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More sponsors pull out of New York's Puerto Rican…

More sponsors have dropped out of New York City's Puerto Rican Day parade after a decision by organizers to honor a freed nationalist who once embraced armed resistance to the U.S. rule of Puerto Rico

MBA for mom who went to all classes with…

A Southern California university has granted a surprise honorary degree to the mother of a quadriplegic student after she attended every class and took notes for him while he earned his MBA

'Fly the flag'? Rift in Mississippi over…

A Mississippi Gulf Coast city is the latest front line in the broad debate over the public display of Confederate symbols

Manchester police hunt for accomplices; victims…

Investigators hunted for possible accomplices of the suicide bomber who attacked an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, killing 22 people and sparking a stampede of young concertgoers, some still wearing the American pop star's trademark kitten ears

Man crawls to safety 4 days after falling from cliff

Firefighters in Ohio say a man who fell from a cliff and spent four days in a ravine was rescued after he crawled to a country club, despite having broken both his legs and arms

Ex-CIA Chief Explains Concerns Over Russia, Trump…

During a House Intelligence Committee hearing, former CIA Director John Brennan says intelligence revealed interactions between Russian officials and the Trump campaign, but he does not know whether “collusion” existed.

Amazon Echo: 10 best things you can do with it

Here are the top 10 things Alexa can do which make us love the Amazon Echo.

Can you survive a day without a smartphone?

The retro Nokia 3310 goes on sale in the UK from Wednesday. In the pre-smartphone days it sold over a 100 million units, but can it meet all our modern mobile needs?

The New York Times - Over 60 and Dancing at W.N.B…

From The New York Times: The Timeless Torches, a dance squad for the W.N.B.A.’s Liberty, lets those over 40 — many in their 60s — shake their booty on center court, breaking the tradition of the typical halftime act.By: By SAMANTHA STARK. Watch the original video on Times Video: https://nyti.ms/2qHpebm

Astronauts Made Urgent Repairs at the…

Spacewalking astronauts made urgent repairs at the International Space Station on Tuesday, three days after a critical relay box abruptly failed.

Has Trump WH tried to influence the Russia…

The report that the WH reached out to the NSA & DNI heads to counter the FBI’s Russia investigation is only the latest reported attempt by the Trump WH to get outside help in battling the story.

Blumenthal: Attempts to stifle investigation…

Senator Blumenthal joined Hardball to discuss the latest reports on the Russia probe.

Graham: New FBI Director Should Be an FBI Agent

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Where People are Traveling During the Busiest…

More people will travel this Memorial Day weekend in more than a decade according to AAA. Sean Dowling (@seandowlingtv) has more.

Trump budget slashes money of clean air and water…

The Trump Administration wants to slash funding for the Environmental Protection Agency by nearly one-third, laying off thousands of employees while imposing drastic cuts to clean air and water programs

Wal-Mart expands military leave-of-absence policy

Wal-Mart says it's expanding its military leave of absence policy, by offering differential pay to all eligible military associates on assignments lasting more than three days

Manchester blast weighs on pound, but FTSE gains

Sterling has slipped after a suspected suicide attack killed at least 22 people and wounded 59 at a pop concert in the English city of Manchester, while the euro held gains made after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said it was "too weak". David Pollard reports.

Microsoft Surface gets battery boost, better…

Microsoft is refreshing its Surface Pro tablet with longer battery life and more viewing angles for the screen

NY Attorney General: $18.5 million settlement…

NY attorney general announces $18.5 million settlement with Target over 2013 data breach

Trump Went Off-Script In His Speech About…

The prepared remarks had President Trump saying "Islamist," but he said "Islamic" when he delivered his speech in Saudi Arabia.

Google aims to connect online ads to real-world…

Google is keeping an eye on what you're buying offline in addition to monitoring your online shopping in its latest attempt to sell more digital advertising

Acquitted Tulsa cop who killed unarmed man…

A white Oklahoma police officer acquitted of fatally shooting an unarmed black man has returned to the force and is working "a desk job."

Man accused in deadly Detroit fire incompetent…

A man accused of setting a Detroit apartment fire that killed five people has been ruled incompetent to stand trial