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Panda express: Bao Bao on nonstop flight to China

Bao Bao, the beloved 3-year-old panda at the National Zoo in Washington, enjoys a final morning in her bamboo-filled habitat before her one-way flight to China to join a panda breeding program, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017.

The National Zoo in Washington has said its final goodbye to its panda cub Bao Bao.

Warhol's death gets new look and it wasn't so routine after all

Associated Press Andy Warhol with Sylvester Stallone in New York in Jan. 4, 1983.

What was characterized as routine surgery on the artist was much more.


Trump admin lays out new approach to illegal immigration

Donald Trump the presidential candidate made no secret of his desire to crack down on illegal immigration, but once elected, he repeatedly offered varying interpretations of just how tough he would be in the White House.


'It saved my life': Talk of Obamacare repeal worries addicts

Drug addicts caught up in the nation's opioid-abuse crisis are worried about what will happen if the Trump administration makes good on its promise to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


Teens accused of plot to rob, kill girl found shot in ditch

Two teenage boys charged with shooting a 14-year-old girl in the back of the head and leaving her wounded in a ditch lured her to the spot in a small Utah town with a plan to rob and kill her, prosecutors said.


Gang member accused in officer's slaying was on probation

Officials say a California criminal justice reform initiative played no role in the length of the prison sentence of a gang member who is accused of shooting two police officers, one of whom died.


Downstream communities brace for flooding as dams overflow

Communities downstream from a Northern California reservoir gushing water for the first time in 20 years braced for flash floods and evacuations after authorities warned them to prepare for rising rivers and creeks.


In nearly 3 years on job, Phil Jackson hasn't fixed Knicks

Carmelo Anthony had a half-season of clues about what Phil Jackson thought of him, and now it was his turn to evaluate his boss.


Experts: Science behind 'abortion reversal' is flawed

Lawmakers in several states are considering requirements for doctors to inform women seeking medical abortions about an unproven procedure called "abortion reversal."


US shutting down Dakota Access oil pipeline protest camp

The Army Corps of Engineers' plan to close a Dakota Access pipeline protest camp that's been around for more than six months isn't likely to be the demise of on-the-ground opposition in North Dakota.


Officials: 4 ex-workers at boarding school molested students

A prestigious boarding and day school near Boston says four former workers engaged in sexual misconduct with several students decades ago.


UConn moves forward with plans for new athletic fields

UConn is moving forward with plans to build new athletic facilities for its soccer, baseball and softball teams.


Officials want coin created for New York's Purple Heart hall

New York officials want a commemorative coin created for the state's National Purple Heart Hall of Honor.


MN Lottery

MINNEAPOLIS _ These Minnesota lotteries were drawn Tuesday:01-02-03-04-05-06-09-10-11-13-16-23(one, two, three, four, five, six, nine, ten, eleven, thirteen, sixteen, twenty-three)03-05-10-12-13-15-16-17-18-21-22-23(three, five, ten, twelve, thirteen, fifteen, sixteen,…


Winning numbers drawn in 'Mega Millions' game

ATLANTA _ The winning numbers in Tuesday evening's drawing of the "Mega Millions" game were:09-21-30-32-75, Mega Ball: 9, Megaplier: 5(nine, twenty-one, thirty, thirty-two, seventy-five; Mega…


Suspicious package causes evacuations in New Jersey

A bomb squad has dismantled a suspicious package that led to the evacuation of two apartment buildings in New Jersey.


Second man arrested in fatal shooting of Rutgers student

A second man has been arrested in connection with the fatal shooting of a Rutgers University student last year.


Hearing resumes on new trial request in prep school case

A hearing resumes Wednesday in New Hampshire on whether a prep school graduate convicted of using a computer to lure a girl for sex deserves a new trial.


GOP members of Congress meet with protests at town halls

Republican Rep. Marsha Blackburn returned to her district Tuesday in Tennessee and was greeted by tough questions on topics from health care reform to President Donald Trump's cabinet appointees. She also was met with protests.