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Closings begin in 'Grim Sleeper' serial killer trial
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The "Grim Sleeper" trial was nearly over Monday after months of testimony about a serial killer targeting black women during the 1980s crack cocaine epidemic on the south side of Los Angeles.... 5/2/2016 6:21 PM

AP Exclusive: Migrant children kept from enrolling in school
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- Candelario Jimon Alonzo came to the U.S. dreaming of becoming something more than what seemed possible along the rutted roads of his hometown in Guatemala's highlands. This was his chance: He could earn a U.S. high school education and eventually become a teacher.... 5/2/2016 4:22 AM

Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) -- Five of Prince's six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn't known to have left a will.... 5/2/2016 5:11 PM

Derailment affects commuter train service into Washington
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A total of 16 cars were involved in a freight train derailment in the nation's capital over the weekend, CSX said Monday, not the 15 it previously reported.... 5/2/2016 2:51 PM

Snyder expects expanded Medicaid coverage in Flint next week
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- An additional 15,000 children and pregnant women grappling with Flint's lead-contaminated water crisis should become eligible for government health insurance starting next week once the funding receives final legislative approval, Gov. Rick Snyder said Monday.... 5/2/2016 4:28 PM

Virginia GOP lawmakers to sue over felons' voting rights
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Republican lawmakers in Virginia will file a lawsuit challenging Democratic Gov. Terry McAuliffe's decision to allow more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in November, GOP leaders said Monday.... 5/2/2016 4:33 PM

Sick-out by teachers shuts nearly all Detroit public schools
DETROIT (AP) -- Nearly all of Detroit's public schools were closed Monday and more than 45,000 students missed classes after about half the district's teachers called out sick to protest the possibility that some of them won't get paid over the summer if the struggling district runs out of cash.... 5/2/2016 7:03 PM

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Puerto Rican officials warned Monday the island's default on a $422 million bond payment is only the beginning if the U.S. Congress doesn't help resolve the situation soon.... 5/2/2016 5:20 PM

Military tests unmanned ship designed to cross oceans
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The military is launching tests on the world's largest unmanned surface vessel - a self-driving, 132-foot ship designed to travel thousands of miles out at sea without a single crew member on board.... 5/2/2016 7:34 PM

The Latest: Student killed in frat house was in 2nd year
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of a student during a burglary at a frat house near New Jersey Institute of Technology (all times local):... 5/2/2016 4:33 PM

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