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Rescue workers stand on the capsized ship, center, on the Yangtze River in central China's Hubei province Tuesday, June 2, 2015. The small cruise ship sank overnight in China's Yangtze River during a storm, leaving nearly 450 people missing, state media said Tuesday. (Chinatopix via AP) CHINA OUTThe small cruise ship sank overnight during a storm, leaving almost 450 people missing.


2015-06-01 23:24:58 -0600

Bernie SandersThe senator says he isn’t running for president to push Hillary Clinton further to the left nor to become a candidate for vice president on a potential Clinton ticket.


2015-06-01 12:14:14 -0600

FILE - In this June 15, 2007 file photo, House Speaker Dennis Hastert, R-Ill., sits for a portrait in his Capitol Hill office. On Thursday, May 28, 2015, federal prosecutors indicted Hastert, 73, on bank-related charges. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)CHICAGO (AP) — Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is set to make his first court appearance in his hush-money case on Thursday, when he is expected to enter a plea before a federal judge who previously donated $1,500 to the then-Illinois congressman's re-election campaign.


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