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Protester leaves Shell ship after hanging on since Friday
BELLINGHAM, Washington (AP) -- A woman who has been hanging off the anchor chain of an Arctic oil-drilling support ship since Friday night has ended her protest north of Seattle.... 5/25/2015 6:15 PM

Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas
CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico (AP) -- A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.... 5/25/2015 7:53 PM


California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought
SYDNEY (AP) -- California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.... 5/25/2015 3:58 PM

Latest in food-track tech: Swipe a code, meet your fisherman
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- After eyeing a piece of haddock on the supermarket counter, a customer scans a code and finds out the fish was caught in the waters of Georges Bank and learns the name of the fishing boat - and maybe even sees a picture of the smiling, rain-slickened fisherman who reeled it in. Welcome to the future of buying New England seafood.... 5/25/2015 7:10 PM

Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.... 5/25/2015 8:07 AM

'Ugly' potential fallout from Supreme Court health care case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law. But it's Republicans - not White House officials - who have been talking about damage control.... 5/25/2015 12:01 PM

Anonymous threats against airliners prompt plane searches
NEW YORK (AP) -- A series of anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday, possibly from the same source, prompted searches of at least two planes at Kennedy Airport and nearly interrupted a third flight from England, authorities said.... 5/25/2015 6:22 PM

Man convicted in 1985 cult killings dies in Nebraska prison
TECUMSEH, Neb. (AP) -- A man who had spent three decades on Nebraska's death row for the 1985 cult killings of two people, including a 5-year-old boy, has died in prison, officials said Monday.... 5/25/2015 5:39 PM

Agent: 'Lawrence of Arabia' star Omar Sharif has Alzheimer's
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Legendary "Lawrence of Arabia" actor Omar Sharif is battling Alzheimer's disease, his agent Steve Kenis confirmed to The Associated Press on Monday.... 5/25/2015 7:43 PM



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