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Boeing docks crew capsule to space station
Boeing's astronaut capsule pulled up and parked at the International Space Station for the first time Friday, a huge achievement for the company after years of false starts. (May 20)      
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Personal treasures of music icons including Madonna and Kurt Cobain up for auction
Kurt Cobain's 'Smells Like Teen Spirit' guitar and Madonna's 'Material Girl' dress among items expected to sell for millions at Julien's Auctions this weekend. (May 20).      
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Today in History for May 21th
Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh completes his trans-Atlantic flight; Clara Barton founds American Red Cross; Musical 'Gypsy' opens on Broadway. (May 21)      
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Rare tornado batters northern Michigan town
A rare tornado has torn through a small community in northern Michigan, causing an unknown number of injuries, flipping vehicles and tearing the roofs off buildings. (May 20)      
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More anti-abortion young activists are finding their voices after leaked SCOTUS opinion
After the draft opinion overturning Roe v. Wade leaked, anti-abortion activists can now see a road to a post–Roe v. Wade era.       
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COVID asylum restrictions continue on border
A federal judge in Louisiana is refusing to end pandemic-related restrictions on migrants seeking asylum on the southern border (May 20)      
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Stocks flirt with bear market amid concerns
The stock market's slump this year briefly pulled the S&P 500 into what's known as a bear market Friday, before a late rally put the index in the green. (May 20)     
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AP Top Stories May 20 P
Here's the latest for Friday, May 20: Biden approval dips; primary results delayed in Oregon; Shooting outside Chicago McDonalds; Human rights court case for zoo elephant      
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Hyundai reveals electric vehicle plant in Georgia
Hyundai Motor Group officials confirmed Friday the company will spend $5.5 billion on a huge electric vehicle plant near Savannah that will employ thousands (May 20)      
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Nine people shot outside a Chicago McDonald's, two people died
A suspect is in custody after a shooting in Chicago outside a McDonald's left two people dead and seven injured.       
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Peru massacre victims buried decades later
Peru massacre victims buried decades later      
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Sheriff says a Florida deputy deployed a Taser near a gas spill. A suspect was 'cooked alive,' according to his lawyer.
Deputy David Crawford was charged with culpable negligence after sparking a fire with a Taser that injured Jean Barreto during an attempted arrest.       
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Oregon ballot fiasco delays House election results
Ballots with blurry barcodes that can't be read by vote-counting machines will delay election results by weeks in a key U.S. House race in Oregon's primary. The fiasco affects up to 60,000 ballots in Oregon's third-largest county, Clackamas. (May 20)      
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AP Explains: Oklahoma abortion restrictions
Abortion providers in Oklahoma say they will no longer provide the service after the governor signs the latest anti-abortion measure heading to his desk. It's part of an aggressive push in Republican-led states to scale back abortion rights. (May 20)      
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'A monster': Texas man catches 12.5-foot tiger shark at Padre Island National Seashore
While fishing with his son, Christian Haltermann reeled in a 12.5-foot tiger shark at the Padre Island National Seashore off the coast of Texas.       
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Wild weather weekend: US will have both a 'dangerous' heatwave and 'significant' snowstorm
Wild extremes of weather are the story across the U.S. Friday, as a heat wave hits the East and a late-season snowstorm buries portions of the West.      
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Pakistan FM: A new engagement with US has started
Pakistan's new foreign minister says the United States and his country must move beyond past tensions over Afghanistan and are entering a new engagement after years of strained relations under former Prime Minister Imran Khan. (May 20)      
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Hollywood brings couture to Cannes
Julia Roberts and Anne Hathaway bring star power, strong looks to the red carpet at the Cannes Film Festival. (May 20)      
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His mom wasn't looking. He ordered 31 cheeseburgers on her phone.
Once the post gained traction, it prompted other social media users to chime in via the comments. One person said to give the burgers to a food bank.     
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Court case: Is Happy the zoo elephant a person?
She has four limbs, expressive eyes and likes to stroll through greenery. Happy, by species, is an Asian elephant. But can she also be considered a person? That question is pending in New York's highest court. (May 20)      
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Suspect 'in custody' after 2 dead, 8 hurt in downtown Chicago shooting, police say
Police did not immediately provide details on the suspect or the shooting victims. A gun was recovered from the scene, according to police.       
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Biden lands in South Korea, advocates for international cooperation amid Ukraine invasion
President Biden has arrived in South Korea to kick off his five-day trip to solidify relations with Asian countries.       
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At Oxford HS graduation, seniors honor classmates who didn't get to walk across the stage
Nearly six months after four students were killed in a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan, graduating seniors honor their peers.       
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Online, extremists turn shooters into 'saints.' Experts worry others aspire to join the ranks
In dark corners of the internet, mass shooters are celebrated as 'saints,' creating an ecosystem experts worry is likely to inspire mass shooters.      
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Oklahoma passes most restrictive abortion law in US, COVID-19 back on the rise: 5 Things podcast
Oklahoma passed a Texas-style abortion ban that begins at conception, Harry Styles releases anticipated third album, 'Harry's House': 5 Things podcast       
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Maye Musk - 'I'm really happy to represent'
Inclusive edition of Sports Illustrated Swimsuit celebrated by 2022 issue models - Elon Musk's mother Maye, Ciara, Yumi Nu and Leyna Bloom - at its launch in New York. (May 20)      
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ShowBiz Minute: Depp, Rihanna, Cruise
Johnny Depp was a controlling lover, ex-girlfriend testifies; Reports: Rihanna, Ed Sheeran welcome new babies; Prince William, Kate join Tom Cruise for "Top Gun: Maverick" premiere. (May 20)      
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How a Native American tribe changed the gambling industry by standing up to the FBI
A showdown between an Arizona tribe and the FBI was a turning point in the history of Indian Country, paving the way for the growth of Indian gaming.       
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What happens in these states could be pivotal for abortion access. Here's why.
If Roe is overturned, there are a few key states where access to abortion will be critical. Here's a look at why.      
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President Joe Biden Arrives in South Korea
President Joe Biden is opening his trip to South Korea with a focus on the U.S. tech sector, touring a Samsung computer chip plant on Friday. He's also set to go to Japan during the six-day tour. (May 20)      
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