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Mineola's Adam Moore back in MLB

The Kansas City Royals have placed starting catcher Salvador Perez on the bereavement list, and have called up Adam Moore. The  former Mineola Yellow Jacket was hitting .190 with 5 HR in AAA Omaha.

Tony Kanaan wins Indy 500

With a daring move in the last few laps, Tony Kanaan of Brazil passed American Ryan Hunter-Reay and won the 97th Indianapolis 500 under a yellow caution flag.

VIDEO: 98-year-old man skydives for charity

A 98-year-old central Florida man spent his saturday jumping out of a plane. Don Sugg was skydiving for charity. This fundraising event was for a shelter that helps homeless charities.

Prosecutor: Oregon teen planned Columbine-style attack at his school

Sniffer dogs will search an Oregon high school for explosives before students return from the Memorial Day weekend, because one of their classmates was planning to attack them with bombs, police said.

New terror stance worries Republicans

The new era in America's war on terror -- described by President Barack Obama in a major address Thursday -- worries some Republicans, who say the phase-down could leave the country vulnerable to still-persistent threats from abroad.

Prosecutor: Oregon teen planned Columbine-style attack at his school

Sniffer dogs will search an Oregon high school for explosives before students return from the Memorial Day weekend, because one of their classmates was planning to attack them with bombs, police said.

Oklahoma graduations provide respite from tragedy

-- Five days ago, Miranda Mann huddled in a science classroom at Southmoore High School. She should have been filed with pride, relief and excitement about her upcoming graduation.

Sex assaults threaten military trust, Obama tells Naval graduates

A rash of sexual assaults in the armed forces undermines Americans' confidence in the military, President Barack Obama told newly commissioned officers at the U.S. Naval Academy Friday.

Rand Paul announces 2016 campaign

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul announced Friday he will be on ballots in November 2016, but he told voters in his home state that they might be the only ones with a chance to vote for him.

Newtown school district to get $1.3 million from Education Department

The Newtown, Connecticut, public school district will receive a $1.3 million endowment from the U.S.