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Can we talk? Trump's riding high - and he's got a lot to say

WASHINGTON — Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late.
Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'I stepped over the line' with women

Arnold Schwarzenegger: 'I stepped over the line' with women

LOS ANGELES — Arnold Schwarzenegger says he "stepped over the line several times" with women. In an interview released Tuesday in Men's Health , the actor and former Republican governor of California says he was the "first one to say sorry.
Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

Beyonce, Jay Z appear at City of Hope cancer charity event

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Beyonce paid homage to a high-profile music executive being honoured at a charity event to raise money for cancer research.
California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

California canine blood bank disputes PETA abuse claims

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Biosphere 2 legacy lives on more than quarter century later

Biosphere 2 legacy lives on more than quarter century later

ORACLE, Ariz. — They lived for two years and 20 minutes under the glass of a miniature Earth, complete with an ocean, rain forest, desert, grasslands and mangroves.

Naming Rights: Orlando's new police chief is named Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Orlando's newest police chief is already making a name for himself. His name? Orlando. Mayor Buddy Dyer announced Orlando's newest police chief during a ceremony Thursday.
UN secretary general visits quake-hit Indonesian city

UN secretary general visits quake-hit Indonesian city

JAKARTA, Indonesia — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Friday visited an Indonesian city shattered by an earthquake and tsunami to personally assess the impact of the disasters.
Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

Harrowing tales of survival from town ravaged by storm

MEXICO BEACH, Fla. — Residents of Mexico Beach that stayed during the storm are emerging from the debris with harrowing tales. Others, who evacuated, are coming to grips with the fact that much of their community was destroyed by Hurricane Michael.
Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

Georgia girl, 11, dies as Michael hurls debris through roof

ATLANTA — By all accounts, Sarah Radney was safe inside her grandparents' home when Hurricane Michael roared into southwest Georgia. If the family feared anything, it was probably falling trees — not a carport next to the house.
IS reverting to insurgency tactics after losing caliphate

IS reverting to insurgency tactics after losing caliphate

BEIRUT — After being nearly defeated on the battlefields of its would-be caliphate, the Islamic State group has reverted to what it was before its spectacular conquests in 2014, analysts say — a shadowy insurgent network that targets civilian populat