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Ambulances and emergency vehicles line up at Canton High School after a tornado ripped through the city of Canton, in Texas, on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Authorities say fatalities have been reported and dozens of people were taken to hospitals after a tornado hit the small East Texas city of Canton.  (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
12 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest12 people have been killed as tornadoes and flooding swept through the Midwest into the Southeast
The Associated Press1 hour ago
In this March 2, 2017, photo, Chris Hurst speaks at a Radford City Democratic Committee meeting in Radford, Va. Hurst was living with Alison Parker when she and cameraman Adam Ward were fatally shot by a former co-worker while reporting for WDBJ-TV in August 2015. Now, the 29-year-old Hurst is challenging a National Rifle Association-backed candidate for a competitive House seat in a firearm friendly part of the state. (Matt Gentry/The Roanoke Times via AP)
Girlfriend's on-air killing drives anchorman into politicsA former anchorman whose girlfriend was fatally shot on live TV says he's seeking a Virginia state House seat to give back to the community that helped him through his darkest days
The Associated Press3 hours ago
New charges filed against so-called 'Spokane spanker'New charges have been filed against a man accused of slapping the backsides of women along a popular hiking trail that runs through the eastern Washington city of Spokane
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Stolen-car suspects investigated in LA shooting rampageAuthorities are investigating whether two suspects arrested in a stolen car are connected with a shooting rampage through several Los Angeles suburbs that killed one man and left three others wounded
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In this Sunday, April 30, 2017 photo, a sign warns beach goers at San Onofre State Beach after a woman was attacked by a shark in the area Saturday, along the Camp Pendleton Marine base in San Diego County, Calif. The beach remained closed Sunday. (Laylan Connelly/The Orange County Register via AP)
Swimmer injured in shark attack at Southern California beachA shark has attacked a woman wading in the ocean with friends off a popular Southern California beach
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this file photo taken Thursday, May 26, 2016, a sign welcomes residents and visitors to the tiny town in Dietrich, Idaho. Community leaders in Idaho are collecting stories of violence and discrimination in the wake of a sexual assault of a disabled black athlete by his white teammates that shocked not only a small town but residents across the state. (AP Photo/Kimberlee Kruesi, File)
Locker room assault sparks effort to heal Idaho communitiesCommunity leaders in Idaho are collecting stories of violence and discrimination in the wake of a sexual assault of a disabled black athlete by his white teammates that shocked not only a small town but residents across the state
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, file photo, U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla., center, listens to a question from the media as she is joined by U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., right, and his brother, former Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart, during a news conference, in Miami. Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office. The Miami Herald first reported the retirement Sunday, April 30, 2017. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee, File)
Rep. Ros-Lehtinen, 1st Cuban-American in Congress, to retireU.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen of Florida, the first Cuban-American elected to Congress, is retiring at the end of her term next year, saying it's time to move on after 38 years in office
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Sunday, May 1, 2016, file photo, a person reacts after being pepper sprayed during an anti-capitalism protest in Seattle. Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally Monday, May 1, 2017, against Trump administration policies. While immigration reform has been a key focus of May 1 demonstrations in the U.S. for over a decade, the roots of May Day, or International Workers Day, stretch back over a century. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP, File)
AP Explains: What is May Day?Tens of thousands of immigrants and their supporters are expected to rally Monday against Trump administration policies
The Associated Press9 hours ago
In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017 photo, Iraq war veteran Colt Romberger interacts with his horse, Gus, before their morning workout in Santa Clarita, Calif. Romberger is training his horse for a ride from California to the Vietnam War Memorial in Washington in hopes to raise money for veterans causes and tell the public about the devastating effects Agent Orange has had on the bodies of now-aging veterans of the Vietnam War. His father, a Vietnam War veteran, died of a brain disease associated with Agent Orange. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Horseman rides across US to bring attention to Agent OrangeA 32-year-old Iraq war veteran who inherited a love of horses and a dedication to military service from his late father is saddling up his horse with plans to ride it from California to the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial in Washington, D.C
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Roy Moore smiles before announcing his Alabama Junior Senate race candidacy on April 26, 2017, in Montgomery, Ala. Moore, who was the suspended Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, said he filed paperwork to resign that position. (Albert Cesare/The Montgomery Advertiser via AP)
Candidates invoke Trump's name, God in Alabama Senate raceU.S. Senate candidate and ex-Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore is putting his own spin on President Donald Trump's populist slogan "Make America Great Again."
The Associated Press12 hours ago
The three candidates, Republican Greg Gianforte, from left, Democrat Rob Quist and Libertarian Mark Wicks vying to fill Montana's only congressional seat take part in a televised debate ahead of the May 25 special election, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Great Falls, Mont. The candidates tackled a wide range of topics, including guns, abortion, health care and money. (AP Photo/Bobby Caina Calvan)
Investments in Russia become focus in congressional raceFinancial disclosures filed by Republican Greg Gianforte in his bid for congress show $240,000 in investments in Russian firms under sanction by the U.S. government
The Associated Press21 hours ago
Nearly 50 people taken to hospitals after Texas tornadoNearly 50 people have been taken to hospitals after a tornado swept through the small East Texas city of Canton
The Associated Press21 hours ago
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