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Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search ongoing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Coast Guard said Monday that a U.S. cargo ship carrying 33 people that has been missing since it encountered high winds and heavy seas from Hurricane Joaquin sank and one body was found, but planes and ships will continue searching for the missing crew.... 10/5/2015 2:44 PM

South Carolina flood: Door-to-door searches, swamped roads
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Another day of heavy rain drenched an already inundated South Carolina on Monday as rescue teams went door-to-door to check on people in swamped neighborhoods and authorities surveyed a statewide road system torn apart by historic flooding.... 10/5/2015 5:05 PM

Mass shootings grab headlines, but others go under radar
The numbers jump off the page: Nine dead on an Oregon college campus, 12 in a theater in Aurora, Colorado. Thirteen soldiers and civilians at Fort Hood, Texas; 32 people at Virginia Tech; 13 at a community center in Binghamton, New York. Twenty-six dead - 20 of them young children - at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.... 10/5/2015 5:43 AM

Woman accused of injecting 14-year-old daughter with heroin
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman repeatedly injected her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin, even tying a string around their arms to isolate their veins, prosecutors said Monday.... 10/5/2015 5:52 PM

Medical emergency sends Boston-bound plane to NY; pilot dies
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- Authorities say an American Airlines flight from Phoenix to Boston has been diverted to Syracuse, New York, after the captain became ill and later died.... 10/5/2015 6:01 PM

Amtrak train to Washington, DC, derails in central Vermont
ROXBURY, Vt. (AP) -- An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., derailed in central Vermont on Monday after apparently striking rocks that were on the tracks. No life-threatening injuries were reported.... 10/5/2015 5:43 PM

NY district attorney's policy barring guns prompts debate
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- After a suburban district attorney barred her prosecutors from keeping handguns, even at home, her office said the goal was safety. But the now-changed restriction has touched off debate about whether prosecutors should be packing heat.... 10/5/2015 2:15 PM

Pastor's sermon: 'Violence will not have the last word'
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- People in this southern Oregon timber town sought solace in church services following last week's deadly shooting rampage - including one congregation where the pastor's daughter survived because the gunman mistakenly believed she was dead.... 10/5/2015 5:51 AM

How to prepare for Mars? NASA consults Navy sub force
GROTON, Conn. (AP) -- As NASA contemplates a manned voyage to Mars and the effects missions deeper into space could have on astronauts, it's tapping research from another outfit with experience sending people to the deep: the U.S. Navy submarine force.... 10/5/2015 12:36 PM

Study finds potential problem in more heart valve implants
Doctors have discovered a potential problem involving implanted heart valves that hundreds of thousands of people have received. The valves do not always open and close properly, possibly because a blood clot has formed that could raise the risk of stroke.... 10/5/2015 6:05 PM

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