Colleen Besterwitch

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Muhammad Ali 'had a tough time for a year' before death - doctor

<b>Muhammad Ali's doctor says the iconic boxer had been "having a tough time in the last year" before his death.</b><p>The three-time world heavyweight champion, who had Parkinson's disease for 32 years, died aged 74 from "septic shock due to unspecified natural causes" according to his family.<p>"The last week …

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The day Muhammad Ali met the Beatles

It's hard to imagine now: barely having a clue who the Beatles were, or the man who would become Muhammad Ali.<p>But that's how things were when Robert Lipsyte found himself face-to-face with these future legends more than 50 years ago, through a chance of publicity matchmaking.<p>The New York Times had …

Louisville, forever changed by Muhammad Ali, prepares to bury him

Louisville took the blow like a champ: still on its feet. Fists up. Still jawing. On Sunday morning at 22nd Street and Muhammad Ali Boulevard, the Reverend Larry Williams stood before the congregation at Zion Baptist Church and prayed: “We ask for strength for the family of the great Muhammad …

Muhammad Ali's coffin arrives in his hometown of Louisville

The body of boxing legend Muhammad Ali has arrived in his hometown of Louisville, Kentucky, where his funeral will take place on Friday.<p>The 74-year-old's coffin was driven from Louisville airport into the city in a convoy.<p>The BBC's Laura Bicker reports.

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Flooding Wreaks Havoc In Paris, Parts Of Western Europe

French President Francois Hollande is reportedly considering a state of emergency in his country, after days of heavy rain across western Europe caused major flooding that left thousands of people stranded.<p>In Paris, the swollen Seine River and its tributaries flooded roadways, effectively isolating …

More than 100 flights across Europe cancelled amid French strikes

French air traffic controllers’ partial strike is part of wider union action against proposed changes to labour laws<p>More than 100 flights across Europe have been cancelled and many others delayed due to a strike by French air traffic controllers just over a week before the Euro 2016 football …

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …