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Prince siblings in probate court in 1st hearing on estate

Five of Prince’s six surviving siblings appeared in court Monday for the first hearing to start sorting out an estate certain to be worth millions, a task complicated because the star musician isn’t known to have left a will.

Trump's rise drives immigrants to become citizens

On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina stood in a long line of immigrants to take the first step to become an American.

Iowa dental school apologizes for laughing gas mix-up

More than 120 children may have received too much laughing gas during recent procedures at a University of Iowa clinic, the school said Monday.

Derailment affects commute service into Washington

A total of 16 cars were involved in a freight train derailment in the nation’s capital over the weekend, CSX said Monday, not the 15 previously reported. CSX updated the number following an assessment of the site. Florida-based CSX said overnight, rail cars not involved in Sunday’s derailment were moved away from the site along with several cars that had derailed.

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Raging fire destroys historic New York City church

A historic church in New York City was destroyed in a raging fire just hours after its Orthodox worshippers celebrated Easter.

Study: 7 of 10 most profitable US hospitals are nonprofits

Seven of the 10 most profitable U.S. hospitals are nonprofits, according to new research, including one in Urbana, Illinois, where hospital tax exemptions are headed for a contentious court battle that soon could determine whether medical facilities are paying their fair share of taxes.

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Marines investigating claim about men in Iwo Jima photo

The Marine Corps says it has begun investigating whether it mistakenly identified one of the men shown raising the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima in one of the iconic images of World War II after two amateur history buffs began raising questions about the picture.

Buffett praises Fed but warns of unintended consequences

Investor Warren Buffett said the Federal Reserve and other policymakers are generally doing a good job, but it’s difficult to predict all the effects of interest rates remaining low for this long.

Protests disband after IS group carries out 2nd Iraq bombing

Anti-government protesters disbanded at least temporarily Sunday from the heavily fortified Green Zone they had stormed a day earlier after the Islamic State group carried out its second major attack in Iraq in as many days — a pair of car bombs that killed more than 30 people.

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Car bomb in southern Turkey kills 2 policemen

A car bomb struck the entrance of a Turkish police station Sunday in the southern city of Gaziantep, killing two police officers and wounding 22 other people in a day marred by violence and May Day protests.

US once again forced to turn to Russia for help on Syria

Scrambling to resuscitate a nearly dead truce in Syria, the Obama administration has again been forced to turn to Russia for help, with little hope for the desired U.S. outcome.

Schumer: Probe billboards using phone data to track shoppers

A U.S. senator is calling for a federal investigation into an outdoor advertising company’s latest effort to target billboard ads to specific consumers.

SIU adds major in brewing amid craft beer boom

An Illinois university has a new accredited degree in fermentation science to train future brewers, distillers and vintners.

US Geological Survey records small earthquake in W. Kentucky

The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake in western Kentucky.

Kentucky Confederate monument to be removed after 120 years

A Confederate monument will be removed from a spot near the University of Louisville campus where it has stood since 1895.

Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at Saturday's Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.

Berkshire Hathaway event celebrates what makes firm unique

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.

Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion

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.

Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

His defiant protests helped shape Americans' opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.

2nd funeral Saturday for victim in Ohio shooting massacre

The long goodbyes to eight members of a rural Ohio family killed more than a week ago continued Saturday with a funeral for a young mother as authorities remained silent in what they've said will be a lengthy investigation.

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