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Senate wants to ban use of drones to hunt animals

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Bills in the Michigan Legislature would prohibit the use of a drone to hunt animals.

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Domestic violence in US: Data tells complex story

In this Aug. 18, 2010, file photo, a victim of domestic violence, who calls herself, "Sierra" sits at a safe house in Nevada County, Calif. The dramatic decrease in domestic violence committed by intimate partners from 1995 through 2004 has largely stalled, with the numbers stabilizing at a level that appalls people in the prevention field. The latest federal figures for "serious" intimate partner violence, sexual assault or aggravated physical assault, showed 360,820 such incidents in 2013, or roughly 1,000 per day. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)

For weeks, amid allegations involving several NFL players, domestic violence has been the focus of intense national attention. Does the turmoil reflect a worsening epidemic of domestic violence, or has the U.S. in fact made great strides to curtail it? The answer is complicated.

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Domestic violence in US: Data tells complex story

For weeks, amid the allegations involving several NFL players, domestic violence has been the focus of intense national attention. Does the turmoil reflect a worsening epidemic of domestic violence, or has the U.S. in fact made great strides to curtail it? The answer is complicated.

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‘Boxtrolls’ blends old-school, high-tech animation

In this image released by Focus Features, a scene is shown from "The Boxtrolls." (AP Photo/Focus Features)

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Archibald Snatcher, “The Boxtrolls” villain voiced by Ben Kingsley, did not walk between sets during filming. Instead, he was delicately perched on a pillow and wheeled gingerly through the studio.

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Mo’ne Davis to donate jersey to Hall of Fame

In this Aug. 15, 2014, file photo, Pennsylvania's Mo'ne Davis delivers in the first inning against Tennessee during a baseball game at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. Davis is headed to the Baseball Hall of Fame. Davis, the first girl to win a game at the Little League Baseball World Series, will donate the jersey she wore during the game to the museum on Thursday. She'll be accompanied by teammates from both her Little League World Series team and the travel team she's played on since she was seven. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Mo’ne Davis’ performance in the Little League World Series has earned her a place in baseball’s Hall of Fame.

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