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A fire ripped through a Detroit apartment building early Wednesday morning, forcing some adults and children to leap to safety from second- and third-story windows as the flames intensified. More>>
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Show Bits brings you the 86th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles through the eyes of Associated Press journalists. Follow them on Twitter where available with the handles listed after each item. More>>
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