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  10 wounded as gunmen open fire outside New Jersey bar

  3 injured when amusement park ride malfunctions

  Officer hit with trash can during brawl at California high school

  Tornadoes rake 2 Oklahoma cities, killing 2 and injuring 29

  Bart Starr, 1960s Green Bay quarterback, dies at 85

Magnitude 8 earthquake strikes Amazon jungle in Peru

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  Boy’s biological father arrested in case of missing Ore. mother, 3-year-old son

  Brothers, 5 and 6, found dead at bottom of Fla. swimming pool

Raptors defeat Bucks 100-94 to advance to first NBA Finals

  ’Aggressive’ squirrel addicted to cheese-flavored snacks at Seattle park

  Actor Jon Voight: Trump is the greatest president since Lincoln

‘We knew she could make it’: Hiker missing for 17 days in Maui forest found alive

Bill Yoast, legendary coach portrayed in ‘Remember The Titans,’ passes away at 94

Yoast was famously portrayed by Will Patton in the 1999 film “Remember The Titans,” which followed T.C. Williams’ 1971 integration and football season.

Torrential rain doesn’t stop sentinels from placing flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

A soldier from the Army's 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment continued to place flags at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier during severe weather on Wednesday.

  Mega Millions jackpot climbs to $418 million

Statistically, you only have a 1 in 302,575,350 chance of winning the big one.

  Teenager pushes double amputee home in wheelchair during storm warning

Greg Beck, who is in a wheelchair, was trying to get home during a severe storm warning. Seth Philips hopped out of his mother's car and pushed Beck home.

Neighborhood throws party to say goodbye to retiring mailman

  Terminally ill boy met his hero John Cena for his birthday

Burger King wants to help customers pay off student loan debt

  Trump opens state visit, needles Japan over trade issues

  Police hunt for suspect after explosion in French city of Lyon

Police find burglary suspect living in 'very well-built and modern’ treehouse

40 years ago Saturday, 273 people lost their lives in US’ deadliest plane accident

On May 25, 1979, American Airlines Flight 191 took off from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport bound for Los Angeles.

Saturday is National Wine Day

Wine has been around for thousands of years. Back in 2007, researchers discovered the remnants of a winery in what’s now Armenia that was in operation more than 6,000 years ago.

  Man intentionally drove tractor into sheriff’s vehicle, pierced door with bale spear, investigators say

A man from Decatur County, Iowa, is facing an attempted murder charge after authorities say he used a tractor bale spear to strike a sheriff’s vehicle.

  Bodies in submerged Missouri vehicle bring storm toll to 9

The bodies of a man and a woman were discovered Friday in a submerged vehicle near the Mississippi River in Missouri, bringing the death toll to nine from storms that have ravaged the central U.S. this week and threaten major flooding through the holiday weekend.

Judge halts plan to build parts of border wall

U.S. District Judge Haywood Gilliam Jr. on Friday immediately halted the administration's efforts to redirect military-designated funds to build sections of wall on the Mexican border. His order applies to two planned projects to add 51 miles of fence in two areas.

  Pregnant woman bitten, hit in stomach during road rage incident

The alleged attacker hasn’t been charged, but the victim wants that to change. She’s bruised up and even has bite marks.

  Alligator mauls service dog to death near Florida park

An alligator mauled a man’s service dog to death outside a Florida park last week.

‘Here we go again’: Judge blocks Mississippi abortion ban

U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves on Friday issued an order to stop the law from taking effect July 1.

Multiple people wounded in blast in Lyon, France

The cause of Friday's afternoon blast wasn't immediately known, and the wounded suffered leg injuries and weren't life-threatening.

  Trump expands Barr power over classified Russia probe info

President Donald Trump directed the U.S. intelligence community on Thursday to "quickly and fully cooperate" with Attorney General William Barr's investigation of the origins of the multi-year probe of whether his 2016 campaign colluded with Russia.

  Man who abducted teenager, killed her parents, sentenced to life

Jake Patterson, 21, agreed to plead guilty to two counts of first-degree intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping for the kidnapping of Jayme Closs and killing of her parents.

  Rolling Thunder will ride through Washington DC for the last time Memorial Day weekend

The president of Rolling Thunder, Inc. says it comes down to money, and how much the Pentagon is charging.

  Tensions flare at California horse racing board meeting after 25 horses die since December

Critics call for the historic park’s closure. Supporters say necessary changes have been made and that there are more to come.

  Trump, Pelosi trade insults as their feud heats up

The enmity between President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi deteriorated Thursday into rude-and-then-some questioning of his fitness for office and her sanity, with personal attacks flowing from both the nation's top elected officials after drama at the White House.

Administration moves to revoke transgender health protection

The Health and Human Services Department released a proposed regulation that in effect says "gender identity" is not protected under federal laws that prohibit discrimination in health care.

  GOP congressman temporarily blocks $19B disaster bill

Texas Republican Chip Roy, a former aide to Texas firebrand Sen. Ted Cruz, objected to speeding the measure through a nearly empty chamber, also complaining that it does not contain any of President Donald Trump's $4.5 billion request for dealing with a migrant refugee crisis on the border.

  ‘Where are my three children?’ says mother after plane crashes into home

Jemillah Foster said her children were not injured in the crash. She found her young son 10 feet from the plane. The plane’s occupants were transported to the hospital.

ACLU, Planned Parenthood file lawsuit challenging Ala. near-total abortion ban

The American Civil Liberties Union and Planned Parenthood are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law banning nearly all abortions across the state.

CEOs get an average of $800,000 pay increase, leaving workers further behind

Pay for CEOs at S&P 500 companies rose to a median of $12 million last year, including salary, stock and other compensation, according to data analyzed by Equilar for The Associated Press.

Missouri governor signs bill banning abortions at 8 weeks

Under the law that comes into force Aug. 28, doctors who violate the eight-week cutoff could face five to 15 years in prison. A legal challenge is expected, although it's unclear when that might occur.

Someone breaks into home, takes nothing, gives it good scrub

The intruder even cleaned the toilets and made little flower roses.

  Nearly 600 birds, dogs rescued from Indiana property

Martin Anderson faces one count of purchasing an animal to be used in an animal fighting contest. Neighbors said he was known to take in strays.

  Newlyweds want to meet wedding crasher who got arrested

They had just finished their wedding Monday on St. Pete Beach When their reception turned in to a real-life "Wedding Crashers" as someone joined them on the dance floor.

  Pro-Trump hats worn by students blurred in high school yearbook

Jeremy Gebhart’s photo was blurred out of his high school yearbook. The school district said it was a mistake.

‘Sgt. Stubby,’ beloved WWI service dog, honored with bronze statue

The American Kennel Club’s Museum of the Dog in New York unveiled a statue of “Sgt. Stubby,” considered by many to be the U.S. Army's first service dog.

  Woman’s body found in freezer, cut into pieces

Acting on a tip, Sturgis Police found the body of a 42-year-old woman chopped up in pieces inside Wade Allen's apartment on Wednesday.

  May to quit as party leader June 7, opening race for new prime minister

She will stay as caretaker prime minister until the new leader is chosen, a process likely to take several weeks. The new Conservative leader would then become prime minister without the need for a general election.

US charges WikiLeaks founder with publishing classified info

The new charges go far beyond an initial indictment against Assange made public last month that accused him of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning in a conspiracy to crack a Defense Department computer password.

  Thieves steal 5 puppies worth $44K in pet store heist caught on camera

Surveillance video catches the thieves going straight for the puppy enclosures and snatching the dogs in a Houston pet shop.

  Vietnam War memorial tagged with graffiti in Boston; American flags thrown in creek

Just days before Memorial Day, Boston police are trying to figure out who would vandalize a memorial dedicated to Vietnam veterans – and why.

  Houston police chief asks public to help to find girl’s body

The police chief in Houston said that evidence shows a 4-year-old girl who has been missing since earlier this month was killed, and he’s asking for the public’s help in finding her body.

  ‘American Taliban’ John Walker Lindh freed after 17 years in prison

Lindh spent more than 17 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing support to the Taliban.

Twice in 2 days: Russian warplanes intercepted off coast of Alaska

The North American Aerospace Defense Command confirmed the second incident occurred when two Russian bombers accompanied by two Su-35 fighter jets entered the Alaskan Air Defense Identification Zone.

Woman, 102, suspected in strangling death of her neighbor, 92

According to a post-mortem report reviewed by Sky News, the woman suffered injuries to the face and had been strangled.

Man accused of stealing a woman’s heart, then her money

The woman met Hill on the site, fell in love, and gave him $80,000 to purchase a house and furniture. After that, she says he ceased all contact.

  Trade impasse: Trump pledges $16B to farmers; markets slump

The aid package is another sign that the trade war with China won't end anytime soon.

Judge orders file in Jussie Smollett criminal case unsealed

The order by Cook County Circuit Court Judge Steven Watkins follows requests by The Associated Press and other media organizations to make the file public.

  Florida man takes a bath in kitchen sink at Wendy’s

The barefoot man wore nothing but shorts as he climbed in the sink, much to the delight of the coworkers cheering him on.

Congress on cusp of delivering long-overdue disaster aid

Senate passes long-delayed $19 billion disaster relief bill after Democrats force GOP to drop Trump border aid request.

  Avoid making these mistakes with the American flag on Memorial Day

These are things you should remember when flying the American flag on Memorial Day.

  McDonald’s workers demand $15 an hour in rallies across nation

Nearly all the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates have expressed support for the idea that the federal minimum wage should be more than doubled to $15 an hour.

Facebook: Fake account removal doubles in 6 months to 3 billion

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  Pastor asks city to add ‘In God We Trust’ to police cars

Pastor Angelo Frazier made the proposal to the Bakersfield City Council Wednesday. Some are calling the proposal a violation of the First Amendment.

West Point to graduate record number of black female cadets

West Point boosted efforts to recruit women and blacks after being told to diversify in 2013 by then-Army Chief of Staff Gen. Raymond Odierno. The academy changed its marketing approach and opened a diversity office.

  3 dead, state capital battered as storms rake Missouri

The tornado cut a path about 3 miles long and a mile wide from the south end of Jefferson City north toward the Missouri River, said police Lt. David Williams.

62,000 lbs. of beef products recalled amid E. coli concerns

Aurora Packing Company, Inc., of North Aurora, Ill., is recalling about 62,112 pounds of raw beef products out of concerns that the products may be contaminated with E. coli.

  Dog survives leaping from RV during high-speed chase in Los Angeles

The RV was allegedly stolen, with a 52-year-old woman at the wheel and two terrified dogs on board as it tore through the streets.

  NOAA predicts a ‘near normal’ 2019 hurricane season for the Atlantic

Near normal means a possibility of 9 to 15 named storms, 4 to 8 of which could become hurricanes.

  Police raid on reporter erupts into 1st Amendment debate

A journalist who participated in unlawfully acquiring information could be successfully prosecuted for a crime, First Amendment expert David Snyder says, but contends a police report is "not a confidential, legally protected document" and its disclosure and publication is lawful.

Bank CEO charged with trying to trade loans for Trump post

Federal prosecutors described the charge in a release, saying Stphen Calk abused his bank position by approving $16 million in high risk loans that were ultimately downgraded by the bank's primary regulator.

  Language teachers face blame for ‘culturally insensitive’ yearbook photos

The teachers dressed in costume according to the language they taught. Some call the photos offensive.

  Cellphone video shows police placing ‘spit mask’ on 12-year-old boy

The boy’s family has asked the Sacramento Police Department for an apology. Police said the boy spit on an officer and that they were just following procedure.

  Man promised to turn self in if wanted poster got 15k ‘likes’ on Facebook

Police say they could have tracked the suspect down based on computer forensics, but it would have required resources usually used on more egregious cases.

US officials: Plan may send up to 10,000 troops to Mideast

Officials said the move is not in response to any new threat from Iran, but is aimed at reinforcing security in the region.

  Girl, 10, declared 6th known child to die after US border detention

The deaths of immigrant children in U.S. government custody have sparked calls for investigations and changes to Trump administration policy.

  Lawyers: Incapacitated woman who gave birth, ‘repeatedly raped,’ may have previously been pregnant

Lawyers for the woman, who has been in long-term care since age 3, have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state of Arizona.

  Baby dies after being left in Fla. daycare van for 5 hours; co-owner arrested

Investigators say the daycare co-owner and van driver neglected to check the 4-month-old girl in and make sure she was removed from the vehicle.

‘Potentially hazardous asteroid’ with its own moon to pass by Earth this weekend

The flyby will be visible starting May 24 and last until May 27.