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A Trump proposal for national debt would send rates soaring

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the event that the U.S. economy crashed, Donald Trump has floated a recovery plan based on his own experience with corporate bankruptcy: Pay America's creditors less than full value on the U.S. Treasurys they hold.

The Latest: Police: 2 dead, 2 hurt after DC suburb shootings

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The Latest on shootings at a shopping center and mall in the Washington suburbs (all times local):

APNewsBreak: Ranch buy adds to huge Montana wildlife reserve

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A huge Montana nature reserve is adding a 47,000-acre historic ranch to its patchwork of lands along the Missouri River, where supporters hope bison and other wildlife one day will roam freely.

Woman shot by 4-year-old son avoids gun-safety charges

PALATKA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman whose 4-year-old son shot her as they rode in her pickup truck will avoid prosecution and any jail time if she satisfies a number of conditions.

The Latest: DC's subway to endure year of slowdowns

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Washington's beleaguered subway system (all times local):

Powerball's pull puts weekend jackpot at $415 million

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Powerball jackpot has climbed to $415 million, making Saturday night's prize the largest since a record $1.6 billion payout in January. Interest and sales typically spike when the lack of a winner causes prizes to spiral upward. Here are some things to keep in mind about Saturday's drawing and future jackpots.

Police investigate report of shooting outside mall

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — Police in Maryland say officers are responding to a report of a shooting outside a mall.

Amid FBI probe, Miami suburb verges on financial collapse

OPA-LOCKA, Fla. (AP) — Amid an FBI corruption investigation, authorities say the Miami suburb of Opa-locka is teetering toward financial collapse.

The Latest: Suspect in campus stabbings says he's no killer

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — The Latest on the stabbings at Fort Valley State University (all times local):

2 juveniles facing assault charges in shooting during parade

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police have charged two juveniles in a shooting that wounded two teens near the route of the Kentucky Derby Festival's Pegasus Parade.

AP Source: Clinton aide interviewed in email investigation

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI has interviewed Huma Abedin, a close aide to Hillary Clinton, as part of a federal investigation into Clinton's use of a private email server as secretary of state, a person familiar with the probe said Thursday.

The Latest: Neighbor says she heard 'boom' before fatal fire

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the house fire in Syracuse that has killed six members of the same family (all times local):

Police search for gunman sought in fatal shooting at school

BELTSVILLE, Md. (AP) — Authorities in Maryland are still searching for a man they say fatally shot his estranged wife while she waited outside a suburban Washington high school and wounded a man who tried to intervene.

Nevada company to pursue purchase of unfinished nuke

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A Nevada company says it will try to purchase an unfinished nuclear power plant in northern Alabama.

US employers added 160K jobs in April; jobless rate 5 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. employers pulled back slightly on hiring in April after a streak of robust monthly gains, adding 160,000 jobs, the fewest in seven months.

Truck dumps 50,000 pounds of raw potatoes, closing down road

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Potatoes are everywhere on a North Carolina road, but these spuds aren't loaded or mashed and ready to eat.

Security officer released from hospital after campus attacks

FORT VALLEY, Ga. (AP) — Police at a Georgia university say a security officer stabbed seven times in knife attacks on the campus has been released from a hospital.

Carson says he's 'very disappointed' with Ryan's stance

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson says he was "personally very disappointed" to hear House Speaker Paul Ryan withhold his support for Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee.

Emma and Noah continue to be tops for baby names

WASHINGTON (AP) — On baby names, at least, divided Americans can generally agree: Emma and Noah are tops.

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