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  1. Puerto Rico to Default on $422 Million Debt PaymentSun, 01 May 2016 23:49:00 GMT
    "I had to choose, and I chose," Gov. Alejandro Garca Padilla said. More...
  2. No Water, No Teachers for DetroitSun, 01 May 2016 22:11:00 GMT
    Despite its post-bankruptcy revival, Detroit still struggles to provide some of the most basic services to its residents. More...
  3. Bodies of Top Climber Alex Lowe, Cameraman Found in GlacierMon, 02 May 2016 02:43:00 GMT
    Alex Lowe and David Bridges were filming an NBC Sports documentary series when they were buried on Shishapangma mountain in 1999. More...
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  1. Tiny Nebraska town says no to 1,100 jobs, citing way of lifeMon, 02 May 2016 05:26:58 GMT
    Half-ton pickup trucks crowd the curb outside the One Horse Saloon, a neon Coors Light sign in the window and rib-eye steaks on the menu, but otherwise Nickerson, Nebraska, is nearly silent on a spring evening, with only rumbling freight trains interrupting bird songs. More...
  2. Sandusky due in court for molestation case appeal hearingMon, 02 May 2016 04:30:03 GMT
    Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is expected in a courtroom near his State College home as he continues to pursue appeals of his 45-count conviction for child sexual abuse. More...
  3. Five Seattle police officers hurt as May Day protest turns violentMon, 02 May 2016 04:21:00 GMT
    Seattle police said late Sunday that two officers were injured after anti-capitalist protesters pelted them with rocks, flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails after a May Day gathering in the city turned violent. More...
  4. High school French teacher reportedly doesn't speak FrenchMon, 02 May 2016 04:15:00 GMT
    When Nathanial White was asked whether his French teacher actually spoke French, he replied, yes but with a caveat. More...
  5. Access to education a challenge for NY immigrantsMon, 02 May 2016 04:05:45 GMT
    New York's attorney general says his office has forced nearly two dozen school districts in the state to address complaints that immigrant children were denied or delayed access to school, but an advocate for unaccompanied minors from Central America insists problems still exist. More...
  6. Fire heavily damages historic New York City churchMon, 02 May 2016 03:52:46 GMT
    It was a day of sadness for Orthodox worshippers who celebrated Easter at a historic church in Manhattan on Sunday, just hours before it was destroyed in a raging fire that sent plumes of smoke billowing into the skyline. More...
  7. Sick-out by Detroit teachers prompts 21 school closuresMon, 02 May 2016 02:41:55 GMT
    More than 20 Detroit Public Schools will be closed Monday, the district said, after the teachers union urged members to call in sick in a protest over funding issues. More...
  8. Puerto Rico won't make $370 million in debt payments Monday Mon, 02 May 2016 01:36:00 GMT
    Gov. Alejandro Garcia Padilla announced that Puerto Rico's government will not make nearly $370 million in bond payments due Monday after a failure to restructure or find a political solution to the U.S. territory's spiraling public debt crisis. More...
  9. Train derails in Washington, DC; leaks hazardous chemical Mon, 02 May 2016 00:15:00 GMT
    Officials warned Washington D.C. area residents to brace for a potentially slow commute Monday after a CSX freight train derailed near a Metro stop, sending 14 cars off the tracks and spilling hazardous material. More...
  10. Firefighters battle huge fire at New York City churchMon, 02 May 2016 00:06:00 GMT
    Firefighters are battling a huge fire at a historic church in New York City. More...