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FOIX, France (AP) — When one French rider starts to fade, another comes to the fore. One way or the other, France may still be on course for its first Tour de France winner since 1985.

Dancing over his saddle, his mouth wide open and gasping for air,...Read more

ARMY SOLDIER SYSTEMS CENTER, Mass. (AP) — In the nearly four years since the Pentagon announced it was opening all combat jobs to women , at least 30 have earned the Army Ranger tab, two have graduated Marine infantry school and three have passed the grueling initial...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — Back on Brooklyn College's red brick campus this winter to launch his second bid for the White House, Bernie Sanders set aside rhetoric for a few minutes to acknowledge the neighborhood where he grew up.

The irascible Vermont senator...Read more

TOKYO (AP) — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's ruling coalition secured a majority in Japan's upper house of parliament in elections Sunday but will not reach the super-majority needed to propose constitutional revisions, according to vote counts by public television and other...Read more

KEY WEST, Fla. (AP) — Persistence paid off for a retired Tennessee banker who won the weekend's Hemingway Look-Alike Contest on his eighth try.

 Joe Maxey, 68, of Cedar Hill, triumphed during the three-round contest that concluded Saturday night at Key...Read more

SALEM, Oregon (AP) — A new law in Oregon allows students to take "mental health days" just as they would sick days.

The teens behind the bill say it's meant to respond to a mental health crisis in schools. Gov. Kate Brown signed the measure into law...Read more

NEW YORK (AP) — The East Coast was sweating through high temperatures and humidity levels again Sunday. The searing heat caused a New Jersey drawbridge to get stuck open and led to some gallows humor in a Boston suburb, where police implored criminals to take it easy until...Read more

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan (AP) — A female suicide bomber struck outside a hospital in Pakistan on Sunday as the wounded were being brought in from an earlier shooting against police, in a complex assault claimed by the Pakistani Taliban that killed a total of nine people...Read more

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — A large crowd is beginning to gather for Sunday's Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in Cooperstown.

Local officials are predicting a crowd of around 50,000, and despite sweltering heat, most spots in the field outside...Read more

PARIS (AP) — Swedish teen climate change activist Greta Thunberg has received the first Freedom Prize awarded by France's Normandy region, which last month commemorated the 75th D-Day anniversary.

Thunberg, 16, received the award in Caen on Sunday,...Read more

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