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The underpass on north Grand is closed due to high water in Enid, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (Billy Hefton/The Enid News & Eagle via AP)
Tornadoes on the Plains not as bad as feared; threat remainsAn intense storm system moved across the Southern Plains has not been as damaging as forecasters feared
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Dressbarn Is Closing All 650 StoresIn the latest blow to brick-and-mortar retailing, Dressbarn says it is going out of business and closing all 650 stores nationwide. "This decision was difficult, but necessary, as the Dressbarn chain has not been operating at an acceptable level of profitability in today's retail environment.” Dressbarn chief financial officer Steven...
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FILE - In this July 7, 2015, file photo, San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi, left, talks to members of the media after Francisco Sanchez' arraignment in San Francisco. Bryan Carmody, a San Francisco reporter, is seeking the return of property after police raided his home with a sledgehammer, as officials sought to determine the source of a leaked police report into Adachi's death. An attorney for Carmody will make the request Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in San Francisco County Superior Court. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)
After raid, San Francisco reporter seeks return of propertyA San Francisco reporter is demanding the return of property after police raided his home to find the source of a leaked report into the death of the city's public defender
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Oralia Sandoval, center, holds her son Benjamin, 6, as she participates in an Immigrants Day of Action rally, Monday, May 20, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. Gov. Gavin Newsom has proposed offering government-funded health care benefits to immigrant adults ages 19 to 25 who are living in the country illegally. State Sen. Maria Elena Durazo, D-Los Angeles, has proposed a bill to expand that further to include seniors age 65 and older. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
California eyes health care for immigrants in US illegallyCalifornia lawmakers are eyeing proposals that would make the state the first in the nation to offer government-funded health care to adult immigrants living in the country illegally
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this April 9, 2019, photo, Pilot Tom Travis, left, and crew member Ray Clausen turn a prop on the World War II troop carrier That's All, Brother during a stop in Birmingham, Ala. The World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle. It could be the last great commemoration of the Allied battle to include D-Day veterans, many of whom are now in their 90s. (AP Photo/Jay Reeves)
WWII plane rescued from boneyard to join D-Day anniversaryA World War II aircraft that took part in the D-Day invasion in 1944 is returning to Europe for the 75th anniversary of the battle
The Associated Press3 hours ago
In this May 9, 2019 photo, Cheryl Lidel poses for a photo in the Washington Correctional Center in Shelton, Wash. Lidel is among a small group of inmates who are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life who were left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime "three strikes" laws around the U.S. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
'3 strikes' sentencing reform leaves out Washington inmatesDozens of inmates are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life because they were left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of U.S. reforms targeting "three strikes" laws
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FILE - In this Aug. 15, 2018, file photo, Florida school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz listens during a status check on his case at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Cruz, the defendant charged with killing 17 people in the Florida school shooting is due back in court. A status hearing is scheduled Tuesday, May 21, 2019, for 20-year-old Nikolas Cruz in the February 2018 massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Cruz could get the death penalty if convicted. (Amy Beth Bennett/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP, Pool, File)
Florida school shooting defendant due back in courtThe defendant charged with killing 17 people in last year's Florida school shooting is due back in court
The Associated Press3 hours ago
Colorado seniors graduate weeks after fatal attack at schoolSeniors at a Colorado high school where a student was killed trying to stop a shooting nearly two weeks ago graduated Monday
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A pickup truck drives on a flooded street in Enid, Okla., Monday, May 20, 2019. An intense storm system that weather forecasters labeled "particularly dangerous" swept through the Southern Plains Monday, spawning a few tornadoes that caused some damage and a deluge of rain but no reports of injuries. (Billy Hefton/The Enid News & Eagle via AP)
The Latest: Tornadoes give way to heavy rain in OklahomaThe tornado threat is decreasing and the flash flooding threat is increasing across Oklahoma as what had been seen as a "particularly dangerous" storm system progressed through the state
The Associated Press6 hours ago
UN chief: Somalia making progress but must tackle extremismU.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres says Somalia is making progress toward building a functioning state but must tackle violent extremism, terrorism, armed conflict, political instability and corruption
The Associated Press6 hours ago
Ford is cutting about 7,000 white-collar jobs, which would make up 10% of its global workforce.;
Seeing a twisting road ahead, Ford cuts 7K white-collar jobsFord gets ready for a future of electric and autonomous vehicles, parting ways with 7,000 white-collar workers worldwide, about 10% of global salaried workforce
The Associated Press6 hours ago
This combination of booking photos provided by the Chicago Police Department on Thursday, May 16, 2019 shows from left, Pioter Bobak, 40; Clarisa Figueroa, 46; and Desiree Figueroa, 24. Charges against them come three weeks after 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa-Lopez disappeared and a day after her body was discovered in a garbage can in the backyard of Clarissa Figueroa's home in Chicago's Southwest Side. Police said the teenager was strangled and her baby cut from her body. (Chicago Police Department via AP)
Chicago-area hospital's role in baby-cutting case questionedA local sheriff's office wants to know if a suburban Chicago hospital violated state law by not immediately reporting that a woman who claimed to be the mother of a newborn had not given birth
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