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Baylor demotes Starr, fires coach amid sex assaults scandal
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Baylor University demoted school President Ken Starr and fired football coach Art Briles on Thursday, issuing a scathing report over the university's handling of sexual assault complaints against players.... 5/26/2016 6:07 PM

The Latest: Police ID 4 victims of shooting at T.I. concert
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Latest on a fatal shooting inside a New York City concert venue where hip-hop artist T.I. was getting ready to perform (all times local):... 5/26/2016 5:50 PM

AP: Intruders breach US airport fences about every 10 days
Under pressure to prevent people from sneaking onto runways and planes at major U.S. airports, authorities are cracking down - not on the intruders who slip through perimeter gates or jump over fences, but on the release of information about the breaches.... 5/26/2016 2:06 PM

90-minute tornado a rarity, even where tornadoes are common
A tornado that raked the northern Kansas landscape for about 90 minutes was impressive both for its classic "wedge" shape and its sheer endurance - staying on the ground about 10 times longer than the typical twister.... 5/26/2016 5:51 PM

Q&A on AP investigation of perimeter security at US airports
The squeeze began after The Associated Press revealed that intruders hop fences, slip past guardhouses and crash cars through gates at the nation's busiest airports far more often than the public realizes. Since publication of that investigation last spring, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration has clamped down on the release of information about airport perimeter breaches. But using litigation and public records requests, the AP is now able to document 345 breaches dating t... 5/26/2016 4:22 AM

A state-by-state look at proposals dealing with LGBT rights
Legislation has been proposed in states across the country addressing the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, including some proposals that critics say would legalize discrimination. Many of the proposals would protect clergy, businesses and those who decline to employ or serve people based on religious beliefs. Eleven states - Oklahoma, Alabama, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Tennessee, Maine, Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, Georgia and Texas - announced a lawsuit Wednesday again... 5/26/2016 5:20 PM

Kansas residents clean up but more storms forecast
CHAPMAN, Kan. (AP) -- Kansans cleaned up from a series of tornadoes Thursday, including a monster storm that rumbled across the landscape for 90 minutes, while forecasters warned that the state would likely see more bad weather later in the day.... 5/26/2016 6:29 PM

Police seek gunman in shooting at T.I. concert that killed 1
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police searched Thursday for a man captured on surveillance footage firing a gun at a hip-hop concert where artist T.I. was set to perform. Four people were shot, one of them fatally.... 5/26/2016 4:51 PM

The Latest: Snyder halts some Flint water investigations
LANSING, Mich. (AP) -- The Latest on Flint's crisis with lead-tainted water (all times local):... 5/26/2016 4:07 PM

Report: 46 states made prison-related reforms in 2014-15
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new analysis has found that nearly every state made prison-related reforms in 2014 and 2015.... 5/26/2016 6:33 AM

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