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SUSPECT WANTED IN D.C. MURDERS CAPTURED
Ex-con accused in the slayings of four is arrested, a week after that family was killed and the house set on fire.

WHO IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE OIL SPILL?
An investigation into a broken oil pipeline fouled a California shoreline could take months.

DROUGHT-RIDDEN CALIFORNIA'S NEW WATER CUTS
Farmers offer to give up a quarter of their water in exchange for being spared deeper mandatory cutbacks.

MILLIONS TRAVELING
Memorial Day is the third-busiest day of the year for air travel. On the roads, 33 million will drive this weekend.

GAY MARRIAGE FOR THE IRISH?
Ireland votes on whether to permit national gay marriage despite the continued opposition by The Catholic Church.

IS PATRIOT ACT OLD HAT?
Passed in the wake the 9/11 attacks to expand counter-terrorism, it could come to end without Senate action.