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Indictment gives few hints about former speaker's actions
CHICAGO (AP) -- A newly unveiled indictment against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert accuses the Republican of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime schoolteacher silent about "prior misconduct."... 5/29/2015 7:23 PM

Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors
HAVANA (AP) -- The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.... 5/29/2015 9:25 PM

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.... 5/29/2015 9:39 PM

California beaches to remain closed after oily goo washes up
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline where globs of oily goo washed ashore will remain closed until officials determine the water is safe for swimmers and surfers, authorities said Friday.... 5/29/2015 8:29 PM

Pentagon: live anthrax may also have been sent to Australia
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Friday that the Army may have mistakenly sent live anthrax to a laboratory in Australia in 2008, in addition to the suspected live anthrax it sent this year to more than a dozen labs in the U.S. and South Korea.... 5/29/2015 9:12 PM

The Latest: Holmes pushed away everything to focus on attack
3:40 p.m. (MDT)... 5/29/2015 10:09 PM

Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident
ATLANTA (AP) -- The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home, her father said Friday.... 5/29/2015 9:01 PM

Feds: No evidence that black man's hanging was homicide
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi was a homicide, and the civil rights probe into the death has been closed, the Justice Department said Friday.... 5/29/2015 6:57 PM

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