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War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

War of Will Wins Preakness Featuring Riderless Running Horse

NEWS | By Stephen Whyno | May 19
Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

Van Passenger Impaled by Tripod on California Freeway

NEWS | May 19
Authorities say somebody stole a tripod from a California Department of Transportation crew and then dropped it from an overpass onto a Sacramento freeway, impaling the lung of a passenger in a van.

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

Biden Rejects Democrats' Anger in Call for National Unity

NEWS | By Steve Peoples | May 19
His party may be enraged by Donald Trump's presidency, but Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden insisted Saturday that Democrats will not defeat the Republican president if they pick an angry nominee.

A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

A Newly Restored 'The Shining' Debuts in Cannes

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
Thirty-nine years later, Jack is still not a dull boy. In a new pristine restoration, Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday evening.

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

Thousands March in Northern Ireland for Same Sex Marriage

NEWS | May 18
Thousands are marching in Northern Ireland to demand that the region's leaders permit same-sex marriage.

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

Italy's Salvini Stakes Out Post as Europe's Populist Leader

NEWS | By Colleen Barry | May 18
Italy's anti-migrant Interior Minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of right-wing populist leaders Saturday seeking historic results in next week's European Parliament elections in their bid to transform European politics.

 Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

Australia's Ruling Coalition Elected to Surprise Third Term

NEWS | By Rod McGuirk | May 18
Australia's ruling conservative coalition won a surprise victory in the country's general election on Saturday.

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

Arnold Schwarzenegger Assaulted During Event in South Africa

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
Actor Arnold Schwarzenegger was assaulted during a public appearance in South Africa on Saturday, but the 71-year-old appeared to quickly recover and say "I'm just glad the idiot didn't interrupt my Snapchat."

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

Wynn and MGM in Talks About Sale uf Encore Boston Casino

NEWS | By Steve LeBlanc and Bob Salsberg | May 18
Two major casino operators said Friday they were in preliminary talks about the possible sale of one of the largest casinos in the Northeast.

Netflix Announces Fashion Design Competition Series

Netflix Announces Fashion Design Competition Series

ENTERTAINMENT | May 18
It's been a minute since a new fashion design competition has occurred. Enter: "Next in Fashion," soon to come on Netflix.


News

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

In Clash With Congress, Weak Legal Case May Still Help Trump

POLITICS | By Jessica Gresko and Mark Sherman | May 18
For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him.


Business

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

A Separate War: Pioneering Black Marines Endured, Prevailed

LEGAL | By Tom Foreman Jr. | May 18
It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for.


Technology

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

Why Is the Pentagon Interested in UFOs?

SCIENCE | By Iain Boyd | May 18
U.S. Navy pilots and sailors won't be considered crazy for reporting unidentified flying objects, under new rules meant to encourage them to keep track of what they see.


Finance

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

How Obamacare, Medicare And 'Medicare For All' Muddy The Campaign Trail

HEALTH | By Shefali Luthra | May 18
The health care debate has Democrats on Capitol Hill and the presidential campaign trail facing renewed pressure to make clear where they stand.


Cars

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

Trump Delays Imposing Tariffs on Auto Imports and Parts

AUTO NEWS | May 17
President Donald Trump on Friday delayed any decision to impose tariffs on car and auto-part imports, deciding against ratcheting up trade disputes or impacting ongoing talks with European nations and Japan.


Health/Fitness

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

In Abortion Debates, Female Lawmakers Recount Their Rapes

NATIONAL | By Julie Carr Smyth and Christina A. Cassidy | May 18
For more than two decades, Nancy Mace did not speak publicly about her rape. In April, when she finally broke her silence, she chose the most public of forums — before her colleagues in South Carolina's legislature.


Travel

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

Sri Lanka's Hotels, Beaches and Eateries Now Empty of Tourists

INTERNATIONAL | By Bharatha Mallawarachi | May 17
Sri Lanka was the Lonely Planet guide's top travel destination for 2019, but since the Easter Sunday attacks on churches and luxury hotels, foreign tourists have fled.