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AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the matter said Friday.... 5/29/2015 11:17 PM

Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reports
6:15 p.m. (CDT)... 5/29/2015 11:18 PM

Washington removes Cuba from US list of terrorism sponsors
HAVANA (AP) -- The Obama administration formally removed Cuba from the U.S. terrorism blacklist Friday, a decision hailed in Cuba as the healing of a decades-old wound and an important step toward normalizing relations between the Cold War foes.... 5/29/2015 9:25 PM

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.... 5/29/2015 9:39 PM

Latest on flooding: Rainfall records set in parts of Texas
5:30 p.m. (CDT)... 5/29/2015 10:49 PM

California beaches to remain closed after oily goo washes up
MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A 7-mile stretch of Southern California coastline where globs of oily goo washed ashore will remain closed until officials determine the water is safe for swimmers and surfers, authorities said Friday.... 5/29/2015 8:29 PM

Pentagon: Anthrax shipments broader than first thought
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Pentagon said Friday that the Army's mistaken shipments of live anthrax to research laboratories were more widespread than it initially reported, prompting the Defense Department's second-ranking official to order a thorough review.... 5/29/2015 11:07 PM

The Latest: Holmes says depression drove him to kill
5 p.m. (MDT)... 5/29/2015 11:19 PM

Father: Woman shot by sheriff told police it was an accident
ATLANTA (AP) -- The woman who was shot and critically wounded by a Georgia sheriff told a detective the shooting was an accident that happened while they were practicing self-defense tactics in an empty model home, her father said Friday.... 5/29/2015 9:01 PM

Feds: No evidence that black man's hanging was homicide
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) -- Investigators have found no evidence that the hanging death of a black man in Mississippi was a homicide, and the civil rights probe into the death has been closed, the Justice Department said Friday.... 5/29/2015 6:57 PM

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