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Body pulled from river dressed similar to murder suspect
GILL, Mass. (AP) -- Authorities in Massachusetts have pulled a body from the Connecticut River that was dressed in a similar manner to a murder suspect thought to have jumped from a bridge earlier this month....
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Electric shock suspected in near drowning at NJ motel pool
WILDWOOD CREST, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey man is in critical condition Tuesday, days after nearly drowning following a suspected electric shock in a south Jersey shore motel pool over the holiday weekend....
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Texas river expected to crest at record level Tuesday
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- Residents of some rural southeast Texas counties braced for more flooding along a river that is expected to crest at a record level just two years after it had run dry in places because of drought....
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Closing arguments to begin in Peterson murder-for-hire trial
CHESTER, Ill. (AP) -- The murder-for-hire trial of former suburban Chicago police officer Drew Peterson is winding down....
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2 arrested, 2 injured in Miami-Dade police shooting
MIAMI (AP) -- Two Miami-Dade police officers fired at a sports utility vehicle during a traffic stop on Memorial Day....
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Dozens shot, 6 dead following Chicago weekend violence
CHICAGO (AP) -- Gun violence has marked the unofficial start of summer in Chicago, where dozens have been shot and six have been killed over Memorial Day weekend....
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Parade canceled, NY band performs on WWII veteran's lawn
PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) -- Members of a New York community band didn't let the cancellation of a Memorial Day parade stop them from paying tribute to a recently stricken World War II veteran....
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Coincidence leads to an Arlington burial for WWII Marine
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- When Jim Johnson's quest to find out more about his namesake uncle killed in World War II led him to Mark Noah, the two men discovered they lived on the same island in the Florida Keys and even frequented the same bar....
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Director: Zoo safe despite shooting of gorilla to save boy
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The director of the Cincinnati Zoo says it remains safe for its 1.6 million annual visitors despite a weekend tragedy in which a gorilla was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had entered its exhibit....
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10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...
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Big CAT scan: LSU mascot Mike the Tiger in cancer treatment
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) -- Call it a big CAT scan....
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Testimony to resume in Alabama House speaker's ethics trial
OPELIKA, Ala. (AP) -- Testimony is set to resume in the ethics trial of Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard after the long holiday weekend....
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Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town
DIETRICH, Idaho (AP) -- Teaching her children how to peacefully respond to racist comments in a tiny Idaho town was not new for the mother of 20 adopted children, many of whom are black. She often found herself echoing the virtues taught in Dietrich's only church....
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Hearing to focus on Arizona sheriff's contempt violations
PHOENIX (AP) -- A federal judge will hold a hearing Tuesday to examine ways to address the Maricopa County sheriff's contempt-of-court violations in a racial profiling case....
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Quotations in the News
"He is a demagogue who seems to appeal to the lowest common denominator." -Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking, discussing the rise of U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump....
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