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A wall is collapsed in Jefferson City, Missouri on Thursday May 23, 2019. The U.S. National Weather Service says a "violent tornado" has touched down in Jefferson City, Missouri, causing possible fatalities and heavy damage. (AP Photo/David Lieb)
'Violent tornado' touches down in Missouri capitalWeather Service: A 'violent tornado' has touched down in Jefferson City, Mo., causing possible fatalities, heavy damage
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
In this May 17, 2019, photo, Steve Melnikoff, who came ashore at Normandy, France on D-Day-plus-1, June 7, 1944, with the 175th Regiment of the 29th Infantry Division, stands in his home in Cockeysville, Md. His unit was part of the bloody campaign to capture the French town of Saint-Lo through fields marked by thick hedgerows that provided perfect cover for German troops. (AP Photo/Steve Ruark)
Revisiting France, and recalling D-Day's horror and triumphFor historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany; for men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted history's largest amphibious invasion, June 6, 1944, remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their youth
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This still image taken from video provided by Chris Higgins shows a tornado, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Carl Junction, Mo. The tornado caused some damage in the town of Carl Junction, about 4 miles (6.44 kilometers) north of the Joplin airport. (Chris Higgins via AP)
Runaway barges threaten dam in another day of Midwest stormsTwo runaway barges were loose Wednesday night on the swift, flooded Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma, spreading alarm downstream as they threatened a dam
The Associated Press2 hours ago
In this photo taken Tuesday, May 21, 2019, from left, David Snyder, an attorney with the First Amendment Coalition, attorney Duffy Carolan, and Thomas Burke, attorney for freelance journalist Bryan Carmody, talk outside a courtroom before a hearing in San Francisco. Advocates of the press pushed back against a San Francisco police chief who said a freelance journalist had "crossed the line" in conspiring to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record. Carolan, who is representing several media organizations siding with the independent reporter, says that the public has constitutional rights to access public records. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
Legal experts: California reporter did not commit crimeMedia law experts pushed back against the San Francisco police chief who said a freelance journalist conspired to steal a police report, saying that it is not a crime to disclose a public record
The Associated Press4 hours ago
'American Taliban' Lindh to be released Thursday from prisonThe California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his capture on an Afghanistan battlefield in late 2001 is on the cusp of release from prison
The Associated Press4 hours ago
A worker checks on the new upcoming FAO Schwarz toy store at the capital city's popular shopping mall in Beijing, Thursday, May 23, 2019. An escalating trade war between the U.S. and China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products from toys to clothing. But some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)
Retailers, shoppers could feel more pain if tariffs spreadAn escalating trade war with China could mean higher prices on a broad array of products but some retailers will be less equipped to handle the pain than others, leaving consumers to carry the load
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this June 7, 2007, file photo, beachgoers enjoy the surf on Ocracoke Lifeguarded Beach on Ocracoke Island, N.C. Stephen Leatherman, a coastal scientist and professor at Florida International University, has been drafting a list of the best beaches in the U.S. under alias "Dr. Beach" since 1991. This year he has named Ocracoke the second-best in the country. (Chris Curry/The Virginian-Pilot via AP, File)
Annual 'Dr. Beach' list names Oahu's Kailua best in AmericaIn Kailua, the sand is soft and white, the water is clear and calm, and the view is exactly what you would expect from a beach in the Hawaiian Islands
The Associated Press4 hours ago
FILE - In this Dec. 28, 2018, file photo, One World Trade Center towers above the lower Manhattan skyline and the Hudson River, in New York. Big cities, like New York, aren't growing like they used to. New figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau on Thursday, May 23, 2019, show most of the nation's largest cities last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier this decade. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Census: Big cities in US aren't growing like they used toNew figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau show the largest cities in the U.S. last year grew by a fraction of the numbers they did earlier in the decade.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
Howard Kaye, center, and his daughter Hannah Kaye, hug after the final letter was inked into the new Torah that's dedicated to wife and mother Lori Kaye, who was killed when a gunman attacked the Chabad of Poway in April, during a celebration for the new scroll at the synagogue, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Poway, Calif. (Hayne Palmour IV/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP)
California synagogue honors woman slain in gunman's attackA Southern California synagogue where a gunman killed a woman and wounded three other people has dedicated a new Torah scroll _ the holiest object in Judaism _ to the slain woman
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - This undated photo provided by Maricopa County Sheriff's Office shows Nathan Sutherland, who is charged with sexually assaulting an incapacitated woman who later gave birth at a long-term care facility in Phoenix. Lawyers for the incapacitated woman have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state, saying she may have been impregnated before. Sutherland, 37, has pleaded not guilty to charges of sexual abuse and abuse of a vulnerable adult. (Maricopa County Sheriff's Office via AP, File)
Claim seeks $45M for incapacitated woman who gave birthLawyers for an incapacitated woman who gave birth at a Phoenix long-term care facility have filed a $45 million notice of claim against the state
The Associated Press6 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, May 13, 2019, file photo, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee speaks in Olympia, Wash. Washington has become the latest West Coast state to enact broad sanctuary protections that restrict all local authorities from asking about people's immigration status. Inslee signed the measure Tuesday, May 21, 2019, implementing the new rules. (AP Photo/Rachel La Corte, File)
Washington joins West Coast bloc of sanctuary statesWashington Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a measure into law adopting so-called sanctuary rules that restrict law enforcement investigation of immigration status
The Associated Press7 hours ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, April 19, 2017, file photo, chef Mario Batali attends an awards event in New York. The Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office in Boston says Batali is scheduled to be arraigned Friday, May 24, 2019, on a charge of indecent assault and battery, in connection with an allegation that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017. (Photo by Brent N. Clarke/Invision/AP, File)
Celebrity chef Mario Batali facing assault charge in BostonCelebrity chef Mario Batali is facing a criminal charge on allegations that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017
The Associated Press6 hours ago
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