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US airman who helped thwart French train attack is stabbed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, who was hailed as a hero for helping to subdue an attacker on a French train in August, was stabbed in California and was in stable condition, an Air Force spokesman said Thursday.... 10/8/2015 4:24 PM

Receding floodwaters lead to homecoming heartbreak
SUMMERTON, S.C. (AP) -- The pungent stench of mildew greeted Asiah Lewis when she came home to her apartment, her footsteps making squishing sounds on the carpet as she picked through soggy clothes and a lifted a moldy shoe from the floor.... 10/8/2015 4:10 PM

Getting clean: Heroin addict goes through pioneering program
BOSTON (AP) -- Kylee Moriarty has experienced her share of ups and downs since deciding to kick her heroin habit this past summer.... 10/8/2015 12:55 PM

Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman in last week's rampage at an Oregon community college was wounded in a shootout with police officers before he killed himself in the classroom where his victims lay dead and wounded, authorities said.... 10/8/2015 6:31 AM

Finding recorder key to solving the sinking of cargo ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Investigators trying to determine why a 790-foot cargo ship stalled and sank in the howling winds of Hurricane Joaquin will be searching for a brightly colored device bolted to the deck and pinging away in the blackness and pressure of the 15,000-foot-deep sea.... 10/8/2015 9:01 AM

Report: Oklahoma used wrong drug in January execution
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Oklahoma used the wrong drug to stop an inmate's heart during an execution in January, according to an autopsy report obtained by a newspaper.... 10/8/2015 2:19 PM

James Blake: Police watchdog substantiates force complaint
NEW YORK (AP) -- Two police officers involved in the mistaken arrest of former tennis pro James Blake, including one who tackled him to the ground, will face an administrative trial after the city's police watchdog substantiated Blake's excessive-force complaint.... 10/8/2015 2:56 AM

Some travelers love to hate the new discount airlines
DALLAS (AP) -- When the delay on his 90-minute flight stretched past the four-hour mark, David Rankin started tweeting to Spirit Airlines as he and other passengers grew restless.... 10/8/2015 1:14 PM

Man pleads guilty to killing 5 relatives with meat cleaver
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Chinese immigrant who butchered five relatives, including four small children, with a meat cleaver in a fit of jealousy pleaded guilty on Wednesday to murder and manslaughter charges and must serve at least 125 years in prison.... 10/8/2015 12:27 AM

California agency to eye bigger whale tanks at SeaWorld
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- SeaWorld wants to greatly expand the tanks its uses to hold killer whales in San Diego, but animal rights activists fear the plan would pave the way for breeding the animals in captivity - something they say is cruel no matter the size of the tanks.... 10/8/2015 6:22 AM

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