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WWII vet to receive honorary diploma from Ohio high school
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) -- A 92-year-old World War II veteran is slated to receive an honorary diploma from his Ohio high school after he left early more than seven decades ago to fight in the war....
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Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama
WASHINGTON (AP) -- For viewers of last year's Scripps National Spelling Bee, one of the most surprising results came courtesy of a test nobody saw....
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New Oakland police policy draws protests
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Police made arrests as demonstrators marched in downtown Oakland to against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests - the second such gathering in as many days....
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Police: Pressure cooker in suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's owner was found and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said....
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Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains
SEATTLE (AP) -- One of two protesters who affixed themselves to an Arctic oil-drilling support ship parked north of Seattle left the vessel Sunday, but the other remained suspended from its anchor chain in an effort to draw attention to climate change and the risks an oil spill could pose in the remote waters off northwestern Alaska....
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Couple missing for 2 weeks found in California wilderness
WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- A couple missing for two weeks were found Sunday in a remote part of San Diego County with the elderly husband dead and his wife severely dehydrated, after surviving on just rain water and some food, authorities said....
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The Latest on weather: More rain in store for Memorial Day
A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of Texas, Oklahoma and other Plains and Midwest states....
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Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes
SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) -- A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes....
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Man, boy dead in cherry picker accident in Albuquerque
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- Albuquerque police say a man and a 12-year-old boy are dead and three other boys are injured after the cherry picker they were in was thrown by a gust of wind....
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Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's owner was located and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said....
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The Latest in Cleveland: Holiday arraignments for protesters
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WASHINGTON (AP) -- Police: Bomb squad destroys pressure cooker from `suspicious' vehicle near Capitol, 1 arrest....
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6 rescued from roller coaster after outage left them stuck
ANDERSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) -- Six people, including three children, had to be rescued from a roller coaster in Ohio after a power outage left them stuck....
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Yellowstone injuries: slips, falls outpace bear mauling
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) -- Getting hurt at Yellowstone National Park isn't quite as dramatic as you might think....
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After officer's acquittal, 2 more cases loom for Cleveland
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Cleveland emerged unscathed and intact after a day of protests following the acquittal of a white patrolman who had been on trial in the shooting deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire....
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