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Abduction, murder leaves Navajo community heartbroken
SHIPROCK, N.M. (AP) -- The stranger walked with 11-year-old Ashlynne Mike into the hills of a remote area of the Navajo Nation known for its breathtaking views and the monolithic rock outcropping that stands as a beacon for miles.... 5/4/2016 7:44 AM

Critics question mine exploration near Alaska eagle preserve
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- In early winter, after most tourists have fled Alaska, another kind of visitor flies in: bald eagles, up to 4,000 of them.... 5/4/2016 5:59 AM

Navy SEAL killed in Iraq was close to disgraced grandfather
PHOENIX (AP) -- He was a former Phoenix high school star distance runner who was the grandson of an Arizona financier involved in the 1980s savings and loan scandal.... 5/4/2016 7:52 AM

Detroit teachers ending 2-day sick-out, fighting legislation
DETROIT (AP) -- Detroit schools are expected to reopen Wednesday after teachers who had called out sick for two days received assurances from the financially struggling district that they would continue to be paid.... 5/4/2016 7:45 AM

Government report: Crime dropped overall in nation's schools
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The latest government snapshot of school crime paints a picture of safer schools with declines in violent crime, bullying and harassment because of sexual orientation.... 5/4/2016 7:25 AM

Researchers say they're closing in on Captain Cook's ship
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- Researchers believe the ship that legendary explorer Captain James Cook used to sail around the world is still submerged somewhere in Rhode Island's Newport Harbor.... 5/4/2016 4:29 AM

Meet the next sport of the modern age: Drone racing
HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) -- Decked out in high-tech goggles, pilot Steve Zoumas dives low and sees the final gate zooming toward him: a 20-foot-tall metal-framed box ringed with neon. Boom! His sight goes black. The crowd lets out a collective "Whoa!" as pieces of his aircraft, which has just smashed into a concrete barrier, go flying.... 5/4/2016 7:50 AM

Governor, lawmakers react to ex-Assembly speaker's sentence
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver's 12-year prison sentence in a $5 million corruption case sends a message that officials who abuse the public's trust will be held accountable, Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo said shortly after the sentencing.... 5/4/2016 4:53 AM

APNewsBreak: Army says troops lost their way, went off cliff
DENVER (AP) -- An Army vehicle took the wrong road in the dark and was making a U-turn when it tumbled 250 feet off a cliff at a Colorado training range last year, killing one soldier and injuring five, according to a recently released investigative report.... 5/4/2016 7:03 AM

Indiana voters get their say in high-stakes primary
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Voters in Indiana are in the spotlight in a big way. That's because the delegate math going into Tuesday's primary means Indiana represents one of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's last chances to stop Donald Trump's march to the 1,237 delegates the billionaire businessman needs to clinch the GOP nomination outright and avoid a contested convention. The stakes are not as high on the Democratic side. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton already has a c... 5/3/2016 9:43 PM

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