Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square

Former AP journalist reflects on Tiananmen Square

Thirty years after the Chinese government crushed a student-led demonstration for democratic reform and against government corruption, a former AP photographer says the country needs to move forward and “come clean on what happened.”
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Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust

Authorities raid 247 homes in Colorado pot bust

Authorities say they broke up hundreds of black market marijuana growing operations in Colorado that flouted the state's cannabis law by raising tens of thousands of plants in Denver-area homes.
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Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban

Federal lawsuit filed to block Ala. abortion ban

Abortion providers are asking a federal judge to block an Alabama law that would ban most abortions in the state.
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Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case

Wisc. man gets life in prison in Jayme Closs case

A Wisconsin man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old Jayme Closs and killing her parents.
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AP Top Stories May 24

AP Top Stories May 24

Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: Trump sends 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions; Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May; A crack has formed in the WWII memorial; SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come.
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Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home

Two hurt as small plane crashes into Texas home

Two people were injured when the small plane in which they were flying crashed into a home in McKinney, Texas. A mother and her children who were inside the home were unharmed.
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AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections

AP Debrief: Trump may rollback Trans protections

The Trump administration proposed revoking Obama-era discrimination protections for transgender people in health care, a move LGBT groups fear will result in denial of needed medical treatment. AP reporter Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar explains.
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Brandon Maxwell talks undressing Lady Gaga at the Met Gala

Brandon Maxwell talks undressing Lady Gaga at the Met Gala

Lada Gaga's multiple fashion reveals were a big moment at the Met Gala, and a sweet one for her friend Brandon Maxwell. He was the guy by her side who peeled off all her layers on the pink carpet. Dressing and undressing Lady Gaga is nothing new f...
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Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins

Trump declassifies docs on Russia probe origins

President Trump says he will declassify "millions of pages" of documents related to the origins of the Russia investigation. Leaving Friday for Japan, Trump said the probe was a "hoax" and an "attempted coup" and he wants to know how it started.
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Alaska police dashcam films uncertain beaver

Alaska police dashcam films uncertain beaver

Why didn't the beaver cross the road? We will probably never know, but it was caught on camera recently by police in Anchorage, Alaska.
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Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to faint in NYC

Rep. Jerrold Nadler appears to faint in NYC

U.S. Rep. Jerrold Nadler was taken to a hospital for an evaluation Friday after he appeared to swoon during a news conference in New York City.
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Crews converge on neighborhood struck by tornado

Crews converge on neighborhood struck by tornado

Crews are working to clear debris and restore power to neighborhoods in Jefferson City, Missouri, damaged by a devastating tornado
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Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May

Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May

Trump feels 'badly' for UK Prime Minister May
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SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come

SpaceX launches 60 little satellites, more to come

SpaceX has launched 60 tiny satellites, the first of hundreds and even thousands that founder Elon Musk plans to put in orbit for global internet coverage.
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Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes

Tarantino picks up best dog award in Cannes

Quentin Tarantino surprises Cannes festival goers by picking up this year's Palm Dog Award in person, for his movie "Once Upon a Time in... Hollywood."
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Record number of black female West Point graduates

Record number of black female West Point graduates

The crowd of cadets tossing their caps in air at West Point's graduation ceremony Saturday will include a record-high 34 black women. The 34 women comprise a small slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019.
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Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Mario Batali pleads not guilty to assault charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid several sexual misconduct accusations, pleaded not guilty Friday to a charge that he forcibly kissed and groped a woman at a Boston restaurant in 2017.
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Fashion Watch: Kendall Jenner pretty in pink at amfAR

Fashion Watch: Kendall Jenner pretty in pink at amfAR

A host of Hollywood stars, models and fashionistas, including Kendall Jenner, Coco Rocha and Milla Jovovich, turned out for the 26th amfAR Gala near Cannes to raise money for AIDS research.
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ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Jackson, amfAR

ShowBiz Minute: Weinstein, Jackson, amfAR

Deal close in Weinstein sexual misconduct lawsuits; Michael Jackson's estate and former manager settle lawsuit; Stars including Kendall Jenner, Antonio Banderas and Tom Jones attend Cannes amfAR Gala to raise money for AIDS research.
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AP Top Stories May 24

AP Top Stories May 24

Here's the latest for Friday May 24th: British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she's resigning; Trump tells intelligence to cooperate with investigation of Russia probe; Power outages after Jefferson City tornado; Tornadoes in Oklahoma and Te...
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British PM Theresa May announces resignation

British PM Theresa May announces resignation

Theresa May announced Friday that she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. She'll stay as prime minsiter until a new party leader is chosen.
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Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup'

Pamela Anderson: Assange rape allegations 'a setup'

Earlier this month, Swedish prosecutors reopened an inquiry into rape allegations against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. Speaking at the amfAR gala in Cannes, Pamela Anderson says she thinks the accusations are "a setup."
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Kendall Jenner lights up amfAR red carpet

Kendall Jenner lights up amfAR red carpet

Stars including Kendall Jenner, Tom Jones, Dua Lipa and Winnie Harlow arrive at the annual Cannes International Film Festival amfAR gala, held at the presitigious Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.
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On This Day: 24 May 2014

On This Day: 24 May 2014

In 2014, Kim Kardashian married Kanye West in Florence, Italy.
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Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages

Taiwan allows gay couples to register marriages

Taiwan officially allowed same-sex couples to register their marriages on Friday after the parliament passed the laws to legalize same-sex marriage a week ago.
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Measles exposure warning at DFW airport

Measles exposure warning at DFW airport

Health officials in Texas say a person who passed through Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport on May 15th tested positive for measles. Tarrant County health officials are warning other travelers to make sure they're immunized.
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EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore

EF1 Tornado confirmed outside Baltimore

The National Weather Service confirms that an EF1 tornado touched down near Columbia, Maryland on Thursday. It came as severe storms rumbled through the Baltimore area, toppling trees, causing power outages and keeping students in some schools.
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Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power

Missouri residents try to sleep despite no power

Some residents of Jefferson City, Missouri, who lost power when a tornado rampaged through their neighborhood are trying to get some sleep after making it through the day, and now into the night, without power.
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Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle

Massive funnel cloud in Texas panhandle

Tornadoes strafed the middle of the country Thursday, this time concentrated in sparsely populated panhandles of Oklahoma and Texas. One particulary large funnel cloud was spotted in Lipscomb County, Texas, near the Oklahoma state line.
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Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote

Modi's party surges to victory in Indian vote

Charismatic but polarizing Prime Minister Narendra Modi has surged to a landslide victory in Indian elections.
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Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph

Veterans recall D-Day horror and triumph

For historians, D-Day was a turning point in the war against Germany. For men who were among the 160,000 Allied fighters who mounted the history’s largest amphibious invasion, the day remains a kaleidoscope of memories, a signal moment of their yo...
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D-Day vet tells his story: 'Why am I alive?'

D-Day vet tells his story: 'Why am I alive?'

For historians, D-Day was a turning point in WWII; for men who were there it remains a kaleidoscope of memories. For D-Day Veteran Frank DeVita, going back to France for the 75th anniversary is an chance to tell his story of horror and triumph.
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VR training helps police interact with autistic

VR training helps police interact with autistic

Police officers are now using virtual reality to learn the best ways to interact with people who suffer from autism and de-escalate situations that could quickly turn awry.
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Today in History for May 24th

Today in History for May 24th

Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born.
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Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice

Amidst the chaos, Sara Bareilles finds a new voice

Feeling “lost” after Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election in 2016, Sara Bareilles turned to songwriting to find healing.
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A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform

A host of celebrities speak out on criminal justice reform

Kim Kardashian West isn't the only celebrity speaking out for prison reform: DJ Mustard and Kevin Hart are among those in the struggle.
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David Guetta's secret to pop longevity

David Guetta's secret to pop longevity

Grammy-winning DJ-producer David Guetta says he's been able to stick around in pop music for more than three decades because he stays mostly behind the scenes.
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Julianna Margulies' balancing act

Julianna Margulies' balancing act

In the new "The Hot Zone" mini-series, Julianna Margulies plays Nancy Jaax, a veterinary pathologist in the U.S. Army who juggled containing the Ebola virus with caring for her cancer-stricken father. Margulies says she relates to Jaax's balancing...
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Keepsakes from set for 'Big Bang' stars

Keepsakes from set for 'Big Bang' stars

As "The Big Bang Theory" wrapped production on its 12-year run, stars of the sitcom went for relatively small mementos to remember their time on set.
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'Long Shot' stars talk politics

'Long Shot' stars talk politics

"Long Shot" stars Charlize Theron and June David Raphael say women often face extra scrutiny in politics.
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Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado

Missouri residents begin to clean up after tornado

Residents in Jefferson City, Missouri began cleaning up debris as the day passed on Wednesday after a large and destructive twister moved over the city shortly before midnight.
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Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts

Facebook reports big rise in fake accounts

Facebook says it has removed billions of fake accounts before they were active. In a new report, Facebook said there was a "steep" rise in such activity from October 2018 to March 2019, even as it worked to boost detection of bogus accounts.
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AP Top Storie

AP Top Storie

Here's the latest for Thursday, May 23: Missouri authorities checking on residents after tornado; Nancy Pelosi and Donald Trump trading words; Wikileaks founder facing more charges; American Taliban released from prison.
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Trump: Pelosi is 'disintegrating'

Trump: Pelosi is 'disintegrating'

President Donald Trump continues to attack the Democrats and says nothing is getting done in the House because Speaker Nancy Pelosi is "disintegrating."
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Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war

Trump pledges $16B to farmers hurt by trade war

President Donald Trump rolled out another $16 billion in aid for farmers hurt by his trade policies, insisting the money "all comes from China," specifically the tariffs on Chinese goods.
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Pompeo: release of Lindh 'unconscionable'

Pompeo: release of Lindh 'unconscionable'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the early release of John Walker Lindh from federal prison is "explainable and unconscionable." Lindh was released Thursday from a facility in Indiana, having served 17 years of a 20-year sentence.
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'American Taliban' released from prison

'American Taliban' released from prison

John Walker Lindh, the California man who took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years.
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Anaconda snakes born to virgin mother in Boston

Anaconda snakes born to virgin mother in Boston

The birth of 18 baby green anacondas to a mother who has spent her entire life in an all-female exhibit has both surprised and taught a new lesson to those working at Boston's New England Aquarium.
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