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Medicare ban on sex reassignment surgery lifted

In this May 29, 2014 photo, Denee Mallon, center, participates in a candlelight vigil organized by Albuquerque Pride in Albuquerque, N.M. A U.S. Department of Health and Services review board ruled Friday, May 30, in favor of Mallon, a 74-year-old Army veteran, whose request to...
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Cleveland police officers indicted in large chase

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty makes a statement regarding the grand jury announcement of the deaths of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams Friday, May 30, 2014, in Cleveland. A grand jury on Friday indicted six police officers involved in a November 2012 car chase that...
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Fans cheer on US World Cup team in Times Square

U.S. men’s soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann, left, and World Cup team captain Clint Dempsey answer questions during a news conference, in New York, Friday, May 30, 2014. The U.S. World Cup team is holding a pep rally in Times Square leading to Sunday’s exhibition against...

US border agency releases report on use of force

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The U.S. Border Patrol’s parent agency on Friday released a critical report that it commissioned amid complaints that agents used excessive force, a step that the new commissioner said was part of a commitment to transparency. The Police Executive...
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Benches clear again during Rays-Red Sox game

Boston Red Sox designated hitter David Ortiz is held back by umpire Jeff Kellogg after benches cleared after Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher David Price hit Mike Carp with a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP...
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McIlroy tumbles down leaderboard at Memorial

Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits from the rough on the 14th hole during the second round of the Memorial golf tournament Friday, May 30, 2014, in Dublin, Ohio. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings) Rory McIlroy, of Northern Ireland, hits from the rough on the 14th hole during the...
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In a flash, Federer takes control at French Open

Switzerland’s Roger Federer celebrates winning the third round match of the French Open tennis tournament against Russia’s Dmitry Tursunov at the Roland Garros stadium, in Paris, France, Friday, May 30, 2014. Federer won in four sets 7-5, 6-7, 6-2, 6-4. (AP...
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Phil Jackson asks Carmelo to delay free agency

FILE – In this March 18, 2014 file photo, Phil Jackson answers questions during a news conference in New York. Jackson is expected to provide an update on his search for a coach, Friday, May 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File) FILE – In this March 18, 2014 file...
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Shinseki resigns amid vets’ health care problems

Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki pauses while speaking at a meeting of the National Coalition for Homeless Veterans, Friday, May 30, 2014, in Washington. President Barack Obama says he plans to have a “serious conversation” with Shinseki about whether he can...
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Migrants dropped off at bus stations in Arizona

Elana Carmen, middle, with her daughters Abigail, right, and Ayala, of El Salvador, tie their shoes with yellow rope for shoe laces, Thursday, May 29, 2014 at the Greyhound bus terminal in Phoenix. About 400 mostly Central American women and children caught crossing from Mexico...