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Group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) -- Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave Thursday afternoon, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour, when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be.... 5/27/2016 2:39 AM

Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Ken Starr, who zealously pursued charges against a sitting U.S. president in a White House sex scandal, was stripped of his job as president of Baylor University on Thursday after a scathing review found that under his leadership, the school did little to respond to accusations of sexual assault involving members of its vaunted football program.... 5/27/2016 2:09 AM

News Guide: Review finds Baylor disregarded sexual assault
DALLAS (AP) -- After months of silence, Baylor University on Thursday responded to mounting criticism of its handling of accusations of sexual assaults and other attacks by football players by demoting its president, Ken Starr, and firing its football coach, Art Briles.... 5/26/2016 8:36 PM

National Spelling Bee co-champions include youngest ever
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- The words were tougher. The final rounds lasted longer. The result was the same.... 5/27/2016 4:19 AM

Rapper arrested in T.I. concert shooting that killed 1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police investigating a deadly shooting at a packed hip-hop concert arrested a rap artist Thursday, saying surveillance footage showed him stalking through the venue firing a gun.... 5/27/2016 1:53 AM

Fed chair Janet Yellen to discuss interest rates at Harvard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen is expected at Harvard to participate in a "conversation" about interest rates.... 5/27/2016 4:32 AM

Connecticut panel to consider $22 million for hedge fund
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- The Connecticut Bond Commission is expected approve a $22 million loan and grant package to help one of the world's largest hedge funds upgrade its facilities in the state.... 5/27/2016 4:32 AM

Beach concert, ocean rituals herald summer at Jersey shore
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) -- A free beach concert by Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels will help kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore.... 5/27/2016 4:30 AM

First lady tells Native American grads to live their values
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- Michelle Obama told graduates at a Native American high school Thursday to take pride in their history and cultures at a time when she says the "loudest voices in the national conversation" suggest turning away from the tribal values that were part of their education.... 5/27/2016 2:35 AM

California kidnapping suspect believed killed in shootout
SOLVANG, Calif. (AP) -- A young man driving a car linked to the disappearance of a Northern California girl was killed Thursday after leading sheriff's deputies on a high-speed chase and engaging in a shootout, a law enforcement official said.... 5/27/2016 1:51 AM

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