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Legendary star Mickey Rooney dies at 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney, the pint-size, precocious actor and all-around talent whose more than 80-year career spanned silent comedies, Shakespeare, Judy Garland musicals, Andy Hardy stardom, television and the Broadway theater, died Sunday at age 93.


Official says ship detects possible transmission

PERTH, Australia (AP) — An Australian official overseeing the search for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane says underwater sounds picked up by equipment on an Australian navy ship are consistent with transmissions from black box recorders on a plane.


Sick baby's parents defend sailing trip with kids

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The California parents of a 1-year-old girl who fell ill on a sailing trip around the world thanked military crews who rescued them from their stalled vessel on Sunday and defended their decision to sail with young children.


Strait wins entertainer of the year at ACM Awards

George Strait won his second entertainer of the year — 25 years after he won his first — and Miranda Lambert and Keith Urban teamed up to earn top honors Sunday night at a jam-packed Academy of Country Music Awards that had a little something for everyone.


Lambert leads, Shelton, Bryan excel at ACM Awards

Keith Urban and Miranda Lambert were tied for the most trophies at the Academy of Country Music Awards with three, but it was Lambert's husband, Blake Shelton, and co-host Luke Bryan who were on a winning streak on Sunday night.


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