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Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.... 5/1/2016 2:02 AM

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely
NEW YORK (AP) -- For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it's the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own children due to concerns about abuse and neglect.... 4/30/2016 6:41 PM

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm special
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual meeting.... 4/30/2016 11:13 PM

Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston
A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday.... 4/30/2016 11:14 PM

1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- One teenage girl was killed and another was injured when they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival.... 4/30/2016 6:51 PM

The Latest: 6th body found after flooding in Texas
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local):... 5/1/2016 1:40 AM

Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.... 5/1/2016 2:07 AM

Probe of NYC mayor casts harsh light on lax campaign laws
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A probe swirling around New York City's mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation's most lax campaign finance laws, with contribution limits so easy to get around that even government watchdogs acknowledge a ring of truth to the familiar excuse: Hey, everybody's doing it.... 4/30/2016 4:23 PM

Senate candidate paid relative $170K for past campaign work
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- An Indiana Senate candidate who has railed against out-of-control government spending paid his brother-in-law nearly $170,000 to manage the finances of his congressional campaign. The relative worked as a car salesman and actor but had no experience rounding up political donations.... 4/30/2016 4:50 PM

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service animals
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.... 5/1/2016 1:03 AM

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