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Trapped group escapes Kentucky cave through neck-deep water
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) -- A group of college students trapped for hours by rising water in a Kentucky cave waded through neck-deep water to get out, authorities said Thursday.... 5/26/2016 10:33 PM

The Latest: Official: Trapped tourists wade out of cave
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) -- The Latest on two tour groups trapped by rising water in a Kentucky cave (all times local):... 5/26/2016 10:13 PM

More severe weather, tornadoes roil Plains; no injuries
CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) -- Severe weather spawning numerous tornadoes roiled large stretches of Kansas for a second day Thursday, prompting residents to anxiously watch the skies but causing only scattered damage in rural areas and no injuries or deaths.... 5/26/2016 10:03 PM

Many opt to take Social Security before full retirement age
CHICAGO (AP) -- Taking Social Security benefits early comes with a price, yet more than 4 in 10 Americans who are 50 and over say they'll dip into the program before reaching full retirement age.... 5/26/2016 8:11 PM

Over the top: Trump sews up delegates to seal GOP nomination
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) -- Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for energy, guns, the economy and international affairs, shifting abruptly toward the general election with his likely Democratic opponent locked in a divisive primary contest.... 5/26/2016 9:55 PM

Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police searched Thursday for a man captured on surveillance footage firing a gun in a packed hip-hop concert where artist T.I. was set to perform. Four people were shot, one of them fatally.... 5/26/2016 10:30 PM

Origin of key Clinton emails from report are a mystery
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton was supposed to have turned over all work-related emails to the State Department to be released to the public. But an agency audit found at least three emails never seen before - including Clinton's own explanation of why she wanted her emails kept private.... 5/26/2016 9:16 PM

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.... 5/26/2016 10:28 PM

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

Louisiana adds police protections to hate-crime laws
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Louisiana has become the first state in the nation to expand its hate-crime laws to protect police, firefighters and emergency medical crews.... 5/26/2016 9:40 PM

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