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Coast Guard ending search for sunken cargo ship's crew
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Coast Guard plans to end its search at sunset for 33 missing crew members from a U.S. cargo ship that sank last week during Hurricane Joaquin, officials announced Wednesday afternoon.... 10/7/2015 7:09 PM

Flood slams South Carolina's already shoddy infrastructure
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Long before the historic floods of the past week, crumbling roads, bridges and dams and aging drinking water systems plagued South Carolina - a poor state that didn't spend much on them in the first place and has been loath to raise taxes for upkeep.... 10/7/2015 9:27 PM

South Carolina still on edge from floods; 2 die in truck
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- It could take until the weekend for the threat of flooding to ease in storm-tattered South Carolina, where a senator warned of a potential billion-dollar cleanup bill, two more people died in the floodwaters and the flagship university sent a home football game 700 miles away.... 10/7/2015 9:23 PM

Oregon gunman killed himself after police shot him
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who fatally shot nine people at an Oregon community college last week killed himself in front of his victims after two police officers wounded him, authorities said Wednesday.... 10/7/2015 8:27 PM

Mother-son bond over guns links Oregon, Connecticut slayings
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- The deadly shooting last week at an Oregon community college has an eerie parallel with the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 20 pupils and six adult staff members in 2012.... 10/7/2015 5:43 PM

Kentucky man to be sentenced in wife's alleged mercy killing
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Virginia Chumbley was asleep when she was shot to death in her home. The killer left the handgun in the bedroom and cried as he called 911.... 10/7/2015 8:56 PM

Auto experts: Top managers probably knew of VW cheating
DETROIT (AP) -- Auto industry insiders strongly suspect the emissions cheating scandal at Volkswagen is much wider and reaches higher up the corporate ladder than the company is letting on.... 10/7/2015 9:19 PM

Body camera video shows shot officer asking man to drop gun
CLEVELAND (AP) -- A dramatic and disturbing video recorded by a police body camera shows Cleveland patrol officers, including one whose ballistic vest had been struck by gunfire, trying to convince a man to drop his gun before four other officers shot him to death.... 10/7/2015 8:20 PM

3 arrests made in killing of California yoga teacher
FAIRFAX, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say three people have been arrested in the killing of a California yoga teacher who was shot on a trail while walking his dog.... 10/7/2015 10:00 PM

California wants renewable energy for half its power by 2030
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown dramatically increased California's climate-change goals on Wednesday, committing the state to use renewable energy for half its electricity and make existing buildings twice as energy-efficient in just 15 years.... 10/7/2015 9:44 PM

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