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UAW threatens strike in contract talks with Fiat Chrysler
DETROIT (AP) -- The United Auto Workers union is threatening to go on strike against Fiat Chrysler after its membership rejected a tentative contract deal with the company.... 10/6/2015 7:15 PM

South Carolina sees sun, but flooding ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The Carolinas saw sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it could take weeks to recover from being pummeled by a historic rainstorm that caused widespread flooding and 17 deaths.... 10/6/2015 6:57 PM

Search for answers begins in sinking of US cargo ship
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- On board the 790-foot El Faro when it set out on its doomed voyage into the path of Hurricane Joaquin were five Polish workers whose job was to prepare the engine room for a retrofitting.... 10/6/2015 7:07 PM

The Latest: Guard dropping 1-ton sandbags on breeched dam
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 7:36 PM

US forecast calls for lower heating bills this winter
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) -- Some U.S. households can expect to save hundreds of dollars this winter with a drop in heating bills, thanks to a combination of lower energy prices and warmer weather across most of the country, the U.S. Energy Department predicted Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 6:54 PM

In writings, Oregon gunman ranted about others being crazy
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college last week complained in writings he left behind that everyone else was crazy and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said.... 10/6/2015 2:39 PM

Judge tosses conviction in infamous '90 NYC tourist killing
NEW YORK (AP) -- A man imprisoned for a quarter-century in a notorious tourist killing was granted a new trial Tuesday when a judge overturned his conviction in a case that helped crystallize an era of crime and fear in the nation's biggest city.... 10/6/2015 7:28 PM

Police: Boy, 11, mistakenly kills brother, 12, in gun outing
CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) -- An 11-year-old boy fatally shot his 12-year-old brother during a target-shooting outing in eastern Ohio, the local sheriff said Tuesday.... 10/6/2015 7:01 PM

Inmates help other prisoners face death in hospice program
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- As late-morning sun streams through narrow prison windows, convicted killer Scott Abram stands beside a fellow inmate, speaks quietly to him and starts singing "Amazing Grace." The prisoner appears to smile, but it's difficult to gauge his response. He is dying.... 10/6/2015 3:44 PM

New auto safety technologies leave some drivers bewildered
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Many Americans buying new cars these days are baffled by a torrent of new safety technology.... 10/6/2015 7:18 PM

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