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NEW YORK (AP) — A little dog with a big mission and a pack of celebrity sidekicks has lost her battle with cancer.
LONDON (AP) — Archaeologists say they have discovered the remains of an Elizabethan theater where some of William Shakespeare's plays were first performed.
HAVANA (AP) — Many people would be leery of cycling through chaotic downtown Havana, sharing its narrow, potholed streets with the darting scooters, incorrigible jaywalkers and hulking 1950s Detroit classics that clog every byway.
NEW YORK (AP) — An iconic hotel in the heart of midtown Manhattan is buzzing with thousands of tiny new visitors. But watch out: They'll sting if you get too close.
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese shoe designer has become a pop diva's favorite by taking geisha and making it Gaga.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A western Ohio high school runner who helped a struggling competitor finish their race is being praised for her sportsmanship and trying to cope with the attention it has sparked.
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Open an app. See a flash. Get arrested.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Canadian conservation officers have euthanized a black bear that ate the remains of a convicted murderer.
OAK LAWN, Ill. (AP) — A wig-wearing man broke into a suburban Chicago bank vault and nearly made off with $100,000 but got stuck in an air duct and had to be cut out hours later, authorities said Sunday.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (AP) — A turtle farm in the Cayman Islands says it is freeing a roughly 60-year-old turtle to celebrate British Queen Elizabeth's 60 years on the throne.