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Obama Jokes About Birth Certificate Controversy
President Obama showed his skills as a comedian at the White House Correspondents' Association annual dinner, focusing mainly on Donald Trump. He made fun of the birth certificate controversy, and ribbed Trump about his presidential ambitions. (April 30)
Views: 1028417 Associated Press
Shaq Announces Retirement, Will Miss Free Throws
Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement Friday after pro seasons. Speaking at a news conference at his home in Windermere, Fla., O'Neal thanked family and coaches for their help along the way and, as usual, dropped in a few one-liners. (June 3)
Views: 259892 Associated Press
Wozniak Tearfully Remembers His Friend Steve Jobs
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak spoke with The Associated Press Thursday morning about his friend and former business partner Steve Jobs. (Oct. 6)
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Raw Video: Homeless Man's Voice Gets Natl Buzz
Ted Williams, a homeless Ohio man with a golden radio voice has already received job offers after this video, first posted by The Columbus Dispatch, made him an online sensation. (Jan. 5)
Views: 2941042 Associated Press
Obama, Trump Together for Correspondents' Dinner
President Barack Obama is shifting from consoler to comic for his appearance before the White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington, DC. And some of his most prominent would-be rivals are in attendance, including Donald Trump. (April 30)
Views: 1025943 Associated Press
Meet Amanda Hocking, e-book Millionaire
Twenty-six-year-old Amanda Hocking is the new toast of the publishing world. After years of self-publishing paranormal romances as e-books, she signed a reported seven-figure deal with St. Martin's Press. She shares the story in her own words. (March 25)
Views: 120671 Associated Press
First Person: Frank and Louie, the Two-faced Cat
His name is Frank and Louie, and he's just entered the record books. He's now the longest-living cat with two faces, also known as a Janus cat. (Sept. 29)
Views: 458798 Associated Press
Raw Video: Burning Car Lifted Off Trapped Man
A motorcyclist who was pinned under a burning car after a collision says he's grateful for the help of strangers who lifted the vehicle to rescue him. (Sept. 13)
Views: 1381216 Associated Press
Eddie Vedder Opens Up on Pearl Jam
Pearl Jam and director Cameron Crowe talk about the band's new moive, 'Pearl Jam Twenty,' and what makes them continue to play. (Sept. 28)
Views: 305025 Associated Press
Mini Horse Gets Lifesaving Prosthetic Leg
A Texas horse named Midnight is recovering after receiving a $14,000 artificial leg. (March 22)
Views: 213335 Associated Press
Lambert's New Single Honors Shelton's Brother
Country couple Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton talk about writing Lambert's new single, "Over You," about the sudden death of Shelton's older brother, Richie. (Dec. 13)
Views: 129956 Associated Press
Raw Video: Man Politely Robs Wash. Store
Authorities have made an arrest in a weekend convenience store robbery that a Seattle store owner found remarkable for the robber's politeness. Officers quickly identified a suspect from tips received after this surveillance video "went viral". (Feb. 7)
Views: 1407117 Associated Press
Raw Video: Obama's Limo Gets Stuck
President Barack Obama's limo got stuck exiting the U.S. Embassy in Ireland on his way to a speech in Dublin. Secret Service agents hid the car from public view while they freed the car's tires. (May 23)
Views: 550904 Associated Press
Marcus Jordan Making a Name for Himself
Marcus Jordan, son of NBA legend Michael Jordan, is making his own headlines these days at the University of Central Florida. Jordan is leading the Knights in scoring and hopes to take them to the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2005. (Jan. 18)
Views: 698376 Associated Press
Chris Evans: 'I Said No' to 'Captain America'
Chris Evans reveals why he originally turned down the lead in 'Captain America: The First Avenger' - one of the biggest roles of the summer. (July 19)
Views: 202099 Associated Press
Beyonce Talks Performing While Pregnant, New DVD
Beyonce discusses performing while pregnant during an interview with The Associated Press' Alicia Quarles at the New York screening for her new concert DVD, "Live at Roseland." (Nov. 20)
Views: 272616 Associated Press
Fla. Man Shows Off Priceless Baseball Collection
Dennis Schrader has a vault in his Florida home, dedicating to protecting his world record collection of autographed baseballs. Schrader has collected more than 4,000 signed balls. (Oct. 18)
Views: 56753 Associated Press
Homeless Man With Golden Voice Reunited With Mom
A homeless Ohio man whose silky announcing voice has catapulted him to national fame says he's done a commercial for Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. And MSNBC reports he's accepted an offer from the network to do voiceover ads. (Jan. 6)
Views: 479628 Associated Press
Cuban Woman Celebrates 126th Birthday
Cuban Juana Rodriguez looked to be enjoying her 126th birthday Wednesday, even if her status as the world's oldest person isn't recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records. She marked the occasion with family, friends and a cake. (Feb. 3)
Views: 410228 Associated Press
'Downton Abbey' Cast React to 11 Emmy Nods
Stars from the hit British TV series 'Downton Abbey,' including Michelle Dockery and Rob James-Collier, react to the show's 11 Primetime Emmy nominations. (Aug. 3)
Views: 258317 Associated Press
New Exhibit Makes Comic Artist Crumb Uneasy
Counter culture comic book artist Robert Crumb says he doesn't understand why his work is on display in New York. (March 31)
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First Person: Seniors Using Medical Marijuana
Seniors at a retirement community in Orange County, California have set up their own medical marijuana collective. The participants say using the legal cannabis helps them cope with their ailments. (June 8)
Views: 30078 Associated Press
Video Essay: Life in an Oil Field 'Man Camp'
Temporary villages known as "man camps" are rising from the North Dakota prairie. They house the hordes of workers who are flocking there for a modern-day rush for black gold. (Sept. 2)
Views: 255756 Associated Press
Dunst: I Did 'Melancholia' for Von Trier
Kirsten Dunst says she couldn't resist working with controversial director Lars von Trier on 'Melancholia,' while Stellan Skarsgard reveals the joys of working with his son Alexander. (May 31)
Views: 150051 Associated Press
Perry Stumbles on Agencies He'd Eliminate
During Wednesday's Republican debate, Texas governor Rick Perry struggled to remember the names of the federal agencies he has promised to eliminate. (Nov. 10)
Views: 195834 Associated Press
How Movies Handled the Loss of the Twin Towers
From 'Zoolander' to 'City by the Sea,' Hollywood made some interesting choices about whether to depict the World Trade Center in films that were released after Sept. 11, 2001. (Aug. 19)
Views: 341962 Associated Press
Fire Destroys Country Star Trace Adkins' Home
Country music star Trace Adkins lost his home to a fire Saturday afternoon. His wife, Rhonda, and their daughters were not injured. (June 6)
Views: 39376 Associated Press
Mickey Rooney: Elder Abuse 'Emotional Blackmail'
Mickey Rooney spoke out against elder abuse before a senate committee on aging on Wednesday. The 90-year-old actor says he's been the victim of abuse at the hands of his own family. (March 2)
Views: 80160 Associated Press
Raw Video: Heckler Interrupts Obama Fundraiser
A heckler shouting about Jesus Christ interrupted President Barack Obama at a fundraiser before security dragged him out. As he was taken out the man called out that Obama is an antichrist. (Sept. 26)
Views: 740921 Associated Press
Fan Page Creates Virtual Superhero in Milwaukee
A Facebook fan page has attracted a following of thousands and mystique for Milwaukee man people have nicknamed the Milwaukee Wolverine, or just Milverine. Turns out, in real life he is something of a mysterious beast. (Oct. 7)
Views: 79287 Associated Press
Raw Video: Dust Storm Rolls Through Phoenix
A giant wall of dust rolled through the Phoenix area on Monday, turning the sky brown, creating dangerous driving conditions and delaying some airline flights. (July 18)
Views: 71238 Associated Press
Fans, Friends, React to Jobs' Death
Tributes to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs have been pouring nationwide. Memorials have been set up at Apple stores, its headquarters, and even Jobs's home in Palo Alto, California. (Oct. 6) Subscribe to the Associated Press: http://bit.ly/APYouTube Download AP Mobile: http://www.ap.org/mobile/ Associated Press on Facebook: http://apne.ws/c7lQTV Associated Press on Twitter: http://apne.ws/bTquhb Associated Press on Google+: http://bit.ly/zuTKBL
Views: 23810 Associated Press
Aaron Paul Breaks Out With 'Breaking Bad'
Emmy winner Aaron Paul talks about why his character on 'Breaking Bad' is so popular and on the plotline he would like to see happen. (July 20)
Views: 52250 Associated Press
Haley Reinhart on Her 'Bond' With Casey Abrams
Haley Reinhart clears up rumors on having a record deal and her relationship with fellow contestant Casey Abrams. (June 3)
Views: 34093 Associated Press
Tilda Swinton Talks About 'Kevin'
Tilda Swinton reveals the themes behind her new film, 'We need to talk about Kevin,' while her co-star, John C. Reilly, explains his excitement at working with the director, Lynne Ramsey. (Oct 19)
Views: 22514 Associated Press
Raw Video: Killer Tornado Rakes Joplin, Mo.
A massive tornado that tore a 6-mile path across southwestern Missouri killed at least 89 people as it slammed into the city of Joplin, ripping into a hospital, crushing cars like soda cans and leaving a forest of splintered tree trunks. (May 23)
Views: 284465 Associated Press
Kaspar the Friendly Robot Helps Autistic Kids
Eden Sawczenko used to recoil when other girls held her hand and turned stiff when they hugged her. This year, the 4-year-old autistic girl began playing with a robot that teaches about emotions and physical contact _ and now she hugs everyone. (March 8)
Views: 45045 Associated Press
Emily's Army Rocks Beyond Their Years
While they are still teenagers, the Oakland-based Emily's Army sounds like pop-punk veterans. That should comes as no surprise since Bille Joe Armstrong produced the record, and the drummer, Joey Armstrong. (Aug. 19)
Views: 31398 Associated Press
E Street Band Sax Player Clarence Clemons Dies
A spokeswoman for Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band says saxophone player Clarence Clemons has died. The 69-year-old musician was hospitalized about a week ago after suffering a stroke at his home in Florida. (June 18)
Views: 75357 Associated Press
Few Americans Take Immigrants' Jobs in Alabama
Alabama's tough new immigration law isn't producing farm jobs unemployed Americans want. Many of those who have ventured out into the fields to pick crops have quit after a single day, telling farmers the work is too hard and not worth the pay. (Oct. 20)
Views: 442552 Associated Press
First Person: Smithsonian's Hidden Car Cache
Come inside a secret Smithsonian storage warehouse - you might call it America's National Garage - as two rare vehicles are prepared for display at the National Museum of American History. Featured are a 1948 Tucker and a 1929 Miller race car. (Jan. 19)
Views: 31032 Associated Press
Bjork Is Back
Icelandic star Bjork talks about overcoming obstacles when creating her latest album 'Biophilia,' and explains why this record breaks away from her old patterns and habits. (Oct.11)
Views: 47518 Associated Press
Idaho "Dream Home" Was Infested With Snakes
Shortly after buying their dream home, an Idaho husband and wife discovered that it was infested with thousands of garter snakes. For the next three months, their growing family lived as if in a horror movie. (June 15)
Views: 355349 Associated Press
Iowa Farmers Take Missouri River Into Own Hands
After two levee breaches and a rising missouri river that is closing in on the small southwest Iowa town of Hamburg - some resourceful local farmers are taking matters into their own hands. Robert Ray has the story. (June 8)
Views: 7429 Associated Press
Raw Video: Oprah Says 'Until We Meet Again'
Oprah Winfrey signs off her television show for the final time. (May 25)
Views: 145096 Associated Press
Geoffrey Rush on 'Pirates of the Caribbean 4'
The award-winning actor reprises his role of Barbossa in "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" and says the new film made for the best shooting experience so far. (May 17)
Views: 30569 Associated Press
Mass Egypt Anti-government Protest Planned
Egyptian activists protested for a third day as social networking sites called for a mass rally in the capital Cairo after Friday prayers, keeping up the momentum of the country's largest anti-government protests in years. (Jan. 27)
Views: 13660 Associated Press
Gay Soldier Shares Reaction to GOP Debate Boos
The U.S. Army captain who was booed during a Republican presidential debate when he asked the candidates if they would reinstate the ban on openly gay troops says he wasn't trying to score political points. (Nov. 18)
Views: 53003 Associated Press
Teen Plunges Off Golden Gate Bridge, Lives
A California high school student visiting the Golden Gate Bridge on a field trip climbed over a railing, jumped, possibly on a dare by fellow classmates, and somehow survived the 220-foot plunge. (March 11)
Views: 360518 Associated Press
Raw Video: Tsunami Wave Smashes Boats and Cars
Dramatic new pictures have emerged of a tsunami wave smashing into the Japanese town of Miyako on Friday. The wave crashes over the seawall carrying away everything in its path, including cars and boats. (March 13)
Views: 577789 Associated Press