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Obama out: President closes out his run as comedian-in-chief
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama performed his brand of sharp-tongued comedy at the White House Correspondents' Dinner for the last time - wrapping up with "Obama out" and dropping the mic while the crowd cheered....

The Latest: 6th body found after flooding in Texas
PALESTINE, Texas (AP) -- The Latest on Texas flooding (all times local):...

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention
PHOENIX (AP) -- Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump....

Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94
NEW YORK (AP) -- His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars....

Terminating parental rights: State policies vary widely
NEW YORK (AP) -- For child-welfare agencies across the United States, it's the ultimate sanction: terminating the rights of parents to raise their own children due to concerns about abuse and neglect....

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) -- Berkshire Hathaway's idiosyncrasies were on display this weekend, as tens of thousands of people filled an arena to listen to Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger talk business for several hours Saturday at the conglomerate's annual meeting....

Thousands plan May 1 marches in US in heated election year
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Thousands are expected to rally in cities across the United States on Sunday for immigrant and worker rights and against what they see as hateful presidential campaign rhetoric....

Woman struck, killed by duck boat in downtown Boston
A 29-year-old woman was killed and her passenger was injured after the scooter she was driving was struck by an amphibious sightseeing vehicle in downtown Boston on Saturday....

1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride
EL PASO, Texas (AP) -- One teenage girl was killed and another was injured when they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival....

Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video....

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Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

6th body found after Texas flash floods

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Vietnam war protester, Catholic priest Daniel Berrigan dies at age 94

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