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Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
Updated Apr 18, 09:12 PM
BOSTON (AP) — Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program. PBS and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, host of the show that traces the ancestry of well-known guests, said in separate statements that ...
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Bryant gets 1st hit, reaches 5 times as Cubs beat Padres 7-6
Updated Apr 18, 06:52 PM
CHICAGO (AP) — On his second day with the Cubs, Kris Bryant played like the top prospect Chicago was expecting. Bryant got a standing ovation for his first major league hit and reached base five times Saturday in a 7-6, 11-inning win over the San Diego Padres. A day after Bryant went 0 for 4 with three strikeouts in his big league debut, he was 2 for 3 with a pair of singles and three walks. ...
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