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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.

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.

Uber, blind riders reach settlement over service dogs

Uber and advocates for the blind have reached a lawsuit settlement in which the ride-hailing company agrees to require that existing and new drivers confirm they understand their legal obligations to transport riders with guide dogs or other service animals, an advocacy group announced Saturday.

1 teen killed, 1 hurt after being ejected from carnival ride

One teenage girl was killed and another was injured when they were ejected from a whirling ride at an El Paso church carnival.

Nissan recalls nearly 4 million cars with air bag problems

Nearly 4 million Nissan cars are being recalled due to major safety problems where passenger air bags or seat belts could fail in a crash, leading to serious injuries or fatalities.

6th body found after Texas flash floods

Lisa Asberry Davis said on Saturday that she and her three children waded to safety through water up to their chins after torrential rains in East Texas swamped a cul-de-sac of homes during the night and forced some residents onto rooftops.

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Colorado woman gets 100 years for cutting baby from womb

A judge sentenced a Colorado woman who cut a baby from a stranger's womb to 100 years in prison, including the maximum penalties for attempted murder and unlawful termination of a pregnancy.

16 blamed for mistakes in deadly US attack on Afghan clinic

Human error, violations of combat rules and untimely equipment failures led to the mistaken U.S. aerial attack on a charity-run hospital in Afghanistan last fall that killed 42 people, a senior American general said Friday.

Supreme Court refuses to block Texas voter ID law

The Supreme Court on Friday rejected an emergency appeal to stop Texas from enforcing its challenged voter ID law.

North Korea sends another US citizen to prison

North Korea on Friday sentenced a U.S. citizen of Korean heritage to 10 years in prison with hard labor after convicting him of espionage and subversion, the second American it has put behind bars this year.

Dog missing 10 years found in Alabama, returning to owner

Tracy Dove assumed the worst after her 1-year-old dog named Charlie disappeared in 2006. Days without the animal turned into years, and Dove figured the brown-and-white pointer was dead.

Woman who survived lightning strike feels lucky to be alive

The lightning bolt followed an explosive thunderclap, striking with such force that it cracked the stone observation tower where Appalachian Trail hikers Mollyann Hart and her sister Lauren Bognovitz had taken shelter and blasted them outside into the torrential rain.

American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin

A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin said she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage.

Man shot at TV station charged with arson, other charges

Criminal charges have been filed against a man shot and wounded by police after walking into a Baltimore TV station wearing an animal costume and a fake bomb, authorities said Friday.

Huge fireball in gas explosion burns homes, fleeing man

A natural gas pipeline exploded in a towering, roaring fireball Friday, destroying a home several hundred yards away, damaging at least three others and creating waves of intense heat that burned a fleeing homeowner as he ran down a road, authorities said.

US stocks hit by health care woes but avoid bigger losses

U.S. stocks fell Friday as health care and technology companies continued to report weak first-quarter results, but thanks to some late buying, they managed to avoid major losses.

Thursday marks 65th National Day of Prayer

Prayer breakfast highlights 11 area events

The 2016 National Day of Prayer theme is “Wake Up America,” based on Isaiah 58:1 — “Shout it aloud, do not hold back. Raise your voice like a trumpet.”

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After fanfare, forecasters review talk of storm ‘outbreak’

After warning for days about violent storms that could rake the central U.S. with huge hail, high winds and strong tornadoes, forecasters will review whether the messages they sent were appropriate for severe weather that some considered a “bust” because the tornadoes that did develop were small.

Clinton backers ‘feel the Bern’ of angry Sanders supporters

Nancy Schumacher says she just wanted to do her civic duty, and so she heeded the call to become a superdelegate for Hillary Clinton. But in the year of the angry voter, not even an administrative assistant from Elk River, Minnesota, can escape the outrage.