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Indictment says ex-US House Speaker Hastert paid hush money
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep a person from the town where he was a longtime high school teacher silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who once was second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down Thursday.... 5/29/2015 3:34 AM

Timeline of the career of ex-US House Speaker Dennis Hastert
CHICAGO (AP) -- A federal grand jury has accused former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert of agreeing to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican. Before the indictment handed down Thursday, Hastert was remarkable for being a little-known state lawmaker from suburban Chicago who eventually rose to the third-highest office in the land.... 5/29/2015 3:41 AM

Latest on Dennis Hastert: Ex-House speaker resigns from firm
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National Spelling Bee ends in tie for 2nd year in a row
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- They couldn't be rattled. They couldn't be denied. Gokul Venkatachalam and Vanya Shivashankar had worked too hard and come close too many times not to win the Scripps National Spelling Bee.... 5/29/2015 4:09 AM

Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter knew what he was doing
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The man who killed 12 moviegoers and wounded scores of others in a suburban Denver theater was mentally ill but legally sane, a court-appointed psychiatrist testified Thursday.... 5/29/2015 3:28 AM

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) -- A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march back from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday.... 5/29/2015 1:09 AM

Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years.... 5/29/2015 2:36 AM

USS Arizona Memorial dock repairs expected to take a week
HONOLULU (AP) -- The National Park Service and the Navy aim to resume taking visitors to the USS Arizona Memorial in a week, after a dock damaged by a wayward vessel is repaired.... 5/29/2015 4:10 AM

Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) -- Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst - an oil spill - when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach.... 5/29/2015 4:54 AM



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