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AP source: Hastert paid to conceal claims of sexual abuse
CHICAGO (AP) -- Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said Friday.... 5/30/2015 12:33 AM

Latest on Hastert: Boehner 'shocked' by reports
6:15 p.m. (CDT)... 5/29/2015 11:18 PM

4 more bodies found after Texas flooding
DALLAS (AP) -- Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes.... 5/30/2015 1:40 AM

AP PHOTOS: Aerial views of Texas floodwaters
The record rains that have submerged highways, flooded homes and led to several deaths in Texas show little signs of diminishing.... 5/29/2015 11:39 PM

Jury convicts TV actor Diamond of misdemeanors in stabbing
PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.... 5/30/2015 4:07 AM

Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch
PHOENIX (AP) -- About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each other.... 5/30/2015 4:04 AM

Man not guilty of murder in killing of unarmed trespasser
RENO, Nev. (AP) -- A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of all charges in the latest case to test the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws.... 5/30/2015 4:18 AM

This has been a month of extreme weather around the world
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Even for a world getting used to wild weather, May seems stuck on strange.... 5/29/2015 9:39 PM

Texas poised to allow open carry of handguns
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Texas lawmakers on Friday approved carrying handguns openly on the streets of the nation's second most-populous state, sending the bill to Republican Gov. Greg Abbott, who immediately promised to sign it and reverse a ban dating to the post-Civil War era.... 5/30/2015 12:46 AM

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