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The Latest on flooding in Texas: 3 people dead in Harris County

Authorities say three people have died in Harris County, Texas, due to flooding.

China-Taiwan talks seek to maintain momentum for closer ties

Negotiators from Taiwan and China met Saturday for talks in an attempt to maintain momentum for the forging of closer ties in the face of a skeptical Taiwanese public. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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UN chief says save migrants, deal with cause of flight

U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday urged Southeast Asian nations to deal with the causes behind a growing humanitarian crisis that has forced thousands of people from Myanmar and... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Ohio patrolman acquitted in shooting deaths of 2 unarmed suspects amid 137-shot barrage

A Cleveland officer has been found not guilty in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire after a high-speed chase. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Book review: 'Find Momo Coast to Coast' shares road trip photos, adventures

"Find Momo Coast to Coast" is similar to a Where's Waldo? book as readers search for an adorable border collie named Momo in pictures from around the U.S. and Canada. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Should dogs be allowed at outdoor eateries? New York weighs its options

Never mind the doggie bag: Spot wants a seat at the outdoor table, or rather under it. Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Arizona man killed in rollover after swerving to miss cow identified

An Arizona man who died in a rollover accident shortly before midnight Thursday after he attempted to avoid a cow standing on state Route 261 near Blanding was identified Saturday as 63-year-old... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage, both sides say

Irish voters have resoundingly backed amending the constitution to legalize gay marriage, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday after the world's first national vote on... Read more »

May 23, 2015

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Surveillance debate produces unusual alliances in Capitol

Congress' debate over domestic surveillance is scrambling partisan divisions in the Senate as libertarian-minded Republicans defy their leaders to make common cause with liberal Democrats. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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California OKs farmers' historic offer of 25 percent voluntary water cut

California regulators have accepted a historic offer by farmers to make a 25 percent voluntary water cut to avoid deeper mandatory losses during the drought. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Not even helmets help pro bull riders stave off concussions

Kasey Hayes hopped on the bovine beast trapped in the narrow holding pen like he'd done hundreds of times. He adjusted a tight rope on his left hand, found his balance and signaled he was ready to... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Photo gallery: Atop One World Trade Center, new observatory offers spectacular views

From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Obama: Iran nuclear deal 'will have my name on it'

President Barack Obama said Friday he "forcefully" objects to suggestions that policy differences between his administration and the Israeli government signal his lack of support for the longtime... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Clinton: GOP threatening small-business jobs

Hillary Rodham Clinton says Republicans in Congress and GOP presidential hopefuls are threatening tens of thousands of small-business jobs by seeking to cut a little-known government agency that... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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O'Malley to campaign in Iowa hours after 2016 announcement

Once he announces his presidential decision, Martin O'Malley will waste no time in getting himself to Iowa. Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Amid celebrity show offs, $30 million raised at AIDS gala

Amid celebrity schmoozing, glamourous fashions, musical performances and the frequent banging of the auction hammer, the French Riviera's annual, star-filled amfAR gala brought in its expected... Read more »

May 22, 2015

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Class of 2015 has seen more war than peace during their lifetime

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With a new class of graduates entering the workforce, their future will be shaped by a past unique from that of any of their predecessors’— the U.S. has been at war for the majority of... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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Boy Scouts' leader says ban on gay adults not sustainable

The national president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization's longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable, and called... Read more »

May 21, 2015

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What happens if you give some families global aid and some families nothing?

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Yale researcher Dean Karlan found that no one had ever applied the scientific method to global aid. So he tried it. Read more »

May 20, 2015

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The science of late-night snacking — and how to resist

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New research illustrates why late-night snacking can quickly become an out-of-control eating behavior. Read more »

May 13, 2015

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The bipartisan bill that puts students back in control of their privacy

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In a rare expression of bipartisanship, two congressmen last week introduced a bill to modernize student privacy protections for students. Read more »

May 11, 2015

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Families struggle, comfort each other after Nepal earthquake

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Nepalese living in the U.S. struggle to reach families and send help, and comfort each other in the wake of the disaster in their homeland. Read more »

May 6, 2015

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How dangerous is bullying? New research says more so than physical abuse

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New research has found that children who are bullied are more likely to develop social and mental health problems in adulthood than children who are physically abused. Read more »

April 30, 2015

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