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Ryan Newman (6) goes airborne after crashing into Corey LaJoie (32) during the NASCAR Daytona 500 auto race Monday, Feb. 17, 2020, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. Sunday's running of the race was postponed by rain. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
February 18, 2020 - 3:47 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Drafting, blocking and bumping are essential elements of racing on NASCAR's fastest tracks. When Ryan Blaney pushed fellow Ford driver Ryan Newman in the final lap of the Daytona 500, it was something both men have done hundreds of times on superspeedways. For a few...
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December 30, 2019 - 8:10 pm
DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A star high school football player in South Florida who had signed with Georgia Tech was killed Monday after he was hit by a freight train. Bryce Gowdy, 17, died at a hospital after he was struck by a freight train in Deerfield Beach, the Broward County Sheriff's Office...
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Washington Nationals' Juan Soto hits a two-run scoring double during the fifth inning of Game 1 of the baseball World Series against the Houston Astros Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
October 23, 2019 - 1:54 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express. A 20-year-old prodigy with a passion for the big moment, Soto homered onto the train tracks high above the left field wall and hit a two-run double as the Nationals tagged Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros 5-4...
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Drivers Joey Logano (22) and Austin Dillon (3) practice for the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan., Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Colin E. Braley)
May 10, 2019 - 6:50 pm
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Martin Truex Jr. should know how to get around Kansas Speedway in a hurry. He won both races at the 1 1/2-mile track just west of downtown Kansas City during his 2017 championship season. He has an astonishing eight top-five finishes, more than any other track, his run of...
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Philadelphia police officers and Philadelphia Eagles fans react on a street in Philadelphia at the end of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, taking place in Minneapolis on Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. The Eagles won 41-33. (Mark C Psoras/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)
February 05, 2018 - 3:12 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. ---------------- ONLY ON AP ---------------- IRAQ-ISLAMIC STATE — Western contractors at a U.S.-led coalition base in Iraq say American troops have started to drawdown from the country following the defeat...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 file photo, emergency personnel work at the scene of a collision between an Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers and a garbage truck in Crozet, Va. On Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, The Associated Press has found that stories circulating on the internet claiming the accident was a “deep state” assassination attempt are untrue. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)
February 02, 2018 - 2:24 pm
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: White House: GOP Train crash was 'Deep State'...
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Emergency personnel work at the scene of a train crash involving a garbage truck in Crozet, Va., on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018. An Amtrak passenger train carrying dozens of GOP lawmakers to a Republican retreat in West Virginia struck a garbage truck south of Charlottesville, Va. (Zack Wajsgrasu/The Daily Progress via AP)
February 01, 2018 - 7:10 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EST. --------------- ONLY ON AP --------------- MYANMAR-MASS GRAVES — Newly reported mass graves and the details of a massacre in a Myanmar village suggest more graves exist with more civilian victims of what has...
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January 04, 2018 - 3:30 am
SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Three cars on an Amtrak train carrying more than 300 people from Miami to New York derailed in snowy Savannah, Georgia, but no injuries were reported, Amtrak said early Thursday. Amtrak spokesman Jason Abrams said the Silver Meteor train No. 98 was backing slowly into the...
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December 21, 2017 - 10:11 am
Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today. Some plans are subject to change; see the 2 p.m. News Digest for updates. You can find our contact info at the bottom of this advisory. All times EST. ------------- HIGHLIGHTING: ------------- Among today's coverage...
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December 20, 2017 - 5:25 pm
Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 18 The Washington Post on the Department of Health and Human services instructing some of its divisions to avoid certain words or phrases in official documents that are being drafted for next year's budget: Words are power...
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