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NEW YORK (AP) — A series of anonymous telephone threats against commercial airliners Monday, possibly from the same source, prompted searches of at least two planes at Kennedy Airport and nearly interrupted a third flight from England, authorities said ...more

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BELLINGHAM, Washington (AP) — A woman who has been hanging off the anchor chain of an Arctic oil-drilling support ship since Friday night has ended her protest north of Seattle.The Coast Guard says student activist Chiara D'Angelo requested assi ...more

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BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — The woman who has been hanging off the anchor chain of an Arctic oil-drilling support ship since Friday night has ended her protest north of Seattle.The Coast Guard says student activist Chiara D'Angelo requested assista ...more

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WARNER SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) — An elderly couple stranded for two weeks in the Southern California wilderness ate oranges and pie and drank rainwater, but the husband died before they were found.San Diego County sheriff's Lt. Kenneth Nelson said ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Library of Congress has been working to build an oral history collection to capture veterans' memories of war, and the project is nearing a milestone of 100,000 records.The Veterans History Project is now in its 15th year. ...more

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GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — Plains All American Pipeline is downgrading the amount of oil it says spilled off a California coastline in a worst-case scenario.The company now says the estimate of the worst-case volume of oil released is up to 101,000 g ...more

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MOUNT IDA, Ark. (AP) — The teeming plant world could become a virtual mystery in the coming decades as college students increasingly shy away from studying botany and universities across the U.S. shutter their long-standing herbaria.Since 1988, ...more

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A University of Virginia student whose bloody arrest sparked a public uproar has asked a judge to dismiss the charges against him.A motion filed in Charlottesville General District Court on behalf of Martese Johnson s ...more

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SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — Authorities: 12 people missing after flash-flooding damages hundreds of homes in Central Texas. ...more

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LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska authorities say death row inmate convicted in 1985 cult killings has died in prison. ...more