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Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who opened fire at an Oregon college killed some of his victims after telling them to crawl across the classroom floor and shot one after saying he would spare her if she begged for her life, according to relatives of students in the classroom.... 10/4/2015 12:09 PM

Gusty wind may add to weather risks on soggy East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Flooding from days of record-setting rain along the heavily populated East Coast washed out bridges and homes, and forecasters warned wind gusts topping 35 mph could down trees and power lines across the Carolinas and Virginia in the coming hours.... 10/4/2015 12:55 PM

The Latest: Hurricane Joaquin menacing Bermuda
MIAMI (AP) -- The latest on Joaquin and the storm's predicted path. All times local:... 10/4/2015 9:03 AM

AP Exclusive: Inmates slip away en route to halfway houses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- More than 240 inmates have slipped away from federal custody in the past three years while traveling to halfway houses, including several who committed bank robberies and a carjacking while on the lam, according to documents obtained by The Associated Press.... 10/4/2015 12:41 PM

Walking the Americas: Woman preps for 5-year trek
SMITHVILLE, Mo. (AP) -- The night before Bethany Hughes started on the Pacific Crest Trail, a 2,650-mile hike from Mexico to Canada, she was so wired that she kept rifling through her bags.... 10/4/2015 8:07 AM

Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can't escape past
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- She slipped out of the house before dawn, leaving behind four handwritten letters.... 10/3/2015 11:16 PM

Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.... 10/4/2015 6:29 AM

Official: 25 hurt in collapse of concrete awning at school
OLIN, N.C. (AP) -- A concrete canopy collapsed Saturday on a group of band students who had gathered outside a North Carolina high school shortly before a competition, leaving 25 people injured, authorities said.... 10/4/2015 2:48 AM

New York City explosion kills 1, hurts 3; gas leak suspected
NEW YORK (AP) -- The removal of a stove may have led to a gas leak that caused an explosion and fire that ripped through a three-story building in Brooklyn, killing a woman inside and injuring three passers-by, authorities said.... 10/4/2015 6:51 AM

Arrest made in murder-for-hire of Dallas pediatric dentist
DALLAS (AP) -- A man has been arrested in the murder-for-hire shooting death of a pediatric dentist and an arrest warrant has been issued for a woman suspected of hiring him, police said Friday.... 10/4/2015 2:09 AM

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