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12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream.... 5/26/2015 7:37 AM


Mental health will take focus in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of a Batman movie.... 5/26/2015 6:27 AM

AP source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said.... 5/26/2015 4:48 AM

Woman hanging on Shell ship since Friday ends drill protest
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- The woman who had been hanging off the anchor chain of a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's plans to explore for oil in the Arctic Ocean ended her dayslong protest north of Seattle on Monday morning.... 5/25/2015 8:13 PM

Fatal cherry picker accident occurred during demonstration
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A cherry picker accident that left a man and a boy dead and injured three other children happened as the man was giving the neighborhood kids a demonstration of the elevated lift, authorities said.... 5/25/2015 8:52 PM

Troubled Memphis-area cemetery reopens for family visits
BARTLETT, Tenn. (AP) -- Clutching red flowers and blue balloons, hundreds of relatives visited deceased loved ones buried at a troubled Memphis-area cemetery for the first time since it closed more than a year ago, after its owner was arrested and charged with mishandling burials.... 5/25/2015 11:57 PM

Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday.... 5/26/2015 1:33 AM

California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) -- California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.... 5/26/2015 1:29 AM

Police: 3 children hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house
MIAMI (AP) -- Two of the three children tossed onto a South Florida beach from a bounce house sent flying by a waterspout have been sent home from a hospital with minor injuries, hours after the inflatable was sent airborne above palm trees and a four-lane road, police said.... 5/26/2015 8:41 AM



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