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Museum shows Louis Armstrong photos by friend
NEW YORK (AP) -- Louis Armstrong sometimes referred to Jack Bradley as his "white son," inviting him to private rehearsals, recording sessions, on the road, his dressing room and home. Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting him through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters - and even handkerchiefs....
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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82
NEW YORK (AP) -- At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs....
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Reaction to death of Oscar de la Renta
Reaction to the death late Monday of iconic designer Oscar de la Renta:...
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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
ATLANTA (AP) -- Federal officials are going on the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients....
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IBM 3Q disappoints as it sheds 'empty calories'
NEW YORK (AP) -- IBM disappointed investors Monday, reporting weak revenue growth again and a big charge to shed its costly chipmaking division as the tech giant tries to steer its business toward cloud computing and social-mobile services. Shares fell more than 7 percent as investors sold off sharply and the stock dragged the Dow 30 into the red....
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GlobalFoundries: No layoffs in IBM chip units
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- GlobalFoundries' chief executive said Monday the chip manufacturer plans no shutdowns or layoffs at the IBM semiconductor factories in New York's Hudson Valley and Vermont that it is acquiring....
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Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers....
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APNewsBreak: Connecticut FBI agent alleges abuses
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- FBI bosses retaliated against an agent for complaining about personnel decisions, managed by fear and were so dysfunctional that the bureau's director apologized to the Connecticut staff for problems with local leadership, according to a lawsuit filed Monday....
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New York favors high school graduation options
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- New York education leaders on Monday endorsed a plan to give students more flexibility in how they earn their high school diplomas with the goal of improving graduation rates and career readiness....
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Biden touts plans to fix 'Third World' NYC airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a Third World country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo at a news conference Monday to tout plans to improve the region's airports....
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