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Updated: 33 min 53 sec ago

Hail, Rain, Tornadoes Target Storm-Weary South

55 min 6 sec ago
April has brought a consistent spate of storms to the South and the Plains, and many areas are already grappling with clean-up from recent floods.
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Two Toddlers Found Tied Up Outside Texas Home

1 hour 17 min ago
Deputies found a 2-year-old boy tied to the ground with chains and a 3-year-old girl tied to a door with a dog leash.
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'West Wing's' C.J. Cregg Opens White House Briefing

2 hours 25 min ago
"Josh is out today. He has, I believe it's a root canal," Janney said, referencing back to a notable moment on the show.
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Inmate Posts Selfies From Jail Van

3 hours 39 min ago
An investigation is underway to determine how a West Virginia inmate accessed a cell phone and posted selfies to Facebook while riding in a jail van.
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Protesters and Police Face Off Outside Trump Speech in Calif.

4 hours 2 min ago
Police pushed back protesters who rushed the hotel while elsewhere a group overran the barricade and reached the building.
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GOP Elites Reaching 'Acceptance' Phase for Trump

4 hours 17 min ago
Some of those who have fiercely criticized the controversial presidential front-runner have now signaled their willingness to support his candidacy.
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That Time When Obama and Seth Meyers Roasted Trump

4 hours 28 min ago
The White House Correspondents' Dinner will mark the five-year anniversary of the night Obama and comedian Seth Meyers made Trump a laughingstock.
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Kasich and Cruz Had a Week Filled With Hail Marys

5 hours 43 min ago
Welcome to The Lid, your afternoon dose of the 2016 ethos… It's White House Correspondents Dinner (otherwise known as Nerd Prom) weekend, which for ma
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Will Ferrell Walks Away From Controversial Reagan Movie

5 hours 47 min ago
Before it even went to production, a planned satire of Ronald Reagan inspired heavy criticism from conservatives and members of Reagan's family.
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Show It All: Charting the Week's Top Stories

5 hours 50 min ago
In a week of surprise announcements, Ted Cruz named a running mate, and Tom Brady's suspension was reinstated, plus other big stories we followed.
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Apple Agrees to Examine Cellphone of Teens Lost at Sea

6 hours 7 min ago
The tech giant has agreed to analyze the cellphone used by Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, who vanished off the coast of Florida last summer.
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Pentagon Punishes 16 for Afghan Hospital Airstrike

6 hours 26 min ago
A Pentagon investigation into the bombing of an Afghan hospital in October found human and system failures were at play in the deadly airstrike.
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Russian War Plane Flies in 'Unsafe' Manner Near U.S. Aircraft

7 hours 18 min ago
A Russian war plane "performed erratic and aggressive maneuvers" near a U.S. military aircraft on Friday, the Pentagon said Friday.
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Clinton Team Shifting Staff to General Election Swing States

7 hours 36 min ago
So far, the campaign is setting up state directors in Florida, New Hampshire and Colorado.
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Army Reverses Expulsion of Soldier Who Hit Afghan Rapist

8 hours 9 min ago
Martland has said he was moved to act after the commander kidnapped and raped a local boy and beat the boy's mother for seeking Americans' help.
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WATCH: Protesters Descend on California Trump Event

8 hours 10 min ago
Donald Trump is set to deliver remarks to the California State GOP Convention.
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U.S. Reports First Zika Virus Death in Puerto Rico

9 hours ago
A man infected with Zika virus in Puerto Rico has died from complications of the infection, health officials said Friday.
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Guard Praised for 'Grace Under Pressure' in Bomb Scare

9 hours 38 min ago
The quick-thinking security guard who stopped a disturbed man who claimed to have a bomb from barging into a Baltimore TV newsroom hailed as a hero.
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Pooch Paradise: Stray Dogs Roam Free in Hills of Costa Rica

9 hours 45 min ago
A Costa Rican sanctuary cares for hundreds of stray dogs, who are allowed to run freely through the vast no-kill shelter.
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World's Largest Atom Smasher Disabled .... by a Weasel

9 hours 46 min ago
It's one of the physics world's most complex machines, and it has been immobilized— temporarily— by a weasel.
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