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Flash floods in Texas, Oklahoma kill 2; 100s of homes gone
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of Texas and the Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people to flee.... 5/25/2015 12:45 AM


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

Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.... 5/24/2015 11:55 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

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 white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.... 5/24/2015 10:40 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.... 5/25/2015 12:01 AM

Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) -- Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.... 5/24/2015 4:26 PM

Aging Catholic nuns get care at Jewish nursing home
NEW YORK (AP) -- For 98-year-old Sister Angela Rooney, it was one of the most jarring moves of her life.... 5/24/2015 4:18 PM



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