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Mourners in Windsor reflect on Philip's legacy
Mourners left flowers outside Windsor Castle on Saturday, one day after Prince Philip's death.(April 10)      
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Jail time for Florida woman who coughed on cancer patient in viral video
Debra Jo Hunter of Fernandina Beach is sentenced to 29 days in jail for coughing in a woman's face at a Pier 1 Import that went viral on YouTube.       
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Egyptian mission discovers mortuary city in Luxor
Egyptian archeologists have unearthed a 3,000-year-old lost city, complete with mud brick houses, artifacts, and tools from pharaonic times. (April 10)      
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Royal Salute with guns fired across the UK
Gun salutes across the U.K. marked the death of Britain's Prince Philip on Saturday as military leaders honored the former naval officer and husband of Queen Elizabeth II. (April 10)      
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Prince Philip's death fill UK papers' front pages
The death of Prince Philip was the top story in British newspapers on Saturday morning. (April 10)      
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Friendly 'Rocks' stars
Best friends, 'Rocks' co-stars and BAFTA nominees Bukky Bakray and Kosar Ali support and make fun of each other ahead of the British Academy Film Awards (10 April.)      
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Why did 45 million grasshoppers swarm Las Vegas in 2019? Brights lights weren't the only factor.
In 2019, a massive swarm of grasshoppers tried their luck in Las Vegas. But light pollution was only one cause for this massive influx of insects.       
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They both fled Haiti on parallel journeys, but 'arbitrary' enforcement at Texas border led to remarkably different fates
Two Haitian women, with similar back stories, met starkly different fates after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas.       
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These 'vaccine fairies' are helping people in need get their COVID-19 shots
These volunteers are scouring the internet to book vaccine appointments for people across the country.       
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Royals expert on death of Prince Philip
A longtime producer of British royal events says there will be an outpouring of grief throughout the U.K. over the death of Prince Philip but that his immediate funeral is likely to be a small family affair because of the coronavirus pandemic. (April 9)
Today in History for April 10th
Highlights of this day in history: Peace talks conclude in Northern Ireland with Good Friday agreement; the Titanic sets sail; F. Scott Fitzgerald's 'The Great Gatsby' published; Comedian Sam Kinison killed. (April 10)
U.S. Rep. Gaetz vows to fight on amid ethics probe
Florida Congreesman Matt Gaetz made a high-profile appearance Friday at former President Donald Trump's Doral golf club in Miami. (April 9)
Texas workplace shooting: Father of two dead, multiple others shot, including state trooper; suspect charged with murder
Authorities in Texas said Larry Bollin, 27, was arrested Thursday after a manhunt. He allegedly killed one person and wounded multiple others.
More doctors insist George Floyd died from Chauvin's restraint, not drugs or heart issues
Jurors are expected to hear even more medical testimony on Monday in the murder trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin.
Arizona monitoring uptick in COVID-19 case rates
Arizona's top health official says a recent rise in confirmed COVID-19 cases was anticipated as the state eases virus rules. Dr. Cara Christ also says the risk of hospitalization and death will decrease as more people get vaccinated. (April 9)
Pentagon outlines steps to counter military extremism as Capitol attack continues to reverberate
At least 38 of about 250 people charged in the attack on the U.S. Capitol served in the military. The Pentagon plans to counter military extremism.
Suit: Virginia police threatened man during stop
A Black and Latino U.S. Army lieutenant is suing two Virginia police officers who drew their guns and pepper-sprayed him during a traffic stop. (April 9)
Beachfront land to be returned to Black family
Los Angeles County plans to return prime beachfront property to descendants of a Black couple who built a seaside resort for African Americans but suffered racist harassment and were stripped of it by local city leaders a century ago. (April 9)
AP Top Stories April 9 P
Here are the top stories for Friday, April 9th: Biden orders Supreme Court study; More federal resources going to Mich., but not more vaccine ; Amazon workers reject unionizing; Prince Philip mourned in Great Britain.
DMX, known for iconic rap songs, dead at 50
DMX, the iconic hip-hop artist behind songs like "Ruff Ryders' Anthem,""Party Up (Up in Here)," "Slippin'" and "How It Goin' Down" has died. His distinctive gruff voice and thoughtful messages in his rhymes made him one of rap's biggest stars. (April 9)
Lone survivor of South Carolina shooting faces 'critical injuries'; police searching for motive: What we know
Police are investigating for possible motive, and autopsy reports are pending days after Wednesday's shooting spree in South Carolina.
Biden pushes health initiatives in budget proposal
President Joe Biden released a $1.5 trillion wish list for his first federal budget, asking for substantial gains for Democratic priorities. Biden says priorities include funding a health research agency and combatting the ongoing opioid crisis. (April 9)
Expert: Police pressure to blame for Floyd's death
Dr. Andrew Baker, the chief medical examiner who ruled George Floyd's death a homicide, testified Friday that the way police held him down and compressed his neck "was just more than Mr. Floyd could take," given the condition of his heart. (April 9)
Coney Island rides reopen after pandemic closure
Coney Island's illustrious amusement parks have reopened after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered them all last year. (April 9)
Johnson & Johnson plans 100M one-dose COVID vaccines before June
With FDA authorization, Johnson & Johnson expects to deliver up to 8 million weekly doses of their COVID-19 vaccine.
New York residents honor Prince Philip's long life
World leaders and people on the street honored Prince Philip's life of service to his wife, Queen Elizabeth II, and the British nation Friday after hearing of the death of a man who had been at the center of public life longer than most of them have been alive. (April 9)
Hypothetical causes tension in Chauvin trial
Another medical expert blamed George Floyd's death on the way police held him down, as an attorney for Derek Chauvin pressed the witness with hypothetical questions and other means to suggest that Floyd's drug use or heart disease killed him. (April 9)
Biden: UK's Prince Philip was 'a heck of a guy'
President Joe Biden on Friday paid tribute to the Duke of Edinburgh, Prince Philip, as he sent condolences to Queen Elizabeth II. "He was a heck of a guy," Biden told reporters in the Oval Office. (April 9)
WH offers more help to Michigan, not more doses
The Biden administration will not send extra vaccine doses to MIchigan which is seeing a surge in COVID-19 cases, but it will offer "a set of tools," including more federal personnel, testing capacity and therapeutics. (April 9)
Dog poop and a backyard camera helped reunite lost dog with owner nearly 5 years later
Bay escaped from his Massachusetts home five years ago. She was captured this week and reunited with her owner.