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Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.... 10/6/2015 12:45 PM

In writings, Ore. gunman ranted about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was "crazy" and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said Monday.... 10/6/2015 8:41 AM

Workers remove Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was moved early Tuesday to a private conservative think tank for storage.... 10/6/2015 11:42 AM

Sunken ship had enough lifeboats, but storm overpowered it
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- On a vessel taking on water and listing to one side, buffeted by 50-foot waves and winds estimated at up to 140 mph, life rafts can be torn apart and lifeboats become impossible to drop into the sea.... 10/6/2015 1:38 PM

Ex-UN General Assembly head among 6 held in bribery scheme
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former United Nations General Assembly President John Ashe accepted more than $500,000 in bribes from a Chinese real estate mogul and other businesspeople in exchange for help obtaining lucrative investments and government contracts, according to federal court documents unsealed Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 2:13 PM

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration deported fewer immigrants over the past 12 months than at any time since 2006, according to government figures obtained by The Associated Press.... 10/6/2015 1:08 PM

US forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Heating bills should drop this winter for most U.S. households, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country.... 10/6/2015 1:56 PM

Gov. Brown signs California right-to-die measure
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his deliberations before deciding to sign a bill allowing terminally ill Californians to legally take their own lives, reflecting on religion and self-determination as he weighed an emotionally fraught choice.... 10/6/2015 8:03 AM

NYC trial starts for NBA player charged in clash with police
NEW YORK (AP) -- Opening statements are set to begin Tuesday in the trial of a professional basketball player charged with resisting arrest and other crimes during a confrontation with police officers outside a trendy Manhattan nightclub in April.... 10/6/2015 2:24 PM

Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- Federal investigators are back at work probing the derailment of a Washington, D.C.-bound Amtrak train that derailed after hitting rocks in Vermont, sending two cars down an embankment and injuring seven people.... 10/6/2015 6:06 AM

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