Botanists hunt rare apples on pioneer homesteads

Botanists hunt rare apples on pioneer homesteads

Pacific Northwest apple ‘detectives’ are hunting for varieties of domesticated apples thought to be extinct in century-old pioneer homestead orchards. There were once 17,000 varieties of domesticated apples in North America. A fraction remain.
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Fake doctors: OxyContin maker thrives in China

Fake doctors: OxyContin maker thrives in China

OxyContin sales are slowing in the United States under an avalanche of lawsuits and the bankruptcy of Purdue Pharma. But the company's owner, the Sackler family, continues to profit from sales of their signature painkiller in China.
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Dems question Volker, Morrison on July 25th call

Dems question Volker, Morrison on July 25th call

A former top national security adviser to President Donald Trump says he was told that a rough transcript of Trump’s July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was placed on a highly classified system by mistake.
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Today in History for November 20th

Today in History for November 20th

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi war crimes trial begins at Nuremberg; Robert F. Kennedy born; Britain's future Queen Elizabeth II marries; Spain's dictator Francisco Franco dies; Mexican Revolution begins; 'Cabaret' hits Broadway.
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Suspect in cold case killings pleads not guilty

Suspect in cold case killings pleads not guilty

Prosecutors in Nevada are tying a 73-year-old Arizona man to two unsolved Reno-area killings in a bid to keep him in jail following his indictment in the bludgeoning death of a California woman more than 40 years ago.
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Activists to mark 50 years since Alcatraz takeover

Activists to mark 50 years since Alcatraz takeover

Native American activists are preparing to mark the 50th anniversary of the occupation of Alcatraz island. The 19-month occupation is considered a seminal event that reinvigorated tribes to stand up to the U.S. government.
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'Meth - We're on it' says South Dakota campaign

'Meth - We're on it' says South Dakota campaign

South Dakota's govenor is defending her state's new anti-methamphetamine campaign, saying the point of the ad campaign with the slogan "Meth - We're On It" is to raise awareness, and is working.
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Volker: Should have seen Ukraine-Biden connection

Volker: Should have seen Ukraine-Biden connection

The former top envoy to Ukraine testified that he should've realized that President Trump was holding up military aid as a way to pressure the country to investigate his rivals. Kurt Volker also said the criticism of Biden is "not credible."
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Balloon by Tokyo artist in NYC Thanksgiving parade

Balloon by Tokyo artist in NYC Thanksgiving parade

For the first time in the history of the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade a balloon designed by a woman will be part of the procession.
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Walk of Fame stars for Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

Walk of Fame stars for Kristen Bell, Idina Menzel

'Frozen 2' stars Kristen Bell and Idina Menzel get neighboring stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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AP reporter: aides concerned by Trump Ukraine call

AP reporter: aides concerned by Trump Ukraine call

Key White House aides told lawmakers on the House intelligence panel they were concerned about the nature of a July 25 phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's new president, as the panel's impeachment hearings continue.
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Morrison: begs US not to forget Ukraine conflict

Morrison: begs US not to forget Ukraine conflict

A former National Security Council official is among the second set of witnesses to appear before the House Intelligence Committee hearing Tuesday. Tim Morrison begs U.S. not to "lose sight of military conflict underway in Eastern Ukraine."
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Helen Mirren joins World's Big Sleep Out campaign

Helen Mirren joins World's Big Sleep Out campaign

Helen Mirren joins World's Big Sleep Out campaign
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Stacey Abrams speaks about voter suppression

Stacey Abrams speaks about voter suppression

Stacey Abrams, politician and author, speaks at a roundtable panel discussion about disability access nto the polls and the efforts to make sure all votes cast are counted. Democrat presidential candidate debate on tap for Atlanta.
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AP Top Stories November 19

AP Top Stories November 19

Here's the latest for Tuesday November 19th: Aides who listened to Trump-Ukraine testify and express concern about Trump call; Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records; Police surround last holdouts at Hong Kong campus protest; Google l...
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Witnesses queried on Trump tweet, retaliation

Witnesses queried on Trump tweet, retaliation

President Donald Trump's recent tweet, suggesting that Jennifer Williams, an aide of Vice President Mike Pence, join other "Never Trumpers" to "work out a better presidential attack" came into the spotlight during the Tuesday's House impeachment i...
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Impeachment inquiry on Wisconsin residents' minds

Impeachment inquiry on Wisconsin residents' minds

The Trump impeachment hearings are on Wisconsin residents' minds, even if they aren't watching every minute of it. The inquiry is charging into a crucial week as Americans hear from some of the most important witnesses.
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Trump comments on China tariffs, hospital visit

Trump comments on China tariffs, hospital visit

Trump comments on China tariffs, hospital visit
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Witness credibility under attack at hearing

Witness credibility under attack at hearing

The credibility of the witnesses is under attack at the House Impeachment hearings Tuesday.
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Indiana teachers rally for higher pay

Indiana teachers rally for higher pay

Thousands of teachers wearing red surrounded the Indiana Statehouse for a rally calling for further increasing teacher pay in the biggest such protest in the state amid a wave of educator activism across the country.
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Trump slams impeachment hearings: 'kangaroo court'

Trump slams impeachment hearings: 'kangaroo court'

Trump slams impeachment hearings: 'kangaroo court'
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Bringing back Blue

Bringing back Blue

Joshua Dela Cruz swaps Broadway's "Aladdin" for a bright blue puppy, as host of the new reboot of pre-school TV favorite, "Blue's Clues & You!"
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DC zoo sends Bei Bei the panda back to China

DC zoo sends Bei Bei the panda back to China

The adorable panda cub Bei Bei said goodbye to his home at The Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Tuesday, and headed for his new home in China.
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Vindman: It was my duty to report 'improper' call

Vindman: It was my duty to report 'improper' call

A key National Security Council witness testifying before the House impeachment hearings said he knew "without hesitation" that he had to report President Donald Trump's July 25th call with the president of Ukraine, which he called "improper."
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Season of 'self-awareness' for Lady Antebellum

Season of 'self-awareness' for Lady Antebellum

Country trio Lady Antebellum said their new record “Ocean” was inspired by a season of self-awareness for the band members that led them to open up more to each other.
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The Who: Our new album 'sounds great'

The Who: Our new album 'sounds great'

The Who receive the first stone on Camden's Music Walk of Fame, ahead of new "Who" album and singer Roger Daltrey's voice op.
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Vindman stresses his 'American story' in testimony

Vindman stresses his 'American story' in testimony

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, who came to the U.S. from the Soviet Union as a child, told House lawmakers that describing President Donald Trump's July phone call with Ukraine's president as 'improper' would not be tolerated in many other countries.
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Second week of live impeachment hearings begins

Second week of live impeachment hearings begins

Two top national security aides who listened to President Donald Trump’s July call with Ukraine’s president are testifying at House impeachment hearings as the inquiry reaches deeper into the White House.
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ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, Jenner, Royals

ShowBiz Minute: Jackson, Jenner, Royals

New life likely for lawsuits from Michael Jackson accusers; Kylie Jenner sells stake in beauty empire to CoverGirl owner; Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend annual Royal Variety Performance in London.
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Jeff Garlin stands up in new special

Jeff Garlin stands up in new special

Actor and comedian Jeff Garlin talks about his Netflix comedy special "Our Man in Chicago" and teases the next season of "Curb Your Enthusiasm."
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On This Day - 19 November 1990

On This Day - 19 November 1990

Milli Vanilli was stripped of its Grammy Award after it was discovered they didn't sing on their debut album.
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Hopkins' musical prank on set of 'The Two Popes'

Hopkins' musical prank on set of 'The Two Popes'

Jonathan Pryce recalls the trick that his "The Two Popes" co-star Anthony Hopkins played on everyone during the shoot of the drama.
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'Game of Thrones' stars ponder show's effect

'Game of Thrones' stars ponder show's effect

At an event celebrating "Game of Thrones" in London, actors Isaac Hempstead Wright, Gemma Whelan and Kristofer Hivju discuss being recognized and the series' ending.
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AP Top Stories November 19

AP Top Stories November 19

Here's the latest for Tuesday November 19th: Aides who listened to Trump-Ukraine call to testify; Trump administration reverses Israeli West Bank settlement policy; Fresno shooting investigated; Hong Kong protesters climb down ropes to escape police.
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Buttigieg visits Morehouse to build black support

Buttigieg visits Morehouse to build black support

Pete Buttigieg spoke Monday at historically black Morehouse College in Atlanta as he tries to expand his appeal among black voters, who are critical to winning the Democratic presidential primary.
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Hong Kong protesters attempt a daring escape

Hong Kong protesters attempt a daring escape

Getaway motorbikes waited as trapped protesters climbed down ropes to escape a Hong Kong university Monday night. Clashes with officers left some people trapped inside Polytechnic University, which remains surrounded by police.
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Klobuchar: Health care driving up poll numbers

Klobuchar: Health care driving up poll numbers

Senator Amy Klobuchar says she's climbing in the presidential polls in Iowa. She says a big reason is her support for the Affordable Care Act and opposition to Medicare For All.
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What Can Be Saved? Bomb range helps rare butterfly

What Can Be Saved? Bomb range helps rare butterfly

The St. Francis Satyr butterfly and the red-cockaded woodpecker are two examples of the Endangered Species Act at work. They've both also gotten help from the U.S. military. This is the latest installment in the AP series, "What Can Be Saved?"
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Today in History for November 19th

Today in History for November 19th

Highlights of this day in history: President Abraham Lincoln delivers Gettysburg Address; Egypt's Anwar Sadat becomes first Arab leader to visit Israel; Ford halts Edsel production; Bandleader Tommy Dorsey and actress Jodie Foster born.
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Police, neighbors seek answers in Fresno shooting

Police, neighbors seek answers in Fresno shooting

Police searched Monday for two assailants who sneaked into a backyard party in Fresno and opened fire on a crowd that had gathered to watch football on television. Four people were killed and six wounded.
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Jury convicts Colorado man in fiancee's murder

Jury convicts Colorado man in fiancee's murder

A Colorado rancher convicted of murder in the death of his fiancee has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Patrick Frazee was sentenced Monday shortly after a jury found him guilty of first-degree murder.
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Prosecutor: Walmart shooting isolated incident

Prosecutor: Walmart shooting isolated incident

Authorities in Oklahoma say the investigation into a fatal shooting outside a Walmart is preliminary, but insist it was an “isolated incident.”
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Dash camera shows close call on icy Illinois road

Dash camera shows close call on icy Illinois road

Dash camera video captured what state police in Illinois are calling a "miracle on the ice." An out of control truck narrowly missed two troopers and a woman as they changed her tire along an icy road in southern Illinois
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Flight to China nears for giant panda in DC

Flight to China nears for giant panda in DC

In just hours, the Smithsonian's National Zoo in Washington, D.C. will say goodbye to Bei Bei, as the adorable 4-year-old panda cub departs for China.
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AP Top Stories November 18

AP Top Stories November 18

Here's the latest for Monday, November 18: Three people fatally shot at an Oklahoma Walmart; The Supreme Court orders delay in release of Trump's financial records; Hong Kong protesters continue to clash with police; Panda fans bid farewell to Bei...
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California says vaping device maker targeted teens

California says vaping device maker targeted teens

California is suing the nation's biggest e-cigarette maker, alleging Juul Labs deliberately targeted teenagers with its early marketing campaigns.The lawsuit filed Monday by California's attorney general is the latest legal action against Juul.
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US softens position on Israeli settlements

US softens position on Israeli settlements

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced Monday that the U.S. is softening its position on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, the latest in a series of Trump administration moves that weaken Palestinian claims to statehood.
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Julian Lennon makes rare performance at fundraiser

Julian Lennon makes rare performance at fundraiser

Singer-songwriter Julian Lennon joins keyboardist Chuck Leavell for a rare performance at a fundraising gala, helping raise funds for conservation and environmental efforts.
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