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Merkel joins survivors, US vets to mark Dachau liberation

It was a shocking, horrifying "beautiful day."

The Latest: Baltimore lifts curfew after days of tension

Baltimore police say they've made nearly 500 arrests and added that more than 100 officers have been injured since large-scale protests broke out after the death of Freddie Gray. Read more »

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LA man builds small home for homeless lady

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Elvis Summers was tired of seeing homeless people in his Los Angeles neighborhood. So when a 60-year-old homeless woman nicknamed "Smokie" knocked on his door one day, asking for recyclables she... Read more »

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'Avengers' sequel is second biggest US opener of all time

The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering $187.7 million in its debut weekend, making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all... Read more »

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More Americans spending at least half their pay on housing

The surging cost of rental housing has squeezed a rising proportion of U.S. families since the Great Recession struck in 2007. Read more »

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Mayweather takes his $100 million check and runs

The check was for $100 million, a payday so mind boggling that Floyd Mayweather Jr. couldn't help but show it to a few reporters when the night was done. Read more »

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Floyd Mayweather wins decision over Manny Pacquiao in richest fight ever

The pressure of a $180 million payday never got to Floyd Mayweather Jr., even if the richest fight ever wasn't the best. Read more »

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Rebels kill 8 Indian paramilitary soldiers

Suspected rebels on Sunday ambushed and killed eight Indian paramilitary soldiers in the remote, troubled northeast, police said. Read more »

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Astros win 10th in row, Gattis homers twice to beat Mariners

Evan Gattis homered twice and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting the best record in the American League by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 Sunday. Read more »

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Google embeds engineers as professors

Howard University freshman Alanna Walton knew something was different about the professor teaching her introduction to computer science course. Read more »

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Vonn says relationship with Woods is over

The relationship between Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn is over, with both taking to social media to say they were parting ways. Read more »

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NYPD officer shooting suspect arraigned, officer critical

A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head has been arraigned on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer. Read more »

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John Kerry tries to pacify Israeli worries over Iran deal

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sought to pacify Israeli worries over an emerging nuclear deal with Iran in an interview aired Sunday, dismissing some concerns as brought on by "hysteria" over... Read more »

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Egypt charges 40 over allegedly being Islamic State members

A Nile Delta prosecutor said Sunday he referred 40 people to trial on charges of belonging to the Islamic State group and planning to carry out terrorist attacks in Egypt. Read more »

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NYPD officer shooting suspect faces attempted murder charge

A man accused of shooting a New York City police officer in the head will be arraigned Sunday on charges including two counts of attempted murder of a police officer, officials said. Read more »

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'Avengers: Age of Ultron' assembles huge opening day

Iron Man and his superhero pals have bested their own opening day record with "Avengers: Age of Ultron." The $250 million sequel pulled in $84.5 million from Thursday night and Friday showings,... Read more »

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Slain trooper's parents rely on faith, say they forgive suspected ambusher

The parents of a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper said Sunday they have forgiven his alleged killer and are relying on their deep faith to get them through the loss. Read more »

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Baltimore mayor lifts curfew 6 days after riots

Six days after the death of Freddie Gray sparked riots in Baltimore, the city's mayor lifted a citywide curfew on Sunday morning, signaling an end to the extraordinary measures taken to ensure... Read more »

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Troubled forecasters seek way to improve tornado warnings

Forecasters troubled by the high death count from twisters in Alabama and Joplin, Missouri, four years ago say they must put away their "nerd-speak" and find better ways to communicate if the... Read more »

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Britain has a new princess — and eagerly awaits her name

From Prince Charles to royal fans to most of those who put down a bet, millions in Britain were hoping for a girl. Read more »

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The Latest on Nepal: 3 pulled from rubble days after quake

Rescuers have found three survivors in a mountainous village in Nepal, several days since the earthquake. Read more »

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Thinking it's a joke, man hangs up on pope; gets papal hug

Hang up on Pope Francis and you might get a hug. Read more »

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Italy: 3,690 migrants rescued from Mediterranean in 1 day

Ships rescued 3,690 migrants in just one day from smugglers' boats on the Mediterranean Sea off the Libyan coast, the Italian Coast Guard said Sunday. Read more »

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Nigeria: Freed women and girls get food, medical care

Hundreds of girls and women, many bewildered and traumatized, are being registered, fed and given medical care in their first day out of Nigeria's war zone. Read more »

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Idaho potato farmers sue feds, state over microscopic pest

A group of 10 eastern Idaho potato growers and a shipper have filed a lawsuit seeking to end a quarantine and testing of fields imposed by state and federal authorities after the discovery of a... Read more »

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Blogger, 24, hoping to use site as springboard into politics

Politics often came up around the dinner table when Brooke Winn was growing up. Read more »

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