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ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages(NEW YORK) — Lauren Bacall, the legendary actress and former wife of Humphrey Bogart, died Tuesday, ABC News has confirmed. She was 89 years old.

Bogart’s estate tweeted the news Tuesday evening, writing, “With deep sorrow, yet with great gratitude for her amazing life, we confirm the passing of Lauren Bacall.”

The husky-voiced actress, whose birth name was Betty Joan Perske, starred as a 19-year-old opposite the much older Bogart in her first film, 1944’s To Have and Have Not. Over the next few years, the two — who married in 1945 — appeared in the films The Big Sleep, Dark Passage and Key Largo.

In the ensuing decades, Bacall starred in Designing Woman, The Gift of Love, Shock Treatment, Sex and the Single Girl, Murder on the Orient Express and The Shootist, among other films. More recently, she worked on the movies Dogville and The Forger, and on the TV shows The Sopranos and Family Guy.

Despite the numerous credits to her name, Bacall was only nominated for an Oscar once — for playing Barbra Streisand’s mother in the 1996 film The Mirror Has Two Faces. She received an honorary Oscar in 2010.

Bacall also won two Tony Awards during her career, and was a recipient of the Kennedy Center Honors. In 1999, the American Film Institute named her one of the top 25 greatest female screen legends of all time.

Bacall was married to Bogart until 1957, when he died of cancer. They had two children.

After a short-lived engagement to Frank Sinatra following Bogart’s death, Bacall married Oscar winner Jason Robards in 1961. The couple had one child, actor Sam Robards, before divorcing in 1969.

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) — Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan will miss six to eight weeks, the team announced, after he suffered a fracture in his left knee during practice Tuesday morning.

Trevathan suffered the injury during full-team drills, when he fell to the ground during a run play.

The Broncos selected the 24-year-old Trevathan out of Kentucky in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL draft. In 32 games, he has 162 tackles, three sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and three interceptions. During Denver’s postseason run in 2013, he had 24 tackles.

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iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — For a company as mighty as Apple, changing the composition of its predominately white and male workforce begins with outreach.

A diversity report released by Apple on Tuesday reveals the most likely person to hold a top-paying technology and leadership position at the company is white and male.

“I’m not satisfied with the numbers on this page,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a statement. “They’re not new to us, and we’ve been working hard for quite some time to improve them. We are making progress, and we’re committed to being as innovative in advancing diversity as we are in developing our products.”

Apple became the latest technology company to voluntarily disclose the diversity of their workforce — showing the racial disparity in Silicon Valley.

A breakdown shows 54 percent of the company’s technology jobs in the United States are held by whites, while Asians hold 23 percent of the jobs. White people make up 64 percent of Apple’s leadership positions in the U.S., followed by Asians at 21 percent.

Cook said the iPad and iPhone maker recently pledged $100 million to President Obama’s ConnectED project, which aims to bring digital learning and cutting edge technology to economically challenged schools. Cook said 80 percent of the student population that will benefit from the high-tech investment are from groups that are under-represented in Silicon Valley.

Apple also works with the Human Rights Campaign and the National Center for Women and Information Technology.

“The work we do with these groups is meaningful and inspiring,” Cook said. “We know we can do more, and we will.”

Men make up 80 percent of Apple’s technology workforce worldwide. However, the company did not release the demographic composition of all 98,000 employees.

“Who we are, where we come from, and what we’ve experienced influence the way we perceive issues and solve problems,” Cook said. “We believe in celebrating that diversity and investing in it.”

For a company that burst onto the personal computing market in the Steve Jobs era with the slogan “Think different,” Apple employees are now hearing another call to action from Cook: “Inclusion inspires innovation.”

“All around the world, our team at Apple is united in the belief that being different makes us better,” he wrote. “We know that each generation has a responsibility to build upon the gains of the past, expanding the rights and freedoms we enjoy to the many who are still striving for justice.”

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David Lee/Thinkstock(DAVIE, Fla.) — The Miami Dolphins have signed veteran quarterback Brady Quinn, the team announced on Tuesday. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Quinn is expected to battle Matt Moore for the backup job behind starting quarterback Ryan Tannehill.

The Dolphins will mark Quinn’s seventh NFL team. He was originally selected out of Notre Dame by the Cleveland Browns with the 22nd overall pick in the 2007 NFL draft.

In 24 career games, Quinn has passed for 3,043 yards with 12 touchdowns and 17 interceptions. He suited up with the Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets and St. Louis Rams last season, but did not play.

Quinn won the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award following the 2006 season at Notre Dame, which is given to the best college quarterback in the nation.

He was recently announced as a new broadcaster for Fox’s NFL coverage. That job is now on hold due to his commitment to the Dolphins.

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iStockPhoto/Thinkstock(ENGLEWOOD, Colo.) — Denver Broncos linebacker Danny Trevathan will miss six to eight weeks, the team announced, after he suffered a fracture in his left knee during practice Tuesday morning.

Trevathan suffered the injury during full-team drills, when he fell to the ground during a run play.

The Broncos selected the 24-year-old Trevathan out of Kentucky in the sixth round of the 2012 NFL draft. In 32 games, he has 162 tackles, three sacks, four forced fumbles, one fumble recovery and three interceptions. During Denver’s postseason run in 2013, he had 24 tackles.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hand sanitizers are heavily marketed to parents in the weeks leading up to the first day of school. But they may be useless when it comes to preventing school absences due to illnesses, according to a new study.

Researchers in New Zealand observed 2,500 children (from 68 schools) for five months and found that kids who used hand sanitizers in their classrooms had an equal number of sick days — about 1 in every 100 children per day — as those who did not.

All of the kids in the study received a 30-minute educational lesson on hand washing and hygiene, while half also used hand sanitizers.

Until recently, most studies of hand sanitizers in schools have been too small or too biased to answer the question of whether it really helps prevent illness.

This new research may mean that as the school year begins, parents can rely on a little reminder about hand-washing habits and don’t necessarily have to stock up on the sanitizers.

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iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Hand sanitizers are heavily marketed to parents in the weeks leading up to the first day of school. But they may be useless when it comes to preventing school absences due to illnesses, according to a new study.

Researchers in New Zealand observed 2,500 children (from 68 schools) for five months and found that kids who used hand sanitizers in their classrooms had an equal number of sick days — about 1 in every 100 children per day — as those who did not.

All of the kids in the study received a 30-minute educational lesson on hand washing and hygiene, while half also used hand sanitizers.

Until recently, most studies of hand sanitizers in schools have been too small or too biased to answer the question of whether it really helps prevent illness.

This new research may mean that as the school year begins, parents can rely on a little reminder about hand-washing habits and don’t necessarily have to stock up on the sanitizers.

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Obtained by ABC News(ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.) — Attorneys for two Philadelphia men who allege they were beaten by security guards at Harrah’s Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, have called on state and federal prosecutors to launch criminal investigations into the separate incidents, which were both captured on security video.

“There is no place for this kind of brutal, barbaric conduct by anyone — let alone security officers in a hotel-casino — in a civil society,” said Michael Maggiano, one of the lawyers for the two men, during a press conference Tuesday. “It must be criminally investigated, over and above the civil litigation, and it must be stopped before someone is killed.”

Sean Oaks, a college student, and Rob Coney, an aspiring businessman, were featured in an ABC News 20/20 investigation into the hotel’s security procedures, which aired last week.

Both men told ABC News in interviews that modest disagreements in the hotel quickly escalated, and they were stunned to find themselves being tackled by a group of security guards and hauled to a secluded hotel holding room.

Security footage provided to ABC News by the men’s attorneys showed Oaks, 26, emerging from a scuffle with a gash under his eye, while cameras appeared to capture one-time basketball standout Coney, 25, as a security guard struck him on the head with a baton. Coney can then be seen bleeding from the head, with a trail of blood smearing the floor as guards dragged him across the hotel floor.

Maggiano and attorney Paul D’Amato told ABC News they believe the incidents are part of a pattern of violent behavior by the security guards at Harrah’s in Atlantic City. Oaks and Coney were among several plaintiffs who have filed lawsuits against the casino over aggressive treatment.

Harrah’s and its corporate parent company Caesars Entertainment would not provide anyone for an on-camera interview and declined to comment on specific cases or the videos. But in a written statement Harrah’s said, “Our security personnel are trained to use the least amount of force required to manage any particular incident while ensuring they are taking necessary steps to protect guests, employees and themselves.”

Caesars did not respond to an inquiry about the fresh call for a criminal investigation into the incidents. Officials with the U.S. Attorney’s office in New Jersey declined to comment on the incidents. A spokesman for the Atlantic County prosecutor said the office also did not wish to comment.

The shocking images of tourists being beaten or violently manhandled comes at an inopportune time for Atlantic City, a former gambling mecca that has suffered a sharp decline in business in recent years, according to Mayor Don Guardian.

The gleaming 70-story Revel Casino Hotel on Tuesday became the third of the city’s largest casino hotels to announce plans to shut its doors. The Atlantic Club and Showboat also announced plans to close recently. All the closings are a result of a downward spiral in gaming revenue that comes as newly-legalized rival casinos have sprouted up in surrounding states.

When ABC News showed Guardian the surveillance footage last month, he said he was shocked by what he saw and dismayed that the incidents could create a further deterrent for tourists looking for a fun place to spend a few days.

“This is a city that needs to be hospitable,” Guardian said. “That type of activity can’t occur. When that occurs, we’re in the wrong business.”

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State Department photo(WASHINGTON) — Well, this is bound to be awkward.

President Obama and his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, are slated to appear together at a private party in Martha’s Vineyard on Wednesday. But when she took a swipe at his oft-repeated foreign policy slogan in a recent interview, the night probably got a little more complicated.

Not to worry though. According to Clinton spokesperson Nick Merrill, the former secretary of state looks forward to “hugging it out” with the president at the party.

In an interview with The Atlantic published Monday, Clinton said, “Great nations need organizing principles, and ‘Don’t do stupid stuff’ is not an organizing principle.”

In the same interview, she also asserted that the Obama administration’s “failure” to help Syrian rebels has led to the current rise of ISIS, the militant group aiming to establish a religious caliphate in Iraq.

“The failure to help build up a credible fighting force of the people who were the originators of the protests against Assad — there were Islamists, there were secularists, there was everything in the middle — the failure to do that left a big vacuum, which the jihadists have now filled,” Clinton said.

In a statement to ABC News, Merrill said, “While they’ve had honest differences on some issues, including aspects of the wicked challenge Syria presents, she has explained those differences.…Like any two friends who have to deal with the public eye, she looks forward to hugging it out when they see each other tomorrow night.”

Clinton, a longtime proponent of early intervention in Syria, “suggested the she finds [the president's] approach to foreign policy overly cautious,” The Atlantic‘s Jeffrey Goldberg wrote. Many saw this critique as an attempt to distance herself from an increasingly unpopular president in case she decides to make a bid for the White House in 2016.

Clinton called President Obama Tuesday morning to let him know she hadn’t intended her comments as an attack, Merrill told ABC News.

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Official White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) — President Obama said Tuesday that the police shooting death of unarmed Missouri teen Michael Brown was “heartbreaking,” while urging those who are upset over the incident to remain calm.

Brown, an 18-year-old African-American man, was shot multiple times and killed Saturday by a Ferguson, Mo., police officer. The days since the shooting have been marked by tense standoffs between Brown’s supporters and heavily-armed police officers, along with riots and looting of stores on Sunday night.

“The death of Michael Brown is heartbreaking, and Michelle and I send our deepest condolences to his family and his community at this very difficult time,” Obama said.

“I know the events of the past few days have prompted strong passions, but as details unfold, I urge everyone in Ferguson, Missouri, and across the country, to remember this young man through reflection and understanding,” the president said in a statement. “We should comfort each other and talk with one another in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds. Along with our prayers, that’s what Michael and his family, and our broader American community, deserve.”

Obama emphasized that Attorney General Eric Holder and the Department of Justice will be investigating the shooting, as well as local police in St. Louis County, Missouri.

Earlier on Tuesday, local authorities confirmed that the cause of Michael Brown’s death was the multiple gunshot wounds he sustained, though the larger part of the investigation remains to determine the manner of his death — the circumstances that led to the gunshots being fired.

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