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Vegas Golden Knights' James Neal (18), Deryk Engelland (5), goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and the rest of the team celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 21, 2018 - 3:00 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Welcome to Impossible. Those words have been projected onto the ice in big, bold letters at T-Mobile Arena before each game during the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Well, the Vegas Golden Knights are turning impossible into possible. The stunningly successful expansion squad is headed to...
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May 21, 2018 - 2:59 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Four former University of Southern California students sued the school and an ex-campus gynecologist who they accuse of molesting patients over decades as a "serial sexual predator," according to a court filing Monday. Dr. George Tyndall routinely made crude comments, took...
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Sen. Claire McCaskill, D-Mo., speaks to supporters at the opening of her campaign field office Friday, May 18, 2018, in Ferguson, Mo. Less than six months before Election Day, McCaskill’s standing with Missouri’s African-American community is in question. And she’s being forced to prove that she’s not taking anyone for granted. McCaskill, a Democrat facing re-election in a state that has trended sharply Republican in recent years, knows she cannot afford to lose any support this fall _ especially not from a group of voters that was supposed to be among her most loyal. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
May 21, 2018 - 2:52 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The African-American community's frustration with Sen. Claire McCaskill is real. The perception that the Missouri Democrat has ignored black constituents haunts the corners of her campaign receptions in Ferguson, it looms near rallies in Kansas City, and it even sneaks into...
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FILE - In this Thursday, May 17, 2018, file photo, U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, in Washington. Trump said he will "demand" that the Justice Department open an investigation into whether the FBI infiltrated his presidential campaign, an extraordinary order that came hours before his legal team said the special counsel indicated its investigation into the president could be concluded by September. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
May 21, 2018 - 2:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times local): 2 p.m. President Donald Trump is meeting with the deputy attorney general and FBI director, a day after promising to "demand" that the Justice Department investigate whether his presidential...
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FILE - This Sept. 4, 2017, file photo provided by KATU-TV shows a wildfire as seen from near Stevenson, Wash., across the Columbia River, burning in the Columbia River Gorge above Cascade Locks, Ore. A teenager who started the major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. (Tristan Fortsch/KATU-TV via AP, File)
May 21, 2018 - 1:56 pm
HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — A teenager who started a major wildfire in the scenic Columbia River Gorge in Oregon has been ordered to pay restitution for at least the next decade, though it's unlikely the boy will ever cover his nearly $37 million bill. The Oregonian reports that Hood River County...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and incoming Central Intelligence Agency director Gina Haspel, center, listen to President Donald Trump speak during a swearing-in ceremony at CIA Headquarters, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Langley, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
May 21, 2018 - 1:55 pm
LANGLEY, Va. (AP) — New CIA Director Gina Haspel pledged to send more spies into the field during her swearing-in Monday as President Donald Trump offered up praise for the rank-and-file, who felt snubbed during his first visit to the headquarters of the premier U.S. intelligence agency. "We must...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:40 pm
Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit filed by the ex-ESPN analyst and college football Hall of Famer. Orlando, Florida, law firm Morgan & Morgan announced in a news release Monday the two sides came to an...
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May 21, 2018 - 1:14 pm
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fewer than half of New Hampshire residents ages 20 to 40 say they probably or definitely will remain in the state for the next two years, according to a survey released Monday. The survey was conducted for Stay Work Play, a nonprofit that promotes the state to young workers and...
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A girl leans over bouquets of flowers to blow a kiss at a memorial in front of East Brook Middle School, Friday, May 18, 2018, in Paramus, N.J. Investigators are combing through evidence seeking answers to why a school bus carrying 45 fifth-graders and teachers on a field trip collided with a dump truck on Thursday on a New Jersey highway, killing a student and teacher and sending dozens to area hospitals. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
May 21, 2018 - 11:46 am
CLIFTON, N.J. (AP) — Funeral services have been held for a student killed when a school bus on a field trip collided with a dump truck in New Jersey last week. The service for fifth-grader Miranda Vargas was held Monday in Clifton. The 10-year-old and 51-year-old teacher Jennifer Williamson died in...
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May 21, 2018 - 11:17 am
BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Authorities say search crews have found the wreckage of a small plane that crashed into the woods on Bald Mountain in Vermont's Green Mountains, killing the pilot. The Federal Aviation Administration said Monday the pilot was the only person on board the twin engine propeller...
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