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The Interstate 5 Bridge over the Skagit River in Northwestern Washington State collapsed on Thursday evening, dumping vehicles and people into the river. State troopers are not certain if there were any injuries or deaths. (May 24)
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders - a fiercely contested compromise that some warned could fracture the organization and lead to mass defections of members and donors. (May 23)
Authorities say it does not appear the killing of two young brothers in a Utah subdivision was planned. Blood but no weapon was found on the 15-year-old brother of the dead boys, ages 4 and 10, when he was arrested. (May 23)
President Obama is standing by the use of drone-launched missile strikes. But he's also moving to limit them as part of a refocusing of the fight against Islamist terrorists that also includes a new push to close Guantanamo Bay. (May 23)
Jurors have deadlocked on a verdict of life or death for Jodi Arias in the 2008 killing of her one-time boyfriend. The judge declared a mistrial in the penalty phase. (May 23)
The Boy Scouts of America threw open its ranks Thursday to gay Scouts but not gay Scout leaders, a move that LGBT activists are calling the "first step" to full inclusion of gays in scouting. (May 23)
A teenager was arrested Thursday in the deaths of his two younger brothers, ages 4 and 10, at the family home in a Utah subdivision of new homes and tidy lawns, police said. (May 23)
Here's the latest news for Thursday, May 23: Obama sets new guidelines on drones; More arrests in suspected London terror attack; Young Okla. tornado victim remembered; Penguins are cool in Florida.
City officials from Moore, Oklahoma, showed reporters for the first time a close look at the destroyed Plaza Towers Elementary School, where seven students were killed in Monday's tornado. (May 23)