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UCLA wades through damage caused by flooding
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A ruptured 93-year-old water main left the UCLA campus awash in 8 million gallons of water in the middle of California's worst drought in decades, stranding people in parking garages and flooding the school's storied basketball court less than two years after a major renovation.... 7/30/2014 2:48 PM

Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers
A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:... 7/30/2014 12:57 PM

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for the computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in testimony released Wednesday.... 7/30/2014 2:41 PM

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.... 7/30/2014 11:31 AM

APNewsBreak: Ventura passage to be cut from book
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The passage from the best-selling memoir "American Sniper" that sparked former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura's defamation lawsuit against author Chris Kyle will be removed, publisher HarperCollins said Wednesday.... 7/30/2014 11:12 AM

Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.... 7/30/2014 1:18 PM

A more vigorous US economy appears to be emerging
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy has rebounded with vigor from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year.... 7/30/2014 2:44 PM

Vacations, trips detailed at ex-governor's trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The former first family of Virginia flew on a chief executive's private jet, vacationed at his lake house and received other perks, such as passes to a Ritz Carlton beach club, the businessman's assistant said Wednesday.... 7/30/2014 2:52 PM

Last crew member of Enola Gay dies in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) -- The last surviving member of the crew that dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima once said he thought the bombing was necessary because it shortened the war and eliminated the need for an Allied land invasion that could have cost more lives on both sides.... 7/30/2014 4:17 AM

Colorado man dies when trailer collapses in wind
DENVER (AP) -- A storm system in Colorado that flooded streets and stranded drivers up and down the Front Range is being blamed for the death of a man on the southeastern plains.... 7/30/2014 2:51 PM