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Man Gets Stuck in Seattle Basketball Hoop, Cops Called

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:37pm
A man with a hammer but not much of a plan got stuck in a basketball hoop at a Seattle park on May Day — occasionally dangling from his foot.
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Despite Damage to Her Image, Clinton Still Leads 2016 Matchups

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:29pm
Clinton's unfavorable rating has ticked up six points, and the percentage giving her high marks for being honest has declined 13 points.
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Misreport of Police Shooting Raises Tensions in Baltimore

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:28pm
Baltimore police say a suspect dropped his gun and it discharged, but no one was injured. Initial reports that the police shot him raised tension in the neighborhood where last week's riot started.
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Obama Launches New Alliance in Response to Racial Inequity

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 6:01pm
President Barack Obama announced a new-non profit foundation designed to serve as an offshoot of his "My Brother's Keeper" initiative on Monday — a move that signals the type of work the president might become involved in after he leaves the Oval Office.

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Meet the Woman Trying to Bring Silicon Valley to the White House

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:48pm
Megan Smith left a job at Google, one of the most technologically innovative places in the country, to be part of something that has been chronically unimaginative -- the federal government.

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Clinton Lawyer: She'll Testify Before Benghazi Committee

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:30pm
Clinton's attorney says she is "ready and willing" to testify publicly as soon as the week of May 18.

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Chris Brown Wanted in Alleged Vegas Hoops Scuffle

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 5:25pm
R&B crooner Chris Brown was summoned Monday by Las Vegas police after an alleged fight during a pickup basketball game.
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St. Louis Policing System Is 'Dangerous,' Study Finds

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:10pm
"We have never before encountered what we saw in parts of St. Louis County," the study author found.

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Eyewitness of Texas Attack Describes Scene

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 4:03pm
Katrina Pierson, a participant in the event, said there was "no panic, no chaos," even as police stormed the building.

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One Suspect in Texas Attack Was Known to FBI

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:30pm
A school security guard was injured when the two gunmen opened fire on Sunday night at the inaugural Muhammad Art Exhibit.

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Study Says CO2 Cutbacks Could Save 3,500 Lives a Year

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:15pm
The Obama administration's plan to reduce carbon dioxide from power plants will save about 3,500 lives a year, according to an independent study.
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Star Wars Day: Astronauts, Chewbacca and Fans Celebrate

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 3:04pm
Yes, celebrate Star Wars Day, you must.

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Gunman, 3 Others Dead in Wisconsin Shooting

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 2:43pm
Police confirmed that four people, including a gunman, were killed after the suspect opened fire in Menasha, Wisconsin.

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NYPD Officer Shot in Head Has Died: Official

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 2:07pm
The NYPD officer who was shot in the head while sitting in an unmarked patrol car in Queens over the weekend has died.

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'To Boldly Brew': Astronaut Sips First Espresso in Space

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 1:29pm
The first espresso machine to go into orbit is now fully armed and operational aboard the International Space Station.
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Cops Confiscate Biggest Drug Stash in Berlin History

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:52pm
The amount was more than 10 times what's normally seized in a full year in Berlin.
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U.S. Turned Away Tsarnaev Relative at Airport: Sources

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:34pm
One of the relatives of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev who'd hoped to attend his death penalty trial was turned away at the airport for being uncooperative.

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Exclusive: Bill Clinton Defends Foundation's Foreign Money

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:33pm
The ex-president says the big-bucks donations didn't buy influence with his wife.

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NY Senate Leader Dean Skelos, Son Arrested on Corruption Charges

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:12pm
The men face six counts including conspiracy, extortion and soliciting bribes, according to a criminal complaint unsealed in federal court Monday.
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56 Percent of Democrats Not Concerned About Finding Clinton Challenger

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:01pm
A new NBC/WSJ poll finds that 43 percent of Democrats want the party to find a candidate to challenge Hillary Clinton.
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