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Hawaii groups plant coconut trees, protest against Monsanto
HONOLULU (AP) -- Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto.... 5/24/2015 2:45 AM

Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A white patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the Cleveland officer alone fired the fatal shots.... 5/24/2015 2:13 AM


Missouri suspect in killing of woman, teen son is dead
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- A man accused of holding his former girlfriend captive in a crate at their home in western Missouri then fatally shooting her and her teenage son, was shot and killed Saturday, authorities said.... 5/23/2015 9:31 PM

2 people chained to Shell ship north of Seattle
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) -- Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state.... 5/23/2015 9:09 PM

Pipeline that leaked wasn't equipped with auto shut-off
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said.... 5/24/2015 12:46 AM

The Latest on flooding: Highway closures across Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- 9:20 p.m.... 5/24/2015 2:25 AM

Democrats see skimpy insurance as the next health care issue
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A different health care issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections.... 5/23/2015 1:09 PM

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on a path forward to change or extend the once-secret program ahead of its expiration at the end of the month.... 5/23/2015 6:02 PM

B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than tears marked a family-and-friends memorial of the late blues great's life and legacy Saturday in Las Vegas.... 5/23/2015 11:56 PM



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