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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.... 5/24/2015 6:57 PM

John Nash, wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' inspiration, die in NJ
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- John Forbes Nash Jr., a mathematical genius whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind," has died along with his wife in a car crash on the New Jersey Turnpike. He was 86.... 5/24/2015 5:30 PM

Streets calm after 71 arrested in Cleveland protests
CLEVELAND (AP) -- The streets returned to calm Sunday after police arrested dozens of demonstrators overnight when protests grew increasingly aggressive in the wake of a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects.... 5/24/2015 2:47 PM


Flooding in Texas, Oklahoma prompts rescues, evacuations
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Up to 10 inches of rain fell over 24 hours in parts of Texas, prompting numerous evacuations and rescues overnight and into Sunday, while a 20-year veteran firefighter in northeast Oklahoma died after being swept away in floodwaters.... 5/24/2015 5:31 PM


Catholics organize to promote pope's climate change message
NEW YORK (AP) -- There will be prayer vigils and pilgrimages, policy briefings and seminars, and sermons in parishes from the U.S. to the Philippines.... 5/24/2015 4:09 PM

AP NEWSBREAK: Actress Anne Meara, mom of Ben Stiller, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress and comedian Anne Meara, who gained fame as half of the comedy team Stiller & Meara and went on to star in TV and film, has died. She was 85.... 5/24/2015 7:58 PM

Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said.... 5/23/2015 9:31 PM

Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- One of the two protesters who chained themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle has left the vessel.... 5/24/2015 6:28 PM



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