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Flood-related death reported in Mississippi

Updated: 05/19/2011 - It's believed to be the first death related to flooding since the Mississippi River's rising water started affecting Mississippi and Louisian

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Mass. medical examiner: Fight led to Kerrigan dad's death

Posted: 05/18/2011 - The chief medical examiner of Massachusetts has testified that the father of Olympic skater Nancy Kerrigan died of heart failure triggered by a physical altercation prosecutors say he had with his son.

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FDA panel backs infant doses for kids' Tylenol

Updated: 05/18/2011 - Federal health experts say dosing instructions for children younger than 2 years old should be added to Children's Tylenol and similar products containing acetaminophen, the popular pain reliever and fever reducer.

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Obama to visit CIA headquarters to thank workers

Updated: 05/18/2011 - The White House says President Barack Obama will visit CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., on Friday to thank employees there for their work in tracking down Osama bin Laden.

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Cargo moving slowly along river

Posted: 05/18/2011 - A woman in Vidalia, La., isn't happy to see barges moving again on the Mississippi River. Carla Jenkins, who owns the Vidalia Dock and Storage Company, says the wakes from the barges are sending water into the buildings on shore.

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Queen arrives for historic visit

Posted: 05/17/2011 - Queen Elizabeth II has landed near Dublin to begin the first visit by a British monarch to the Republic of Ireland.

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Yemen group seeks repatriation of bin Laden wife

Posted: 05/17/2011 - A Yemeni rights activist says his organization is trying to repatriate the young Yemeni widow of Osama bin Laden following the U.S. raid that killed the al-Qaida chief in Pakistan.

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Kerry says relations with Pakistan at crossroads

Updated: 05/17/2011 - The chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee says the US-Pakistan relationship is at a critical juncture and both countries need to get it right.

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New Orleans mayor: city is safe

Updated: 05/17/2011 - The mayor of New Orleans says there's no question about it, the city is safe from flooding.

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Schwarzenegger reveals he had child with staffer

Updated: 05/17/2011 - Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has acknowledged that he fathered a child with a member of his household staff, a revelation that apparently prompted wife Maria Shriver to leave the couple's home before they announced their separation last week.

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Endeavour soars on 2nd-to-last space shuttle trip

Updated: 05/16/2011 - The shuttle launched Monday morning. Injured Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who's husband is the mission commander, was among those on hand for the launch.

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Economists: Lower growth, higher oil prices coming

Updated: 05/16/2011 - One bright spot for economic experts in their latest growth forecast is business spending on equipment and software. It's expected to rise 11.9 percent this year, mostly because of pent-up demand.

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Vatican to bishops: report sex abuse to police

Posted: 05/16/2011 - The Vatican has told bishops around the world to cooperate with police in reporting priests who rape and molest children and to develop guidelines for preventing abuse by May 2012.

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Emptiness in Cajun country

Posted: 05/16/2011 - President Barack Obama plans to fly to Memphis, Tenn., today to meet with families affected when the Mississippi River flooded parts of the city. He'll also meet local officials, first responders and volunteers.

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