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Hospital says Pele taken to ‘special care’ unit

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian soccer great Pele, who is being treated for a urinary infection, is in good condition and is expected to leave the hospital in the next few days, his spokesman said Thursday.

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Police return to Hernandez home seeking sneakers

In this Oct. 1, 2014 file photo, former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez looks back during an evidentiary hearing at Fall River Superior Court in Fall River, Mass.  Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he's charged in. The Sun Chronicle reports state and local authorities went to Hernandez's North Attleborough home this week but seized no evidence. (AP Photo/The Boston Globe, Wendy Maeda, Pool)

NORTH ATTLEBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have returned to the home of ex-New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez seeking sneakers they believe were worn on the night of a 2013 killing he’s charged in.

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Thanksgiving: Turkey, parades, shopping deals

A Power Ranger balloon cruises along Central Park West during the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, Thursday, Nov. 27, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

NEW YORK (AP) — Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving.

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Spain soccer team starts fund for evicted woman

In this Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, file photo, Carmen Martinez Ayudo, 85, cries during her eviction in Madrid, Spain. Carmen Martinez Ayudo, who lives with a pension of euro 630 a month ($ 783) lost her foreclosed apartment to a moneylender after she could not afford to pay her debt and the high interest rates due to her financial situation after her son lost his job. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish soccer team opened a bank account to collect donations for an 85-year-old woman whose eviction last week from her Madrid apartment sparked an outcry, team officials said.

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Original Alice manuscript to travel to US museums

LONDON (AP) — Lewis Carroll’s original handwritten, illustrated manuscript for “Alice in Wonderland” will travel to the U.S. to mark its 150th anniversary.

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