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RIP, Peter Magowan, 76. He Resurrected SF Giants.

SAN FRANCISCO — Peter Magowan, the lifelong Giants fan who formed the ownership group that kept the team in San Francisco with a sparkling waterfront ballpark, died Sunday after a battle with cancer. He was 76....
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Pegi Young, Musician and Activist, Dead at 66

NEW YORK — Pegi Young, who with fellow musician and then-husband Neil Young helped found the Bridge School for children with speech and physical impairments, has died. "I look at it with a great deal of satisfaction. It's kind of amazing that the school has...

McCain Praised by Past Presidents, World Leaders

WASHINGTON — Presidents past and present joined members of Congress from both parties and world leaders in mourning Sen. John McCain and praising him for a lifetime of service and accomplishments. President Donald Trump, who once criticized fellow Republica...
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Cancer Claims Aretha Franklin, Queen of Soul, at 76

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style on such classics as "Think," ''I Say a Little Prayer" and her signature song, "Respect," and stood as a cultural icon aro...
Photo of a dead catfish on shore of algae filled waters in North Toledo, Ohio.

Toxic Algae Threatens Drinking Water Across the US

SALEM, Ore. — The words blasted to cell phones around Oregon's capital city were ominous: "Civil emergency. prepare for action." Within half an hour, a second official alert clarified the subject wasn't impending violence but toxins from an algae bloom, detect...