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A crowd gathers around speakers during a rally for free speech Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Berkeley, Calif. Demonstrators gathered near the University of California, Berkeley campus amid a strong police presence and rallied to show support for free speech and condemn the views of Ann Coulter and her supporters. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Ann Coulter a no-show at raucous but peaceful Berkeley rally

- Associated Press

Ann Coulter did not turn up in Berkeley where hundreds held a raucous but largely peaceful demonstration in her absence and lamented what they called the latest blow to free speech in the home of America’s free speech movement.

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Group raises funds to save Des Moines train depot

Associated Press

A group is scrambling to raise money to buy and restore a historic train depot in a quickly developing area of Des Moines with hopes of turning the 108-year-old structure into event space and a local museum.

'13 Reasons' sparks criticism of teen suicide depiction

- Associated Press

It's a scene as painful to watch as it is graphic: A 17-year-old girl climbs into a full bathtub with a razor. We see her slice into her skin, we see the blood pour out, hear her cry and struggle to breathe. Then she is still.

In this March 4, 2016, file photo, Sean Hannity of Fox News arrives in National Harbor, Md. Hannity is getting a bruising reminder that this year's presidential campaign defies traditional political rules. Hannity defended Fox News Channel president Bill Shine on Twitter on April 27, 2017, following a New York magazine report that members of the controlling Murdoch family refused to release a statement of support for the executive. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

Hannity defends Fox News co-president Shine amid report

Associated Press

Sean Hannity is defending Fox News Channel co-president Bill Shine following a report that members of the controlling Murdoch family refused to release a statement of support for the executive.

German airlines to scrap requirement for 2 people in cockpit

Associated Press

Germany's aviation association says the country's airlines have decide to scrap rules requiring two people in the cockpit at the same time, implemented after a Germanwings pilot is believed to have crashed his own plane in France two years ago.

Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill., in this June 13, 2012, file photo. New, creative but more high-tech methods may finally be turning the tide in the fight against invasive species. Non-native plants and animals cost the world hundreds of billions of dollars a year. (AP Photo/John Flesher, File)

In invasive species battle, thinking outside the cage works

- Associated Press

A robot zaps and vacuums up venomous lionfish in Bermuda. A helicopter pelts Guam's trees with poison-baited dead mice to fight the voracious brown tree snake. A special boat with giant winglike nets stuns and catches Asian carp in the U.S. Midwest.