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Las Vegas cop-killing couple left swastika on body

They were just having lunch. Two Las Vegas police officers were killed by a married couple who walked into a CiCi's restaurant shouting "This is a revolution." After Jerad Miller, 31, and his wife, Amanda Miller, 22, shot the cops, they draped the body of one with a "don't tread on me" flag and swastika and pinned a menacing note on the other. The duo later went to a nearby Walmart and killed a third person (he was carrying a concealed firearm and tried to stop the shooters) before turning the weapons on themselves. In a strange twist, there are reports the couple -- who police say were anti-law enforcement -- may have had ties to rancher Cliven Bundy, who has been in a legal dispute with the U.S. government for years. Bundy denies knowing the couple.

Investigators are looking into whether the husband and wife who shot and killed two Las Vegas police officers over the weekend had been at Cliven Bundy's Nevada ranch during a standoff earlier this year, police said Monday. (June 9) AP

California Chrome owner Steve Coburn says he's 'ashamed'

He freaked out on Saturday. Then he freaked out on Sunday. Monday, the unqualified mea culpa arrived. After being called a bad sport for his reaction to California Chrome's loss at Belmont all weekend, co-owner Steve Coburn went on ABC's Good Morning America Monday and choked up at times as he apologized for the angry, point blank remarks he made after his horse came up short in his bid for the Triple Crown. "Very ashamed of myself, very ashamed," the 61-year-old Coburn, sitting beside his wife, Carolyn, said in an interview with ABC's Robin Roberts.

USA TODAY Sports columnist Christine Brennan says Steve Coburn made a valid point on why the Triple Crown is unreasonably elusive.

Truck driver in Tracy Morgan crash hadn't slept for 24 hours

Was he dozing off? The Walmart truck driver accused of triggering a crash that critically injured Tracy Morgan and killed comedian James McNair hadn't slept for 24 hours before the crash. Kevin Roper, 35, faces charges including death by auto and four counts of assault by auto. Morgan's rep said Monday that he is "critical but stable."

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64,000 veterans who sought VA care were never seen

It's supposed to take vets 14 days to see a doctor. But a new report from the VA on Monday found 57,436 veterans across the country have waited 90 days to see a doctor and still don't have an appointment as of May 15. Even more sobering, the agency found that in the past 10 years, nearly 64,000 veterans who sought care at the VA were never seen by a doctor at all.

'This is just the beginning': Taliban claim Pakistan airport massacre

It was a massacre in Pakistan's busiest airport in the country's commercial hub. The Taliban said it was responsible for the brazen siege on Karachi's Jinnah International Airport overnight Monday that left 28 people dead, including 10 terrorists. Militants said they were retaliating for a U.S. drone strike that killed Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud last year. "This is just the beginning," a Taliban spokesman said.

Members of the Taliban dressed as police guards killed 18 people during a five-hour assault in the international terminal at a Karchi airport. (June 9) AP

Kourtney Kardashian pregnant with baby number 3!

The Kardashian clan is getting a new member. We know you care. Kourtney Kardahsian is pregnant with her third baby. There was buzz about it last week, but, of course, the Kardashian empire kept the news a secret until it could be publicly aired on the season premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians. Obvi.

There's another little Kardashian on the way, and it ain't a KimYe honeymoon baby. Kim's older sister Kourtney Kardashian is going to be a mom for a third time, she revealed in the season premiere of Keeping Up With the Kardashians Sunday night. (Daily Dish, USA TODAY)

Fatal car crashes involving marijuana have tripled

Don't toke and drive. A new study finds dope is playing a larger role in fatal traffic accidents. Columbia University researchers performing a toxicology examination of nearly 24,000 driving fatalities found marijuana contributed to 12% of traffic deaths in 2010, tripled from a decade earlier.

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Bonding over sprints: A deer and a dog become fast friends.

It's an entertaining game of cat and mouse. Err...rather dog and deer as these unlikely friends have the time of their lives with a little game of chase. VPC

The story you've got to send your sibling: Teen finishes 40-mile walk while carrying his brother.

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Contributing: Gregg Zoroya, John Bacon, William M. Welch, Chris Woodyard, Arienne Thompson, USA TODAY; Naila Inayat, Special for USA TODAY; Matt Schmitz, Cars.com; Gary Mihoces, USA TODAY Sports

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