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Ex-Ballard, Knicks star Houston to honor 'Little Brothers'

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Former Ballard High School basketball star and NBA New York Knicks assistant general manager Allan Houston will honor a second class of boys graduating from his mentoring program.
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A Hospitalized Alabama High School Student Attended Her Graduation With the Help of a Robot

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Being laid up in the hospital didn't stop an Alabama high school student from graduating this week. She just needed a little help - from a robot.
Cynthia Pettway, a senior at LeFlore High School in Mobile, Alabama, missed her high school graduation ceremony Monday in person, but she was able to attend virtually with the help of a robot and a video-linked tablet, NBC-affiliate station WTHR 13 reports.
The inventive workaround, which came about thanks to the school district and USA Children's and Women's Hospital, saw Pettway's robotic surrogate roll down the stage in a cap and gown and...
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Sandoval's HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks

Sandoval's HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks

PHOENIX - Pablo Sandoval opened the 10th inning with a pinch-hit homer after shortstop Brandon Crawford made a game-saving stop in the ninth, helping the San Francisco Giants... Read more ...

79-year-old man faces child sex charges

79-year-old man faces child sex charges

Police have charged a 79-year-old man in a child sex case in Raleigh, according to an arrest warrant. Read more ...

Zelensky calls for ceasefire in Donbass and return of 'lost territories' in...

Zelensky calls for ceasefire in Donbass and return of 'lost territories' in inauguration speech

Volodymyr Zelensky has called for cabinet resignations and the return of “lost” territories after being sworn in as Ukraine's president. He said that he wants to negotiate... Read more ...

The Significance of Brienne's Tribute to Jaime in the Game of Thrones Finale

The Significance of Brienne's Tribute to Jaime in the Game of Thrones Finale

Much of the Game of Thrones finale revolves around the importance of stories and who gets to tell them. “There's nothing in the world more powerful than a good story,” Tyrion... Read more ...

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard on playing through leg injury vs. Bucks: 'This is...

Raptors' Kawhi Leonard on playing through leg injury vs. Bucks: 'This is playoff basketball'

“I'm feeling alright,” Leonard said. “This is playoff basketball. Everybody is hurting. Just have to keep fighting.” Read more ...

Red Sox CEO gifts Trinity College grads with game tickets

Red Sox CEO gifts Trinity College grads with game tickets

Graduating students at a Connecticut college have been greeted with a surprise from their commencement day speaker: free tickets to a Boston Red Sox game. Read more ...

Seoul plans to send aid, food to N. Korea amid worst drought in decades

Seoul plans to send aid, food to N. Korea amid worst drought in decades

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PGA Championship 2019: Five crazy stats from Brooks Koepka's repeat

PGA Championship 2019: Five crazy stats from Brooks Koepka's repeat

Brooks Koepka's historic PGA Championship repeat etched his name further in the tournament's record books. Read more ...

Swedish prosecutors file request for Assange's detention over rape inquiry

Swedish prosecutors file request for Assange's detention over rape inquiry

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Fox News town halls divide Dem presidential hopefuls

Fox News town halls divide Dem presidential hopefuls

LACONIA, N.H. - Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg and Kirsten Gillibrand hail from all over the country and fall across the spectrum of Democratic politics. But... Read more ...