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  • Electronic media searches at border crossings raise worry

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Watchdog groups that keep tabs on digital privacy rights are concerned that U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents are searching the phones and other digital devices of international travelers at border checkpoints in U.S. airports.

  • LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony miss All-Star media day

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Cleveland’s LeBron James and New York’s Carmelo Anthony did not attend NBA All-Star media day events on Friday.

  • From Parker to Gibson, Hollywood’s sliding scale of justice

    NEW YORK (AP) — As the final votes pour in ahead of the Academy Awards’ Tuesday afternoon deadline, Hollywood is drawing to a close an awards season that has, from Nate Parker to Mel Gibson, often been a confounding morality play.

  • How to watch Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch

    NEW YORK (AP) — Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch.

  • Iran defeats US at freestyle wrestling world cup

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s wrestling team Friday defeated the United States wrestling team to secure the gold medal at the Freestyle World Cup.

  • Zuckerberg’s goal: Remake a world Facebook helped create

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Zuckerberg helped create the modern world by connecting nearly a quarter of its citizens to Facebook and giving them a platform to share, well, everything — baby pictures and Pepe memes, social updates and abusive bullying, helpful how-to videos and live-streamed violence.