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Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.... 5/25/2015 6:10 AM

Actress Anne Meara, wife of Jerry Stiller, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Actress and comedian Anne Meara, whose comic work with husband Jerry Stiller helped launch a 60-year career in film and TV, has died. She was 85.... 5/25/2015 3:46 AM

Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.... 5/25/2015 8:07 AM

Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title
HONOLULU (AP) -- Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.... 5/25/2015 10:49 AM

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.... 5/24/2015 4:33 PM

After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.... 5/24/2015 10:40 PM

Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.... 5/25/2015 10:30 AM

Rolling Stones kick off `Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music.... 5/25/2015 8:16 AM


Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains
SEATTLE (AP) -- One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska.... 5/25/2015 8:48 AM



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