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Century-old pipe break points to national problem
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky swamp points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed decades ago.... 7/30/2014 5:24 PM

Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers
A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:... 7/30/2014 4:28 PM

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.... 7/30/2014 5:58 PM

Key witness takes stand in ex-governor's trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The government's key witness in the corruption trial for former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has testified that he gave McDonnell and his wife money because it was a business relationship, not because they were friends.... 7/30/2014 5:52 PM

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.... 7/30/2014 11:31 AM

Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography.... 7/30/2014 4:25 PM

Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.... 7/30/2014 1:18 PM

Processing issue delays bar exam submissions
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers.... 7/30/2014 4:28 PM

2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) -- A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.... 7/30/2014 4:35 PM

Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of mayhem that ended in the death of her partner and a homeowner.... 7/30/2014 5:17 PM