Latest on Dennis Hastert: Ex-House speaker resigns from firm
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Ex-US Speaker charged in relation to payments of hush money
CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert agreed to pay $3.5 million in hush money to keep an unidentified person silent about "prior misconduct" by the Illinois Republican who was once second in line to the U.S. presidency, according to a federal grand jury indictment handed down on hursday in Chicago.
Latest on flooding: Houston reduces number of missing to 1
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Jurors hear from Holmes on video that he regretted attack
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Jurors in the Colorado theater shooting trial heard for the first time in the gunman's own words that he regretted the attack and sometimes cried about it at night.
CDC investigating error that caused live anthrax shipments
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Army's top general said Thursday that human error probably was not a factor in the Army's mistaken shipment of live anthrax samples from a chemical weapons testing site that was opened more than 70 years ago in a desolate stretch of desert in Utah.
Man suing his ex for half of $1M prize gets a win in court
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man is still trying to get half of his ex-girlfriend's $1 million lottery prize, eight years after he says she took the winning ticket and left him. He says she reneged on a long-ago promise that they'd split any winnings if either of them hit it big.
Iconic Martha's Vineyard lighthouse begins move inland
AQUINNAH, Mass. (AP) — A Martha's Vineyard lighthouse that is among the most endangered historic landmarks in the U.S. began its gradual march back from a rapidly eroding cliffside on Thursday.
Baltimore gets bloodier as arrests drop post-Freddie Gray
BALTIMORE (AP) — A 31-year-old woman and a young boy were shot in the head Thursday, becoming Baltimore's 37th and 38th homicide victims so far this month, the city's deadliest in 15 years.
Response by operator of broken oil pipeline faces scrutiny
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. (AP) — Firefighters, emergency workers and officials from Plains All American Pipeline had gathered last week at a fire station preparing to train for the worst — an oil spill — when a 911 call came in reporting a noxious smell in the air at a nearby beach.
Nebraska ends ban on driver's licenses for immigrant youths
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska ended the nation's last ban on driving privileges for young people brought into the United States illegally as children, after the Legislature voted Thursday to override a veto from the state's new Republican governor.
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