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5/2/2014 2:16 PM
Mud obstacle courses can cause illness
LAS VEGAS — Health officials have a new message for people taking on extreme obstacle courses like the Tough Mudder — don’t eat the mud.

5/2/2014 1:52 PM
Pa. fights paying Sandusky's pension
HARRISBURG, Pa. — In an effort to keep from paying a pension to former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, Pennsylvania’s retirement system is disputing his employment status at the time he was arrested on child molestation charges and later convicted.

5/2/2014 1:13 PM
Obama, Merkel threaten new Russia sanctions
WASHINGTON  — Projecting unity on Ukraine, President Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel threatened tougher new sanctions against Russia today if Moscow doesn’t quickly change its disruptive behavior.

5/2/2014 11:43 AM
N.Y.C. subway train derails in Queens
NEW YORK —A subway train derailed in a Queens tunnel today, but authorities said there were no immediate reports of injuries.

5/2/2014 10:01 AM
U.S. gains 288K jobs, most in 2 years
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a robust 288,000 jobs in April, the most in two years, the strongest evidence to date that the economy is picking up after a brutal winter slowed growth.

5/2/2014 8:24 AM
Drugs in botched execution leaked from IV
OKLAHOMA CITY  — Some of the three drugs used in a botched Oklahoma execution this week didn’t enter the inmate’s system because the vein they were injected into collapsed, and that failure wasn’t noticed for 21 minutes, the state’s prison chief said, urging changes to the state’s execution procedure.

5/2/2014 6:49 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: