Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

Storms flood Plains, Midwest, killing 3, forcing evacuations

Record rainfall wreaked havoc across a swath of the Plains and Midwest on Sunday, causing flash floods in normally dry riverbeds, spawning tornadoes and forcing at least 2,000 people in Texas from their homes.

Obituary: John Nash, Nobel Prize winner who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind'

May 24
Obituary: John Nash, Nobel Prize winner who inspired 'A Beautiful Mind'
John Nash was widely regarded as one of the great mathematicians of the 20th century.

The Latest in Cleveland: Holiday arraignments for protesters

May 24
The Latest in Cleveland: Holiday arraignments for protesters
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WWII vet to receive honorary diploma from Ohio high school

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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Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of 'Aloha' movie title

Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning.
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New Oakland police policy draws protests

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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Vocabulary test takes away some National Spelling Bee drama

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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Police: Pressure cooker in suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

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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3:50am

Protester leaves Shell ship north of Seattle; 1 remains

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.
Movies
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Actress, comedian Anne Meara, nominated for 4 Emmys, dies

Anne Meara, the loopy, lovable comedian who launched a standup career with husband Jerry Stiller in the 1950s and found success as an actress in films, on TV and the stage, has died.
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Defense chief's criticism of Iraqis raises policy questions

The Islamic State group's takeover of the Iraqi provincial capital Ramadi has prompted criticism from Defense Secretary Ash Carter and raised new questions about the Obama administration's strategy to defeat the extremist group.
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Perry seeks to win over Iowa with frequent visits

Rick Perry's early, hands-on approach in Iowa contrasts with the 2016 presidential prospect's failed bid four years ago, when he entered the race relatively late and stumbled in the debates.
Movies
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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That he achieved, winning a Nobel Prize in 1994, but not without a struggle with mental illness that would make him a household name even more so than his achievements in mathematics.
Nation
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Couple missing for 2 weeks found in California wilderness

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.
Nation
1:15am

Dozens arrested, cited after Northern California protest

Demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland on Sunday in a second night of protests against the city's new get-tough policy for monitoring street protests.
Nation
1:15am

Deadly storms swamp Plains, Midwest, force Texans from homes

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.
Nation
1:05am

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…
Variety
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Study: High altitude may boost babies' risks for SIDS deaths

Lofty living may make babies vulnerable to sudden infant death syndrome, according to a Colorado study that found higher risks above 8,000 feet (2,400 meters).
Nation
12:35am

Man, boy dead in cherry picker accident in Albuquerque

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.
Nation
May 24

Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

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.
Music
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After a decade online, YouTube is redefining celebrity

It's a meet-and-greet worthy of an A-list star.
Variety
May 24

Just another birthday for Detroit-area woman _ her 116th

A Detroit-area woman turned 116 Saturday, but she offers no secret for a long life.
Nation
May 24
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The Latest on weather: 3rd death blamed on weekend storms

10:50 p.m.Authorities are blaming a third death on weekend storms that have barreled through the Plains and Midwest.Keli Cain, an Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management…
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