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Calif. boy with leukemia wows crowds as `Batkid'

11/16/2013 1:35am
A 5-year-old Northern California boy who has battled leukemia for years became a darling of social media and attracted thousands of fans at home and around the country _ including the president _ as he took on the persona of his favorite superhero.

Quotes about 5-year-old 'Batkid' in San Francisco

11/16/2013 1:37am
A 5-year-old leukemia patient's wish to be Batkid was fulfilled Friday in San Francisco with help from the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the city. As Miles Scott dressed in a Batman costume battled the Penguin and the Riddler and solved "crimes" around the city, he attracted attention in the region and from around the country. Here's what was said as word of his exploits spread:

Native pride at heart of 'Rock Your Mocs' campaign

11/16/2013 1:40am
Elementary school students in western New Mexico are wearing their moccasins. So are students at Northern Arizona University, Purdue and the University of Michigan.

NY neighbors oppose Judd Hirsch's planned turbine

11/16/2013 8:28am
Some residents of a town in New York's Catskill Mountains are trying to stop actor Judd Hirsch from building a 177-foot wind turbine on his property.

Journey donates $350K in typhoon relief

11/16/2013 10:29am
Journey is donating $350,000 to help relief efforts in the Philippines, and its lead singer has a message for his homeland: "Don't Stop Believin'."

Italian film about truck driver wins in Rome fest

11/16/2013 1:20pm
An Italian film about a truck driver's travels across Europe has taken the top award of best film at the Rome film festival.

McGraw, Hill power into Vegas residency encore

11/16/2013 1:42pm
Tim McGraw and Faith Hill brushed off tabloid divorce rumors as they powered into an encore run of "Soul2Soul," a Las Vegas Strip residency that drew sellout crowds in its first season and is scheduled for 10 select weekends through April.

Veteran film, TV, stage actor Al Ruscio dies

11/16/2013 4:55pm
Veteran character actor Al Ruscio, who appeared in countless film, television and stage productions across half a century, has died at age 89, said his longtime manager, Judy Fox.