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Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesday
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought.... 5/31/2016 11:28 AM

After San Bernardino, counselor faces other side of crisis
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Mandy Pifer drove to the Los Angeles Police Department last week and prepared to face a fresh wave of grief.... 5/31/2016 7:08 AM

If Captain Cook's ship is found, whose is it? Rhode Island's
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- If the ship legendary explorer Capt. James Cook used to sail around the world is found at the bottom of Newport Harbor, Rhode Island will own it outright because of a legal maneuver it took nearly two decades ago based on an obscure, centuries-old maritime practice.... 5/31/2016 6:11 AM

Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boy
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit.... 5/31/2016 10:03 AM

Sisters diagnosed weeks apart fight breast cancer together
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two Utah sisters grew up in the same bedroom, went to the same college, worked for almost a decade at the same company and have visited over 50 countries side by side. Now every three weeks, they sit together in matching chairs and chat as their bodies are pumped full of chemotherapy drugs.... 5/31/2016 7:15 AM

Dozens shot, 6 dead following Chicago weekend violence
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend.... 5/31/2016 10:52 AM

Few Memorial Day airport headaches, most wait times bearable
MIAMI (AP) -- Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly Monday, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close.... 5/30/2016 11:08 PM

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) -- Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich's only church.... 5/31/2016 8:18 AM

Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar.... 5/31/2016 10:42 AM

Electric shock suspected in near drowning at NJ motel pool
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend.... 5/31/2016 11:37 AM

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