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Cave escape: Rushing water, sucking mud and pitch black
HORSE CAVE, Ky. (AP) -- Gary Russell was a mile deep in a Kentucky cave, leading a group of geology students on a five-hour tour, when he turned a corner and saw water rushing by where water wasn't supposed to be.... 5/27/2016 4:23 PM

Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines
ATLANTA (AP) -- Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.... 5/27/2016 4:26 PM

Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years
MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months.... 5/27/2016 5:46 PM

AP Exclusive: Bridge collapse survivor linked to IS in Syria
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Mohamed Roble was weeks shy of his 11th birthday when the school bus he was on plummeted more than 30 feet as the bridge beneath gave way.... 5/27/2016 6:14 PM

In police cases, black activists push reforms outside court
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Black activists in Baltimore and beyond say they are disappointed but not discouraged after neither of the first two police officers to stand trial in the death of a man who was injured in the back of a police van was convicted.... 5/27/2016 10:11 AM

Defense secretary discusses concerns in South China Sea
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ashton Carter says China could be erecting "a great wall of self-isolation" with its increasingly provocative moves against its neighbors.... 5/27/2016 5:37 PM

National Spelling Bee ends in its unlikeliest tie to date
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- If not for his high-pitched voice, there would be no way to peg Nihar Janga as the youngest-ever winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee.... 5/27/2016 2:12 PM

Police: Retired cop kills his 2 sleeping kids, then himself
WALLKILL, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say a retired police officer shot his two children to death as they slept in their New York home before he turned the gun on himself.... 5/27/2016 4:39 PM

Donald Trump breaks with nation's only Latina governor
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) -- It was a stunning rebuke - even by Donald Trump's standards - aimed at the nation's only Latina governor at a political rally in her home state of New Mexico.... 5/27/2016 3:48 PM

Baylor looks to rebuild after report on sex assaults
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University will look to rebuild its reputation and perhaps its football program after an outside review found administrators mishandled allegations of sexual assault and the team operated under the perception it was above the rules.... 5/27/2016 12:35 PM



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