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  1. Dozens Rescued as Flash Floods Ravage TexasFri, 29 May 2015 09:46:40 GMT
    Dozens of people were rescued from flash flooding in Texas early Friday, as emergency responders struggled to cope with the wettest May on record. More...
  2. Historic Lighthouse Creeps Away From Eroding Cliff EdgeFri, 29 May 2015 09:03:59 GMT
    160-year-old, 52-foot high, Gay Head lighthouse on Martha's Vineyard, Mass., is moved 5 feet at a time to new site, 135 feet from current location. More...
  3. Slain Reporter Was Bystander Used as Human Shield: KinFri, 29 May 2015 08:59:32 GMT
    The parents of a 27-year-old reporter who was gunned down in Washington, D.C., say she was a bystander used as a human shield. More...
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  1. Ex-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related chargesThu, 28 May 2015 23:02:26 GMT
    Federal prosecutors announced bank-related charges against former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert on Thursday, accusing the 73-year-old Illinois Republican of withdrawing $952,000 in cash in a way that evaded the requirement that banks report cash transactions over $10,000. He's also accused of lying to the FBI. More...
  2. Ex-US Speaker Hastert indicted on bank-related chargesThu, 28 May 2015 23:02:25 GMT
    Fed... . FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2007, file photo, former House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., announces that he will not seek re-election for a 12th term in Yorkville, Ill. More...
  3. Poor could receive subsidies for Internet access under FCC proposalThu, 28 May 2015 20:59:17 GMT
    The head of the Federal Communications Commission is proposing that the government agency expand a phone subsidy program for the poor to include Internet access. The FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, has emphasized that Internet access is a critical component of modern life, key education, communication and finding a keeping a job. More...
  4. Congress flocks to Taylor Swift concertThu, 28 May 2015 20:59:16 GMT
    There's plenty of bad blood between Republicans and Democrats in Congress, but on July 13, one woman will bring them together: Taylor Swift. A whopping 19 congressional lawmakers and political action committees are reserving private boxes to host fundraisers at Swift's concert at Nationals Park this summer, according to Coalescent, a fundraising firm. More...
  5. Washington Post hits back against Iran court claimsThu, 28 May 2015 19:58:16 GMT
    In this photo April 11, 2013 file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani, in Tehran, Iran. The closed trial of Rezaian detained in Iran for more than 10 months has begun in a court used to hear security cases. More...
  6. Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitorThu, 28 May 2015 15:54:03 GMT
    A federal appeals panel has refused to disqualify a court-appointed monitor after a judge found Apple colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled against Apple Inc. Thursday. More...
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  1. Moderate quake shakes N. California region, but no reports of any problemsFri, 29 May 2015 09:36:14 GMT
    A moderate earthquake struck in Northern California but authorities say there are no reports of any problems. More...
  2. Former NFL star Darren Sharper set for change-of-plea hearing on sexual assault chargesFri, 29 May 2015 09:19:16 GMT
    Former NFL star Darren Sharper is moving closer to resolving charges that he drugged and sexually assaulted women in four states. More...
  3. Strong earthquake strikes off Alaska coast; no tsunami threat or report of damageFri, 29 May 2015 08:48:24 GMT
    A strong earthquake has struck in a remote region off the coast of Alaska and officials say there is no tsunami threat or immediate report of damage. More...
  4. 'Every year, they get better': Toughest words can't stump National Spelling Bee co-champsFri, 29 May 2015 08:29:08 GMT
    For the second straight year, the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended with co-champions each holding onto one side of the golden trophy while they were showered with confetti. More...
  5. Psychiatrist who examined James Holmes: Colorado theater shooter knew what he was doingFri, 29 May 2015 08:16:32 GMT
    James Holmes was mentally ill but legally sane when he opened fire in a suburban Denver movie theater, killing 12 people and wounding scores of others, a court-appointed psychiatrist has testified. More...
  6. Woman stabbed with fork for 'taking the last rib,' police sayFri, 29 May 2015 07:57:24 GMT
    An Indiana woman was arrested Sunday night after stabbing another woman in the eye with a fork in a fight over the last rib at a barbecue. More...
  7. Washington DC transit officials bar issue-oriented ads through end of yearFri, 29 May 2015 07:02:34 GMT
    Washington D.C. transit officials voted Thursday to suspend all issue-oriented advertising on the city's rail and bus system after the agency was asked to consider an ad featuring an image of the Muslim prophet Muhammad. More...
  8. Woman to answer charges she killed fiance by sabotaging his kayak on HudsonFri, 29 May 2015 06:29:35 GMT
    A woman accused of killing her fiance by sabotaging his kayak on the Hudson River is due in court to answer murder and manslaughter charges. More...
  9. Protesters occupying Catholic church for 11 years hope for reprieve despite eviction deadlineFri, 29 May 2015 06:02:04 GMT
    Parishioners occupying a Catholic church south of Boston for nearly 11 years say they're not worried about a court-ordered deadline. More...
  10. Two arrested, third suspect at large after shooting of Oklahoma police officerFri, 29 May 2015 05:25:03 GMT
    Two people are in custody and a manhunt is underway in Kansas for a third suspect after an Oklahoma police officer was shot in the head during a traffic pursuit late Thursday, police said. More...