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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

‘Miles Ahead’ plumbs mute years of jazz icon Miles Davis

Miles Davis, one of America's most iconic and prolific musicians, went musically mute for several years in the '70s, and actor Don Cheadle explored that silence in his visually jazzy directorial film debut.

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4 weeks ago in Entertainment

Does Chipotle have burgers on the brain?

he Denver-based chain applied for a trademark for "Better Burger" earlier this month, according to a filing with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

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4 weeks ago in Sports

Five female U.S. soccer players file wage complaint

The athletes, including star players Carli Lloyd and Hope Solo, charged that the women's team is the driving economic force for U.S. Soccer, though its members are paid less than their male counterparts.

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4 weeks ago in Local

Hundreds Turn Out For DPU Pipeline Hearing

The pipeline company is looking for access to hundreds of private properties along its proposed Northeast Energy Direct pipeline route

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4 weeks ago in Local

Smith Academy Fire Delays Classes

An electrical fire started around 6 a.m. at the rear of the building near a boys bathroom, causing minimal damage

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4 weeks ago in Local

Turners Falls School Abuse Allegations Investigated

The Disability Law Center confirms it's looking into parent allegations that children have been hurt by staff at the Hillcrest School

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4 weeks ago in Local

Springfield Man Receives Obama Pardon

Manuel Colon was sentenced in 2007 to 20 years in federal prison on drug charges

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4 weeks ago in Local

Agawam Power Plant Fined For Violating Clean Air Act

Berkshire Gas admits to improperly reporting plant emissions data and tampering with monitoring equipment

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4 weeks ago in Viral Videos

WATCH: ‘Batman & Superman’ v ‘Bridget Jones’s Baby’

“Batman v Superman” was such a huge money-maker, Warner Brothers is already working on a slew of sequels including this one, which appears to be targeted at women.

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1 month ago in Sports

MLB teams allowed to use iPads in dugout all season

Each team's devices, which can be used in dugouts and bullpens, have been customized to use the club's proprietary statistical report and advance scouting videos along with MLB's Statcast system, which launched last year.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

Katt Williams keeps getting arrested

The troubled comedian has been arrested for the third time in five weeks.

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1 month ago in Lifestyle

You can now buy cyber bullying insurance

An insurance company has added coverage to help U.S. victims of cyber bullying pay for costs, including mental health treatment, legal expenses and lost wages.

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1 month ago in Sports

Preview: Shell Houston Open

Rickie Fowler, Jordan Spieth and Phil Mickelson highlight a strong field that features more than half of the top 50 players in the current FedExCup standings.

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1 month ago in National

FBI’s secret method of unlocking iPhone may never reach Apple

The FBI may be allowed to withhold information about how it broke into an iPhone belonging to a gunman in the December San Bernardino shootings, despite a U.S. government policy of disclosing technology security flaws discovered by federal agencies.

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1 month ago in Sports

David Beckham beaten by Michael Jordan on retired ‘rich list’

The former basketball star, who stepped down from the game in 2003, has kept his place at the top of the annual list by earning $110 million in 2015.

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1 month ago in Entertainment

New ‘Star Wars’ documentary released

"Secrets of the Force Awakens: A Cinematic Journey," is a documentary on the making of the international blockbuster directed by J.J. Abrams.

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1 month ago in Sports

Yao Ming expected to lead 2016 Hall of Fame class

The official announcement will come this weekend in Houston during the Final Four when the 2016 class is unveiled.

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1 month ago in Sports

Warriors work OT to set franchise wins record

It wasn't easy, but the Golden State Warriors earned an impressive franchise record on Wednesday.

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1 month ago in National

Trump sounds off on abortion; criticism comes from all sides

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said on Wednesday that women who end pregnancies should face punishment if the United States bans abortion, triggering a torrent of criticism from both sides of the abortion debate, including from his White House rivals.

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1 month ago in National, World

Leaders of U.S., Japan, South Korea present united front against North Korea

U.S. President Barack Obama joined with South Korean President Park Geun-hye and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Thursday to present a united front over what he called "provocations" committed by North Korea in its recent nuclear and missile tests.

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Making headlines this week

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A look back at some of the biggest newsmakers this week and the headlines you may have missed.

1 day ago in National

Teen pregnancies hit historic low

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The annual survey shows the continuation of a downward trend that began in 2006 and continued through 2014, the latest year of complete data, when nearly 250,000 babies were born to girls and women aged 15 to 19.

1 day ago in National

U.S. high court approves rule change to expand FBI hacking power

A lock icon, signifying an encrypted Internet connection, is seen on an Internet Explorer browser in a photo illustration in Paris in this April 15, 2014 file photo.

The Supreme Court on Thursday approved a rule change that would let U.S. judges issue search warrants for access to computers located in any jurisdiction despite opposition from civil liberties groups who say it will greatly expand the FBI's hacking authority.

1 day ago in National, World

Biden visits Iraq in show of support amid multiple crises

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U.S. Vice President Joe Biden met Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi and other top officials in unannounced visits to Baghdad and Erbil on Thursday to show support for a government battling Islamic State amid political and economic crises.

1 day ago in National, World

No wall, but more high-tech gear, fencing sought by U.S. border agents

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The modest scope of the requirements, details of which were contained in internal emails seen by Reuters and described by Border Patrol officials in interviews, contrasts sharply with calls by Republican presidential candidates for more drastic measures to secure the border.