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Explore secretive biolabs in all 50 states
See mistakes, near misses and safety violations at more than 200 labs         
(Thu, 28 May 2015 16:51:36 -0400)

10 incidents discovered at the nation's biolabs
A USA TODAY investigation discovered hundreds of mishaps at the nation's secretive biolabs.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 08:45:49 -0400)

AP source: Hastert paid to hide sex abuse claims
AP source: Former speaker paid hush money to conceal claims of sexual abuse from decades ago. (May 29)         
(Sat, 30 May 2015 00:24:01 -0400)

Protest heated but peaceful at Phoenix mosque
Dozens of law enforcement helped maintain peace outside the Phoenix mosque.         
(Sat, 30 May 2015 00:04:24 -0400)

Inside America's secretive biolabs
Investigation reveals hundreds of accidents, safety violations and near misses put people at risk         
(Thu, 28 May 2015 18:52:31 -0400)

What's Online Today: Highlights for May 30
Here are some highlights of our coverage for Saturday, May 30, 2015.         
(Sat, 30 May 2015 00:02:01 -0400)

Dead man's family: Prison opted for cheaper drugs
Jessie Parish was released from prison in a much worse state than he went in, his family says.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 21:52:20 -0400)

Federal judge arrested for battery to resign from bench
U.S. District Judge Mark Fuller will be giving up what had been a lifetime appointment.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 20:46:39 -0400)

Once again, National Spelling Bee ends in a tie
Experience at previous competitions has proved to be a critical factor for success.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 09:41:46 -0400)

Psychiatrist: Holmes 'knew what he was doing was wrong'
The state-appointed doctor said James Holmes knew right from wrong at the time of the shooting.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 20:16:55 -0400)

Officials vote to fire teacher for allowing classroom sex
Full board of education is expected to vote Monday.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 19:42:19 -0400)

Ulbricht's mom speaks after Silk Road sentence
A federal judge gave convicted Silk Road darknet mastermind Ross Ulbricht two terms of life in prison for founding and operating the encrypted electronic bazaar.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 19:39:17 -0400)

Colorado police: 2 shootings linked, appear to be random
Police said the attacks were linked by evidence recovered from the scenes.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 18:47:33 -0400)

Obama urges passage of intelligence act
Obama: 'Handful of senators' standing in way of extension of Patriot Act provisions. (May 29)         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 18:30:06 -0400)

AP Top Stories May 29 p
These are the top stories for Friday, May 29th: President of FIFA re-elected amid corruption probes; Texas governor makes more counties eligible for disaster aid; U.S. removes Cuba from U.S. terror list; One World Trade Observatory now open.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 18:30:01 -0400)

Pentagon No. 2 to lead investigation into handling of anthrax
Pentagon to launch anthrax probe         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 18:52:12 -0400)

Crane frees hundreds of stranded Dallas motorists
Officials are closely monitoring river levels in the state.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 17:52:24 -0400)

Building honoring KKK Grand Dragon renamed by U. of North Carolina
"...the name is not neutral by any means. It's merely white supremacy in disguise."         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 17:04:13 -0400)

This pre-stained shirt dresses up your messes
Why clean your stains when you can hide them?         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 16:38:51 -0400)

New WTC observatory opens to public
The One World Trade Center observatory officially opened to the public on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. (May 29)         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 16:34:22 -0400)

Sexist 'tomato' barb launches country-radio food fight
Women 'just aren't the lettuce in our salad,' one consultant says.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 16:05:13 -0400)

Giant oil blobs wash up on Texas beach
Large tar balls have begun to wash ashore in Texas. Beachgoers say the tar balls began washing ashore around Memorial Day. Officials with the General Land Office were on sight Friday to clean the tar balls from the beach.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 15:38:49 -0400)

Publix bag boy sheds 300 pounds and is still going
Stephen Pagano weighed 601 pounds at his heaviest. One day something clicked and he decided to make a change. By changing his diet, he changed his life.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:54:24 -0400)

17 pets rescued from house fire
Two pets died in the Ohio house fire.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:43:42 -0400)

Justice Dept: Hanged Mississippi man not homicide.
Review finds 'no evidence' to pursue criminal civil rights charges; Case closed         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:41:12 -0400)

Dog found with muzzle taped shut
Authorities investigate who was responsible for hurting the 15-month-old dog.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:18:53 -0400)

A fight over the last rib ends with a fork in the eye
Cops say a dispute over who would get the last rib at a family barbecue ended with a Muncie, Indiana woman stabbing another in the eye with a fork! Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more on this bizarre story.         
(Fri, 29 May 2015 14:16:03 -0400)

Check your county: Arrest rates by race
Blacks are far more likely to be arrested than people of other races, and in some places, dramatically so.        
(Tue, 9 Dec 2014 22:33:45 -0500)

Severe storms pound Texas
(Thu, 28 May 2015 08:42:42 -0400)

2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee
(Thu, 28 May 2015 22:09:19 -0400)

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