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Updated at 12:59 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " What it lacked in flash, Rio made up for with feeling. With a limited budget, the consequence of a biting recession that roiled preparations for South America's first Olympics, Brazil laced its high-energy opening party for the games of the 31st Olympiad with a sobering message of the dangers of global warming. Graphic projections of world cities being swamped by rising seas set Rio de Janeiro's otherwise fun and festive gala apart from the more...

Updated at 12:06 AM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Right after getting off the plane, sweat beads will start to gather on your forehead. That's just Rio de Janeiro's ever-present humidity saying "hello." You will be enveloped by shades of green " lush tropical forests...

Updated at 11:56 PM

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " The Latest on the Rio de Janeiro Summer Games opening ceremony (all times local): 11:54 p.m. Brazilian marathoner Vanderlei De Lima has lit the cauldron at the Rio Games. De Lima was one of the suspected...

Updated at 11:07 PM

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) " Donald Trump endorsed House Speaker Paul Ryan late Friday, ending a four-day standoff between the GOP's most powerful men that exposed deepening concerns about the New York billionaire's presidential candidacy. Ryan,...

Updated at 9:48 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 8:45 p.m. Donald Trump is continuing to unleash new, deeply personal insults against his rival Hillary Clinton. Speaking to supporters at a rally in...

Updated at 8:01 PM

With fireworks forming the word "Rio" in the sky and supermodel Gisele Bundchen shimmering to the tune of "The Girl from Ipanema," Rio de Janiero welcomed the world to the first Olympic Games in South America with a serious message underlying the...

Updated at 7:56 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper " one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend. Both obituaries in the Press of...

Updated at 7:56 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper " one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend. Both obituaries in the Press of...

Updated at 7:56 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper " one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend. Both obituaries in the Press of...

Updated at 7:56 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper " one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend. Both obituaries in the Press of...

Updated at 7:56 PM

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) " Two versions of a New Jersey man's obituary have appeared together in a newspaper " one saying he's survived by his wife, and the other saying he's survived by his girlfriend. Both obituaries in the Press of...

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