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Police: 3 kids hurt when waterspout uproots bounce house

May 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

In this photo provided by Burt Osteen, glass is scattered around a toppled basketball hoop after a waterspout made landfall at Fort Lauderdale Beach, Fla. on Monday, May 25, 2015. Authorities say three children were injured when the waterspout uprooted a bounce house and sent it across a parking lot into the road. (Burt Osteen [&hellip...

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John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success

May 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Oct. 28, 1997 file photo, John Forbes Nash, 1994 Economics Nobel Prize winner, takes a break during the European School of Economics conference in Rome. Nash, the Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was...

Annual Rolling Thunder ‘Ride for Freedom’ honors veterans

May 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Participants in the Rolling Thunder annual motorcycle rally ride in the national mall during the annual parade ahead of Memorial Day in Washington, Sunday, May 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) WASHINGTON (AP) — The roar of motorcycle engines filled the...

AP Was There: Muhammad Ali-Sonny Liston heavyweight rematch

May 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this May 25, 1965, file photo, heavyweight champion Muhammad Ali, left, does a bit of heavy clowning as challenger Sonny Liston (not shown) walks past after both fighters weighed in for their title fight in Lewiston, Maine. Ali knocked Liston...

Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

May 25, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

This 1940 Valley Bugle yearbook photo provided by the Gowanda Central School District in Gowanda, N.Y., shows World War II veteran Carroll Heath. More than 70 years after Heath’s death, Alan Mesches is trying to fill in some of the blanks in a young man’s...

Ohio patrolman’s acquittal in 2 deaths sets off protests

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Protesters walk peacefully near where the county prosecutor lives Saturday, May 23, 2015, in Cleveland. Michael Brelo, a white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of the car of Timothy Russell, a black suspect, at the end of a 137-shot...

Ireland gives resounding 62.1 percent ‘yes’ to gay marriage

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

Yes supporters wait for the final result at Dublin castle, Ireland, Saturday, May 23, 2015. Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world’s first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared...

Congress’ familiar path: short-term solutions

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

The U.S. Capitol is illuminated at night as the Senate continues to work late, Friday, May 22, 2015, on Capitol Hill. When senators left town early Saturday after approving a brief extension of the nation’s highway and transit aid, they were following a...

B.B. King memorial more cheers than tears in Las Vegas

May 24, 2015 • Entertainment, National NewsComments (0)

Shirley King, eldest daughter of B.B. King, performs Friday, May 22, 2015, in Las Vegas. King hosted and performed at a free musical event at the Brooklyn Bowl. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A standing ovation for B.B. King and more cheers than...

NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

May 24, 2015 • National NewsComments (0)

FILE In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The National Security Agency has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records this week after the Senate failed...