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Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Record rainfall was wreaking havoc across a swath of the U.S. Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.... 5/24/2015 9:12 PM

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

After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.... 5/24/2015 9:03 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, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.... 5/24/2015 9:40 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
SEATTLE (AP) -- One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska.... 5/24/2015 9:27 PM

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.... 5/24/2015 4:33 PM



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