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Column: Olympic champion Schmitt struggles away from pool

05/22/2015 09:12 PM EDT
Allison Schmitt seemed like the happiest person at the pool. Always laughing. Always telling a corny joke. 
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Pirates star McCutchen laughs off leaked pay stub
05/22/2015 06:02 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — Good thing Andrew McCutchen has direct deposit. The Pittsburgh Pirates star centerfielder laughed off a leaked photo of his pay stub Friday, joking he can handle the attention so long as he still gets paid. Full Story

Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks
05/22/2015 05:22 PM EDT - The oil pipeline leak that fouled a stretch of California coastline this week reflects a troubling trend in the nation's infrastructure: As U. Full Story

Gay couple has adoption vacated now that they can marry
05/22/2015 01:12 PM EDT - When Bill Novak and Norman MacArthur moved to the Philadelphia suburbs nearly 20 years ago, they were dismayed to learn that Pennsylvania would not recognize their domestic partnership from New York. Full Story

Prosecutors: Professor offered China data on US-made device
05/22/2015 12:17 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The chairman of Temple University's physics department schemed to provide U. Full Story

Terror suspect wanted in US wins Irish case, walks free
05/21/2015 06:17 PM EDT - DUBLIN (AP) — An Algerian-born terror suspect wanted in the United States walked free from a Dublin court Thursday after five years behind bars and a two-year legal battle against extradition. Full Story

Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges
05/21/2015 09:17 PM EDT - PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. Full Story

Royals reliever Madson takes long road back to big leagues
05/21/2015 03:17 PM EDT - KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — One or 2 percent. That was it. That was the chance that Ryan Madson gave himself of ever pitching again in the big leagues. Full Story

Senate Democrats demand more money for Amtrak repair backlog
05/21/2015 05:22 PM EDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats on Thursday demanded that Republicans provide more money for Amtrak so the railroad can tackle a $21 billion maintenance and repair backlog, including replacing tunnels more than a century old. Full Story

Suit: Competitor's smiley face cookies 'confusingly similar'
05/21/2015 12:47 PM EDT - PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. A Pennsylvania chain says in a lawsuit that the smiley face cookies made by a Chicago-based baker are "confusingly similar" to its own trademarked treats. Full Story

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APNewsBreak: Casey Kasem's widow won't face criminal charges

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles prosecutors said Friday that they won't file elder abuse charges against Casey Kasem's widow despite efforts by three of the radio personality's children to have her prosecuted. Full Story
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.