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Amid grief, Jill Biden said to share VP's hesitation on 2016
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden's reluctance to enter the presidential race centers on his family. His wife, Jill, has never relished political life and is said to share his misgivings about whether the Bidens are emotionally equipped for another campaign.... 9/4/2015 7:50 PM

Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are void
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said.... 9/4/2015 7:19 PM

Man at center of immigration debate faces murder trial
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A judge ruled Friday that a man at the center of the national immigration debate must stand trial on a murder charge in the shooting of a young San Francisco woman.... 9/4/2015 6:08 PM

Sacramento community college reopens after deadly shooting
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- A Sacramento community college reopened Friday as officers searched for a gunman who fatally shot one man and wounded two others in a parking lot at the edge of campus, officials said.... 9/4/2015 6:23 PM

Flyover used to help locate spilled oil in Mississippi River
COLUMBUS, Ky. (AP) -- The U.S. Coast Guard used aerial observations of the Mississippi River on Friday to try to determine the location of more than 120,000 gallons of oil that spilled after two tow boats collided, prompting the closure of that part of the river.... 9/4/2015 6:57 PM

US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August as employers added a modest 173,000 jobs, a key piece of evidence for the Federal Reserve in deciding whether to raise interest rates from record lows later this month.... 9/4/2015 5:47 PM

As crisis grips Europe, a look at how US takes in refugees
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- Europe is struggling with a surge of refugees and immigrants that has resulted in countless deaths, including that of a 3-year-old Syrian who washed up on a beach in Turkey and has become a symbol of the crisis.... 9/4/2015 7:55 PM

All NYC inmates ages 18 to 21 to be housed in single jail
NEW YORK (AP) -- More than 1,000 hard-to-manage inmates ages 18 to 21 will be moved to a single Rikers Island facility by the end of the year and will be required to take hours of classes, receive counseling and be exempt from solitary confinement.... 9/4/2015 2:12 PM

Marine killed in helicopter accident was doing rope training
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- The U.S. Marine who died during a helicopter accident at Camp Lejeune was part of a Virginia-based anti-terror and security team training on how to use ropes to access difficult terrain, officials said Friday.... 9/4/2015 5:33 PM

Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies
BOSTON (AP) -- Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry.... 9/4/2015 3:12 PM

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