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President Donald Trump, from left, greets Tony Kim, Kim Hak Song, seen in the shadow, and Kim Dong Chul, three Americans detained in North Korea for more than a year, as they arrive at Andrews Air Force Base in Md., Thursday, May 10, 2018.

By Matthew Lee, Jill Colvin and Zeke Miller, Associated Press

JOINT BASE ANDREWS, Md. (AP) — In a made-for-TV ceremony in the dead of night, President Donald Trump on Thursday welcomed home three Americans freed by North Korea and declared their release a sign of promise...Read more

Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart, right, drives past Philadelphia 76ers guard Marco Belinelli during the first quarter of Game 5.

BOSTON (AP) — Jayson Tatum caught a pass underneath the basket, shook off a hit and went up for the go-ahead layup with 23 seconds left and the Boston Celtics beat the Philadelphia 76ers 114-112 on Wednesday night to advance to the Eastern Conference finals.

Tatum scored 25 points...Read more

Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana hits an RBI-double off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Chris Stratton during the first inning.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carlos Santana had three hits and five RBIs, Nick Pivetta struck out seven in five scoreless innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the San Francisco Giants 11-3 Wednesday night.

The Phillies, who are 20-11 since a 1-4 start, will try to sweep the four-game...Read more

Anne V. Coates appears at the 2016 Governors Awards.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Oscar-winning film editor Anne V. Coates, widely considered one of the greatest in her field whose many credits include such disparate works as "Lawrence of Arabia," ''The Elephant Man" and "Fifty Shades of Grey," has died. She was 92.

A representative from...Read more

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is greeted by senior North Korean official Kim Yong Chul, director of the United Front Department, which is responsible for North-South Korea affairs (left), and Foreign Minister Ri Su Yong, on his arrival in Pyongyang.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freed after more than a year in prison, three Americans flew homeward from North Korea late Tuesday toward a big middle-of-the-night celebration featuring President Donald Trump — the latest sign of improving relations between longtime adversaries in the buildup to a...Read more

Syrian state-run media said Israel struck a military outpost near the capital Damascus, saying its air defenses intercepted and destroyed two incoming missiles. The reported attack came shortly after Trump announced his withdrawal from the Iran deal.

JERUSALEM (AP) — Iranian forces based in Syria fired 20 rockets at Israeli front-line military positions in the Golan Heights early Thursday, the Israeli military said, triggering an Israeli reprisal and further escalating heightened tensions.

The Israeli military said its Iron...Read more

Philadelphia 76ers' co-owner Michael Rubin, center, talks with rappers Lil Uzi Vert, left, and Meek Mill during the first half of Game 4 of an NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the Boston Celtics in Philadelphia.

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Rubin poses for pictures and shares bro hugs from his courtside seat before Philadelphia 76ers playoff games with a hodgepodge of celebrities that could be straight...Read more

Roman Polanski appears at an international film festival, where he promoted his latest film, "Based on a True Story," in Krakow, Poland.

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Oscar-winning filmmaker Roman Polanski, who fled the United States 40 years ago as a sex offender awaiting sentencing, says he views the #MeToo movement as "collective hysteria" and "total hypocrisy."

Polanski made the comment to the Polish edition of...Read more

Taylor Swift received a peace offering from Katy Perry before launching her new tour.

NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Swift has received a peace offering from Katy Perry before launching her new tour.

Swift shared a video on her Instagram Stories on Tuesday showing a package that Perry sent that included an olive branch. Inside was a letter in which Perry wrote that she was...Read more

Britain's Prince Harry and his fiancee Meghan Markle are on display as wax figures at Madame Tussauds in London.

LONDON (AP) — Madame Tussauds London has unveiled a waxwork of Meghan Markle as it prepares for events marking her May 19 marriage to Prince Harry.

The likeness of the American actress sports the emerald green P.A.R.O.S.H. dress she wore for the couple's engagement announcement....Read more

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