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Triplets born prematurely set to graduate at top of class

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:20am

A set of triplets who was born 15 weeks premature in 1997 is set to graduate at their top of their class at a western Michigan high school.

Detroit students attend construction career event in Howell

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:20am

Students from Detroit are attending the 2016 Michigan Construction Career Days event in Howell to work with those in the industry and learn about careers.

Michigan State senior puts parking tickets on graduation cap

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:10am

A graduating senior at Michigan State University has used parking tickets to decorate her green graduation cap in the form of a Spartan block "S."

Toxic mold shuts down Oregon City fire station

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 6th - 12:10am

A Clackamas County fire station has closed down after toxic mold was found inside the facility, forcing firefighters to temporarily relocate.

Colombian fisherman reunited with family after weeks adrift

Audrey McAvoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:51pm

A Colombian fisherman has been reunited with his wife and family after spending two months adrift in the Pacific Ocean, an ordeal that he says left his three shipmates dead.

In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar

Christine Armario, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:40pm

At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical."

Retaining wall, parking lot collapse onto businesses below

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:31pm

A concrete retaining wall supporting a surface parking lot collapsed in Pennsylvania onto two businesses below, authorities said.

US Army helps set up base camps on Alaska's Denali

Mark Thiessen, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:20pm

Three U.S. Army Chinook helicopters the size of city buses ascend higher and higher in the Alaska Range, following the 44-mile long Kahiltna Glacier, which from above resembles a frozen, mile-wide white ribbon of ice cutting through craggy mountains.

CU reinstates student candidates accused of making bribes

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:20pm

The University of Colorado's chancellor is reinstating two student government presidential candidates who were disqualified from taking office after being accused of using pizza and cookies to bribe students for votes.

Past president of US Bar Association speaks at U of SC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:00pm

University of South Carolina trustee William Hubbard is scheduled to address graduates of the University of South Carolina.

Entertainer Sheryl Underwood speaks at SC State commencement

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 11:00pm

Sheryl Underwood, one of the panelists on the CBS show "The Talk," is delivering the commencement address at South Carolina State University.

Chief: Milwaukee officer shot, suspect dead after chase

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:30pm

Police say a robbery suspect shot a Milwaukee police officer during a chase and was later fatally shot by other officers.

Big art auctions open in NYC next week

Ula Ilnytzky, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:21pm

A sculpture of a kneeling Hitler and two Fauve period paintings are among the offerings at the impressionist, modern and contemporary art evening auctions in New York next week.

2 weeks after 8 killed in Ohio, no arrests, few answers

Andrew Welsh-Huggins, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:21pm

Two weeks have passed since the bodies of eight family members were found in Ohio, and authorities have yet to identify a motive or any suspects in the killings.

NY gets new state historian at Education Department

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:20pm

New York will soon have a new state historian.

Kerry to address 25,000 at Northeastern graduation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 10:20pm

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is scheduled to deliver the commencement address at Northeastern University.

2,000 LED-tagged pigeons stage show in NYC sky

Verena Dobnik, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 9:10pm

New York is staging a show with 2,000 pigeons tagged with LED lights illuminating the city's night sky.

Police: Gunman killed estranged wife outside high school

Ben Nuckols, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 5th - 9:00pm

A man fatally shot his estranged wife while she was waiting to pick up their children outside a suburban Washington high school Thursday afternoon and wounded a man who tried to intervene, police said.

With Trump on top, Romney will not attend GOP convention

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  May 5th - 8:32pm

Mitt Romney isn't going to the Republican National Convention that will officially nominate Donald Trump as the party's presidential candidate, an aide confirmed Thursday.