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Pipe break that flooded UCLA dumps 20M gallons
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ago....

Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers
A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:...

Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography....

Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan....

Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday....

Key witness testifies in ex-governor's trial
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Curing his wife's thyroid disease. Connections in the high-end fashion world. Learjet flights for politicians....

Foster parent charged with murder in hot car death
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Kansas man accused of leaving his 10-month-old foster child in a hot car where she died was charged Wednesday with murder....

Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally....

Detroit police: Sleeping boy, 8, shot and killed
DETROIT (AP) -- Sporadic gunfire isn't an unusual sound in the Brewster Homes public housing complex in Detroit, but booming noises that shook Tenesha Higgins early Wednesday morning were way too close....

Processing issue delays bar exam submissions
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers....

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