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GOP candidate Greg Gianforte charged with assault after allegedly 'body slamming' reporter
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The audio: I'm sick and tired of you guys
The Republican candidate for Montana's congressional seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor, according to sources familiar with the situation. ... More >>

Guardian reporter: I never touched Gianforte
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Montana newspapers pull support after alleged assault
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6 things to watch in the Montana special election
A race for an open House seat in Montana took a jaw-dropping twist when a reporter alleged that Republican candidate Greg Gianforte "body slammed" him and broke his glasses on the eve of Election Day. ... More >>

Who is Greg Gianforte?
Until now, Greg Gianforte, a candidate in Thursday's special congressional election in Montana, was known as a multimillionaire tech entrepreneur who once ran for governor. ... More >>

Landslide adds to California's infrastructure woes
It's been a brutal year so far for California's infrastructure. ... More >>

Caroline Kennedy on JFK: I miss him every day
Had he lived, John F. Kennedy would turn 100 years old on May 29. To commemorate his birth, Kennedy's daughter and grandchildren put together a video message honoring the former President. ... More >>

Air Force gives new life to the A-10 Warthog
Retirement rumors have swirled around the US military's venerable close-air support aircraft for years, but the battle-tested, 1970's-era airplane will live to fight for at least the foreseeable future, according to the Air Force. ... More >>

'Modern Family' star refutes anorexia claims
Despite her current look, Sarah Hyland wants the world to know she "not a fan of 'being skinny.' " ... More >>

Chris Cornell's wife: 'I will fight for you'
Vicky Cornell has shared a letter she wrote to her late husband, rocker Chris Cornell, ahead of his funeral on Friday. ... More >>

NFLer donates $750K to high school football team
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Air warrior pays a Memorial Day tribute to his 'titanium mistress'
Many years ago, a 12-year-old Rick Goddard was riding a ski lift up a snowy hill in Utah when he heard the unmistakable roar of a jet engine. ... More >>

Deputy, EMTs exposed to opioids get medical treatment
A Maryland sheriff's deputy and two emergency medical technicians received treatment for possible heroin and fentanyl exposure after responding to a drug overdose. ... More >>

Tiger Woods: No twisting for three months, let alone golf
He "unequivocally" wants to play professional golf again but Tiger Woods can't even twist for another three months, let alone play the sport. ... More >>

Review: 'Baywatch' movie sinks like a stone
A "Baywatch" movie needn't be high art -- its TV inspiration certainly wasn't -- but did it have to be this inane? Crude and silly, searching for the laughs in this R-rated comedy is the equivalent of scouring the beach with a metal detector looking for lost items. ... More >>

GLAAD studio study no hooray for Hollywood
GLAAD released its fifth annual Studio Responsibility Index report on Thursday, and it's not good news for Hollywood. ... More >>

Summer pregnancy may raise gestational diabetes risk
Researchers have identified a new possible risk factor for gestational diabetes: Being exposed to hot outdoor temperatures in the month before giving birth. ... More >>

Take caution during most dangerous month for lightning strikes
A group of hikers were 500 feet below the summit of a Colorado mountain in 2015 when storm clouds suddenly filled the sky. ... More >>

John Kerry: Grads should buy Rosetta Stone, learn Russian
Former Secretary of State John Kerry used a commencement address Wednesday night to rip the Trump administration, telling graduates the US is not living in "a normal time." ... More >>

Pence tax lobbying sparks Hill backlash
Vice President Mike Pence's attempt to peel away House Republicans to support the White House's tax plan spurred a backlash among a critical bloc of conservative lawmakers Wednesday, Hill sources said. ... More >>

CBO worsens Senate GOP's disapproval of House health care bill
The Congressional Budget Office released its highly anticipated score of the House Republican health care bill on Wednesday. ... More >>

Does anyone shop at Sears? Sales plunge again
Raise your hand if you've shopped at Sears or Kmart lately. Hello? Anyone? Anyone? ... More >>

Drones are getting smaller and smarter
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At this manufacturing company, women rule the factory floor
Carey Manufacturing makes pedestrian products -- the same handles and latches it's turned out for 40 years. ... More >>

Family says Preds have been saving grace during trying time
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Gas station evacuated after CO2 leak
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Pregnant teen can't walk in graduation
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Blind woman pulls knife on waitress
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