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  • Judge blocks planned sale of Whitney Houston's Emmy Award story has photos
    Updated: Jun-24-16 7:44 pm

    LOS ANGELES - A federal judge blocked the sale of an Emmy Award that Whitney Houston won 30 years ago after it was put on the auction block by the late singer's family.

  • Auction of Whitney Houston memorabilia earns $500,000 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 7:36 pm

    LOS ANGELES - An auction of Whitney Houston's memorabilia has earned more than $500,000 despite a judge blocking the sale of an Emmy Award won by the late singer.

  • California News Digest 4 pm 
    Updated: Jun-24-16 7:16 pm

    Hello! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up in California. Questions about coverage plans are welcome and should be directed to the AP-Los Angeles bureau at 213-626-1200, losangeles@ap.org, or to the AP-San Francisco bureau at 415-495-1708, sanfrancisco@ap.org. Andrew Dalton is on the news desk. AP-California News Editor Frank Baker can be reached at 213-626-1200 or fsbaker@ap.org.

  • Dear epilepsy: I won't let you take over my life 
    Updated: Jun-18-16 3:03 am

    SALEM, Oregon - A tiny speck of dirt, that's what Olivia Nell calls it in her letter. She acknowledges its presence but dismisses its power.

  • Bobby Brown memoir alleges Houston smoked pot with daughter story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-16 7:25 pm

    NEW YORK - In a book filled with explicit stories of sex, drugs and violence, Bobby Brown's memoir includes allegations about the late Whitney Houston ranging from smoking pot with their then-teenage daughter to having an affair with Tupac Shakur.

  • Bobby Brown: Friend to blame for Houston, daughter's death 
    Updated: Jun-07-16 11:54 am

    NEW YORK - Bobby Brown is suggesting family friend Nick Gordon is to blame for the deaths of his ex-wife Whitney Houston and the couple's daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown.

  • 'The Greatest Love of All' among songs inspired by Ali story has photos
    Updated: Jun-05-16 10:11 am

    NEW YORK - Before he was even heavyweight champion or had changed his name from Cassius Clay, Muhammad Ali was a force in the music world. He had befriended Sam Cooke and released an album featuring his comic poetry and a cover of the hit "Stand By Me." But starting in the mid-1960s, Ali himself would inspire songs of all kinds, from all over the world. Here are some notable releases about Ali:

  • Ali found icon status in blending politics, activism, sports story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-04-16 7:38 pm

    NEW YORK - During the Beatles' first visit to the United States in 1964, clever publicity agents arranged a meeting with Cassius Clay, then training for the bout that would make him heavyweight champion. The result was a memorable photo of a whooping Clay, who later changed his name to Muhammad Ali, standing astride four "knockout victims."

  • Muhammad Ali was the subject of many films and star of a few story has photos
    Updated: Jun-04-16 1:57 pm

    Muhammad Ali would almost seem unbelievable if he was created as a work of fiction for a movie script.