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At least one dead after Tornadoes rip through Plains, Midwest
19 May 2013 at 8:33pm
A twister half a mile wide struck near Oklahoma City on Sunday, part of a massive storm front that hammered the central U.S.
Why IRS investigation is already Obama's Watergate
19 May 2013 at 1:19pm
Will Benghazi become President Obama's Watergate? Or perhaps the IRS scandal?
McConnell: ?There is a culture of intimidation throughout the administration?
19 May 2013 at 12:18pm
Republican Senators Rand Paul, Mitch McConnell and Rob Portman continued Sunday to press the Obama administration on the Internal Revenue Service scandal that's engulfed the White House.
Obama delivers Morehouse commencement
19 May 2013 at 10:28am
President Obama took a break from the trifecta of controversies?IRS, Benghazi, Department of Justice?swirling around the White House on Sunday to deliver the commencement at Morehouse College, the historically black, all-male institution in Atlanta.
Commuters warned of traffic mess for up to 1 week
19 May 2013 at 4:16pm
Traffic in southwest Connecticut could be a mess for as much as a week until service is restored to the commuter rail line affected by a derailment that injured scores of passengers, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy warned Sunday.
Officer shot in Marathon showdown wants to work
19 May 2013 at 2:44pm
With a bullet still in his body, the police officer who survived a showdown with the Boston Marathon bombing suspects said Sunday he's determined to return to duty.
Cop who shot N.Y. student faced harrowing choice
19 May 2013 at 5:43pm
The police officer who accidentally killed a Long Island college student along with an armed intruder faced perhaps the most harrowing decision in law enforcement: choosing the split-second moment when the risk is so high that you must pull the trigger.
Jamie Dimon under pressure ahead of investor vote
19 May 2013 at 8:44pm
Jamie Dimon, chairman and CEO of the country's biggest bank, faces a key test this week: His shareholders are voting on whether to let him keep both jobs.
Small Fla. city wonders who won $590.5 million Powerball jackpot
19 May 2013 at 12:33pm
Some lucky person walked into a Publix supermarket in suburban Florida over the past few days and bought a ticket now worth an estimated $590.5 million ? the highest Powerball jackpot in history.
The good news ? and the bad news ? for Obama in scandal-tinged polls
19 May 2013 at 8:04am
Given the battering President Obama took this past week on a trio of political scandals, any public opinion survey results that aren?t dreadful probably are viewed with some relief at the White House.
Charlotte remembers 1963 desegregation 'eat-in'
19 May 2013 at 4:36pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) ? In the spring of 1963, a prominent civil rights leader led dozens of protesters on a four-mile march from a predominantly African-American college campus to the center of Charlotte's downtown.
'Star Trek' does $70.6M but falls short of studio hopes
19 May 2013 at 9:05pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? "Star Trek: Into Darkness" has warped its way to a $70.6 million domestic launch from Friday to Sunday, though it's not setting any light-speed records with a debut that's lower than the studio's expectations.
Suspect in N.Y. bias shooting is charged with murder
19 May 2013 at 3:19pm
NEW YORK (AP) ? The man who police say hurled homophobic slurs at a gay man on a Manhattan street before firing a single fatal shot to his head appeared in court Sunday to face a charge of murder as a hate crime.
Official: Va. driver likely had medical condition
19 May 2013 at 4:06pm
DAMASCUS, Va. (AP) ? Authorities believe the driver who plowed into dozens of hikers marching in a Virginia mountain town parade suffered from a medical condition and did not cause the crash intentionally, an emergency official said Sunday.
AP CEO calls records seizure unconstitutional
19 May 2013 at 3:59pm
The president and CEO of The Associated Press says the government's seizure of AP journalists' phone records was "unconstitutional" and already has had a chilling effect on newsgathering.