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Townsend lets cat out of the bag, why hotels are best

PARIS - American player Taylor Townsend, when deciding whether to stay in a cramped Parisian hotel or rent a private apartment during Roland Garros, opted for the former.

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Arizona woman gets 3.5 years prison for driving over non-voting husband

PHOENIX - An Arizona woman was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison on Thursday for running over her husband with the family car because he failed to vote in the 2012 presidential election, court officials said.

21 May 2015

After 72 years, Oklahoma veteran to receive high school diploma

OKLAHOMA CITY - An Oklahoma man who dropped out of high school to fight in World War Two will receive his diploma on Thursday, an accomplishment that took 72 years to complete.

21 May 2015

German police find lamb in a Munich brothel, and rescue it

BERLIN - German police detained a 25-year-old prostitute for keeping a three-week-old lamb named Birke as a pet in a Munich brothel, police said in a statement.

21 May 2015

'Top 10' new species includes cartwheeling spider, 'chicken from hell'

NEW YORK - Some 18,000 species, great and small, were discovered in 2014, adding to the 2 million already known, scientists said on Thursday, as they released a "Top 10" list that highlights the diversity of life.

Science, 21 May 2015

Deceased councilwoman in Pittsburgh wins Democratic primary

PITTSBURGH - A councilwoman who died earlier this month easily defeated the only other candidate on the ballot for the Pennsylvania county that includes Pittsburgh, results showed on Wednesday.

20 May 2015