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Utah, 10 other states sue Obama administration over bathroom directive

LGBT One School

The lawsuit, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas, states that this...

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Domestic violence accusations often leave permanent damage

Johnny Depp-Divorce

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans can be deeply forgiving, willing to look past their favorite star’s terrible drug addiction, ugly custody battle or ignorant remarks. But accusations of domestic violence often leave a lasting impression on a celebrity’s image. Chris Brown may be winning Grammys, but...


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Looking ahead to 100 more years at the Indianapolis 500

Indy 500 The Next 100 Auto Racing

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Ray Harroun never could have envisioned the speed, science and styling behind the cars on the starting grid for the 100th Indy 500, not when he was piloting the Marmon Wasp to victory in the inaugural race back in 1911. His black-and-gold car looked like a battering ram on...


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Patience pays off for Polish-born kayaker competing for US

The Waiting Games Olympics

Rather than chasing gold, silver or bronze at the last Olympics, Michal Smolen decided he’d rather wait for the red, white and blue. Born in Poland but living in the United States, the kayaker could’ve gone back to his native country for a chance to compete under its flag in London. Not worth it,...


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Small WWII-era plane crashes in Hudson River; body recovered

Small Plane Crash

NEW YORK (AP) — A small World War II vintage plane taking part in celebrations of its 75th anniversary flew a partial loop while smoke spewed from it and then crashed in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey on Friday, and divers recovered a body from its sunken wreckage, police and...


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The Latest: Police identify body pulled from Hudson crash

Small Plane Crash

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the crash of a small World War II-era plane in the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey (all times local): 1:45 a.m. New York City police say the pilot of a small World War II-era plane that crashed into the Hudson River between New York and New Jersey has been...


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Today in History

Today is Saturday, May 28, the 149th day of 2016. There are 217 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets — Annette, Cecile, Emilie, Marie and Yvonne — were born to Elzire Dionne at the family farm in Ontario, Canada. On this date: In 1533, the...


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His father was killed, then his mentor. But this high school senior keeps

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - James Thomas went to senior prom on Thursday. His GPA and course credits were in order for graduation, and his principal and a few staff members gave him gift cards and cash so he could get a tuxedo. The gregarious football player chose a black one with...


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Hillary Clinton finally figured out a good answer on her latest email problem

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Hillary Clinton swung and missed earlier this week when asked to respond to a highly critical State Department inspector general’s report regarding her decision to exclusively use a private email server while serving as secretary of state. Her initial response,...


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Police: Divers searching for pilot of small World War II plane that crashed in

NEW YORK (AP) — Police: Divers searching for pilot of small World War II plane that crashed in Hudson River recover body.


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Congress leaves town with no Zika resolution

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - Congress left Washington for its Memorial Day break without financing a plan to combat Zika, despite increasingly dire warnings from public health officials that the mosquito-driven virus could spread rapidly as summer approaches. Republican leaders...


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