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Biden to host national cancer research summit in Washington

By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden will bring together scientists, oncologists, donors and patients for a national conference on cancer research in Washington, the...full story
updated 2016-05-25 06:42 AM
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Fredricka Gray, center, the twin sister of Freddie Gray, speaks during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Protestors confront a patron outside of a bar across the street from Oriole Park at Camden Yards after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Two people assist a man who was injured and has blood on his face after a march to City Hall for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) Street signs on a light post mark the intersection where Freddie Gray was arrested, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) A herd of buffalo crosses a road, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Bethlehem, N.Y. About 15 of the animals got loose Thursday from a farm in the Rensselaer County town of Schodack, on the river's east bank a few miles southeast of Albany. (AP Photo/Mike Groll) People participate in an anti-nuclear rally in Union Square in New York, Sunday, April 26, 2015. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the United States using nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig) Protestors gather outside of Oriole Park at Camden Yards before a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles after a rally for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015, in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
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Biden to host national cancer research summit in Washington
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden will bring together scientists, oncologists, donors and patients for a national conference on cancer research in Washington, the....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:42 AM

The Latest: 2nd person arrested in coal exec's death

Associated Press

WILLIAMSON, W.Va. (AP) -- The Latest on the fatal shooting of ex-coal chief executive Bennett Hatfield in southern West Virginia (all times local): 4:30 p.m. A second....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Kanye West sued by Hungarian musician over 'New Slaves' song

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Kanye West is being sued in New York City by a Hungarian musician who says West sampled his song without permission. Gabor....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Italy's Renzi: NATO summit must consider new defense models

Associated Press

ROME (AP) -- Italian Premier Matteo Renzi says that NATO should use the upcoming summit in Warsaw to consider new security models given the threat....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Monsanto rejectds $62B Bayer bid, but still open to talks

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Monsanto is rejecting Bayer's $62 billion takeover bid, calling it "incomplete and financially inadequate. However, the seed company suggested Tuesday that a....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Keillor and 'Prairie Home' players plan one more show

Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Garrison Keillor is bringing back familiar elements of "A Prairie Home Companion" at least one more time. Keillor will host what he's calling....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Gamers strive to go mainstream in new Turner-backed league
By PAUL NEWBERRY
Associated Press

ATLANTA (AP) -- They stare at their computer screens, eyes transfixed on the bloody spectacle in front of them, trying to figure out if there's....Fullstory

2016-05-25 10:01 AM

Mexico City issues 6th smog alert after ozone levels spike

Associated Press

MEXICO CITY (AP) -- Mexico City officials issued their sixth pollution alert of the year, requiring more cars to stay off the roads Wednesday to....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Doping lab stands quiet as Russia swept by scandals
By JAMES ELLINGWORTH
Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Even as Russia is swept by one doping scandal after another, the national anti-doping laboratory stands almost idle. Hidden behind a tall fence,....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC, USA to televise 325? hours from Rio

Associated Press

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) -- NBCUniversal networks Bravo, CNBC, MSNBC and USA will combine to televise 325? hours of programing from the Rio Olympics this summer. NBC....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

The Latest: Advocates urge immigrant sanctuary protections

Associated Press

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Latest on immigrant sanctuary protections in San Francisco (all times local): 2:35 p.m. More than 50 people calling for San Francisco to....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Feds say ex-policeman ran $2,000-an-hour prostitution ring

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A retired New York City police officer has been accused of running a prostitution ring that charged customers as much as....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

WWII US spy vets group irked by cemetery name choice
By CHRIS CAROLA
Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A new veterans cemetery to be built between Buffalo and Rochester will be named the Western New York National Cemetery, the....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

NYC proposes rules to put the brakes on sleepy taxi drivers

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Cabbies will have to pull over after driving 12 hours in any 24-hour period under rules proposed by New York City's....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

After judge orders Bill Cosby trial, what happens next?
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

A judge ruled Tuesday that there is enough evidence to bring Bill Cosby to trial in the lone criminal case brought against him out of....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

NYC Opera announces 1st full season after bankruptcy
By RONALD BLUM
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The revived New York City Opera announced its first full season following its emergence from bankruptcy, planning 28 performances of six....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Tuesday, May 31
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 31, the 152nd day of 2016. There are 214 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 31,....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Complaint alleges Texas charter schools abusing visa program

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A formal complaint filed with Texas education officials alleges that a charter-school network is abusing a visa program to import large....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

Liverpool signs goalkeeper Karius from German club Mainz

Associated Press

LIVERPOOL, England (AP) -- Liverpool has signed goalkeeper Loris Karius from German club Mainz for $7 million. Karius will take the No. 1 jersey while current....Fullstory

2016-05-25 06:01 AM

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