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Vietnamese-Americans recall losses, gains since Saigon fell

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the fall of Saigon, the end of the Vietnam War, and the close of a bitter, devastating chapter in both U.S. and Vietnamese history.

Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres performs at the beginning of the 79th Academy Awards telecast Sunday, Feb. 25, 2007, in Los Angeles.

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Today in entertainment history: April 30

A look at the news that made headlines in Hollywood.

Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol (33), of Spain, and Portland Trail Blazers center Chris Kaman, right, watch for a rebound in the first half of Game 1 of an NBA basketball Western Conference playoff series Sunday, April 19, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn.

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Grizzlies advance, beating Trail Blazers 99-93 in Game 5

The Grizzlies reach the West semifinals for the third time in five years.

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Agents try to trap bear seen in Washington highway median

Wildlife agents are trying to trap a black bear seen wandering a wooded median on Interstate 5 near Stanwood.

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Interim auditor head says agency will continue its work

The woman tasked with running the state auditor's office says the agency will continue to be effective in spite of the "distraction" of the past few months.

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Washington legislators return to work Wednesday

After a four-day break, Washington lawmakers have returned to work for a special session to resolve the state's budget debate.

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Truck bearing oversized load gets stuck on Seattle viaduct

SEATTLE (AP) — A flatbed truck hauling two giant spools got stuck on Seattle’s Alaskan Way Viaduct, temporarily blocking traffic…

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Walgreens to close hundreds of stores, Samish location still on track

Walgreens is closing 200 stores nationwide.

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Number of kids with E. coli could rise

The Health Department continues to take calls from parents of first graders worried about e coli.

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WWU under investigation for response to sexual assault

The U.S. Department of Education wants to know if Western violated federal Title-9 law.

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Candidates come from the right for Kremen’s Council seat.

Two conservatives throw their hats into the ring for Whatcom County Council.

Seattle Mariners pitcher Felix Hernandez throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014.

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Felix and Morrison help Mariners sweep Rangers

Hernandez allowed five hits, two runs and one walk in 6 2-3 innings to improve to 4-0 for the first time since 2009.

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Three Whatcom County hikers still missing in Nepal, traveling together

Doreen Richmond, Jim Lane and Jeannie Debari were hiking together before quake hit

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Bellingham rated among best in the nation for air quality

Bellingham has one of the lowest rates of ozone pollution

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Bellingham’s new fireboat named by fourth grader

Sunnyland Elementary's Benjamin Wasserman names fireboat "Salish Star"

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Gonorrhea cases in Washington jump by nearly 40 percent

Gonorrhea the second most common STD in state

People watch while Kentucky Derby hopeful Dortmund gets a bath after a workout at Churchill Downs Tuesday, April 28, 2015, in Louisville, Ky.

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Bob Baffert has top 2 early favorites for Kentucky Derby

American Pharoah has been made the early 5-2 favorite for the 141st Kentucky Derby, with Dortmund the second choice in the full field of 20 horses.

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson and entertainer Ciara Harris arrive for a state dinner for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at the White House in Washington.

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New Couple? Russell Wilson & Ciara attend White House State dinner

Russell Wilson has been a busy man lately, attending the White House Correspondents dinner over the weekend and a White House State dinner Tuesday night.

Cleveland Browns general manager Ray Farmer answers questions during an NFL football news conference Thursday, April 23, 2015, in Berea, Ohio. There's a natural connection between Marcus Mariota and the Browns, but Farmer says he doesn't understand why he's continually attached to Oregon's quarterback. Mariota is expected to be selected high in next week's NFL draft, and because the Browns have two first-round picks, there's been widespread speculation that Farmer may move up to take him.

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Report: Browns & Titans talk trade for No. 2 pick in NFL Draft

According to ESPN.com's Pat McManamon, Cleveland is talking to Tennessee about trading up to the No. 2 slot in the 2015 NFL Draft to select Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota.

Los Angeles Clippers coach Doc Rivers yells out instructions as his team plays the Golden State Warriors during the first half in Game 3 of an opening-round NBA basketball playoff series, Thursday, April 24, 2014, in Oakland, Calif.

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Clippers coach Doc Rivers fined $25,000 by NBA

Clippers coach Doc Rivers was fined $25,000 by the NBA on Wednesday for public criticism of the officiating after Los Angeles' Game 5 loss to San Antonio on Tuesday night.

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PLAYLIST: 19 of the best Summer songs

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Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer. Start your season off right with this playlist spanning the '60s to now.

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Netflix: What’s coming and going in June

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Take this long weekend to binge on shows and movies that are leaving Netflix and get a sneak peak at what's coming next month.

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REVIEW: Disney goes meta at the multiplex with ‘Tomorrowland’

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Long before the credits roll, Tomorrowland will have you craving a theme park turkey leg and planning a meet up at Mr. Toad's Wild Ride.

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WATCH: Getting married by The Rock

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It's normal to cry at weddings, but you'll laugh at this one too.

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Jon Bon Jovi celebrates degree with new song

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The rocker was honored by Rutgers.