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Josh Groban Secures His First Number One Album In The UK With 'Stages'

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Josh Groban Secures His First Number One Album In The UK With 'Stages'
Congratulations are in order for Josh Groban, who this week nabs his first number one album in the UK. The singer’s latest, Stages, debuts atop the albums chart. Prior to this latest accomplishment, Groban’s highest-charting entry was his album All That Echoes, which barely cracked the top ten, coming in at number nine. The album is available tomorrow here in the States.

Youthful binge-drinking changes the brain -- for the worse -- into adulthood

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Youthful binge-drinking changes the brain -- for the worse -- into adulthood
The adult brain that was awash in alcohol during its formative years looks different and acts differently than an adult brain that skipped the youthful binge-drinking, says a new study conducted on rats.

Nepal quake survivors struggle with shortages as death toll tops 4,200

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Nepal quake survivors struggle with shortages as death toll tops 4,200
As the death toll from Nepal’s massive earthquake passed 4,200 Monday, survivors of the disaster in the capital struggled to cope with shortages of electricity, gasoline, water, cash and sanitary facilities. Phone and Internet links remained spotty at best.

Paolo Ventura Designs a ‘Carousel’

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The artist talks about a series of paintings he created for the set design of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical at the Lyric Opera of Chicago.
NYT > Arts   

LAPD officers to ride in pairs after Baltimore police warn of gang threat

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LAPD officers to ride in pairs after Baltimore police warn of gang threat
The Los Angeles Police Department ordered officers Monday to ride in pairs while in cars after Baltimore police received what they considered a "credible threat" against all law enforcement officers.


A Florence couple's daughter is missing on Mt. Everest after earthquake

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A Florence couple's daughter is missing on Mt. Everest after earthquake
Florence couple who has a daughter Jennifer Young missing in Nepal. She was with a tour group climbing to Base Camp on Mt. Everest when ... more

Wrong way driver overnight on Loop 101

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Wrong way driver overnight on Loop 101
Officials said her blood-alcohol level was .15.         

2 dead, 2 wounded in Gila Bend shooting

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2 dead, 2 wounded in Gila Bend shooting
Deputies said a shooting survivor called 911, authorities are searching for the shooters.         

National Briefing | Northwest: Washington: Teacher Tackles Student Who Fired Gun

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No one was injured after the teenager shot toward the ceiling in the school commons before classes began at North Thurston High School.

Jerice Hunter guilty of killing 5-year-old daughter

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Jerice Hunter guilty of killing 5-year-old daughter
Juror's have reached a verdict in the case of a Glendale mother accused of murdering her 5-year-old daughter.         

Blake Griffin leads all players in rebounds and assists in Clippers-Spurs playoff series

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Blake Griffin leads all players in rebounds and assists in Clippers-Spurs playoff series
Blake Griffin is averaging more assists a game than any other player on both the Clippers and the Spurs in the teams' first-round playoff series.

Democrats reject Republican proposal to speed reservoir reviews

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Democrats reject Republican proposal to speed reservoir reviews
A Republican proposal to expedite the construction of new reservoirs stalled in an Assembly committee on Monday, just hours after a rally on the Capitol ... more

USC recruiting: Receiver Velus Jones commits to Trojans

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USC recruiting: Receiver Velus Jones commits to Trojans
Velus Jones, a receiver from Saraland High in Alabama, committed to USC on Monday, 247 Sports’ Ryan Bartow reported .

Endless rolling hills

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Endless rolling hills
While on a shoot documenting land preservation,  Michael Lloyd  captured this image of the rolling hills of Paso Robles disappearing into the distance.

UCLA's Brett Hundley out to change notion QB draft class lacks depth

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UCLA's Brett Hundley out to change notion QB draft class lacks depth
Even though they can all throw the long ball, quarterbacks in this NFL draft class don't go deep.

Close at Hand: Agnes Gund’s Most Treasured Cooking Tool

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Close at Hand: Agnes Gund’s Most Treasured Cooking Tool
Passed down from her grandmother, a sumptuous silver tea set holds a place of honor for the philanthropist Agnes Gund.
NYT > Food   

Chipotle to Stop Serving Genetically Altered Food

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Chipotle to Stop Serving Genetically Altered Food
Starting Monday, nothing sold by Chipotle, which has more than 1,800 restaurants, will contain any genetically modified ingredients.
NYT > Food   

Pass the Pork Belly, and the Joint

published Fri, Apr 24 2015 15:54 GMT
Pass the Pork Belly, and the Joint
At a multicourse dinner party in San Francisco, marijuana is paired like wine. But you’ll need a doctor’s note.
NYT > Food   

Tequila Is Getting Company: Sotol, Bacanora and Raicilla

published Fri, Apr 24 2015 14:32 GMT
Tequila Is Getting Company: Sotol, Bacanora and Raicilla
There’s more to agave than tequila and mezcal. Sotol, bacanora and raicilla are increasingly showing up in New York bars and restaurants, and not just ... more
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A Good Appetite: White Bread That’s Beyond the Ordinary

published Fri, Apr 24 2015 11:41 GMT
A Good Appetite: White Bread That’s Beyond the Ordinary
One of the most forgiving, straightforward breads to make at home is just begging to be made into a PB&J or a BLT. (Article plus ... more
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Shattered Historic Sites Could Ruin Nepal Economy

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Shattered Historic Sites Could Ruin Nepal Economy
The Nepal earthquake destroyed many historic sites that draw hundreds of thousands of tourists who fuel a big part of the country's economy.

In Transit: Walkabout: Launch of the Apple Watch; Trouble With a Dance Move

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In Transit: Walkabout: Launch of the Apple Watch; Trouble With a Dance Move
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Airbus A380 celebrates 10 years: Does it have a future?

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Airbus A380 celebrates 10 years: Does it have a future?
With orders failing to materialize, the superjumbo has yet to live up to the expectations of its 2005 launch

Massive Baggage Blunder Ties Up Airport

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International passengers spend hours waiting for luggage at Houston's Bush Intercontinental Airport on Sunday. KPRC's Bill Spencer reports.

In Transit: Staying Where Mandela Did

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The Nelson Mandela Center for Reconciliation, in a private game reserve in South Africa, is now available for travelers to rent.