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Gunman among at least 2 dead in Houston shooting
HOUSTON (AP) -- A gunman and at least one other person were killed Sunday, authorities said, as many shots were fired in a Houston neighborhood where police had urged people to remain in their homes.... 5/29/2016 8:55 PM

Tropical Depression Bonnie means another bad beach day
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Tropical Depression Bonnie reached the South Carolina coast early Sunday before stalling just inland, bringing heavy rain and rough tides to an area packed with tourists for the Memorial Day weekend.... 5/29/2016 9:00 PM

A veteran's race against time to return WWI Purple Hearts
ST. ALBANS, Vt. (AP) -- A group that seeks to reunite lost Purple Hearts with service members or their descendants is embarking on an ambitious project: to return 100 such medals or certificates earned in World War I before the 100th anniversary next April of the United States' entry into the conflict.... 5/29/2016 4:26 PM

As charters grow, public schools see sharp enrollment drop
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Standing before the Los Angeles Unified School Board, Susan Zoller delivered a startling assessment: More than 100,000 students in the nation's second-largest district were now enrolled in charters, draining more than $500 million from the budget in a single academic year.... 5/29/2016 3:20 PM

Storm safe rooms as a wedding gift? Sure, in Tornado Alley
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Never mind toasters, blenders and slow cookers. Joplin, Missouri, tornado survivors Kayla and Ricky Smith had a more practical request for a wedding gift - shelter from the next big storm.... 5/29/2016 6:42 PM

5 dead, at least 2 missing after floods in Texas, Kansas
HOUSTON (AP) -- Central Texas authorities spotted a body during an aerial search Sunday, bringing the death toll from flooding the state to five.... 5/29/2016 8:03 PM

Parishioners hold last service at church after 11-year vigil
SCITUATE, Mass. (AP) -- For more than 11 years, a core group of about 100 die-hard parishioners of St. Frances X. Cabrini Church kept their beloved parish open by maintaining an around-the-clock vigil in a peaceful protest of a decision by the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston to close it.... 5/29/2016 8:28 PM

Gay couple attacked? In West Virginia, it's not a hate crime
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- Last April, police say, a Marshall University football player saw two men kissing on a West Virginia street, hopped out of the passenger seat of a car, shouted homophobic slurs and attacked the men, punching them in the face.... 5/29/2016 4:15 PM

Authorities ask for tips in missing teen case
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Authorities in Northern California on Sunday asked those who may have seen a teenage girl abducted by an armed acquaintance to call them after finding no trace of her during their two-day search along the Russian River in Sonoma County.... 5/29/2016 7:49 PM

Sky high: NYC 'trophy apartment' could list for $250 million
NEW YORK (AP) -- Billionaires' Row.... 5/29/2016 7:10 PM



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