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California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.... 6/3/2015 6:34 AM

FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.... 6/2/2015 7:56 PM

Chairman: Boston terror suspect radicalized through IS group
BOSTON (AP) -- The man who was shot and killed by terrorism investigators had been spreading propaganda for the Islamic State group online, the chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said Wednesday.... 6/3/2015 3:22 PM

Police: Georgia woman locked son out for missing curfew
AUGUSTA, Ga. (AP) -- A Georgia woman is accused of locking her 13-year-old son out of the house overnight as punishment for missing his curfew, leaving him to sleep on the concrete patio in the backyard.... 6/3/2015 3:09 PM

Bus-truck collision leaves 2 dead, 17 hurt in Pennsylvania
MOUNT POCONO, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities in eastern Pennsylvania say a head-on crash between a bus and a tractor-trailer has left two people dead and 17 others injured.... 6/3/2015 3:24 PM

Theater gunman says he'll be remembered only as a 'bad guy'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Before he killed 12 people in a crowded Colorado movie theater, James Holmes hoped he would be remembered for his achievements in school. After the shooting, he said he believed he would be known as a "bad guy" - successful only in his deadly mission.... 6/3/2015 7:25 AM

Problem drinking affects 33 million _ 14 pct. of US adults
CHICAGO (AP) -- Alcohol problems affect almost 33 million adults and most have never sought treatment. That's according to a government survey indicating that rates have increased in recent years.... 6/3/2015 3:11 PM

Boat capsizes in Utah windstorm; man, 3 children killed
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A summery day on a Utah lake turned deadly for a family and friends when high waves and violent winds kicked up and capsized their boat, throwing all seven people into the cold water.... 6/3/2015 9:26 AM

With Medal of Honor award, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't related to Johnson by blood after all.... 6/3/2015 1:59 PM

Cities keen on 'sharing economy' but concerned about safety
NEW YORK (AP) -- American cities are enticed by the economic growth and services that "sharing economy" companies such as Airbnb, Uber and Lyft can offer, but officials are anxious about safety in a largely unregulated realm, a city advocacy group found in a study released Wednesday.... 6/3/2015 3:10 PM



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