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Medal of Honor nominee recounts deadly attack

MITCH WEISS, Associated Press

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For U.S. Army Sergeant Kyle White, the firefight began without warning.


Dona Ana County resists enforcing immigration laws

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — The Dona Ana County Commission is on record as saying it doesn't want the southern New Mexico county or local authorities in the county enforcing federal immigration laws.


Property owners challenge Mississippi fire district fees

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court will consider May 15 whether to hear an appeal over whether a Mississippi fire protection district can charge a fee for its services to local property owners.


'Piles and piles' of bodies in South Sudan slaughter

JASON STRAZIUSO, Associated Press


Cries of anguish as South Korea ferry toll tops 100

GILLIAN WONG, Associated Press
HYUNG-JIN KIM, Associated Press


High court upholds Michigan affirmative action ban

MARK SHERMAN, Associated Press


Lawsuit challenges Georgia gay marriage ban

KATE BRUMBACK, Associated Press


UI's McFadden wins marathon's wheelchair race

UPDATED AT 11:32 A.M.

BOSTON (AP) Tatyana McFadden of the University of Illinois has won the women's wheelchair race at the Boston Marathon for the second straight year.

McFadden celebrated her 25th birthday Monday and listened as "The Star-Spangled Banner" played on Boylston Street one year after the bombings that left three dead and more than 260 injured.


S. Korean president: Ferry crew's actions 'murderous'

JINDO, South Korea (AP) — South Korean President Park Geun-hye said Monday that the captain and some crew members of the sunken ferry committed "unforgivable, murderous behavior," while criticism of her own government's handling of the disaster grew.


Teen OK after riding in wheel well of Hawaii jet

HONOLULU (AP) — Officials say a 16-year-old boy is “lucky to be alive” and unharmed after flying from California to Hawaii stowed away in a plane’s wheel well, surviving cold temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

“Doesn’t even remember the flight,” FBI spokesman Tom Simon in Honolulu told The Associated Press on Sunday night. “It’s amazing he survived that.”


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