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UNC receives amended Notice of Allegations in long-running NCAA infractions case

For months the long-running NCAA infractions case at UNC-Chapel Hill had been at a standstill while university officials waited to receive an amended Notice of Allegations from the NCAA. That wait is now over.

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Prince, one of most inventive musicians of modern era, dies in home at age 57

Prince, one of the most inventive and influential musicians of modern times with hits including "Little Red Corvette," ''Let's Go Crazy" and "When Doves Cry," was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57.

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Harriet Tubman to replace Andrew Jackson on front of $20 bill; Hamilton stays on $10

Harriet Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who was born a slave, will stand with George Washington, Abraham Lincoln and Benjamin Franklin as among the iconic faces of U.S. currency.

Texas air base shooting leaves airman, commander dead in apparent murder-suicide

An airman shot his commander in an apparent murder-suicide Friday at a U.S. Air Force base in San Antonio, a senior U.S. official said.

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Clinton, Sanders clash over qualifications, background

With accusations of lying, hustling for money and failed leadership, the race for the Democratic nomination took a decidedly negative turn, with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders exchanging a series of barbs over qualifications for the presidency. The testy exchanges underscored the heightened stakes for both sides as the race turns to New York, where Sanders hopes to turn his recent winning streak into concrete momentum toward the nomination. Clinton, meanwhile, is looking to the April 19 contest to take command of a primary race that many in her campaign worry will only amplify her weaknesses heading into the general election.

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Famous golfer makes Masters history with 6 putts 2 feet from hole

Ernie Els' 9-shot opening hole sets record

Ernie Els has made Masters history — and not in a good way. The veteran golfer opened with a 10 on the Par 4 first hole. Els seven-putted — yes, SEVEN — from 2 feet.

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Trump viewed negatively by unprecedented number of Americans, poll finds

For Americans of nearly every race, gender, political persuasion and location, disdain for Donald Trump runs deep, saddling the Republican front-runner with unprecedented unpopularity as he tries to overcome recent campaign setbacks. Seven in 10 people, including close to half of Republican voters, have an unfavorable view of Trump, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

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GOP's social, fiscal conservatives at odds over gay rights

Republican lawmakers upset about the Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage have advanced measures in about a dozen states this year that could strengthen protections for those who refuse on religious grounds to provide services to same-sex couples.

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U.S. Supreme Court overturns Kansas sex offender's conviction for failing to register

The nation's high court said registered sex offenders do not need to notify a state when they leave that state or the country. The case involved Lester Ray Nichols, who was convicted in Kansas in 2003 of interstate travel to have sex with a minor.

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Gmail users fall prey to April Fools' prank gone wrong; Google apologizes

Google is acknowledging that it pranked itself after an April Fool's Day Gmail tweak angered some people who use Google's email for work.

KU freshman found dead on Sunday killed by alcohol, father says

We'll see plenty of sunshine throughout the day, but cooler temperatures hang tough as we top out around 35. North winds of 10-20 mph. Overnight, we're looking at mostly clear skies. Lows around 18. In today's news: Father says alcohol ...

New record set for biggest pumpkin

The Minnesota gourd weighed in at 1,810 pounds.

70-year-olds skydive for birthday

A group of high school graduates from Minnesota celebrated their 70th birthdays by skydiving. Seven classmates took part in the adventure.

Rubber ducks take over Chicago river

About 33,000 rubber ducks were dumped into the river in Chicago in support of the Special Olympics. The fundraiser allowed participants to buy single ducks or a "quack pack" of six.

Topeka giraffe to make national debut

Hope, a young giraffe at the Topeka Zoo, is garnering national attention after undergoing surgery to repair problems with its legs. The staff at the zoo is also expected another baby giraffe to be born in the near future. Hope will appear on the Today Show on Sunday.

Arizona immigration law goes into effect

The most controversial parts of the law have been put on hold by a federal judge.

Toyota recalls 400,000 vehicles

The vehicles were recalled after a potential problem was discovered with the steering.

Pony swim an annual tradition in east

The ponies are auctioned off after the swim in Virginia.

Missouri men catch record-setting fish

Two St. Louis men caught a 130 pound catfish. The catfish, if confirmed, would set a new world record.

Lawrence youth takes second in Braille contest

Lawrence youth Luther Fuller took home a second place finish in the National Braille Challenge held during the weekend. Luther placed second in his age group at the contest and was awarded a $1,000 savings bond.

Homeless shelter in national spotlight

The Lawrence Community Shelter spent some time in the national spotlight Wednesday. Good Morning America spent talked with shelter director Loring Henderson Wednesday morning.