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The Latest on Houston deputy: Funeral scheduled for Friday
HOUSTON (AP) -- Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):... 8/31/2015 9:04 PM

Supremacist convicted of killing 3 at Kansas Jewish sites
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites was convicted of murder and other charges Monday, shortly after he told jurors he hoped to "die a martyr" for the shootings.... 8/31/2015 9:46 PM

Investigators: Arizona woman acknowledges drowning twin sons
PHOENIX (AP) -- An Arizona woman told investigators that she drowned her 2-year-old twin sons and tried to kill her 3-year-old stepbrother in the same way because she didn't want them to live with the difficulties she faces.... 8/31/2015 7:48 PM

Papal welcome at US seminary expected to be rowdy, reverent
The last time a pope visited the St. Charles Borromeo Seminary just outside Philadelphia, he got a rousing, even rowdy, rock star welcome. "Viva! Viva Papa!" the seminarians shouted.... 8/31/2015 4:26 PM

Murder charge dropped against Irish nanny in US girl's death
BOSTON (AP) -- A murder charge has been dropped against an Irish nanny accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care after a state medical examiner reversed a finding that the child's death was a homicide caused by shaken baby syndrome, prosecutors announced Monday.... 8/31/2015 8:19 PM

Mourners celebrate life of slain television cameraman
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The scene inside a Virginia high school auditorium sounded more like a celebration of life Monday than a visitation after a death as the family of a cameraman who was slain on live TV greeted mourners at a hometown reception.... 8/31/2015 9:09 PM

Alaska-bound, Obama renames America's tallest peak
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ahead of a historic trip to the Arctic, President Barack Obama erased a former Republican president's name from North America's tallest peak in a move applauded in Alaska and derided more than 3,000 miles away in Ohio. More contentious matters concerning climate change and Arctic drilling awaited.... 8/31/2015 9:19 PM

Sex registry questioned after prep school grad's conviction
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime.... 8/31/2015 9:21 PM

Illinois' history museum is latest target in political fight
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- The skeleton of a massive mastodon, thousands of Native American artifacts and a giant shark could be the next casualties in an increasingly ugly fight over Illinois' state budget that has dragged on for months with no sign of ending.... 8/31/2015 5:06 PM

Board accepts Albuquerque school chief's resignation
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A board that oversees New Mexico's largest school district unanimously voted Monday to accept the resignation of its embattled superintendent, who hired an administrator charged with child sex abuse in Colorado.... 8/31/2015 6:25 PM



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