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Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.... 5/25/2015 6:10 AM

California looks Down Under for drought advice
SYDNEY (AP) -- California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.... 5/25/2015 1:51 PM

Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.... 5/25/2015 8:07 AM

'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control.... 5/25/2015 12:01 PM

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. His father wasn't around, his mother was a patient in a mental hospital and he kept largely to himself. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942.... 5/25/2015 12:37 PM

Journalism students aim to dispel myths about veterans
DETROIT (AP) -- Wishing living U.S. military veterans a "Happy Memorial Day" might be well-intentioned but misses the mark on an occasion meant for remembering those who lost their lives.... 5/25/2015 12:59 PM

After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.... 5/24/2015 10:40 PM

Police: Pressure cooker in suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's owner was found and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.... 5/25/2015 9:25 AM

Rolling Stones kick off `Zip Code' stadium tour in San Diego
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Rolling Stones launched their "Zip Code" North American tour in San Diego Sunday with more than two hours of music.... 5/25/2015 8:16 AM

Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw.... 5/25/2015 10:30 AM



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