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University of Louisville athletic director Vince Tyra speaks to the media during a news conference in Louisville, Ky., Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. Tyra announced the termination of head football coach Bobby Petrino, along with three of his assistants. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)
November 11, 2018 - 4:26 pm
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville's seven-game skid was bad enough. Worse were the large margins of defeat and opponents' apparent ease in lighting up the scoreboard. That combination spelled the end of coach Bobby Petrino's second chapter with the Cardinals. Louisville fired Petrino on Sunday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018, file photo, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, right, stands with Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul during an an election night watch party hosted by the New York State Democratic Committee in New York. Democrats who gained new or expanded powers in state elections are gearing up for a left-leaning push on gun control, universal health care and legal marijuana. Meanwhile, some Republican legislatures that have cut taxes and limited union powers are adjusting to a new reality of needing to work with a Democratic governor. The midterm elections Tuesday, Nov. 6, increased Democratic relevance in state capitols that have been dominated by Republicans during the past decade. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
November 11, 2018 - 3:12 pm
From New York to New Mexico, residents in a number of states can expect a leftward push for expanded health care coverage, gun control, education funding and legalized recreational marijuana as Democrats who gained new or stronger powers in the midterm elections seek to put their stamp on public...
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Clemson quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) celebrates his touchdown run with teammates during the second half of an NCAA college football game against Boston College, Saturday, Nov. 10, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
November 11, 2018 - 1:06 am
BOSTON (AP) — At the site of Dabo Swinney's first victory as the head coach of Clemson 10 years ago, the Tigers earned a milestone victory that shows what a superpower they have become. Trevor Lawrence threw a touchdown pass and ran for a score and No. 2 Clemson knocked Boston College quarterback...
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A 1942 Office of War Information poster copy hangs in a hallway of the Rochester Public Library in Rochester, N.H., Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018. A trove of propaganda posters from World War I and II were found recently found after being lost in storage for decades in the library's basement. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
November 10, 2018 - 9:53 am
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — One poster in a recently discovered trove vilifies the Nazis with a sword through a Bible and the words "This Is the Enemy." Some encouraged self-sacrifice by promoting recycling, planting gardens and buying potatoes. Still others warned that loose lips can literally sink...
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The burned remains of the Paradise Elementary school is seen Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. Blocks and blocks of homes and businesses in the Northern California town have been destroyed by a wildfire. Parts of the town of Paradise were still on fire on Friday. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
November 10, 2018 - 12:45 am
CHICO, Calif. (AP) — A Northern California science teacher says heroic bus drivers arrived at schools to help evacuate students threatened by a deadly, fast-moving wildfire. Paradise Unified School District science teacher Marc Kessler said Friday that teachers and staff also bundled frightened...
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People comfort each other as they stand near the scene Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, in Thousand Oaks, Calif., where a gunman opened fire Wednesday inside a country dance bar crowded with hundreds of people on "college night," wounding multiple people including a deputy who rushed to the scene. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
November 08, 2018 - 7:44 pm
College students out for a good time and a veteran lawman on patrol became heroes during a shooting at a country music bar by pulling people to safety and rushing into the gunfire. Many of the scores of young people regularly went to Borderline Bar & Grill in Thousand Oaks, California, where a...
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November 08, 2018 - 6:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people. Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:59 am
BERLIN (AP) — Jewish students in Berlin have marked the 80th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the "Night of Broken Glass," when Nazis terrorized Jews throughout Germany. Some 30 students from the Jewish Traditional School lit candles and recited prayers at their school Wednesday as Rabbi Yehuda...
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November 07, 2018 - 7:52 am
COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A member of the academy that awards the Nobel Prize in literature says she is leaving the body that has been marred by sex-abuse and financial crimes scandals. Swedish broadcaster SVT says Jayne Svenungsson is the eighth person to quit or to be forced off the 18-member...
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November 05, 2018 - 12:58 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has dropped plans to sell a city-owned mural that could have raised millions of dollars for a major makeover at a library. "Knowledge and Wonder" is a mural by local artist Kerry James Marshall that depicts black children looking at oversized books. It has...
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