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Zack Wheeler

Right-hander Zack Wheeler and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed to a $118 million, five-year contract, two people familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. Read more here.Read more

scene from the reboot of “Clifford the Big Red Dog.”

Scholastic Entertainment is rebooting the TV series about the giant dog with an equally large heart this week on Amazon Prime Video and PBS, the latter his home since the early aughts. Read more here.Read more

Kid Rock performs in Pontiac, Mich., Oct. 17, 2018.

Kid Rock won't renew his licensing agreement for Kid Rock's Made in Detroit restaurant, the owners of the sports arena in which it's housed said Wednesday. Read more here.Read more

Opera star Placido Domingo during a concert in Hamburg on Wednesday, November 27, 2019.

Plácido Domingo has sought to blame the allegations of sexual harassment against him on cultural differences between countries, adding that there are places nowadays where "one can't say anything to a woman." Read more here.Read more

Christopher Lischewski, center, the former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods, has been convicted for his part in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving the industry's top three companies.

The former CEO of Bumble Bee Foods was convicted Tuesday for his part in a canned tuna price-fixing conspiracy involving the industry's top three companies, federal prosecutors said. Read more here.Read more

Philadelphia Flyers' Scott Laughton (21) scores a goal past Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen (31) as Justin Holl (3) and Morgan Rielly (44) defend during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia Flyers built on their strong November with another win to begin the new month. Claude Giroux scored the go-ahead goal midway through the third period and the Flyers had three goals in the final 2:06 to get their fifth straight win, 6-1 over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday...Read more

Donnesha Cooper touches a photo of her daughter, Alianna DeFreeze, in Cleveland on Oct. 29, 2019.

Disparity in so-called namesake laws represents a national trend: White crime victims are much more likely to get crime bills named after them than black victims. Read more here.Read more

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., speaks during a Democratic presidential primary debate in Atlanta.

Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris told supporters on Tuesday that she was ending her bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020.Read more

Bernard Roques, a refiner of Societe company, smells a Roquefort cheese as they mature in a cellar in Roquefort, southwestern France, Jan. 21, 2009.

France is bristling at a U.S. threat to slap 100% tariffs on French cheeses, Champagne and other products, with the French leader telling President Donald Trump on Tuesday that the move would amount to an attack on all of Europe. Read more here.Read more

Inmates walk through the exercise yard at California State Prison Sacramento, near Folsom, Calif., on Feb. 26, 2013.

Racial disparities have narrowed across the U.S. criminal justice system over 16 years, though black people are still significantly more likely to be behind bars than white people, new federal figures show. Read more here.Read more