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Material being lifted by crane in NYC falls; 10 injured

May 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A massive air-conditioning unit being lifted by a crane to the top of a Manhattan office building broke free Sunday, fell 28 stories and landed in the middle of Madison Avenue,... more »»

Sun returns to Texas, revealing flood damage across state

May 31, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — Most of Texas was set to get its first period of extended sunshine in weeks, allowing surging rivers to recede as emergency-management officials turn their attention to cleanup... more »»

Material being lifted by crane at NYC building falls

May 31, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City officials say a piece of mechanical equipment being lifted by a crane at an office building in Manhattan broke free and fell about 28 stories to the street belo. more »»

Beau Biden dies at 46; son of VP had life of adversity

May 31, 2015

DOVER, Del. (AP) — He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversit. more »»

Q&A: A look at the indictment of ex-House Speaker Hastert

May 31, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The federal indictment of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert is as notable for the details it excludes as for the allegations that the longtime high school teacher and wrestling... more »»

Latest on flooding: 2 missing after Texas flood found safe

May 31, 2015

2:50 p.m. (CDT)

The missing person count in Texas following a series of deadly storms has fallen after authorities learned of two people reported they safely avoided the flooded area. more »»

Cancer treatments got gentler, yet kids' survival improved

May 31, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — The move to make cancer treatments gentler for children has paid a double dividend: More kids are surviving than ever before, and without the long-term complications that doomed... more »»

Christian college removes Hastert's name after indictment

May 31, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A Christian college in suburban Chicago has removed the name of former U.S. House Speaker J. Dennis Hastert from an academic research center. more »»

Celebrities make splash with California drought awareness

May 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — From drought-shaming to eco-boasting, willing or not, celebrities are playing a role in raising awareness about California's debilitating drought. more »»

A bitter battle for control of oldest synagogue in the US

May 31, 2015

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — A bitter struggle for control over the nation's oldest synagogue goes to trial this week, with lawyers saying they may use more than 1,000 exhibits dating as far back as 1733. more »»

Study: Many cancer patients could be spared brain radiation

May 31, 2015

CHICAGO (AP) — A major study could change care for many of the hundreds of thousands of people each year who have cancer that spreads to the brain from other sites. more »»

What's up with Nebraska? State shows independent streak

May 31, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — What's up with Nebraska?

The state is among the nation's most conservative, with Republicans controlling all of state governmen. more »»

The flip side of years of no hurricanes: Good luck runs out

May 31, 2015

OCEAN CITY, Maryland (AP) — For millions of Americans living in hurricane zones on the Gulf and East coasts, recent decades have been quiet — maybe too quiet. more »»

It's a wrap for CBS' Bob Schieffer at 'Face the Nation'

May 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bob Schieffer won't see you next Sunday when CBS' "Face the Nation" airs with a new lineup of politicians and pundits. more »»

F-bombs, shouting: Uncivil discourse on Boston's Olympic bid

May 31, 2015

BOSTON (AP) — If there were an Olympic medal for acrimony, Boston would take the gold. more »»

Washington farmers, wildlife managers prepare for drought

May 31, 2015

SEATTLE (AP) — With Washington state experiencing the worst mountain snowpack in decades and a drought emergency declared two weeks ago, farmers, growers and wildlife managers are preparing for a... more »»

Watchdog says ex-Nazis got $20.2 million in Social Security

May 31, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a forthcoming report triggered by an Associated Press investigation, the top watchdog at the Social Security Administration found the agency paid $20. more »»

Bidding window opens for annual Buffett lunch auction

May 31, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Billionaire Warren Buffett will again try to sell the world's most expensive lunch this week to raise money for a San Francisco charity that helps the poor and homeless. more »»

 
 

 

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