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Michelle Obama to appear on ABC’s ‘The Chew’

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014, as they return to the White House from a trip to New York and the United Nations. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama is making her debut on the ABC daytime talk show “The Chew.”

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Drones for moviemaking face likely FAA approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Sept. 25 about the Federal Aviation Administration granting permits for drones to be used in moviemaking, The Associated Press reported erroneously that ConocoPhillips was the only company previously granted a permit for commercial drone fights. BP also had been granted a permit.

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Judge stays track coach’s suit against Gay, USADA

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A judge has stayed a lawsuit filed by track coach Jon Drummond against Tyson Gay and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, saying it must be settled for now in arbitration, not in federal court.

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2024 candidates hope to learn from Chicago’s loss

CHICAGO (AP) — Every day for a year after his most painful professional setback, the chief of Chicago’s bid for the 2016 Olympics got hit with some form of the same question, always from a different person: Why?

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FAA expected to approve drones for moviemaking

This image provided by Aerial MOB, LLC, shows their eight rotor Sky Jib Helicopter in San Diego, Calif., in August 2013. The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday, Sept. 26,  that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, including those from Aerial MOB, LLC, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision. The seven companies have been working with the Motion Picture Association of America for two years to win approval from the FAA. (AP Photo/Aerial MOB, LLC, Tony Carmean)

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration is expected to announce Thursday that it is granting permits to seven movie and television production companies to fly drones, an important step toward greater use of the technology by commercial operators, said attorneys and a company official familiar with the decision.

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