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Prosecutor: Evidence speaks for 10 'Grim Sleeper' victims
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The victims were all young black women, some were prostitutes and most had been using cocaine before their bodies were discovered in alleys in a rough part of Los Angeles, hidden in trash bins or covered by mattresses or debris.... 5/3/2016 12:41 AM

The Latest: Evidence speaks for Grim Sleeper's 10 victims
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Latest on the Grim Sleeper trial (all times local):... 5/2/2016 11:58 PM

Puerto Rico skips bond payments, says Congress must help
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- A spiraling Puerto Rico debt crisis reached a new milestone as the island missed nearly $370 million on a bond payment Monday and officials warned of worse to come if the U.S. Congress doesn't help it dig out from a mountain of debt.... 5/2/2016 9:39 PM

Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) -- The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two amateur history buffs began raising questions about the picture.... 5/2/2016 9:52 PM

Man who served 10 years for '64 NYC killing cleared of crime
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Virginia man who spent almost 10 years in prison for a New York City slaying he was pressured to plead guilty to over 50 years ago was back in court on Monday - to hear a judge finally vacate the conviction.... 5/2/2016 10:03 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

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

Detroit teachers to consider next move after mass sick-out
DETROIT (AP) -- Teachers in Detroit are considering their next move after they effectively shut down the financially strapped school district on Monday, giving nearly 45,000 schoolchildren an unscheduled day off. The educators stopped short of calling it a strike, instead saying they called a massive sick-out in response to an announcement that the district wouldn't be able to pay teachers who deferred part of their salaries to get checks during the summer months.... 5/2/2016 7:53 PM

Military tests unmanned ship designed for seafaring missions
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The military is starting 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.... 5/3/2016 12:17 AM

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.... 5/3/2016 1:11 AM

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