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California Looks to Australia for Tips on Surviving Drought

By Kristen Gelineau and Ellen Knickmeyer | May 25
California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.

Obama Pays Tribute to Fallen Service Members at Arlington

By Darlene Superville | May 25
Speaking under sunny skies to some 5,000 people on the hallowed grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, Obama called the burial place "more than a final resting place for fallen heroes"

After a Decade Online, YouTube is Redefining Celebrity

May 25
In its 10-years of existence, YouTube has evolved from a playground for kitty videos to a $20 billion visual menagerie.

Deadly Storms Swamp Plains, Midwest, Force Texans from Homes

By Seth Robbins | May 25
A line of storms stretching from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes dumped record rainfall on parts of the Plains and Midwest, spawning tornadoes and causing major flooding that forced at least 2,000 Texans from their homes.

John Nash, Wife, 'A Beautiful Mind' Inspiration, Die in NJ

By Bruce Shipkowski | May 24
The Nobel Prize-winning mathematician whose struggle with schizophrenia was chronicled in the 2001 movie "A Beautiful Mind" has died in a car crash along with his wife in New Jersey. John Forbes Nash Jr. was 86.

Mormon LGBT Group's Bid to Join Parades Denied

May 24
For the second straight year, organizers of two of Utah's most popular parades have rejected a Mormon LGBT group's request to participate.

Naked Man Rescued After Getting Stuck on Florida Drawbridge

May 23
Firefighters in Florida have rescued a naked man trapped on a raised drawbridge.

After Break, Senate to Reconsider Patriot Act Extension

By Ken Dilanian | May 23
Unable to end a struggle over how to deal with government surveillance programs, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled a last-minute session to consider retaining the National Security Agency's bulk collection of domestic phone records.

TLC Nixes '19 Kids and Counting' From Schedule After Duggar Admits to Molestation Claims

By EDGE | May 23
Network officials from TLC have pulled "19 Kids and Counting" from its schedule after the reality show's star Josh Duggar admitted that he molested several underage girls, including his sisters, 12 years ago.

Sabra Hummus Commercial Features Same-Sex Couple

By Jason St. Amand | May 22
In a move that is sure to upset One Million Moms, Sabra Hummus showed support for the LGBT community by including a real-life same-sex couple in their latest ad.

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