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If I only had $85K: Fundraiser for 'Oz' Scarecrow costume
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Now that the Smithsonian has reached its crowd-funding goal to preserve the ruby slippers from "The Wizard of Oz," the museum is asking for more money to conserve another relic from the beloved movie.
Alan Alda asks scientists to explain energy to children
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Bills coach Ryan calls Landry's hit on Williams 'dirty'
ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) ? Bills coach Rex Ryan is challenging the NFL to consider ejecting players for blindside hits to the head such as the one by Dolphins receiver Jarvis Landry that leveled Buffalo safety Aaron Williams.
Man won't get to cover neo-Nazi tattoos during murder trial
LAS VEGAS (AP) ? A Las Vegas man who was allowed to use makeup to cover his neo-Nazi tattoos during his robbery trial and conviction in in August will not get to hide them during his upcoming murder trial punishable by the death penalty, a judge has ruled.
U.S. stocks, dollar rise; oil briefly slips below $50
By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks closed higher on Monday, with the S&P 500 hitting a two-week high on the back of strong earnings and a flurry of deal activity, while the U.S. dollar hovered near a nine-month peak against other world currencies. Merger and acquisition activity spurred Wall Street, headed by Saturday's announcement by telecommunications company AT&T Inc that it plans to buy Time Warner Inc for $85.4 billion in what would be the world's biggest deal this year. More than a third of the S&P 500 components are scheduled to report earnings this week, including heavyweights such as Apple and Boeing .
Kerry voices concern to Lavrov about new Aleppo fighting
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry voiced concern to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday about renewed fighting and air strikes in the Syrian city of Aleppo after a break of several days, the State Department said. Lavrov and Kerry discussed the situation in Syria in a phone call and agreed that experts from several countries meeting in Geneva would continue searching for ways to resolve the Aleppo crisis, the State Department and Russia's Foreign Ministry said.
Suspect in killings, carjackings, cop shootings on the run
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) ? Authorities are hunting for a man suspected of killing his aunt and uncle, shooting two police officers, stealing a patrol car and carjacking other vehicles in a violent rampage in the Oklahoma City area, all while apparently taunting law enforcement via social media.
Final stop of craft that flew to Capitol? The garbage heap