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Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
Members of the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) place a flag in front of each headstone at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va., Thursday, May 21, 2015. "Flags In" is an annual tradition that is reserved for The Old Guard since its designation as the Army’s official ceremonial unit in 1948. They conduct the mission annually at Arlington National Cemetery and the U.S. Soldiers' and Airmen's Home National Cemetery prior to Memorial Day to honor the nation’s fallen military heroes. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
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Obama pays tribute to fallen service members at Arlington

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- President Barack Obama paid tribute Monday to Americans who died in battle, saying people their fellow citizens must "never stop trying to fully repay them" for their sacrifice and noting this is first Memorial Day in 14 years without U.S. forces involved in a major ground war.

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The pressure cooker exploded on the National Mall in Washington D.C. by Capital Police
The pressure cooker exploded on the National Mall in Washington D.C. by Capital Police (WJLA TV)
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Pressure cooker in suspicious DC vehicle destroyed

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in an unattended vehicle parked on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol and the vehicle's owner was found and arrested, a U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman said.

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A car caught in high water during heavy rain in Oklahoma
A car caught in high water during heavy rain in Oklahoma (KOCO TV)
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Residents rescued from flooded homes in Texas, Oklahoma

WIMBERLEY, Texas (AP) — Flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has led to numerous evacuations and rescues and the death of a firefighter.

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eople march in protest to the Cuddell Recreation Center where Tamir Rice was killed, in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges
eople march in protest to the Cuddell Recreation Center where Tamir Rice was killed, in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges (Ricky Rhodes/Getty Images)
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Streets calm a day after protest of Ohio officer’s acquittal

CLEVELAND (AP) -- The streets largely remained calm Sunday morning after police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight of protesters angered by a patrolman's acquittal in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects in a barrage of police gunfire.

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GLENDALE, AZ - FEBRUARY 01: Tom Brady of the New England Patriots celebrates after defeating the Seattle Seahawks 28-24 to win Super Bowl XLIX at on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Elsa, Getty Images)
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Woman uses obituary to say Brady innocent in ‘Deflategate’

BOSTON (AP) — A Massachusetts woman has used her own obituary to convey a final message on Tom Brady and the "Deflategate" scandal.

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Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo awaits a judge's verdict
Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo awaits a judge's verdict
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Ohio patrolman acquitted in 2 deaths amid 137-shot barrage

CLEVELAND (AP) — A white Cleveland patrolman who fired down through the windshield of a suspect's car at the end of a 137-shot barrage that left the two unarmed black occupants dead was acquitted Saturday of criminal charges by a judge who said he could not determine the officer alone fired the fatal shots.

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A sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md
A sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
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After break, Senate to reconsider Patriot Act extension

WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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.

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Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City
Gov. Chris Christie speaks at the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
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Christie criticizes Senate’s failure to extend Patriot Act

Gov. Chris Christie says the U.S. Senate's failure to extend the Patriot Act could have dangerous consequences.

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Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland
Partners Adrian, left and Shane, arrive to cast their vote at a polling station in Drogheda, Ireland (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
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Both sides say Ireland has voted to legalize gay marriage

DUBLIN (AP) -- Ireland has voted resoundingly to legalize gay marriage in the world's first national vote on the issue, leaders on both sides of the Irish referendum declared Saturday even as official ballot counting continued.

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A security guard stands outside the U.S. Interests Section compound in Havana, Cuba, Friday, May 22, 2015.(AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
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US, Cuba close round of talks with no embassy announcement

The United States and Cuba still have no agreement on re-establishing embassies.

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