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Golfing legend Arnold Palmer, 87, dies

Palmer rose from a blue-collar background to become part of the sport’s royalty – he was colloquially known on the PGA tour as “The King” – and frequent playing partner of U.S. presidents. He left an indelible mark on the world of golf in the form of nearly 300 signature – designed courses, and Arnold Palmer Enterprises, which handled his endorsements and other ventures, helped make Palmer the first golfer to make his name a worldwide franchise.

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El Salvador credits U.S. for drop in homicides there

One of the most violent nations in the world credited the United States with helping improve security and cut homicides by 50 percent this year. The president of El Salvador, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, shared the progress with Vice President Joe Biden at a Sept. 23 security and migration forum with the presidents of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala at the Inter-American Development Bank.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner visits Maxwell Elementary

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi visited Maxwell Spanish Immersion Elementary for a morning assembly in the gymnasium to talk to students. The 2014 Nobel winner also sang with the students and answered their questions on a variety of topics.
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Nobel Peace Prize winner visits Maxwell Elementary 1:19

Nobel Peace Prize winner visits Maxwell Elementary

Chief Justice Minton: pay judges more 2:13

Chief Justice Minton: pay judges more

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Gas leak on Eastin explained

Andy Beshear: 'Not even the governor is above the law' 1:41

Andy Beshear: 'Not even the governor is above the law'