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Ted Cruz-Donald Trump fight boils over in Indiana
(CNN) Ted Cruz couldn't take it anymore. After weeks of personal attacks from Donald Trump, including fresh insinuations that his father was associated with Lee Harvey Oswald, Cruz boiled over Tuesday. "I'm going to tell you what I really think of ...
Trump Looks to Overcome Hurdles in Nebraska—With Possible Indiana AssistWall Street Journal
Last chance? A desperate Ted Cruz looks to derail Donald Trump in IndianaLos Angeles Times
Cruz, Trump trade insults to the end as Indiana votesWashington Post
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Navy SEAL killed in Iraq after Islamic State punches through front line
Washington Post
BAGHDAD —An elite U.S. Navy SEAL was killed Tuesday in an attack by Islamic State fighters in northern Iraq, highlighting the evolving nature of the Pentagon's mission in Iraq and how American troops are serving closer than ever to the front lines.
US Navy SEAL killed by ISIS during intense Iraq firefightFox News
Navy SEAL killed in Iraq after ISIS broke through Peshmerga linesCNN
Navy SEAL Is Killed in Northern Iraq in Fight With ISISNew York Times
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New York Times

Sheldon Silver, Ex-New York Assembly Speaker, Gets 12-Year Prison Sentence
New York Times
Sheldon Silver, the former State Assembly speaker, leaving court in Lower Manhattan on Tuesday after his sentencing. Credit Gregg Vigliotti for The New York Times. Sheldon Silver, who rose from the Lower East Side of Manhattan to become one of the ...
Sheldon Silver sentenced to 12 years for corruption schemes that netted him $4 millionNew York Daily News
Sheldon Silver Sentenced to 12 YearsWall Street Journal
Ex-NY legislative leader Silver sentenced to 12 years in prisonReuters
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DEA: Mom Dies After Random Shooting on Wisconsin Interstate
ABC News
An Illinois woman has died after being shot during a random drive-by shooting along a Wisconsin interstate while traveling home with her husband and children, federal officials said Tuesday. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration released a statement ...
Mom Dies After Random Wisconsin Drive-By ShootingCBS Local
Buffalo Grove woman dies after Wisconsin shooting on family drive homeChicago Tribune
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Los Angeles Times

A critic's take: Why 'Hamilton's' Tony Award record ushers in a new era for theater
Los Angeles Times
Last year, the Tony Awards could have adopted the hashtag #TonysSoBritish. This year, the nominees announced Tuesday morning look like the anti-Oscars, so diverse is the roster. There may not be much suspense about this year's Tony Awards. “Hamilton ...
'I Guess It Really Did Happen': Tony Award Nominees ReactNew York Times
The 2016 Tony Nominations: Not All About the HamiltonsThe New Yorker
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Half of teens admit addiction to smartphones
AOL News
A recent study has found that 50 percent of teenagers believe they are addicted to their phones, and 60 percent of surveyed parents agreed. SEE ALSO: Families cling to hope that iPhone holds clues to Florida teens lost at sea. The study was conducted ...

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Los Angeles Times

Man hijacks bus, then fatally strikes pedestrian in Washington, DC
Los Angeles Times
A man attacked a city bus driver, stole the bus, then jumped a curb and struck and killed a pedestrian in Washington on Tuesday, police said. The man was captured and taken to a hospital. The man, armed with a weapon, stood by the driver for a time and ...
Pedestrian struck and killed by hijacked Metrobus in DC, police sayWashington Post
Man hijacks Washington bus, kills pedestrianReuters
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911 Calls to Prince Estate Ranged From Mundane to Serious
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Authorities and emergency responders were called to Prince's suburban Minneapolis home over the last five years for everything from mundane reports of tripped fire alarms to more serious medical calls, a log released Tuesday shows. Data released by ...
Newly released police logs point to past drug concerns involving PrinceCBS News
Carver Co. Sheriff: Callers Said Prince Had Living Son, Cocaine HabitCBS Local
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It's official: Google self-driving tech will debut in a future Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Stop the presses on this one: Google is going to start working with Chrysler on their new Pacifica mini-van. The plan is to test a fleet of the 2017 model for now and have the technology integrated into the vehicle, not just as an aftermarket proof of ...
Google And Fiat Have a Plan to Make Self-Driving Cars Totally UncoolFortune
Google, Fiat Chrysler Team up to Develop Autonomous
Fiat Chrysler and Google team up on self-driving minivansLos Angeles Times
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Washington Post

Captain James Cook's centuries-old ship discovered in Newport Harbor
Washington Post
More than 200 years ago, the storied ship of captain James Cook — the one the legendary explorer used to "discover" Australia's East Coast — was scuttled by the British Navy. Now marine archaeologists believe they've found it off Rhode Island in ...
Wreckage of Captain Cook's HMS Endeavour discoveredCNN
Wreckage Of Capt. Cook's HMS Endeavor May Be In Rhode Island PortNPR
The Final Resting Place of the Lord Sandwich (or HMS Endeavour)The Atlantic
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