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Daily Archives: September 25, 2012

Prince wows Chicago crowd in return

By// Deanna Martin-Osuagwu Prince’s first installment of his Welcome 2 Chicago residency rocked a sold-out United Center last night, but left some of the 20,000-plus ...

Calif. governor signs driverless cars bill

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Tuesday that will pave the way for driverless cars in California. The bill by Democratic Sen. Alex ...

NY schools giving girls morning-after pill

NEW YORK — It’s a campaign believed to be unprecedented in its size and aggressiveness: New York City is handing out the morning-after pill to ...

NFL upholds Seahawks’ win over Packers

NEW YORK — The NFL has upheld the Seahawks’ 14-12 win over the Green Bay Packers on Monday Night Football. The league said in a ...

Kilpatrick pal says he passed ex-mayor $90K

DETROIT — A college buddy who was granted immunity by federal prosecutors testified Tuesday that he delivered $90,000 in cash to Kwame Kilpatrick in 2008 ...

Obama pushes UN to confront Muslim rage

UNITED NATIONS — President Barack Obama told world leaders Tuesday that attacks on U.S. citizens in Libya “were attacks on America,” and he called on them to join in confronting ...

Innocent ex-gang member set free

LOS ANGELES — A former gang member imprisoned for 19 years for a murder he didn’t commit has been exonerated and set free. John Edward Smith, wearing glasses and a tan striped ...

Alicia Keys performs in UK cathedral

MANCHESTER, England — Alicia Keys has been getting in touch with her spiritual side, headlining “MTV Crashes Manchester” in the city’s cathedral. The 14-time Grammy Award winning singer ...

Judge orders Sherman Hemsley DNA test

Man who alleges he's late actor's brother is laying claim to estate willed to manager

U.S. home prices rose over summer

WASHINGTON — Home prices kept rising in July across the United States, buoyed by greater sales and fewer foreclosures. National home prices increased 1.2 percent in July, compared to the same month last year, ...

Judge seeks more review of Chris Brown’s probation

She wants to be sure singer has completed his community service requirement

2 plead no contest to extorting Stevie Wonder

Pair allegedly tried to get millions for video that portrayed singer in negative light