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800-pound Rhode Island man says he's determined to slim down
WARWICK, R.I. (AP) -- A Rhode Island man who weighs nearly 800 pounds says he's determined to slim down and he dreams of becoming an actor one day.... 10/13/2015 12:55 PM

Freddie Gray hearing: Baltimore officers statements at issue
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A judge in Baltimore is holding a hearing to determine the admissibility of statements made to investigators by police officers charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death.... 10/13/2015 8:13 AM

Playboy magazine to end publishing fully nude female photos
NEW YORK (AP) -- Playboy will no longer publish photos of nude women as part of a redesign, the decades-old magazine announced Tuesday.... 10/13/2015 10:53 AM

Students return to Oregon community college after shooting
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- Hundreds of people lined the road leading to the Oregon community college where a gunman killed nine people, holding signs reading "UCC Strong" as students returned Monday to the scene of the deadliest shooting in state history.... 10/12/2015 7:26 PM

2 firefighters die saving 2 other lives in Kansas City blaze
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Two firefighters who saved two residents from a burning apartment complex in Kansas City were killed when a wall collapsed onto them after they had evacuated the building, authorities said.... 10/13/2015 1:00 PM

Court appearance for man charged in Memphis officer killing
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A convicted felon charged in the fatal shooting of an off-duty Memphis police officer is set to make his first court appearance in the case.... 10/13/2015 8:27 AM

Justices to decide on sentences for young prison 'lifers'
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Sheriff's Deputy Charles Hurt was on truant patrol when he came across a teenager in a Baton Rouge park on a cool fall morning. The teenager pulled a gun from his jacket, panicked, he said, and shot Hurt dead.... 10/12/2015 6:10 PM

Massachusetts nuclear power plant to close by 2019
BOSTON (AP) -- The owners of the Pilgrim Nuclear Power Station in Plymouth have announced that they will close the plant by June 2019.... 10/13/2015 12:38 PM

Judge: 16-year-old to be tried as adult in family stabbing
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- A 16-year-old Oklahoma boy will stand trial as an adult in the stabbing deaths of his parents and three siblings, a judge ruled Monday, rejecting a request by defense attorneys to certify him as a juvenile delinquent or youthful offender.... 10/12/2015 9:08 PM

Police defend use of Taser on city official in Texas
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (AP) -- Police officials in a small, predominantly black Texas college town are defending the decision to use a stun gun on a City Council member when he intervened as officers questioned his friends outside his apartment.... 10/13/2015 1:05 AM

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