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  1. Protesters Take to the Streets After Cleveland Cop AcquittedSun, 24 May 2015 04:48:14 GMT
    Some police officers near Quick Loans Arena were wearing riot gear, according to The Associated Press. More...
  2. Four Sinkholes Open Up On Missouri Golf CourseSun, 24 May 2015 04:08:37 GMT
    Four sinkholes opened up at the Top of the Rock Golf Course in Ridgedale, Missouri, on Friday. More...
  3. World's Oldest Person Celebrates Her 116th BirthdaySun, 24 May 2015 03:45:34 GMT
    Jeralean Talley, the world's oldest living person, celebrated the big 1-1-6 on Saturday in Inkster, Michigan. More...
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  1. Surveillance Programs in Jeopardy After Senate DramaSat, 23 May 2015 17:18:26 GMT
    Things got dramatic in the wee hours last night in the Senate, the result being that the Patriot Act - and, specifically, the government's ability to collect bulk surveillance - is now "on life support," reports Politico . { "position1" : { "type" : "show", "id" : 21777094, "name" : "ABC News - Politics", "description" : "Latest political news from ABC Radio News." More...
  2. Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrageSat, 23 May 2015 16:16:21 GMT
    In this April 9, 2015, file photo, Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo listens to testimony during his trial in Cleveland. Brelo has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed chase. More...
  3. Veterans frustrated by presidential debate on Iraq warSat, 23 May 2015 16:16:20 GMT
    Islamic State milita... . FILE - In this May 14, 2015 file photo, security forces defend their headquarters against attacks by Islamic State extremists during sand storm in the eastern part of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, 115 kilometers we... . More...
  4. Democrats See Skimpy Insurance as the Next Healthcare IssueSat, 23 May 2015 15:16:43 GMT
    A different healthcare issue has emerged for Democrats, in sync with the party's pitch to workers and middle-class voters ahead of next year's elections. It's not the uninsured, but rather the problem of high out-of-pocket costs for people already covered. More...
  5. Congress' familiar path: short-term solutionsSat, 23 May 2015 11:10:06 GMT
    When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation's highway and transit aid, they were following a well-worn path. If a program is about to expire and the two sides are stymied over what to do, Congress often keeps the program alive temporarily and revisits the problem later. More...
  6. Senators sing blues over impasse; GOP hopefuls stuck in DCSat, 23 May 2015 07:04:57 GMT
    Two senators have a plane to catch to Cuba, others were hoping to impress Republican presidential primary voters and then there's Sen. Lamar Alexander, who is slated to deliver a sunset piano performance of "Ol' Man River" on the banks of the Mississippi. "It's not the weather, it's the Senate that's the problem," said Alexander, the Tennessee Republican and former governor, as he waited out the impasse in his office Friday. More...
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  1. 2 people chain themselves to Shell ship near SeattleSun, 24 May 2015 06:33:30 GMT
    Two people have chained themselves to a support ship that is part of Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans and currently moored in Washington state. More...
  2. Several arrests made as protesters flood Cleveland streets after officer's acquittal Sun, 24 May 2015 06:20:36 GMT
    Police in riot gear made several arrests Saturday as protesters stormed the streets of Cleveland after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire. More...
  3. Protests, arrests after judge acquits Ohio officer in deaths of 2 unarmed black suspectsSun, 24 May 2015 04:22:53 GMT
    Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire. More...
  4. Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman -- her 116thSun, 24 May 2015 04:15:31 GMT
    A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life. More...
  5. Several arrests made as protesters flood Cleveland streets after officer's acquittal Sun, 24 May 2015 04:00:53 GMT
    A Cleveland cop cleared Saturday on state charges in the deaths of two unarmed people in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire could face federal charges. More...
  6. Hawaii groups protest Monsanto, plant coconut treesSun, 24 May 2015 04:00:04 GMT
    Demonstrators spent Saturday planting coconut trees and waving signs in rallies across the Hawaiian Islands as part of an international day of protests against agriculture business Monsanto. More...
  7. New Mexico recognizes Harvey Girls for role in American WestSun, 24 May 2015 03:22:12 GMT
    New Mexico recognized the legacy of the Harvey Girls on Saturday, the thousands of women credited with helping transform the West by taking waitressing jobs along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway line. More...
  8. Confederate flag-burning events spark outrageSun, 24 May 2015 02:03:47 GMT
    A conceptual-art project that includes plans to burn and bury Confederate flags in 13 mostly Southern states on Memorial Day has drawn the ire of groups such as the Sons of Confederate Veterans that consider the events disrespectful and divisive. More...
  9. Ohio man who says he used wand from blinds to hit son, 5, charged with murder in boy's deathSun, 24 May 2015 00:25:28 GMT
    An Ohio man who authorities say told officers he used a plastic wand from window blinds as a switch on his 5-year-old son has been charged with murder in the boy's death. More...
  10. Operator of pipeline in Calif. oil spill defends shutdown procedureSun, 24 May 2015 00:03:53 GMT
    The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. More...