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Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from over
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.... 10/6/2015 9:36 AM

The Latest: Hundreds of roads, bridges still closed
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 9:42 AM

The Trump swagger is seen, not always loved, worldwide
BALMEDIE, Scotland (AP) -- Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is well-known in this serene coastal section of Scotland, where shimmering golden sand dunes meet the ice-blue North Sea and people play on his golf course. He's known in the Himalayas, too, far from any sign with his name on it. And in the Middle East, Africa and beyond.... 10/6/2015 7:47 AM

US government deports fewest immigrants in nearly a decade
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obama administration deported the fewest number of immigrants in the past 12 months since 2006, according to new government figures obtained by The Associated Press.... 10/6/2015 7:38 AM

In writings, Ore. gunman ranted about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college said in writings he left behind that everyone else was "crazy" and ranted about not having a girlfriend, a law enforcement official said Monday.... 10/6/2015 8:41 AM

Sunken US ship had sufficient lifeboats, but terrible storm
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Crew members trained regularly in calm waters to handle the lifeboats would instead likely have struggled against buffeting by huge 50-foot waves, a vessel taking on water and listing to one side and winds the Coast Guard estimated reached 140 mph. Life rafts can get torn apart. Lifeboats become impossible to drop into the sea.... 10/6/2015 9:04 AM

Gov. Brown signs California right-to-die measure
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a rare personal message, California's 77-year-old governor provided insight into his deliberations before deciding to sign a bill allowing terminally ill Californians to legally take their own lives, reflecting on religion and self-determination as he weighed an emotionally fraught choice.... 10/6/2015 8:03 AM

Federal investigators probe Amtrak train accident in Vermont
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- Federal investigators are back at work probing the derailment of a Washington, D.C.-bound Amtrak train that derailed after hitting rocks in Vermont, sending two cars down an embankment and injuring seven people.... 10/6/2015 6:06 AM

Texas inmate set for execution for $8 robbery, slaying
HOUSTON (AP) -- No late appeals have been filed on behalf of a Texas inmate who says he shouldn't die for fatally shooting a Mexican man who was robbed of $8.... 10/6/2015 5:35 AM

Hernandez lawyers to argue for dismissal of murder charges
BOSTON (AP) -- Lawyers for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez will ask a judge to dismiss murder charges against Hernandez in a 2012 double slaying.... 10/6/2015 5:18 AM

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