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Spokane's Cupich to be next Chicago archbishop
Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars and has embraced Pope Francis' focus on fighting poverty, will be named the next archbishop of Chicago, The Associated Press has learned.... 9/20/2014 4:10 AM

Suspect in 1998 bombings pleads to lesser charges
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.... 9/19/2014 10:49 PM

For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinations.... 9/20/2014 12:12 AM

Ambush suspect could be aided by dense woods
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- For a second night, authorities on Friday closed roads near a home where a suspect in the ambush killing of a Pennsylvania State Police trooper recently lived with his parents, and this time gunfire was reported in the area.... 9/20/2014 3:59 AM

3 guilty in Ga. salmonella-tainted peanut trial
ALBANY, Ga. (AP) -- More than five years after hundreds of Americans got sick from eating salmonella-tainted peanut butter, the top executive at the Georgia plant where it was made was convicted Friday and faces prison time in a rare food-poisoning trial that advocates said sends a stern warning to others who may be tempted to place profits over safety.... 9/19/2014 11:36 PM

License plate scanner networks capture movements
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A rapidly expanding digital network that uses cameras mounted to traffic signals and police cruisers captures the movements of millions of vehicles across the U.S., regardless of whether the drivers are being investigated by law enforcement.... 9/19/2014 10:53 PM

Florida town knew shooter had troubled past
BELL, Fla. (AP) -- Most people in this rural, north Florida community seemed to know about the Spirit family's troubled and tragic past.... 9/20/2014 12:38 AM

Connecticut ex-governor convicted of new crimes
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Former Gov. John G. Rowland, who resigned from office a decade ago in a corruption scandal, was convicted Friday of federal charges that he conspired to hide payment for work on two congressional campaigns.... 9/19/2014 9:58 PM

San Diego's new bulldog Marine mascot graduates
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The newest Marine recruit in San Diego is 6 months old and has four legs.... 9/20/2014 4:10 AM

Daughter calls Utah doctor a monster at sentencing
PROVO, Utah (AP) -- A Utah doctor convicted of murdering his wife in a case that became a true-crime cable TV obsession was sentenced Friday to 17 years to life in prison at a hearing in which his daughter called him a monster.... 9/19/2014 9:34 PM