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Pittsburgh Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury signs a hat for a young fan during the team's Stanley Cup NHL hockey victory parade on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Pittsburgh.(Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
June 14, 2017 - 3:31 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup championship, the first an NHL team has won back to back in almost 20 years, spawned by far the biggest victory parade of any of the franchise's five titles. An estimated 650,000 people turned out along a downtown parade route that ended with a...
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U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke talks with reporters before touring Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument Wednesday, June 14, 2017 in Medway, Maine. Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is one of more than a dozen that's under review by President Trump. (AP Photo/Patrick Whittle)
June 14, 2017 - 2:09 pm
STACEYVILLE, Maine (AP) — U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke praised the beauty of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument on Wednesday and said he's "comfortable" with the National Park Service property remaining in public hands. With flies buzzing and Mount Katahdin as a backdrop, Zinke...
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June 14, 2017 - 8:11 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hundreds of fans had lined up before dawn Wednesday along downtown Pittsburgh streets and in Point State Park for a parade to celebrate the Penguins' Stanley Cup championship. Planners say as many as 500,000 people could turn out, surpassing the estimated 400,000 who attended last...
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June 13, 2017 - 11:08 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — E3, the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo, opened Tuesday in Los Angeles with thousands of video game enthusiasts, analysts and industry representatives in attendance to play and show off the latest technology that will soon be hitting store shelves. The show at the Los...
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FILE - In this May 9, 2017, file photo, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke rides a horse in the new Bears Ears National Monument near Blanding, Utah. Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017, recommended that the new national monument in Utah be reduced in size and said Congress should step in to designate how selected areas of the 1.3 million-acre site are managed. (Scott G Winterton/The Deseret News via AP, File)
June 13, 2017 - 6:00 pm
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Latest on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize a vast new national monument in Utah (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's recommendation to downsize a vast new national monument in Utah is creating optimism for opponents of 26...
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Fans light fireworks on a street in downtown Oakland, Calif., after the Golden State Warriors defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers in game 5 of the NBA Finals on Monday June 12, 2017. The Warriors won 129-120 to win the NBA championship. (AP Photo/Josh Edelson)
June 13, 2017 - 10:40 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The city of Oakland is gearing up for a Thursday parade to celebrate the Golden State Warriors latest NBA title, officials said following their win. As fans snapped up victory shirts and hats Tuesday following a night of celebrating, city crews were busy hanging championship...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2015, file photo, former Multi-State Lottery Association security director Eddie Tipton leaves the Polk County Courthouse in Des Moines, Iowa, after his sentencing in a jackpot-fixing scandal. Tipton, a lottery computer programmer, will tell investigators how he was able to use his position to rig state jackpots for years and he and his brother will repay $3 million in prizes they improperly claimed, under a plea agreement released Monday, June 12, 2017. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)
June 12, 2017 - 7:53 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A lottery computer programmer will tell investigators how he was able to use his position to rig state jackpots for years and he and his brother will repay $3 million in prizes they improperly claimed, under a plea agreement released Monday. Prosecutors will seek a 25-year...
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This photo provided by Fadi Alberre shows the Marietta Liquors & Deli in Menifee, Calif., Sunday, June 11, 2017. A sole winning Powerball ticket worth $447.8 million and matching all six numbers was sold at the store in Southern California and will claim the 10th largest lottery prize in U.S. history, lottery officials said Sunday. (Fadi Alberre via AP)
June 12, 2017 - 4:59 pm
MENIFEE, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on the winning Powerball ticket sold in California (all times local): 1:42 p.m. Lottery officials say they still don't know who bought the winning $447.8 million Powerball jackpot ticket from a Southern California liquor store and encouraged the holder to seek...
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June 12, 2017 - 4:53 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sleds and skis in June? A rare winter-like storm brought more snow to the Sierra Nevada on Monday, giving skiers the opportunity to enjoy the slopes as summer gets underway. At Squaw Valley, the storm dropped four inches of snow at the upper elevations and two inches at the...
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Rep. Adam Schiff, right, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speak during the Los Angeles LGBTQ #ResistMarch, Sunday, June 11, 2017, in West Hollywood, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 11, 2017 - 5:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supporters of LGBT rights marched and rallied in the nation's capital and dozens of other U.S. cities on Sunday, celebrating gains but angry over threats posed by the administration of President Donald Trump. The centerpiece event, the Equality March in Washington, was endorsed by...
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