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The Latest: Carl Edwards wins NASCAR’s Coca-Cola 600
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 22:43:47 -0500
The Associated Press covers the biggest day in motorsports, from Formula One's Monaco Grand Prix to the Indianapolis 500 and NASCAR's Coca-Cola 600. The latest from the tracks:

Nepali villagers return to homes after river gets unblocked
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:28:48 -0500
KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Thousands of villagers in northwestern Nepal were able to return to their homes Monday after a mountain river swept away debris from a landslide that had blocked it, allowing w

John Nash: A life of great struggle and even greater success
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 02:31:19 -0500
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Born to an electrical engineer, and later a precocious and dashing young man who attained an Ivy League education, John Nash seemed destined for a life of stunning success. That h

Texas Senate Democrats help ‘open-carry’ amendment
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:28:51 MDT
AUSTIN>> Legislation that critics said would render gun permits all but meaningless in Texas appeared Sunday night to have a strong chance of becoming law.

Artsy coffee chain Blue Bottle brews long queues in Tokyo
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 01:52:00 -0500
TOKYO (AP) — Japan, famous for green tea, is welcoming artisanal American coffee roaster Blue Bottle with long lines that have at times meant a four-hour wait for a cup.

El Paso lawmaker beats back restrictions to military family tuition program
elpasotimes.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:29:35 MDT
AUSTIN>> State Rep. Cesar Blanco, D-El Paso, led an effort Sunday that stopped restrictions to a state program that pays college tuition for the spouses and children of some military veterans.

Police: Pressure cooker from suspicious DC vehicle destroyed
wacotrib.com / Sun, 24 May 2015 23:49:31 -0500
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building and the vehicle's

Beilue: Stitches for the heart; Dumas woman finds comfort in late son’s Army buddies
amarillo.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 03:13:28 +0000

For Oleta Smith of Dumas, the three men in Florida, Alabama and California are in some ways like sons. They will, of course, never replace her only son, Green Beret Sgt. Warren Smith, but they provide stitches to the hole in her heart that hasn’t closed in nearly 47 years.

“Those three,” Smith said. “No words can express what they mean to me. They are part of my family.”

Jack Wesson of Jacksonville, Ala.; Lynn Hughes of Melbourne, Fla.; and David Eggleston of Sebastopol, Calif., were with “Smitty” in the jungles of Vietnam in 1968.

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French president revives political duo with his ex
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 02:00:49 -0500
PARIS (AP) — Someone has been appearing more and more often alongside French President Francois Hollande on official visits abroad and in high-level meetings in Elysee Palace. It's no ordinary someone

Kirk makes par putt at 18 to win Colonial; Spieth 2nd again
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 01:50:38 -0500
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — As Chris Kirk waited to putt on the 18th green, Jordan Spieth was watching nearby in anticipation of a possible playoff at Colonial.

Yemeni politicians say UN peace talks indefinitely postponed
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 02:40:08 -0500
SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A United Nations-sponsored peace conference that was to take place at the end of the month has been indefinitely postponed, senior Yemeni politicians said.

FRENCH OPEN LOOKAHEAD: American teen Tiafoe makes Slam debut
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 01:37:45 -0500
PARIS (AP) — When Frances Tiafoe steps on Court 5 at the French Open for his Grand Slam main-draw debut Monday, he'll be the first 17-year-old American man to play in the clay-court tournament since 1

Global stocks mostly higher in quiet trading day
wacotrib.com / Mon, 25 May 2015 03:49:18 -0500
BEIJING (AP) — Asian stocks were mostly higher Monday on a quiet trading day with Hong Kong, Wall Street and London closed for holidays.

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