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  • Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday
    Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday

    SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage affecting thousands of Starbucks stores that forced the chain to give away free drinks Friday before closing many stores early was resolved after several hours.

  • Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths
    Obama defends US intelligence after hostage deaths

    MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — A day after revealing an intelligence failure that cost the lives of two al-Qaida hostages, President Barack Obama on Friday praised the nation's spying operations as the most capable in the world while promising a review aimed at preventing future mistakes.

  • Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle
    Thousands honor soldiers on 100th year of Gallipoli battle

    GALLIPOLI, Turkey (AP) — As dawn broke, families of soldiers, leaders and visitors gathered near former battlefields, honoring thousands of Australians and New Zealanders who fought in the Gallipoli campaign of World War I on the 100th anniversary of the ill-fated British-led invasion.

  • Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male
    Bruce Jenner: My brain is more female than male

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former Olympic champion Bruce Jenner told the world that "for all intents and purposes, I am a woman" in an extraordinary television interview aired Friday about gender confusion he first felt as a youngster trying on his mother's and sister's dresses.

  • 5 things to know about transgender Americans
    5 things to know about transgender Americans

    NEW YORK (AP) — These are pivotal times for transgender Americans, as they gain in visibility yet remain buffeted by bias and misunderstanding.

  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride
    Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van.

  • UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead
    UN: High civilian toll in Yemen conflict; at least 550 dead

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — With combatants fighting in neighborhoods and Saudi-led coalition warplanes pounding Iran-backed rebels from the sky, Yemen's war is wreaking a particularly bloody toll among civilians: more than 550 have been killed in the past month, including 115 children, the U.N. said Frida.

  • Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16
    Questions after Indiana school stage collapse injures 16

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The superintendent of an Indiana school district where a stage collapsed, injuring 16 high school students when they plunged an orchestra pit, said Friday that the section that gave way was only a few years old, but it's unclear whether it was ever subject to inspection.

  • 2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy
    2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

    TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.

  • Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs
    Harden, Howard lead Rockets to 130-128 win, 3-0 lead on Mavs

    DALLAS (AP) — James Harden deferred to Dwight Howard and his role players when Houston swept two games at home to open a first-round series against Dallas.

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