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Boy Scouts of America end total ban on gay adults
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Boy Scouts of America on Monday ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders while allowing church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.... 7/28/2015 12:50 AM

Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) -- The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.... 7/28/2015 2:05 AM

The Latest: Lafayette woman remembered for artistry, spirit
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- 5:30 p.m.... 7/27/2015 11:34 PM

Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror.... 7/27/2015 9:45 PM

Man possibly linked to missing women had contact with police
CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) -- A man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in at least 20 states and is being looked into for possible links to unsolved disappearances or slayings, authorities said Monday.... 7/27/2015 11:51 PM

Texas prosecutor names committee to review Sandra Bland case
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- A committee of outside attorneys will assist the Texas district attorney investigating the death of Sandra Bland, the black woman who authorities say hanged herself in her jail cell three days after a traffic stop by a white state trooper.... 7/27/2015 10:05 PM

Colorado theater shooter's sister says his eyes changed
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases- a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they were growing up, she testified Monday.... 7/28/2015 12:54 AM

The Latest: Friends describe Colorado shooter's character
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The latest in the sentencing phase of the Colorado theater shooting trial (all times local):... 7/27/2015 11:24 PM

New York Gov. Cuomo announces new LaGuardia Airport
NEW YORK (AP) -- A year after comparing New York's LaGuardia Airport to "some Third World Country," Vice President Joe Biden helped unveil an ambitious plan Monday to rebuild its collection of aging terminals into a modern, unified hub while easing congestion by doubling the space available for planes to operate.... 7/27/2015 11:59 PM

Experts: Time is an enemy in solving Bobbi Kristina's death
Medical examiners performing an autopsy on Bobbi Kristina Brown said Monday their initial findings turned up no obvious cause of death, while experts said the months that have passed since Brown was found face-down in a bathtub are working against authorities now tasked with solving how she died.... 7/27/2015 8:33 PM

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