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Tornadoes rake Oklahoma City suburbs, parts of Tornado Alley
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A tornado grazed Oklahoma City and its suburbs Wednesday, threatening rush hour drivers and prompting schools to hold children in safe rooms until the danger passed. No injuries were reported.... 5/7/2015 12:57 AM

Texas gay discrimination bill opens complex father-son split
HOUSTON (AP) -- Beau Miller and Patrick Summers have been partners for four years, but last December was the first time they spent Christmas at Miller's parents' home.... 5/6/2015 11:12 PM

Texas incident fuels concern about lone-wolf terror attacks
NEW YORK (AP) -- The attempted attack on a provocative cartoon contest in Texas appears to reflect a scenario that has long troubled national security officials: a do-it-yourself terror plot, inspired by the Islamic State extremist group and facilitated through the ease of social media.... 5/6/2015 11:43 PM

Baltimore mayor seeks federal civil-rights probe of police
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore's mayor was emphatic last week: She did not want federal oversight of her police department.... 5/6/2015 11:09 PM

Brown lawns loom this summer in California
GARDEN GROVE, Calif. (AP) -- It was with more hope than accuracy that the founder of this Orange County city picked the name Garden Grove in 1874 for what was little more than an open plain under the Southern California sun.... 5/6/2015 10:56 PM

Los Angeles chief concerned after police kill homeless man
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck said Wednesday he has yet to see evidence that would justify one of his officers fatally shooting an unarmed homeless man near Venice Beach.... 5/7/2015 12:09 AM

Man accused of robbing bank posted video on social media
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- A man arrested for robbing a bank posted a photo and videos of the theft on social media - but said he shouldn't have been charged because he didn't threaten anyone and politely asked for the money.... 5/7/2015 12:38 AM

Honolulu police use sex assault charge in prostitution sting
HONOLULU (AP) -- About a dozen women arrested over the weekend in a Honolulu prostitution sting at massage parlors won't be charged with prostitution. Instead, they face the more severe charge of sex assault.... 5/7/2015 1:13 AM

Driver locks kids on school bus, lectures them on behavior
EL MIRAGE, Ariz. (AP) -- A school bus driver has resigned from a suburban Phoenix district a week after he locked dozens of young students on the vehicle, berated them for their behavior and drove off while angry parents pounded on the door, demanding their children be let off.... 5/7/2015 12:35 AM

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