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    (Seth Wenig/AP)
    Barnard works toward a new policy on transgender admissions

    05/30/2015 09:27 AM CDT
    NEW YORK (AP) — On a recent bright spring morning, students admitted to the Barnard College Class of 2019 gathered on campus. 
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    Ala judge: Death row inmate got 'raw deal' in murder trial
    05/30/2015 09:26 AM CDT - BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama inmate who has spent almost 30 years on death row for a murder he denies committing has an unusual supporter in his bid for freedom: A state judge who once represented the man's co-defendant while working as a defense lawyer. Full Story

    Child sex abuse claims shake UN as revelations continue
    05/30/2015 09:02 AM CDT - UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The boys said they approached the French soldiers because they were hungry. Full Story

    Hurricane Andres strengthens far off coast of Mexico
    05/30/2015 03:51 AM CDT - MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Andres is getting a little stronger as it spins far off the coast of Mexico. Full Story

    Quotations in the News
    05/30/2015 03:11 AM CDT - "Justice was not served today. Cody Devine did not deserve to die for being in the wrong place at the wrong time. Full Story

    Protesters gather at Phoenix mosque under close police watch
    05/30/2015 02:42 AM CDT - PHOENIX (AP) — About 500 protesters gathered outside a Phoenix mosque on Friday as police kept two groups sparring about Islam on separate sides of the street. Full Story

    Nevada man not guilty in killing of unarmed trespasser
    05/30/2015 02:12 AM CDT - RENO, Nev. (AP) — Accused of murder for confronting two unarmed trespassers with a deadly barrage of gunfire, Wayne Burgarello walked out of a Nevada courthouse a free man after the jury found him not guilty of all charges in the latest of a series of cases nationally testing the boundaries of stand-your-ground self-defense laws. Full Story

    AP source: Hastert paid to keep old sex abuse claims secret
    05/30/2015 01:17 AM CDT - CHICAGO (AP) — Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert paid hush money to conceal claims that the Illinois Republican sexually molested someone decades ago, a person familiar with the allegations said. Full Story

    Volunteers search for missing after Central Texas flood
    05/30/2015 06:32 AM CDT - WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — A handful of volunteers trudged along the muddy and brush-filled banks of the Blanco River in Central Texas, searching for a group of people still missing days after the vacation house where they were staying was swept away in a massive flood. Full Story

    Latest on flooding: More heavy rain falls in Dallas area
    05/30/2015 09:02 AM CDT - 9 a.m. (CDT) The Dallas-Fort Worth area is seeing another round of heavy rain. The National Weather Service extended a flash flood warning from 8:45 a. Full Story

    (Elise Amendola/AP)
    Officials say those Boston snow piles are even more vile

    BOSTON (AP) — It's disgusting enough to put you off snow cones for the rest of the summer. A Boston public works official says the towering piles of filthy snow left over from the city's record-setting winter are even more grotesque than most people can imagine. Full Story
    (David Sharp/AP)
    Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in South

    FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention to African-American poets on a tour of the South and elsewhere. Full Story
    (Dana Ferguson/AP)
    Dustin Diamond bar fight: Former TV star guilty of lesser charges

    PORT WASHINGTON, Wis. (AP) -- TV actor Dustin Diamond was convicted Friday of two misdemeanors stemming from a barroom fight, but a Wisconsin jury cleared the former "Saved by the Bell" actor of the most serious felony charge.