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Famous birthdays for Nov. 17: Rachel McAdams, Martin Scorsese

Actor Rachel McAdams turns 40 and model/actor RuPaul turns 57, among the famous birthdays for Nov. 17....

On This Day, Nov. 17: Nixon assures reporters he’s ‘not a crook’

On Nov. 17, 1973, President Richard Nixon uttered the infamous words, "I am not a crook," in response to reporters' questions about the Watergate scandal. ...

Fantasy Football Who’s In, Who’s Out: Week 11 NFL injury report

Call it a week of mystery surrounding the availability of Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco for Sunday's crucial division game vs. the Cincinnati Bengals....

Pfizer to increase some drug prices in 2019

Pfizer is raising the prices of dozens of drugs in 2019 after bowing to pressure earlier this year from President Donald Trump and rolling back increases....

Les Miles nearing deal to become next Kansas head coach

Les Miles, former head coach at LSU and Oklahoma State, is finalizing a contract to become the next head coach at Kansas....

QB Phillip Walker re-signs with Indianapolis Colts

The Indianapolis Colts signed quarterback Phillip Walker to the practice squad on Friday and released defensive end Anthony Winbush from the practice squad....

Detroit Lions WR Marvin Jones Jr. seeks second opinion

Wide receiver Marvin Jones Jr. of the Detroit Lions is seeking a second opinion on what was diagnosed as only a bone bruise in his right knee....

Rough road loss dents Green Bay Packers’ playoff hopes

Another narrow loss put a dent in the Green Bay Packers' postseason hopes....

Stacey Abrams ends run against Brian Kemp in Georgia governor’s race

Democrat Stacey Abrams announced Friday she was ending her run against Republican Brian Kemp in Georgia's gubernatorial race....

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson (illness) back at practice; Joe Flacco doubtful

Rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson was back at practice with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday after sitting out the day before because of a stomach ailment....

George Papadopoulos seeks delay in prison sentence

Former Trump campaign adviser George Papadopoulos on Friday asked a federal judge to delay his prison sentence for lying to the FBI....

John Cryer to play Lex Luthor on ‘Supergirl’

"Superman IV: The Quest for Peace" scene-stealer John Cryer is to play Lex Luthor on "Supergirl."...

Vapers may influence smokers to quit lighting up, study says

New research suggests that's so: Cigarette smokers who spent more time with people who used electronic cigarettes were more likely to try quitting smoking....

World’s smallest dinosaur tracks reveal new sparrow-sized raptor

Scientist's have traced a trail of tiny dino footprints to a diminutive raptor. Researchers found the tracks of the sparrow-sized dino inside a dried lakebed....

Study: Surgery best treatment for appendicitis, not antibiotics

A person suffering from appendicitis should receive surgery and not try to treat the condition with antibiotics, a study said....

Most of Minnesota’s energy could come from wind, solar by 2050

A new study out of Minnesota found that 70 percent of the state's electricity could come from wind and solar energy by 2050 -- and it would cost about the same as natural gas....

‘Eighth Grade,’ ‘Beale Street’ up for top Independent Spirit Award

"Eighth Grade," "First Reformed," "If Beale Street Could Talk," "Leave No Trace" and "You Were Never Really Here" are nominated for the top Spirit Award....

In photos: Women of the next U.S. Congress

A record number of women -- at least 123, with some races still undecided -- will serve in the next session of the U.S. Congress, which begins in January 2019. Many newcomers join congressional veter...

Mice raised communally fare better as adults

According to a new study, mice raised communally benefit from a competitive advantage as adults....

Trump to nominate acting EPA head Andrew Wheeler as permanent chief

Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler will be nominated to permanently lead the EPA, President Donald Trump said on Friday....