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1 of 10 Sumatran rhinos in captivity dies in Ohio

FILE – In this July 17, 2013 file photo, Suci, a female Sumatran rhino, sniffs the air in her enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo in Cincinnati. The zoo said Suci died Sunday, March 30, 2014, after showing symptoms of a disease that killed her mother five years ago. (AP...
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More victims found on east side of mudslide

A U.S. flag hangs at half-staff with Whitehorse Mountain behind, during the early morning of Monday, March 31, 2014, at the fire station in Darrington, Wash. Crews have cleared a path through the muck and devastation wrought by Washington’s deadly mudslide, making the...

Asiana: Plane systems partly to blame in crash

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A Boeing 777 that crashed at San Francisco International Airport had inadequate warning systems to alert its crew about problems with air speed, Asiana Airlines said in a filing with regulators released on Monday. However, the airline also...
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Deadline dash: Health care sign-ups amid glitches

SEIU-UHW worker Kathy Santana, left , assists Ruben Tares, 27, during a health care enrollment event at SEIU-UHW office, Monday, March 31, 2014, in Commerce, Calif. Monday marks this year’s open enrollment deadline, but consumers will get extra time to finish their...
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Obama backs Schatz over Hanabusa in Hawaii race

FILE – This Dec. 27, 2012 file photo shows Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. President Barack Obama is endorsing Schatz in his primary race against Hawaii Rep. Colleen Hanabusa. That’s according to a Democratic National Committee official, who...

Jury: White officers falsely arrested black teen

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A jury has found three white Pittsburgh officers falsely arrested a black art student but didn’t use excessive force on him. Jurors on Monday reached a split verdict in 22-year-old Jordan Miles’ federal civil rights lawsuit against officers...

Hagel acts to improve POW-MIA accounting effort

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is shaking up the bureaucracy responsible for recovering and identifying the remains of U.S. war dead by collapsing it into a single office managed by a more senior Pentagon official. Hagel made the announcement Monday at a...

Supreme Court could limit software patents

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court appears willing to make it tougher to approve patents for computer software in a case that is being closely watched by technology companies. But the justices on Monday struggled to come up with a middle ground that would recognize true...
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Protesters clash with police in Albuquerque

Riot police launch tear gas toward activists in downtown Albuquerque, N.M. following a 10-hour protest around the city, Sunday, March 30, 2014. Hundreds of protesters marched past riot police in Albuquerque on Sunday, days after a YouTube video emerged threatening retaliation for...
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Crews clear road through mudslide debris

A weary searcher bows his head as he walks out of the west side of the mudslide site with a small saw on Highway 530 near mile marker 37 in Arlington, Wash., on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Periods of rain and wind have hampered efforts the past two days, with some rain showers...