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Audit: More than 57,000 await first VA appointment

WASHINGTON (AP) — More than 57,000 veterans have been waiting 90 days or more for their first VA medical appointments, and an additional 64,000 appear to have fallen through the cracks, never getting appointments after enrolling and requesting them, the Veterans Affairs Department said Monday.


Police probe ties between Vegas shooters, Bundy

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas police say they are looking into whether the two suspects in the shooting deaths of two officers and a civilian had been at Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch during a standoff earlier this year.


Longest average wait times for VA new patients

Veterans Affairs medical centers have come under criticism for long wait times for care. Here is a list of the facilities with the longest average waits as of May 15 for new patients seeking primary care, specialist care and mental health care, according to audit results released Monday.


Clinton says pair 'dead broke' after White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton's family was "dead broke" and saddled with legal bills when she and her husband left the White House, the former first lady said in an interview that aired Monday.


Subway strikers, police clash in Sao Paulo, Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian police and striking subway workers clashed Monday in a central commuter station, with union officials threatening to maintain the work stoppage through the World Cup opening match here this week.


Prosecutor: Trucker in Morgan crash hadn't slept

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — The truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering the highway crash that injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian hadn't slept for more than 24 hours before the accident, authorities said Monday as the actor recovered in a New Jersey hospital.


Gunmen abduct 20 women in northeast Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have reportedly kidnapped 20 women from a nomadic settlement in northeast Nigeria near the town of Chibok, where the Islamic militants abducted more than 300 schoolgirls and young women on April 15.


World's oldest man dies at 111

The world's oldest man, retired chemist and parapsychologist Alexander Imich, has died in New York City. He was 111.


Thai beauty queen resigns under social media fire

BANGKOK (AP) — Miss Universe Thailand has resigned less than a month into her reign after being harshly criticized on social media over her political comments and looks.


Trucker in Tracy Morgan crash lacked sleep, prosecutor says

The Wal-Mart truck driver from Georgia accused of triggering a crash in New Jersey that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed another comedian had not slept for more than 24 hours, a criminal complaint said.


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