World War II

FILE - In this Nov. 25, 2007 file photo, legendary U.S. rock and roll singer and guitarist Chuck Berry performs in Burgos, Spain. Rock 'n' roll founding father Berry was among the notable figures who died in 2017. (AP Photo/Israel Lopez Murillo, File)
December 31, 2017 - 1:50 pm
They made music that inspired legions of fans. Rock 'n' roll founding fathers Chuck Berry and Fats Domino, rockers Tom Petty and Gregg Allman, grunge icon Chris Cornell, country superstar Glen Campbell and jazz great Al Jarreau were among the notable figures who died in 2017, leaving a void in...
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December 29, 2017 - 10:55 am
Jan. 2 — Jean Vuarnet, 83, Olympic skiing champion who helped pioneer the aerodynamic tuck position for downhill racers. The Frenchman won Olympic gold in the downhill at the 1960 winter games in Squaw Valley, California. Rejecting wooden skis, he was the first skier to win an Olympic gold on metal...
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Michael Rosbash, laureate in Medicine 2017 delivers a speech, during the Nobel banquet in the City Hall, in Stockholm, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP)
December 11, 2017 - 3:51 am
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American scientist who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet, saying that U.S. scientists are facing funding cutbacks that will hurt research. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for...
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Michael Rosbash, laureate in Medicine 2017 delivers a speech, during the Nobel banquet in the City Hall, in Stockholm, Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. (Fredrik Sandberg/TT News Agency via AP)
December 10, 2017 - 6:05 pm
STOCKHOLM (AP) — An American researcher who shared this year's Nobel Prize for medicine bluntly criticized political developments at home in his address at the awards' gala banquet Sunday night. Michael Rosbash, who was honored for his work on circadian rhythms — commonly called the body clock —...
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November 30, 2017 - 1:07 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Artemis Spyrou, Michigan State University and Wolfgang Mittig, Michigan State University (THE CONVERSATION) Over Christmas vacation in 1938, physicists Lise Meitner and Otto Frisch...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, June 28, 2017 the statue of Soviet founder stands in front of the Luzhniki stadium entrance in Moscow. The historic Luzhniki stadium, built in 1956, will host the opening and the final matches of 2018 World Cup. (AP Photo/Denis Tyrin)
November 30, 2017 - 8:28 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Cost rises, worker deaths, and corruption have marred the building of Russia's World Cup stadiums. Unlike at the 2014 tournament in Brazil, construction is largely on time. But, like in Brazil, there are concerns about legacy. Only five host cities have top-level clubs, and the...
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November 28, 2017 - 4:40 pm
NFL-GIANTS-MANNING Manning to end streak EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants are changing quarterbacks for first time in more than 13 years. The Giants say Geno Smith will start in place of Eli Manning when the Giants (2-9) face the Raiders in Oakland on Sunday. Rookie Davis Webb will...
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FILE - In this June 18, 2011, file photo, NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore stands next to Ryan Newman's car before qualifying laps for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series auto race at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92. NASCAR announced the death of Moore, born Walter Moore Jr., on Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. No details were given, but Moore lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina.(AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
November 28, 2017 - 2:01 pm
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — NASCAR Hall of Famer Bud Moore, a World War II veteran awarded five Purple Hearts and two Bronze Stars, has died. He was 92. NASCAR announced the death of Moore, born Walter Moore Jr., on Tuesday. No details were given, but Moore lived in Spartanburg, South Carolina...
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In this Sept. 1, 2017, photo, Lee Hee-beom, center, president of the Pyeongchang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and attendance are silhouetted as they participate in a launching ceremony of the commemorative coins and bank notes for the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Seoul, South Korea. The Winter Olympics coming to South Korea in February offer an example of the Olympian efforts often required to meet corporate sponsorship goals. Tokyo tells a different story: The coffers are already overflowing for the 2020 Summer Games. It’s a tale of two cities and two Olympics - winter and summer. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
October 12, 2017 - 2:20 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The Winter Olympics coming to South Korea in February offer an example of the Olympian efforts often required to meet corporate sponsorship goals. Tokyo tells a different story: The coffers are already overflowing for the 2020 Summer Games. It's a tale of two cities and...
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The Pittsburgh Steelers side of the field is nearly empty during the playing of the national anthem before an NFL football game between the Steelers and Chicago Bears, Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017, in Chicago. The Pittsburgh Steelers players did not come out to the field during the anthem. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)
September 25, 2017 - 6:54 am
Here are the AP's latest coverage plans, top stories and promotable content. All times EDT. --------------- ONLY ON AP --------------- BROKEN FAITH-UNEMPLOYMENT — North Carolina-based Word of Faith Fellowship church's divine plan to beat the recession and keep tithes flowing in involved filing...
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