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President Obama marks last Memorial Day in office

President Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to commemorate his last Memorial Day in office.

Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday; deal inked

A union says nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement

Rape allegation, race, glare of national media divide town

A small Idaho town is struggling with the national attention brought by reports that a black high school football player was raped by three teammates

Interactive exhibits among highlights of updated Ford museum

The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum will reopen soon after months of renovations

After Gorilla's Death, Petitioners Seek 'Justice For Harambe'

Petitioners say parental negligence led to a 4-year-old falling into the gorilla enclosure, resulting in the killing of the gorilla.

Amazing Company Perk Has Employees Saying 'I Do'

One company is changing the way we think of employee benefits! TC Newman (@PurpleTCNewman) has the details.

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Syrian Opposition's Top Negotiator Resigns, Abandoning Peace Talks

The resignation of Mohammed Alloush will likely make it even harder to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's civil war.

Saudi human rights activist sentenced to 8 years in prison

Rights group Amnesty International says a court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a member of an independent human rights organization to eight years prison in the latest guilty verdict to be issued against the group's members

FAA: Small plane carrying 2 people crashes in New Hampshire

New Hampshire officials say two people survived the crash of their small plane Sunday night in a forest in Warner. Warner officials say the man and woman onboard were taken to Concord Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries

Though largely unknown, Trump finds fans in China

China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade

Severe Floods Claim At Least 6 Lives In Texas

Devastating Texas floods have killed at least six people. More rain is expected next week.

Man swept away after helping to rescue woman off Texas coast

The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after being swept away in the San Luis Pass between Freeport and Galveston, Texas

The Latest: Striking Verizon workers to return Wednesday

Nearly 40,000 striking Verizon employees will return to work Wednesday after reaching a tentative contract agreement

Delaware National Guard HQ to unveil Beau Biden signs

The Delaware National Guard will unveil new signs naming its headquarters after former state Attorney General and National Guard major Beau Biden

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Libertarian Chair Candidate Strips At Party's Convention On A 'Dare'

James Weeks had two minutes to give a speech at the Libertarian Party's national convention ... and he stripped for part of it.

Infantino's 'instant impact' as FIFA's new leader

Amaju Pinnick, President of Nigeria's Football Federation, says FIFA President Gianni Infantino should be praised for his work.

No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement

Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease

Warm seas threaten Great Barrier Reef

Bleaching has killed off 35% of coral in central and northern parts of Australia's Great Barrier Reef, extensive aerial and underwater surveys have revealed.

Anthropologist follows trail of century-old hobo graffiti

Anthropologist Susan Phillips had spent a career examining the graffiti that covers urban walls, bridges and freeway overpasses

4-H program aims to grow next generation of ag scientists

Several teams of teenagers competing in Minnesota's 4-H Science of Agriculture Challenge may be the next generation of agricultural scientists in a country facing a critical shortage

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a zoo response team concluded his life was in danger

Donald Trump Might Want To Cut Social Security But Won't Admit It

A report from Bloomberg says Trump recently told House Speaker Paul Ryan he wants to cut Social Security "from a moral standpoint."

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Boy Missing In Japanese Woods After Parents Left Him As Punishment

The parents told police they wanted to teach their son a lesson after he threw rocks at cars and people.

Chad's ex-ruler found guilty, sentenced to life for abuses

A judge has declared Chad's former dictator Hissene Habre guilty and sentenced him to life in prison for crimes against humanity, war crimes and torture

Tropical Depression Bonnie brings heavy rain to Carolinas

Tropical Depression Bonnie is expected to bring more heavy rainfall to the Carolinas as it moves along the coastline, making for a wet Memorial Day holiday