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Feds expect more Atlantic tropical storms than last 3 years
MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. government forecasters expect a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season, after three relatively slow years. But they also say climate conditions that influence storm development are making it difficult to predict how many hurricanes and tropical storms will arise over the next six months.... 5/27/2016 9:12 PM

The Latest: Texas elevates center's alert level after rains
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on severe weather in the Plains and flooding in Texas following heavy rains (all times local):... 5/27/2016 9:43 PM

Holiday air travelers get a break from long security lines
ATLANTA (AP) -- Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.... 5/27/2016 8:30 PM

The Latest: Fishermen helped save pilots after jets crashed
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The Latest on the crash of two Navy jets off the coast of North Carolina on Thursday (all times local):... 5/27/2016 9:21 PM

At least 1 dead, 3 missing in Texas flooding
BRENHAM, Texas (AP) -- At least one person has died in Texas and three are missing after torrential thunderstorms caused floods and at least one tornado that closed roads and schools, prompted evacuations, damaged homes and forced dozens of students to spend the night on campus, officials said Friday as they braced for more rain over the Memorial Day weekend.... 5/27/2016 11:36 PM

Couple's killings are latest blow to town rocked by mudslide
OSO, Wash. (AP) -- In a clearing 10 miles up a gravel logging road, freshly cut hemlock branches cover the root well of a wind-toppled fir. Atop the boughs, a bouquet of red, white and blue carnations left by detectives marks the grim discovery they made here: the shallow grave of a local couple shot to death six weeks ago, apparently in a feud with a former neighbor who remains at large.... 5/27/2016 10:24 PM

Navy investigating cause of training mission jet crash
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Four Navy aviators suffered only minor injuries when they ejected from their fighter jets just before the F/A-18 Super Hornets plunged into the Atlantic, a rescuer said.... 5/27/2016 10:03 PM

El Faro's loss described as 'colossal' management failure
A second round of U.S. Coast Guard investigative hearings into the sinking of the freighter El Faro ended Friday, closing a sometimes contentious proceeding during which the disaster was characterized by one investigator as "a colossal failure" of management before he apologized and took back the comment.... 5/27/2016 9:18 PM

Search for abducted teen moves to Northern California coast
VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities on Friday narrowed their frantic search for a missing teenager to a remote area about 65 miles from where she was last seen being dragged by an armed acquaintance who later died in a gun battle with police.... 5/27/2016 11:31 PM

Dr. Heimlich, 96, uses his maneuver to save choking woman
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The 96-year-old retired chest surgeon credited with developing the namesake Heimlich maneuver has used it to save a woman choking on food at his senior living center.... 5/27/2016 10:12 PM

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