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Aging pipe break points to US water main risk

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of ... Full Story

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  • Aging pipe break points to US water main risk
    Aging pipe break points to US water main risk

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The rupture of a nearly century-old water main that ripped a 15-foot hole through Sunset Boulevard and turned a swath of the University of California, Los Angeles into a mucky mess points to the risks and expense many cities face with miles of water lines installed generations ag.

  • Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers
    Los Angeles pipe rupture: A look at the numbers

    A torrent of water spewed from a nearly century-old pipe that burst in Los Angeles, shutting down a section of Sunset Boulevard and inundating the campus of UCLA. Here are some of the numbers behind Tuesday's rupture:

  • Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over
    Jesse Ventura's image and legal battles not over

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura got the legal vindication he craved when a jury agreed he had been defamed in slain military sniper Chris Kyle's autobiography.

  • Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info
    Japanese search US archives for WWII MIA info

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Racing against time, members of a Japanese organization are combing a New York military museum's World War II records for information they hope will lead to the graves of American servicemen still listed as missing in action on Saipan.

  • Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout
    Probe exposes flaws behind HealthCare.gov rollout

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Management failures by the Obama administration set the stage for computer woes that paralyzed the president's new health care program last fall, nonpartisan investigators said in a report released Wednesday.

  • Key witness testifies in ex-governor's trial
    Key witness testifies in ex-governor's trial

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Curing his wife's thyroid disease. Connections in the high-end fashion world. Learjet flights for politicians.

  • Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children
    Poll: Americans cool to border-crossing children

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Americans are wary of granting refugee status to children crossing the U.S. border to flee strife-torn countries in Central America, and most in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the U.S. does not have a moral obligation to accept asylum seekers generally.

  • Processing issue delays bar exam submissions
    Processing issue delays bar exam submissions

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Law school graduates sweated their way through the second and final day of their bar exams Wednesday, some relieved to see paper and pencil after running into a technical glitch that kept test takers in several states from uploading the first day's answers from their computers.

  • 2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge
    2 women survive ordeal along Indiana rail bridge

    BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (AP) — A video camera captured the terrifying plight of two women as a freight train bore down on them as they walked along an 80-foot-high railroad bridge in Indiana.

  • Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem
    Suspect in Las Vegas crime spree describes mayhem

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — A woman accused in a Las Vegas crime spree described to police how she stabbed a woman with a screwdriver during a violent string of mayhem that ended in the death of her partner and a homeowner.

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