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FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'
NEW YORK (AP) -- The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access.... 5/28/2015 7:29 PM

Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding
HOUSTON (AP) -- Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy rain from earlier in the week poured downstream, swelling rivers.... 5/28/2015 6:46 PM

Latest on flooding: Flooding threatens North Texas homes
1:45 p.m. (CDT)... 5/28/2015 6:46 PM

Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years.... 5/28/2015 6:33 PM

Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter 'knew what he was doing'
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that whatever he suffered from that night, he knew what he was doing.... 5/28/2015 7:08 PM

Twice-caught fugitive's clean life led to decades of freedom
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In 55 years as a fugitive, Frank Freshwaters got caught twice.... 5/28/2015 2:53 PM

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) -- A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march away from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday.... 5/28/2015 6:26 PM

Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor.... 5/28/2015 7:31 PM

Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell has revealed plans to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species.... 5/28/2015 6:49 PM

Is rent out of reach? Study shows how 11 US cities stack up
NEW YORK (AP) -- Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.... 5/28/2015 2:47 PM



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