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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:54pm

Storms ease in Texas, but runoff could mean more flooding

HOUSTON (AP) -- Although the deadly thunderstorms that lashed much of Texas have tapered off, many cities were still in danger of flooding Thursday as heavy rain from earlier in the week poured downstream, swelling rivers....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:53pm

Oil globs close Los Angeles-area beaches to swimming

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- Popular beaches along nearly 7 miles of Los Angeles-area coastline were off-limits to surfing and swimming Thursday as scientists looked for the source of globs of tar that washed ashore....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:52pm

Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:41pm

Rules aim to protect imperiled bird's habitat in 10 states

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Sally Jewell revealed plans Thursday to preserve habitat in 10 Western states for an imperiled ground-dwelling bird, the federal government's biggest land-planning effort to date for conservation of a single species....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:41pm

Down to the finish: 10 make finals in National Spelling Bee

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- Dev Jaiswal's journey to the Scripps National Spelling Bee finals shows just how competitive spelling has become....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:32pm

APNewsBreak: FBI says it's fully probing Wal-Mart shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) -- The new head of the FBI's Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year's fatal police shooting of a black man in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:29pm

FCC head unveils proposal to narrow 'digital divide'

NEW YORK (AP) -- 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....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:08pm

Psychiatrist: Colorado shooter 'knew what he was doing'

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- A state-appointed psychiatrist who examined James Holmes two years after his attack on a Colorado movie theater said Thursday that whatever he suffered from that night, he knew what he was doing....

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:46pm

Latest on flooding: Flooding threatens North Texas homes

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Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 2:26pm

Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland

AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) -- A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march away from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday....

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