sky

Meteor streaks across early morning Arizona sky

Early risers in Arizona were treated to a meteor streaking across the sky Wednesday. The meteor was seen to the north of Phoenix about 5:33 a.m.
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