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FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Scores of low-flying planes circling American cities are part of a civilian air force operated by the FBI and obscured behind fictitious companies, The Associated Press has learned.... 6/2/2015 7:56 PM

Gunman says he tried calling crisis line before shootings
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- James Holmes lingered outside a suburban Denver movie theater for a moment or two, thinking someone at a mental health hotline might talk him out of killing people he didn't know, or that the FBI might swoop in and stop him, he told a psychiatrist last year.... 6/2/2015 11:46 PM

Amtrak CEO vows to put safety technology into operation
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An emotional Amtrak CEO pledged to lawmakers Tuesday that safety technology that could have prevented a deadly derailment last month in Philadelphia will be put into operation, while Democrats and Republicans exchanged barbs over whether Congress or the Obama administration is most to blame for railroads not installing the technology.... 6/2/2015 8:05 PM

Man under surveillance by terror investigators is shot dead
BOSTON (AP) -- A man who had known extremist views and was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators lunged with a knife at a police officer and an FBI agent outside a pharmacy on Tuesday and was shot and killed, authorities said.... 6/2/2015 10:20 PM

4th Navy sub sailor gets prison in shower recordings case
MAYPORT NAVAL STATION, Fla. (AP) -- A Navy sailor pleaded guilty Tuesday to secretly videotaping female trainees as they undressed for showers aboard a submarine, becoming the fourth crew member of the USS Wyoming to be sentenced to prison in a case that has tarnished the U.S. military's integration of women into its submarine fleet.... 6/2/2015 10:06 PM

Californians conserved more water ahead of mandatory cuts
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Californians are using less water, but they'll have to conserve a lot more to reach the mandatory drought cuts taking effect this month, according to the latest numbers released Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 10:35 PM

Jim Thorpe's sons ask Supreme Court to allow reburial
Jim Thorpe's surviving sons asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to allow them to pursue reburial of the famed athlete on American Indian land in Oklahoma.... 6/2/2015 10:34 PM

Survey: Most Americans with disabilities 'striving to work'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- More than two-thirds of American adults with disabilities are "striving to work," according to a national employment survey being released just before the landmark legislation protecting their rights turns 25.... 6/2/2015 3:50 PM

Study: Minorities in retail get paid less, promoted less
WASHINGTON (AP) -- African-American and Latino cashiers, salespeople and first-line managers are paid less, are less likely to be promoted off the floor and more likely to be poorer than their white counterparts in the retail industry, a new study showed Tuesday.... 6/2/2015 8:40 PM

Bison seriously injures 2nd Yellowstone tourist in 3 weeks
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. (AP) -- For the second time in three weeks, a bison seriously injured a tourist in Yellowstone National Park who apparently underestimated how quickly the big, burly animals can move when they're miffed.... 6/2/2015 11:32 PM

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