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  • By BARRY WILNER AP Pro Football Writer
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NEW YORK (AP) — When veteran Todd Desgrosseilliers was recovering from battle wounds, he went back to a boyhood love: fly fishing. The organization he now leads has 8,500 participants, one of whom was so inspired by Project Healing Waters Fly Fishing that he told Desgrosseilliers: "This program saved my life."

  • By DAVID CRARY and JOCELYN NOVECK AP National Writers
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NEW YORK (AP) — Throughout much of last year, millions of American women resented that a man who'd bragged about sexually assaulting women had been elected president. Then came an electrifying moment — detailed allegations that another powerful man had sexually assaulted or harassed dozens of women as one of Hollywood's leading producers.

  • By DAVE KOLPACK Associated Press

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — It's been two years since the University of North Dakota unveiled its new Fighting Hawks logo that put it in good standing with the NCAA, but a familiar cheer at its hockey games shows what many students and alumni still think of the switch: "Let's go Sioux!"

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  • By ROD McGUIRK Associated Press
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CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A government lawmaker has accused a China-born Australian billionaire who generously donates to Australian political parties of conspiring to bribe a top United Nations official, threatening to further inflame diplomatic tensions between Australia and China.

  • By LINDSEY BAHR AP Film Writer
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — American Film Institute founder and Kennedy Center Honors creator George Stevens Jr. is adding another chapter to film history by donating hundreds of items spanning five generations of his family to film academy's Margaret Herrick Library and its archive.

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  • By LOUISE DIXON Associated Press

ANTIBES, France (AP) — After a shaky start and a wave of negative press, the AIDS relief charity amfAR attempted Thursday to focus the spotlight on its work instead of the stain left by one of its biggest benefactors Harvey Weinstein.

  • By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an email scandal in which male officials were caught making vulgar and insulting comments about past winners of the beauty pageant.

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  • SALLY HO Associated Press

SEATTLE — Billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates saw an opportunity with a new federal education law that has widespread repercussions for American classrooms.

  • By LYNN ELBER AP Television Writer

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Diahann Carroll recalls a date with Marlon Brando that yielded a slap and career advice. Robert Adler tells how he co-invented the TV remote control. Walter Cronkite shares his dismay over learning that White House pressure trimmed a CBS report on Watergate.

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  • By EDITH M. LEDERER Associated Press

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A campaign to raise $10 billion to ensure that every child gets a secondary school education by 2030 received support Friday from the U.N. chief, global and regional banks, and 11.5 million young people who are calling for the biggest education investment in history.

ABINGTON, Pa. (AP) — The superintendent of a Philadelphia-area high school told parents she understood why they opposed renaming the school after an alumnus who made a $25 million donation, but then told the billionaire she was disappointed in their reaction.

  • By KEVIN McGILL Associated Press

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The CEO of a California public relations company that hired people to attend and speak at public hearings on a New Orleans power project says his firm strives to make sure the people it pays to attend such meetings are sincere in the opinions they express.