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5/8/2015 11:25 AM
Police arrive for funeral of NYPD officer
SEAFORD, N.Y. — Busloads of police officers converged under heavy security today for the funeral of a young New York City police officer who was killed on patrol.

5/8/2015 10:51 AM
AAA sees most holiday travelers in 10 years
With more money in their pockets thanks to lower gas prices and an improved job market, AAA expects more than 37 million Americans to travel for Memorial Day, the most since 2005.

5/8/2015 7:09 AM
ACT to expand computer-based testing
WASHINGTON — ACT test takers take note: The No. 2 pencil is losing its cachet. Greater numbers of high school students will be able to take the college entrance exam on a computer next year.

5/8/2015 7:10 AM
Coyote sighted near LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK  — Officials say another coyote has been spotted in New York City, this time near LaGuardia Airport.

5/8/2015 6:59 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:

5/7/2015 9:35 PM
4.0 magnitude earthquake jolts North Texas
PECOS, Texas — A remote area of North Texas experienced an earthquake that was unusually strong for the region.

5/7/2015 2:28 PM
Study: Measles vaccine may have other benefits
LOS ANGELES — New research suggests the measles shot comes with a bonus: By preventing that disease, the vaccine may also help your body fight off other illnesses for years.

5/7/2015 1:20 PM
Man used daughter to scam cookie buyers
APOLLO, Pa. — A man used his 9-year-old daughter as a ploy to collect money for Girl Scout cookies he never ordered or delivered, police said.

5/7/2015 12:11 PM
White House fence to get more spikes
WASHINGTON — The Secret Service is adding a second layer of steel spikes to the top of the White House fence to keep would-be intruders at bay, according to a proposal submitted to the National Capitol Planning Commission.

5/7/2015 11:25 AM
NSA phone record collection is excessive
NEW YORK — The bulk collection of Americans’ phone records by the government exceeds what Congress has allowed, a federal appeals court said today as it asked Congress to step in and decide how best to balance national security and privacy interests.

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