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Friends recall only nurse killed by hostile fire in Vietnam

Dake Kang, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:52am

Minutes before 6 a.m., Army nurse Martha Green woke with a jolt to a thunderous explosion half a mile away. It was the steamy morning of June 8, 1969, and she was in her bed at Chu Lai base at the height of the Vietnam War.

2 dead, 1 missing after flooding in Branson, Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:50am

Authorities have recovered two bodies and are searching for a third person after their vehicle was overtaken by floodwaters in Branson, Missouri.

Report: 5 people injured in nightclub shooting

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:50am

Police are investigating a shooting that took place early Sunday morning at a nightclub in south Mississippi.

Nebraska woman dies after being hit by family's moving truck

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:40am

Police say a 48-year-old Nebraska woman died after being hit by a U-Haul truck that rolled out of her own driveway.

Newspaper: Ohio had more than 4,000 overdose deaths in 2016

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:20am

A newspaper survey of Ohio county coroners has found more than 4,000 people died from drug overdoses last year in a state among the hardest hit by a heroin and opioid epidemic.

Judge dismisses 25 lawsuits over 2015 Metro smoke incident

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 11:00am

A federal judge has dismissed more than two dozen lawsuits against Metro and the District of Columbia over an electrical malfunction caused a train to fill with smoke.

'Mad Dog' Mattis sleeps well, keeps others awake

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:50am

Watch out for the "Mad Dog" when the sun goes down.

Lawyers seek release of man as US seeks country to take him

Steve Leblanc, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:41am

Lawyers in Massachusetts are seeking the release of a man they say is being unlawfully detained by federal immigration officials while they try to find a country to deport him to.

Shark with Twitter account detected off New Jersey coast

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:31am

A great white shark with its own Twitter account has been detected off the coast of southern New Jersey — and she's not alone.

8 dead in shooting rampage in Mississippi; suspect arrested

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:23am

A man who apparently got into a dispute with his wife and in-laws was arrested in a house-to-house shooting rampage in rural Mississippi that left eight people dead, including a sheriff's deputy.

Authorities: Pedestrian hit, killed by police cruiser

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:22am

Authorities in Massachusetts say a police cruiser hit and killed a pedestrian overnight on Cape Cod.

With bears on the rise, states hope to limit human conflicts

Patrick Whittle, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:12am

A year after a spring and summer marked by a high number of nuisance bear complaints, wildlife officials are encouraging people and bears to keep their distance from each other.

The Latest: Domestic call preceded shootings that killed 8

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 10:05am

The Latest in a shooting in Mississippi that left eight people dead (all times local):

4 killed, 5 injured in minivan-pickup crash in Wisconsin

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:53am

Four people were killed and five others were injured in a two-vehicle crash near Cornell in northwestern Wisconsin, authorities said.

Fans follow their favorite bands to Idaho's wild waters

Jennifer K Bauer, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:50am

As a lifelong East Coaster, Vance Skidmore is used to a terrain of cement sidewalks and skyscrapers.

AP source: Kushner sought secret back channel with Russia

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:43am

Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a top White House adviser, proposed a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting with the Russian ambassador to the U.S.

To many Americans, Memorial Day has lost its meaning

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:43am

Allison Jaslow heard it more than once as the long holiday weekend approached — a cheerful "Happy Memorial Day!" from oblivious well-wishers.

Foundation sets priorities for Grand Teton National Park

The Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:43am

Over the past 20 years, the Grand Teton National Park Foundation has raised more than $65 million for the site in Wyoming.

Florida could pave new changes in 'stand your ground' laws

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted   May 28th - 9:21am

Lucy McBath is afraid many more people will die if Florida Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill making it harder to prosecute when people claim they commit violence in self-defense.