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2 dead, 5 missing after heavy rains in Texas, Kansas
HOUSTON (AP) -- At least two people are dead and five others are missing after this week's torrential rains in Texas and Kansas, officials said Saturday, noting that though the threat of severe weather had lessened in Texas over the long holiday weekend, the focus is now on swollen rivers and waterways that are slowly rising and could flood homes.... 5/28/2016 9:52 PM

Schools preparing for the worst, with active shooter drills
CARMEL, Ind. (AP) -- "Lockdown, lockdown, lockdown. This is a drill."... 5/28/2016 1:49 PM

Illinois students give Civil War vets 'their identity back'
CHICAGO (AP) -- With more than a century of rain, wind, snow and pollution conspiring to erase what was once carved into a row of headstones, about the only thing anyone in the tiny north-central Illinois community of Odell knew of the men buried there was that they'd fought in the Civil War.... 5/28/2016 2:37 PM

Taxpayers to foot bill for Arpaio's defiance of court order
PHOENIX (AP) -- Taxpayers already on the hook for $54 million in a racial profiling case against the longtime sheriff of metro Phoenix are about to get walloped with another worrisome cost.... 5/28/2016 4:08 PM

WWII plane pulled from Hudson after crash that killed pilot
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police divers and Army Corps of Engineers personnel retrieved the wreckage of a World War II plane from the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Saturday after the vintage aircraft crashed during a promotional flight, killing the pilot.... 5/28/2016 8:25 PM

The Latest: Tropical Storm Bonnie forms near the Carolinas
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The Latest on a tropical disturbance off the coast of South Carolina (all times local):... 5/28/2016 8:49 PM

Search for missing teen resumes on Northern California coast
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) -- Crews resumed their search along a Northern California creek for a teenage girl who was last seen being abducted by an armed acquaintance in Vallejo, about 65 miles south from the area being searched Saturday.... 5/28/2016 9:17 PM

Family of lost hiker won't second-guess Maine over search
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- When she became lost in the Maine woods, Appalachian Trail hiker Geraldine Largay did what she thought she was supposed to do. She stayed put, pitched her tent and waited for help.... 5/28/2016 9:25 PM

Report: Cost of replacing Flint water pipes double estimates
FLINT, Mich. (AP) -- Replacing water pipes due to the lead-tainted crisis in Flint could be at least twice the price of previous estimates, according to a report obtained by a newspaper.... 5/28/2016 3:47 PM

Leave baby wild animals alone, new campaign stresses
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) -- A South Dakota wildlife official is trying to combat a scene she sees several times every summer: A mom and her children show up carrying a box with holes poked in the top and a baby wild animal inside.... 5/28/2016 2:15 PM

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