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NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs Open Tonight

The Chicago Blackhawks welcome the Boston Bruins for Game 1 in Chicago.
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Public's Opinion Of George W. Bush Is Turning Positive

For the first time since 2005, Gallup's polling shows Bush's "favorable" rating exceeding his "unfavorable" number. The polling firm says it's normal for Americans' opinions of former presidents to improve over time.
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Spurs Outshoot Heat, Take 2-1 Lead In NBA Finals

The San Antonio Spurs crushed the Miami Heat, 113-to-77, in Game 3 of the NBA Finals Tuesday night. Playing on their home court, the Spurs used ball movement and defense to turn what was a close game into a blowout in the second half. They take a 2-1 lead in the series.
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NSA Leaker's Claims Doubted By Tech, Intelligence Analysts

Edward Snowden, a former NSA analyst who leaked NSA surveillance information, has made claims about his ability to access private phone conversations and email. Some in the industry dispute the range of activities he says analysts are able to do.
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Obama Urges Congress Not To 'Block' Immigration Bill

President Obama is trying to keep the pressure on Congress to overhaul the immigration system without interfering with progress on the legislation. Surrounded by business, labor and religious leaders, the president on Tuesday called on the Senate to pass the bill. The Senate has moved the measure forward, but lawmakers will propose many amendments before any final vote.
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Google Acquires Israeli Mapping Service Waze

Waze makes a crowds-sourced traffic app that uses input from drivers. It will complement Google's mapping capability. The deal is seen by many as a defensive move by Google to keep Waze from being acquired by Apple or Facebook.
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Couple Celebrates Annivesary With Trip To Maine's Capitol

Marcine and Nita Lou Webb marked 65 years of marriage with a trip to Augusta, Maine, completing a mission to visit all 50 state capitols. When they went to the gallery to see a debate, the House speaker recognized them and the legislators gave them a standing ovation.
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Stuck On The Tarmac, Passengers Break Into Song

A flight from Las Vegas to Phoenix this week was delayed. Passengers were stuck on the tarmac for hours, without air conditioning or water in 108 degree heat. A YouTube post said some passengers got sick. But to "avoid a mutiny," others joined together in song: R. Kelly's "I Believe I Can Fly."

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