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Health workers violated privacy of Iowa athlete, girlfriend

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — The University of Iowa fired one student health clinic worker and disciplined another for breaching the privacy of an athlete and his girlfriend by immediately discussing the results of their pregnancy test, according to records obtained by The Associated Press.

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Thursday’s Red Nose Day TV special: Comedy for a good cause

In this May 11, 2015 file photo, Nick Cannon arrives at the NBC Network 2015 Programming Upfront presentation at Radio City Music Hall in New York. Cannon will attempt to dance nonstop for 24 hours as a warm up to Thursday, May 21, 2015 broadcast of Red Nose Day.   (Photo by Charles Sykes/Invision/AP, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Thirty years ago, Richard Curtis suspected two things: People like to laugh and they like to do good.

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Ted Turner ranch in New Mexico caught in wolf debate

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Media mogul Ted Turner set out years ago to establish a fund to bolster the dwindling populations of everything from falcons and frogs to Mexican gray wolves, using the nearly 2 million acres he owns in a dozen western states as home base for the projects.

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Appeals court sides with Google in anti-Muslim film case

In this Thursday, Sept. 20, 2012, file photo, Cindy Lee Garcia, one of the actresses in "Innocence of Muslims," right, and attorney M. Cris Armenta hold a news conference in Los Angeles asking a judge to issue an injunction demanding a 14-minute trailer for the film be pulled from YouTube. A federal appeals court on Monday, May 18, 2015 overturned an order for YouTube to take down the anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors. (AP Photo/Jason Redmond, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal appeals court panel should not have forced YouTube to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors, a larger group of judges ruled Monday in a victory for free speech advocates.

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