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BC--Americas Digest

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MISS UNIVERSE PAGEANT

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- The Miss Universe contestant from the Philippines is this year's winner but for one brief moment Sunday evening, it appeared as if it might be a repeat win for Colombia. By Kimberly Pierceall. AP Photos.

LOS ANGELES -- "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" bringing in a galactic $238 million over the weekend, making it the biggest North American debut of all time according to studio estimates. By Lindsey Bahr. AP Photos.

PRESIDENTIAL RACE-SANDERS' STRUGGLES-ANALYSIS

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire -- The third Democratic presidential debate opens with an apology and ends with compliments. For months, the Democratic primary contest has been a relatively civil affair -- offering a tone that party leaders see as a much-needed contrast to the raucous Republican field. By Lisa Lerer. AP Photos.

HANFORD-NATIONAL PARK

SPOKANE, Washington -- The most polluted U.S. nuclear weapons production site is now the newest national park. Thousands of people are expected next year to tour the Hanford Nuclear Reservation, home of the world's first full-sized nuclear reactor. By Nicholas K. Geranios.

OHIO POLICE SHOOTINGS-CHARGES

CINCINNATI -- Volatile, racially sensitive questions of whether to charge police officers for fatal on-duty shootings, and whether jurors will convict an officer in such a case, hangs over two of Ohio's largest cities. By Dan Sewell. AP Photos.

OBIT-OZEL SUTTON

ATLANTA (AP) -- Ozell Sutton, a longtime civil rights activist who was associated with the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., has died at 90.


Updated : 2021-03-03 20:13 GMT+08:00