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  • Babe Ruth hat

    $300,000 for a baseball hat?

    (CNN) — A baseball hat Babe Ruth wore during his 1934 tour of Japan just sold for $303,277 on the site Grey Flannel Auctions. The navy blue hat emblazoned with a “US” logo is believed to be the only hat the legendary slugger wore during the month-long tour, according to Grey Flannel Auctions — except when he swapped the cap for a little leaguer’s hat, resulting in the classic photo of the Sultan of Swat with a tiny hat perched […]

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    Rolling Stone retracts UVA rape story

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Rolling Stone has apologized for its bombshell article “A Rape on Campus” — a crushing blow for a magazine that has published so many sensational and thoroughly-sourced feats of journalism. So what happens now? The magazine’s editors spent the weekend belatedly fact-checking the article and reviewing what went wrong. “We are taking these matters very seriously,” said an editor at the magazine who insisted on anonymity. Some observers are predicting departures from Rolling Stone as a […]

  • Orion's first test flight under way

    Liftoff–finally–for Orion

    (CNN) — NASA’s new Orion spacecraft lifted off from Florida’s Cape Canaveral on schedule Friday morning, an uncrewed test flight that begins what the space agency hopes is a new era of manned space exploration. The capsule and Delta IV Heavy rocket cleared the service tower and minutes later shed the boosters without any apparent hitches. Eight minutes into the flight, Delta IV’s upper stage was carrying Orion to its preliminary orbit, traveling around 14,000 mph. “The launch itself is […]

  • Orion Spacecraft Stacked on Delta IV Heavy Launch Vehicle

    All systems ‘Go’ for NASA’s new rocket

    (CNN) — It’s the biggest countdown for NASA since the shuttle era ended in 2011. The space agency’s new Orion spacecraft is scheduled to lift off on an unmanned test flight at 7:05 a.m. ET Thursday from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral, Florida. “We haven’t had this feeling in awhile, since the end of the shuttle program,” Mike Sarafin, Orion flight director at Johnson Space Center, said in a preflight briefing on Wednesday. He said it’s the beginning […]

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    Garner widow: Fight not over

    NEW YORK (CNN) — Protesters poured onto the streets of New York late Wednesday, upset over a grand jury’s decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner. They marched at the same time U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that federal officials were moving ahead with a civil rights investigation. Garner, an unarmed black man, died in July after a white officer, Daniel Pantaleo, put him in a chokehold. Garner’s death was later ruled a […]

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    Help needy kids, see Trombone Shorty for free

    Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews is giving back to the Crescent City's children in need, and he's asking for help to make it happen.


    ISIS fears lead feds to tell troops to keep heads down online

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — The FBI issued a warning Sunday to members of the U.S. military that ISIS is calling for attacks against them, according to a law enforcement source, saying that “overseas based individuals are looking for like-minded individuals in the U.S. to carry out these attacks.” “We also request members of the military review their online social media presence for any information that might attract the attention of violent extremists,” the bulletin said, advising that members of the military […]

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    Toddler killed in hit-and-run on North Claiborne

    NEW ORLEANS (WGNO)–The NOPD has released a surveillance photo they say shows the white pickup that struck and killed a 2-year-old boy Sunday evening. According to investigators, the toddler ran into traffic on North Claiborne Ave. near Clouet St. around 5:15 p.m. and was hit by a man in an older-model, white Chevrolet Silverado.  Police say that driver stopped, got out of the truck, looked at the boy, got back in the truck, and drove off. Anybody with information that […]

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    OPSO recruit killed in shooting

    The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a 24-year-old recruit was shot and killed Sunday night.