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Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
Well, that was exciting.... 8/28/2015 9:49 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

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 10:13 PM

After TV slaying, reporter's dad finds voice on gun control
COLLINSVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Andy Parker's resolve to fight for gun control formed in the hours after his daughter was shot and killed on live television. In his first interviews after the tragedy, he briefly mentioned the issue as he eulogized Alison. By Friday, he was pledging a full-scale fight for tougher gun laws on national TV.... 8/28/2015 10:04 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

The Latest: Defense says ex-senior's boasts were 'damning'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):... 8/28/2015 9:03 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

The Latest: Father of slain reporter says he will buy gun
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):... 8/28/2015 9:02 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



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