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  • Ohio teen scoops 3-foot carp from flooded street

    A northern Ohio teenager is reeling in attention for a big catch after he spotted a 3-foot carp swimming in receding floodwaters on his street and scooped it into his arms as his mother caught the scene on video.

    May 15, 2014

  • No new Arkansas gay marriage licenses — for now

    Gay couples in Arkansas will not be able to get wedding licenses, even though the state Supreme Court upheld a ruling that struck down the ban on same-sex marriage, because a separate law that prevents clerks issuing the licenses to same-sex couples is still on the books.

    May 15, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday.

    May 14, 2014

  • Obama to ask Congress for cash for roads, bridges

    America’s roads, bridges and ports are falling apart, and the federal government is running out of money to fix them. So President Barack Obama is heading to a crumbling bridge outside New York City to try to pressure Congress into giving the nation’s infrastructure an infusion of cash.

    May 14, 2014

  • 'Now That’s What I Call Music’ reaches milestone

    Like many music fans, Taylor Swift’s relationship with the “Now That’s What I Call Music” series stretches back more than a decade. She and her brother would listen to the series when they were children before Swift became a regular contributor with appearances on 10 albums in the run.

    May 14, 2014

  • Conan O’Brien to stay up late at TBS through 2018

    Team Coco will continue to play for TBS for four more years. The network says Conan O’Brien will be sticking around with his late-night hour through 2018.

    May 14, 2014

  • After husband’s tragic death, widow takes on PTSD

    Amy Miner says the last night of her husband’s life got off to an amazing start.

    May 14, 2014

  • Report highlights child labor on US tobacco farms

    You may have to be at least 18 to buy cigarettes in the U.S., but children as young as 7 are working long hours in fields harvesting nicotine- and pesticide-laced tobacco leaves under sometimes hazardous and sweltering conditions, according to a report released Wednesday by an international rights group.

    May 14, 2014

  • 10 Things to Know for Wednesday

    Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday.

    May 13, 2014

  • Pedophile teacher abused scores as clues missed

    He was one of the most beloved teachers in the world of international schools that serve the children of diplomats, well-off Americans and local elites.

    May 13, 2014