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Lowe switches from Premier League horse race to real equines

Apr. 23, 2019 10:30 AM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Rebecca Lowe is making a one-weekend switch from the Premier League horse race to actual equines. Lowe will co-host NBC's coverage of the Kentucky Derby on May 4 with Mike Tirico, the network said Tuesday. She also will co-host the Kentucky Oaks on NBCSN on May 3, when she anchors...

10 students charged after food fight gets out of control

Apr. 17, 2019 9:26 AM EDT

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) — Police say 10 students at a Connecticut high school face charges after a food fight that turned into a riot and ended with injuries to a teacher and a school resource officer. Stamford police said Tuesday that the Westhill High School students ages 15 to 17 are charged with...

New York sues billionaire family behind maker of OxyContin

Mar. 28, 2019 7:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York is suing the billionaire family behind the company that created OxyContin, joining a growing list of state and local governments seeking to hold not only the firm but its owners accountable for the nation's opioid crisis. The state, which averages nine opioid-related deaths per...