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Alabama Public Television doesn’t air ‘Arthur’ gay wedding episode

The episode "Mr. Ratburn and the Special Someone" aired nationally - except in Alabama - on May 13, showing Arthur attending the wedding of his teacher and partner.

Little Caesars to test ‘Impossible’ pizza

  Tornadoes touch down in Okla., Texas

25th horse dies at Santa Anita Park since December

  Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

  Sleeping baby found alone near Phoenix grocery store; police accuse woman of abandoning him

Women’s clothing chain Dressbarn to close all its 650 stores

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  ‘This is crazy’: Firefighters battle blaze in house filled with snakes

  Ohio middle schoolers accused of putting bodily fluids on teachers’ food

  Man, 63, amputates own leg to save self from farming accident

Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

  Tornadoes, storms in the Plains not as bad as feared

Cohen claims Trump lawyer shaped false statement to Congress

  Reports: Iran quadruples production of enriched uranium

Iran quadrupled its uranium-enrichment production capacity amid tensions with the U.S. over Tehran's atomic program, nuclear officials said Monday, just after President Donald Trump and Iran's foreign minister traded threats and taunts on Twitter.

  Ex-White House lawyer won’t testify after Trump direction

President Donald Trump directed his former White House Counsel Don McGahn to defy a congressional subpoena Monday, citing a Justice Department legal opinion that maintains McGahn would have immunity from testifying about his work as a close Trump adviser.

Man pleads guilty to taking lemur from California zoo

Federal prosecutors say a man has agreed to plead guilty to stealing a ring-tailed lemur from a Southern California zoo.

Andrea is 1st named storm of Atlantic season

Subtropical Storm Andrea formed a few weeks before the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season officially begins.

More details released about slain Auburn officer, suspect

Vienna Beef recalls thousands of pounds of hot dogs

Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records

  Rescuers finally persuade Eiffel Tower climber to come down

  Chicago police seek suspect in arson attempt at synagogue

  Overprocessed foods add 500 calories to your diet every day, causing weight gain

5th migrant child dies after detention by Border Patrol

The U.S. government says a 16-year-old Guatemalan died Monday at a Border Patrol station in South Texas, the fifth death of a migrant child apprehended by border agents since December.

Judge: Parents of dead West Point cadet can use his sperm

The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident can use his frozen sperm to produce a child, a judge ruled while noting potential ethical considerations.

  Texas transgender woman seen in videotaped attack found dead

A transgender woman was found slain in a Dallas street over the weekend, authorities said, a month after a cellphone video showed her being brutally beaten in a separate case police said they investigated as a hate crime.

  FCC chairman backs T-Mobile-Sprint deal in key endorsement

While FCC Chair Ajit Pai's backing is important, further steps remain. The full commission of three Republicans and two Democrats must still vote, and the Justice Department must also clear it.

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

The series finale of “Game of Thrones” treated fans to another visual faux pas as two modern-day water bottles showed up in one of the scenes.

  Son moves up wedding so dying mom can attend

Eloise Shuck, a resident at the North Platte Care Center, has a terminal diagnosis of stomach cancer. Her son had originally planned for a September wedding but moved it up so she could attend.

  Ford sees twisting road ahead, cuts 7,000 white-collar jobs

The major revamp, which had been under way since last year, will save about $600 million per year by eliminating bureaucracy and increasing the number of workers reporting to each manager.

Man exposed himself to 2 young boys, police say

Police say the man walked up to the children and exposed himself before running off.

$12 million worth of cocaine bound for US seized in Guatemala

Authorities said they believe the drugs arrived at Guatemala by sea, and were then going to be taken to Mexico, with the U.S. as its final destination.

Celeb chef José Andrés calls fired cafeteria worker a ‘hero,’ says he has job openings

Bonnie Kimball was fired by a food supply vendor in March, a day after giving a free lunch to a student who couldn't pay.

  Speaker stuns 2019 Morehouse grads, to pay off student debt for entire class

Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate from Morehouse during the ceremony, had already announced a $1.5 million gift to the school. The pledge to eliminate student debt for the class of 2019 is estimated to be $40 million.

  Police officer designs new shoe to help first responders battling PTSD

Some proceeds from the shoe will go to The Code 9 Project, which focuses on getting all first responders and their families the training and support needed to help with post-traumatic stress disorder. Source: KGAN, HONOR AND RESPECT LLC, CODE 9 PROJECT, FACEBOOK, CNN)

  Two men charged after one urinates on memorial for N.J. boy who died of cancer, police say

Police charged two men after an investigation into a “disturbing” video that showed one suspect laughing as he urinated on a memorial for a 9-year-old boy who died of cancer.

And the winner of the ‘Game of Thrones’ is ...

While the results of the game were a split decision as they were in most other episodes in the show's eight seasons — the finale brought some clear winners, at least one clear loser, and a major upset.

  Sweden requests detention order for WikiLeaks’ Assange

Prosecutor Eva-Marie Persson says if the Swedish court decided to detain Assange "on probable cause suspected for rape ... I will issue a European Arrest Warrant."

1 dead, 8 shot at high school graduation party in Alabama

Witnesses say the gunfire erupted after a fight between two women during a party that drew hundreds.

  Mother struck, dragged by own vehicle after son puts it in reverse, Mass. police say

When her son accidentally put the family SUV in reverse, the mother dove for the brake pedal but was pinned and run over by the vehicle.

Amid #MeToo, states debate teaching consent to kids

A debate is unfolding, as lawmakers, educators and teens themselves re-examine whether sex education should evolve to better address some of the issues raised by #MeToo.

  Hero coach vows to help solve gun violence after tackling would-be school shooter in Oregon

The coach and security guard tackled an 18-year-old student with a loaded shotgun and wrestled the weapon away before any shots could be fired.

11 people reported killed in gun attack at bar in Brazil

The G1 news website says police reported that seven gunmen opened fire on a bar. G1 says police also report one wounded in the attack.

  Stray bullet struck 7-year-old as he slept in car

Kamirion has undergone several surgeries and could need more.

  Man charged in abduction of 8-year-old Texas girl

Police say 51-year-old Michael Webb was arrested on an aggravated kidnapping charge. He is being held without bond.

Bomb hits tourist bus near Egypt’s Giza Pyramids, wounds 16

Egypt has battled Islamic militants for years in the Sinai Peninsula in an insurgency that has occasionally spilled over to the mainland, hitting minority Christians or tourists.

Van passenger impaled by tripod on California freeway

The man survived but with broken ribs and a partially punctured lung.

‘Baby Shark’ could help save lives, as middle schoolers learn to perform CPR to song

The catchy and popular tune “Baby Shark” helped make sure the students' chest compressions stayed on beat.

  Michigan GOP congressman says Trump conduct is ‘impeachable’

The congressman is the first member of Trump's party on Capitol Hill to accuse him of engaging in "impeachable conduct," stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election.

  8-year-old’s girl lip, cheek torn open in attack by dog visiting Calif. classroom

The 8-year-old’s family is taking legal action against the school district in hopes of banning dogs from classrooms.

Biden rejects Democrats’ anger in call for national unity

Facing thousands of voters in his native Pennsylvania for the second time as a 2020 contender, the former vice president offered a call for bipartisan unity that seemed far more aimed at a general election audience than the fiery Democratic activists most active in the presidential primary process.

Should Arabic numerals be taught in schools? Most Americans say no

CEO John Dick called the results “the saddest and funniest testament to American bigotry” CivicScience has seen in its results.

  Attorney: Abused clients were Ohio State football players

Dayton attorney Michael Wright said the abuse happened during required physical examinations at the Woody Hayes Athletic Center and during treatment for injuries and ailments by Dr. Richard Strauss at his off-campus clinic and at his home, where he insisted they be seen.

  Man charged after authorities find $200K in stolen property hidden in ‘sophisticated’ tunnel system

Timothy Painter Jr. is charged with grand larceny and eight counts of possessing stolen goods. Deputies found construction equipment, lawnmowers, tools and cars hidden inside the tunnels.

  Racist robocall defends murder suspect who intervened in hit-and-run

The robocall paid for by a white supremacist group, calls for the freedom on Hanna Payne.

Arnold Schwarzenegger fine after ‘idiot’ kicks him at event

The Terminator said he didn’t even realize he'd been attacked.

  Boy stabbed with discarded needle while playing on elementary school ground

Amanda Armijo, the boy’s mother, said she's upset someone would toss a needle in a place hundreds of children play. Her son now has to endure months of medication.

Another horse dies at Santa Anita Park, 24th since December

The park’s director said the horse suffered a severe shoulder injury, and was then euthanized.

  1 year after Santa Fe shooting, Texas shuns tougher gun laws

Texas lawmakers are on the brink of not passing any new gun restrictions a year after one of the deadliest high school mass shootings in U.S. history.

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf amid Iran tensions

U.S. diplomats warned Saturday that commercial airliners flying over the wider Persian Gulf faced a risk of being "misidentified" amid heightened tensions between the U.S. and Iran.

  California girls at slumber party fight off nude intruder

Police said two 10-year-old girls having a slumber party fought off a naked man who broke into a California home through a window and sexually assaulted them. A suspect was arrested.

  Video shows robber disarming officer, holding her at gunpoint in Verizon store

Surveillance video shows a terrifying robbery at a Verizon Wireless store in Houston, Texas.

Saturday is National Learn to Swim Day

National Learn to Swim Day is celebrated on the third Saturday in May, just before the Memorial Day holiday and the unofficial start of summer.

  Eat well, exercise more: New guidelines to reduce risk of dementia

Some 3 million Americans each year are diagnosed with a form of dementia. It’s a condition that can be managed, but not cured.

  Newborn struck in head as Florida man live streamed crimes in Walgreens, police say

Greenlee wound up in the healthcare wing of the Pinellas County Jail, facing charges for child abuse, resisting arrest and battery.

Kim Kardashian West reveals Psalm as new baby’s name

The baby is their second boy and the second to be born via surrogate because of a potentially life-threatening medical condition that complicated Kardashian West's two pregnancies.

Trump administration rejects subpoena for tax returns

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said in a letter that he will not comply with a subpoena from House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal for six years of Trump's tax returns because the request "lacks a legitimate legislative purpose."

  Bear in tree captivates neighborhood for hours

The 130-pound black bear lead police through several streets and backyards metropolitan Boston before climbing up a tree and finding a limb to lounge on.

Alaska state legislator introduces bill criminalizing abortion

Under the proposed HB178 the intentional taking of human life “before, during, or after birth” is not protected by a right to privacy under the Alaska State Constitution, thus classifying abortion as murder.

  Parent banned after video appears to show her trying to trip player

Shocking video captures the moment a parent sitting court side appears to stick out her leg to trip a player from the competing team.

Cafeteria worker says she lost job for giving boy free lunch

Bonnie Kimball said she was terminated March 28 by her employer a day after she gave a student lunch, even though he couldn't pay for it.

Officer quits after pulling gun on black man picking up trash

City officials said the investigation could not prove that the officer, John Smyly, acted because of Zayd Atkinson's race. Investigators found Smyly violated two department policies: police authority and public trust and conduct, the city attorney said.

  East Coast couple heads back to Idaho Shopko where they met before the store closes

The couple said it was emotional walking through the store where they met, knowing it was going to close.

  Native American student not allowed to walk at graduation because of traditionally decorated cap

LaRissa Waln stood outside while the rest of her classmates received their diplomas. The ACLU interceded on her behalf but that was not enough.

  Prosecutor: Mom plotted to kill pregnant woman, steal baby

One of the suspects pried Marlen Ochoa-Lopez's fingers from the cord while her mother continued to strangle the teen, according to prosecutors.

  ‘She looks exactly like me!’: Woman finds long lost father after more than 30 years

Bob Castiglione and his daughter Quila Castiglione met for the first time in 2017.

You can stay on the Spice Girls bus: It’s listed on Airbnb

The original Spice Bus from the 1997 movie “Spice Word” can be booked for a very limited time this summer.

  Man finds 7-foot snake slithering into dryer in Okla.

After the vent was snake free, Wayne Melvin threw some gloves on and carried the snake to the creek behind his house, letting it go back where it belonged.

  Missouri’s GOP-led legislature passes 8-week abortion ban

Missouri's Republican-led House on Friday passed sweeping legislation designed to survive court challenges, which would ban abortions at eight weeks of pregnancy.

Washington County, Fla., hacked by Russians in 2016, report says

The Post reported that Washington County, a small northern Florida county made up of about 25,000 people, had been breached in 2016.

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."