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The upcoming bout between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao may or may not be the greatest of all time, but the two fighters are expected to take home at least $200 million combined.
Mar. 13, 2015
He was celebrated for designing everything from grand hotels to teapots. Graves died at his home in Princeton, N.J., of natural causes, his firm said.
Mar. 12, 2015
The news, reported by the The San Antonio Express-News, is a step toward a "brighter future" for the Alamo, said Land Commissioner George P. Bush and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
Mar. 12, 2015
Republican presidential contenders are backing the letter 47 GOP senators wrote to Iran.
Mar. 12, 2015
Anne Marie Goetz was one of 47,000 who attended the landmark Beijing conference. Twenty years later, she thinks it might be risky to hold an event like that today.
Mar. 12, 2015
Labor groups, which have been allies of President Obama, are now stepping up their efforts to thwart White House plans for passing foreign trade deals on a "fast track" through Congress.
Mar. 12, 2015
Eric Holder called the attacks on Ferguson officers disgusting and cowardly. He is putting in motion a pilot program in six cities to try to improve police-citizen interactions.
Mar. 12, 2015
Some entrepreneurs are leaving the high tech hot spots of San Francisco, New York and the Silicon Valley for greener pastures in a place that actually has greener pastures: Lincoln, Neb.
Mar. 12, 2015
Craft beer is a rapidly-growing industry and Washington lawmakers have noticed. Two proposed bills would lower the federal excise tax for small brewers.
Mar. 12, 2015
Congress has not reauthorized special assistance for rural communities this year. But to pay for extra programs like preschool, Basin School District doesn't have many other options.
Mar. 12, 2015
The Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau approved Palcohol this week. But Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he is introducing legislation to make its production, sale and possession illegal.
Mar. 12, 2015
"I've always believed in a zone of privacy," Clinton once said. Her use of a personal email account while secretary of state is just the latest example of trying to defend that zone.
Mar. 12, 2015
Police in Mexico are known more for taking bribes than fighting crime. Tijuana's force is now using body cameras and hopes it will show that the public also plays a big role in corruption.
Mar. 12, 2015
Scientists announced in a NASA teleconference that the biggest moon in our solar system has a salty ocean hidden below its icy surface.
Mar. 12, 2015
The pecan has become the latest obsession of Southern farmers, chefs and craft breweries. They're giving the buttery nut new opportunities to shine in the form of oil, flour and even beer.
Mar. 12, 2015
It'll be called Rogue One, and it's coming to theaters Dec. 16, 2016. The film stars Felicity Jones, most famous for her Academy Award-nominated performance in The Theory of Everything.
Mar. 12, 2015
A rare 475-pound leatherback sea turtle "immediately responded to treatments" of fluids, vitamins and antibiotics after it was rescued in South Carolina on Saturday.
Mar. 12, 2015
It took four days, during which time the airport was closed to international traffic It involved a truck. It did not involve sacrificing a goat. Maybe it should have.
Mar. 12, 2015
In the 1990s, Israelis and Palestinians made temporary arrangements in the West Bank as they worked toward a peace deal. The talks are now in the deep freeze, but the arrangements are entrenched.
Mar. 12, 2015
Officials say they've found only debris and human remains in the search of the area where a helicopter crashed in Florida Tuesday night with 11 people aboard.
Mar. 12, 2015

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