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California's largest lake threatened by urban water transfer
SALTON CITY, Calif. (AP) -- Once-bustling marinas on shallow water in California's largest lake a few years ago are bone-dry. Carcasses of oxygen-starved tilapia lie on desolate shores. Flocks of eared grebes and shoreline birds bob up and down to feast on marine life.... 6/3/2015 6:34 AM

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

Theater gunman says he'll be remembered only as a 'bad guy'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Before he killed 12 people in a crowded Colorado movie theater, James Holmes hoped he would be remembered for his achievements in school. After the shooting, he said he believed he would be known as a "bad guy" - successful only in his deadly mission.... 6/3/2015 7:25 AM

Boat capsizes in Utah windstorm; man, 3 children killed
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- A summery day on a Utah lake turned deadly for a family and friends when high waves and violent winds kicked up and capsized their boat, throwing all seven people into the cold water.... 6/3/2015 9:26 AM

With Medal of Honor award, family learns WWI hero wasn't kin
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Two days before President Barack Obama announced a posthumous Medal of Honor for black World War I soldier Henry Johnson, a family got staggering news about the legacy of heroism that had inspired them for generations and through three wars. They weren't related to Johnson by blood after all.... 6/3/2015 1:59 PM

Police: Man shot dead lunged at police officer, FBI agent
BOSTON (AP) -- Police said they have video showing a man who was under 24-hour surveillance by terrorism investigators lunging with a knife at a Boston police officer and an FBI agent before he was shot and killed - an account his brother has disputed.... 6/3/2015 10:43 AM

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

Ban on billing rape victims for exams passed by Legislature
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- The commonplace practice of billing rape victims in Louisiana for medical exams should come to an end after state lawmakers Tuesday signed off on proposed law changes that the federal government has required for a decade.... 6/3/2015 2:22 AM

Texas inmate, 67, set for execution in slayings 31 years ago
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- A 67-year-old man who was convicted of killing four men more than three decades ago has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to keep him from becoming the oldest Texas prisoner put to death in an execution scheduled for Wednesday evening.... 6/3/2015 12:40 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



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