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AmEx to roll out loyalty program Plenti today

American Express will roll out a new loyalty program, Plenti, today, allowing U.S. shoppers for the first time to earn rewards points through a variety of purchases, from paying a phone bill to filling up at the pump.

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Summer camps with a mission: To create cybersecurity experts

The camps are part of an expanding but modestly funded program called GenCyber that is funded by the National Science Foundation and National Security Agency. The agencies are taking the long view in fulfilling an insatiable need for cybersecurity experts, both in government and private industry, by teaching children about the threats that can be found online, as well the basics of defense and how to make sure they don't misuse the information they are collecting.

Stolen Yorkie found in Iowa is reunited with La. owner

With smiles, tears of joy and lots of licking, a Yorkshire terrier picked up as a stray in Iowa was reunited with the 14-year-old girl from whom he was stolen in 2012.

Experts: Convictions will be tough to win in Baltimore case

Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury as he was arrested and put into a police transport van, handcuffed and without a seat belt. But getting a jury to convict police officers of murder and manslaughter will be far harder than obtaining arrest warrants.

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Bird flu virus raises questions scientists working to answer

It's been five months since the H5N2 bird flu virus was discovered in the United States, and producers have lost 21 million birds in the Midwest alone. Yet, researchers acknowledge they still know little about a bird flu virus that's endangered turkey and egg-laying chicken populations that supply much of the nation.

Police: Man shoots, kills would-be carjacker outside store

A shopper with a concealed weapons permit shot and killed a man who was trying to carjack a woman Saturday outside a Utah grocery store, officers said.

Man, 88, gives up license after crash that killed wife

An 88-year-old father of six from Connecticut pleaded no contest to a traffic charge in a fatal car crash that killed a pregnant woman and his wife of 67 years.

SW Kansas mom finds herself at center of national pot debate

A southwest Kansas single mother who lost custody of her son for using medical marijuana to ease her Crohn's disease has gone from being a massage therapist eking out a living in the back of a health food store to a national figure at the center of the pot debate.

AP-GfK Poll: Doubts about Clinton's honesty after emails

Americans appear to be suspicious of Hillary Rodham Clinton's honesty, and even many Democrats are only lukewarm about her presidential candidacy, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Mormon church issues statement on health of its president

The Mormon church has issued its first statement that directly addresses the health of its 87-year-old president.

How to help Nepal earthquake victims

Aid groups are still struggling to get crucial supplies to survivors of Nepal's devastating earthquake, which has killed nearly 7,000 people. Here's a list of organizations aiding the relief effort in Nepal.

US decides not to investigate Toyota unwanted acceleration

U.S. safety regulators have rejected a Rhode Island man's request for an investigation into low-speed unintended acceleration problems with Toyota Corolla compact cars.

Plainclothes NYPD officer shot; 1 suspect in custody

A plainclothes New York City police officer riding in an unmarked car was shot and critically wounded Saturday evening by a man police had approached after suspecting him of carrying a gun, a police spokeswoman said.

David Goldberg, tech exec married to 'Lean In' author, dies

David Goldberg, a popular Silicon Valley executive and husband of Facebook second-in-command and "Lean In" author Sheryl Sandberg, has died suddenly at age 47, his company and family members said Saturday.

After calm protests in Oakland, smaller group turns violent

Oakland's mayor and police chief acknowledged Saturday falling short in controlling what police said was a night of some of the heaviest damage yet in peaceful marches that have turned violent.

Warren Buffett defends practices, showers advice at meeting

Berkshire Hathaway shareholders always celebrate Warren Buffett at the annual meeting, but amid the praise Saturday, investors also questioned a couple of the conglomerate's recent business moves.

'No justice, no peace, no racist police' chants in Baltimore

Chants of "no justice, no peace, no racist police" echoed through the streets of Baltimore Saturday during a march that organizers billed as a "victory rally" a day after a prosecutor charged six officers involved in the arrest of a man who died in police custody.

Britain has a new princess - and eagerly awaits her name

The Duchess of Cambridge delighted her nation and royal enthusiasts around the world Saturday by delivering one such princess. The royal birth was greeted with cheers and elated cries of "Hip, hip, hooray!" outside St. Mary's Hospital in London, where fans and the world's media have waited for days.

Nearly a week after quake, Nepal still needs tents, food

Nearly a week after a massive earthquake killed more than 6,200 people and collapsed buildings, temples and homes, Nepal still urgently needs basic aid like shelter and food, while remote villages remain cut off from help.

Rural hospitals struggle to stay open, adapt to changes

After 45 years of providing health care in rural Missouri, Sac-Osage Hospital is being sold piece by piece.