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Ananya Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., holds the trophy after being declared the winner of the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
June 02, 2017 - 12:51 am
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — Ananya Vinay never looked all that impressed by any of the words she was given in the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. The 12-year-old from Fresno, California, showed little emotion and didn't take much time as she plowed through word after word. Sometimes she...
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Ananya Vinay, 12, from Fresno, Calif., is kissed by her father Anupanna Vinay moments after winning the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee in Oxon Hill, Md., Thursday, June 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
June 01, 2017 - 11:41 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 11:30 p.m. Twelve-year-old Ananya Vinay has won the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee. The sixth-grader from Fresno, California, won by spelling "marocain," a French word for dress fabric made of...
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Shourav Dasari, 14, from Spring, Texas, pauses before spelling his word during the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 01, 2017 - 10:31 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — The Latest on the finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee (all times local): 10:20 p.m. Four spellers remain in the Scripps National Spelling Bee nearly two hours after the primetime finals began. Veteran speller Tejas Muthusamy of Glen Allen, Virginia, made his third top-...
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June 01, 2017 - 4:56 pm
CAMBRIA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the fatal mill explosion in southern Wisconsin (all times local): 4 p.m. Officials are correcting the number of employees they believe were inside a southern Wisconsin corn mill when the facility exploded late Wednesday night. Columbia County Sheriff Dennis...
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Shourav Dasari, 14, from Spring, Texas, pauses before spelling his word during the 90th Scripps National Spelling Bee, Thursday, June 1, 2017, in Oxon Hill, Md. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
June 01, 2017 - 4:10 pm
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — As the Scripps National Spelling Bee inched its way through the four grueling rounds that would determine the primetime finalists, two spellers seemed like young men among boys and girls. Sitting on opposite sides of the stage, veteran spellers Tejas Muthusamy and Shourav...
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This image released by DreamWorks Animation shows Captain Underpants, voiced by Ed Helms, in a scene from "Captain Underpants: The First Epic Movie." (DreamWorks Animation via AP)
June 01, 2017 - 2:38 pm
With a title like "Captain Underpants," you expect kid-friendly fart jokes and toilet humor. What you may not expect is a sweet story that touches on adult loneliness, the importance of arts education and how laughter and friendship are life essentials at any age. Based on the popular children's...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2012, file photo, Chris Cornell, at left, and his wife, Vicky Karayiannis attend the celebration of "Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone," in Los Angeles. Vicky Cornell. Cornell says in a statement Thursday, June 1, 2017 that she’s still awaiting toxicology reports she hopes will clarify the circumstances around her late husband’s apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, File)
June 01, 2017 - 1:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell's widow says she's grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman's death last month, but she still doesn't know what caused him to hang himself. Vicky Cornell says in a statement Thursday that she is still awaiting the...
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June 01, 2017 - 12:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Instead of walking up the aisle to pick up his diploma, a New York City nursing student held his own graduation ceremony with fellow riders after his subway car stalled. Jerich Alcantara tells CBS New York ( http://cbsloc.al/2rcyRPf ) he was traveling to Manhattan's Hunter College...
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FILE - In this April 27, 2012, file photo, Chris Cornell, at left, and his wife, Vicky Karayiannis attend the celebration of "Commando: The Autobiography of Johnny Ramone," in Los Angeles. Vicky Cornell. Cornell says in a statement Thursday, June 1, 2017 that she’s still awaiting toxicology reports she hopes will clarify the circumstances around her late husband’s apparent suicide. (AP Photo/Katy Winn, File)
June 01, 2017 - 9:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Chris Cornell's widow says she's grateful for the support her family has received in the wake of the Soundgarden frontman's death last month, but she still doesn't know what caused him to hang himself. Vicky Cornell says in a statement Thursday that she is still awaiting the...
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June 01, 2017 - 6:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A Long Island man fired from his New York City teaching job more than a decade ago has been charged with running a $70 million Ponzi scheme. Newsday ( http://nwsdy.li/2retHCr ) reports 44-year-old Jason Nissen, of Roslyn, was charged Wednesday in Manhattan federal court with wire...
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