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  • Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood

    WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house…

  • Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch

    PHOENIX (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam on separate sides of the street. The rally initially was organized by a Phoenix…

  • Hurricane Andres strengthens far off coast of Mexico

    MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Andres is getting a little stronger as it spins far off the coast of Mexico. The first named storm of the eastern Pacific hurricane season poses no threat to land. Andres…

  • Quotations in the News

    “Justice was not served today. Cody Devine did not deserve to die for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.” — The Rev. Howard Dotson after Wayne Burgarello was acquitted of murder in…

  • Nevada man not guilty in killing of unarmed trespasser

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him not…

  • B.B. King funeral to take place Saturday in Mississippi

    INDIANOLA, Miss. (AP) — Blues pioneer B.B. King is being remembered in the Mississippi Delta as a man whose talent was equaled by his generous spirit. King’s funeral is Saturday in Indianola — the small…

  • AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret

    CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said. The person spoke to The…

  • Latest on flooding: More rain in the forecast for Texas

    1 a.m. (CDT) Flood concerns are lingering in Texas, with more storms in the forecast. At least 28 people have been killed in storms that began pummeling Texas and Oklahoma over Memorial Day weekend. Twenty-four…

  • Man not guilty of murder in killing of unarmed trespasser

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — A Nevada man who was accused of murder after confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire at a vacant duplex he owns was found not guilty Friday of…

  • 4 more bodies found after Texas flooding

    DALLAS (AP) — Authorities said Friday they reclaimed four more bodies from Texas waters, adding to the growing death toll inflicted by record-setting storms that continue to submerge highways and flood homes. At least 28…

  • Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Some were so young that they didn’t quite understand the acts the soldiers demanded in return. One boy, 8…

  • Latest on flooding: Obama signs Texas disaster declaration

    11:30 p.m. (CDT) President Barack Obama has signed a disaster declaration for Texas after severe flooding this week. The White House said Obama declared that he ordered federal aid to supplement other recovery efforts in…

  • Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch

    PHOENIX (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam far apart from each other. The rally initially was organized by a Phoenix man…

  • Sharpton tells Cleveland to stay peaceful, keep fighting

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Rev. Al Sharpton told a packed Cleveland church that they must stay peaceful as they continue their fight for justice in the wake of police shootings. Sharpton’s appearance Friday night at…

  • Correction: 10 Things to Know-Friday story

    In a story May 28 about former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert being indicted, The Associated Press misidentified his party affiliation. He is a Republican, not a Democrat. A corrected version of the story is…