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Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
Well, that was exciting.... 8/28/2015 11:03 PM

The Latest: Police had contact with killer after firing
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):... 8/28/2015 11:07 PM

Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or mental health professionals.... 8/28/2015 10:30 PM

George W. Bush visits disaster zone, 10 years after Katrina
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush enjoyed sympathetic audiences in New Orleans and Mississippi on Friday as he returned to the region where Hurricane Katrina sank his popularity 10 years ago.... 8/28/2015 10:15 PM

APNewsBreak: 911 calls from fatal fire: 'Send somebody fast'
Homeowners frantically asked for help as a swiftly moving wildfire headed toward their houses, 911 audio calls show, and dispatchers tried to clear up confusion over injured firefighters from a blaze in Washington state that ultimately killed three firefighters.... 8/28/2015 10:15 PM

Prep school scandal: Former student convicted of sex charges
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.... 8/28/2015 10:16 PM

Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black man
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday that they won't retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying that talking with jurors after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a conviction.... 8/28/2015 10:02 PM

Katrina-scattered families rebuild separately and together
HOUSTON (AP) -- Bunk beds dominate the narrow living room of Chevelle Washington's modest three-bedroom brick townhouse apartment. A large box in the corner is piled high with kids' shoes. The 51-year-old is raising six of her grandchildren. Her home is a refuge, a haven.... 8/28/2015 6:47 PM

Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permission to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.... 8/28/2015 8:29 PM

Immigrant suspect faces tough battle fighting murder charge
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Even if the suspect at the center of a national immigration debate accidentally fired the shot that killed a young woman on San Francisco's Pier 14, it may not help his case.... 8/28/2015 11:01 PM



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