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New Jersey Devils right wing Kurtis Gabriel works out before an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Newark, N.J.

05/27/2020 - 2:31pm
Rosy as the news might sound, Gary Bettman made no promises in announcing the NHL has the framework of a plan in place to return to the ice. “We hope,” the commissioner said, “that this is a step back toward normalcy.” The league and its players...

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Male sage grouses fight for the attention of females southwest of Rawlins, Wyo. 

05/27/2020 - 2:50pm
BILLINGS (AP) — A U.S. judge has dealt another blow to the Trump administration’s efforts to increase domestic oil and gas output from public lands, saying officials failed to protect habitat for a declining bird species when it issued energy leases...

Nation

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President Donald Trump answers questions from reporters during an event on protecting seniors with diabetes in the Rose Garden White House, Tuesday.

05/27/2020 - 3:29pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulation or even shuttering after Twitter added fact checks to two of his tweets. The president can’t unilaterally regulate or close the companies,...

World

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Protesters march on road in Mongkok, Hong Kong, Wednesday.

05/27/2020 - 2:27pm
HONG KONG (AP) — Thousands of protesters shouted pro-democracy slogans and insults at police in Hong Kong on Wednesday as lawmakers debated a bill criminalizing abuse of the Chinese national anthem in the semi-autonomous city.  Police massed outside...