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The Latest: Evacuations underway in Austin due to flooding
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12 missing after flooding in Texas sweeps away vacation home
WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) -- Recovery teams are set to resume looking for the 12 members of two families who authorities say are missing after a rain-swollen river in Central Texas carried a vacation home off its foundation, slamming it into a bridge downstream....
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By The Numbers: Colorado theater shooting trial so far
A by-the-numbers look at the first month in the trial of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes:...
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Mental health will take focus in theater shooting trial
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- Prosecutors in the Colorado theater shooting are steadily moving toward the heart of their case: the testimony of two court-appointed doctors expected to say James Holmes was sane when he opened fire on a packed midnight showing of a Batman movie....
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What does Ireland vote say about US debate on gay marriage?
NEW YORK (AP) -- Ireland's national referendum on same-sex marriage, which was approved by 62 percent of the voters, comes just weeks ahead of an expected ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court on whether to legalize gay marriage throughout the United States. A look at some of the parallels and contrasts in the countries' situations:...
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UN officials didn't follow up on sex abuse claims for months
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- For months, the U.N.'s top human rights officials knew about allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in Central African Republic, collected by their own staff. But they didn't follow up because they assumed French authorities were handling it, statements marked "strictly confidential" show, even as France pressed the U.N. for more information about the case....
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Bones in SF Bay Area found to be student missing since 1982
FREMONT, Calif. (AP) -- Bones found in the San Francisco Bay Area are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared in the area in 1982, authorities said Monday....
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Horses return to Mackinac Island in rite of spring
MACKINAC ISLAND, Mich. (AP) -- Horses do the heavy lifting on Mackinac Island, hauling people and cargo across the car-free tourist destination in northern Michigan....
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AP source: Cleveland, Justice Department reach policing deal
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Department of Justice over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by its police department, and it could be announced as soon as Tuesday, a senior federal law enforcement official said....
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Couple missing 2 weeks in California drank rain, ate oranges
WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- An elderly husband and wife stranded for two weeks in Southern California's high desert ate oranges and a pie and drank rain water that they collected in cups, but the 79-year-old husband died at some point before the couple's rescue, authorities said Monday....
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Police: 3 kids hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house
MIAMI (AP) -- A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were tossed to the sand before it flew above palm trees and over four lanes of traffic, police said....
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At least 3 missing in Florida waters, 1 off Mississippi
MIAMI (AP) -- Rough surf churned up dangerous conditions from swimmers and complicated rescue efforts along Florida beaches over a holiday weekend in which at least four people went missing in boating and swimming incidents, authorities said....
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Cause of death of child in swing undetermined after autopsy
BALTIMORE (AP) -- An autopsy has been completed on a child who was found dead in a park swing as his mother pushed him, but the cause of death remains under investigation, police said Monday....
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Roller coaster fan notches 5,000th ride on historic coaster
WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (AP) -- An 82-year-old fan of a historic Pennsylvania roller coaster celebrated his 5,000th ride on it over the holiday weekend - sitting for more than eight hours straight and logging 95 spins around the wooden ride in a single day....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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