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Boy Scouts of America to allow gay adult leaders
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Boy Scouts of America has ended its blanket ban on gay adult leaders but will allow church-sponsored Scout units to maintain the exclusion for religious reasons.... 7/28/2015 5:44 AM

Judge says she did not involuntarily commit theater gunman
CARROLLTON, Ga. (AP) -- The gunman responsible for last week's deadly attack in a Louisiana movie theater was delivered by deputies to hospital for a mental evaluation in 2008 after his family said he was a danger to himself and others.... 7/28/2015 2:05 AM

Prison employee accused of helping 2 killers escape in court
PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York prison worker accused of smuggling hacksaw blades in frozen hamburger meat to two killers who later broke out and spent more than two weeks on the run will face charges in court.... 7/28/2015 5:27 AM

Experts: Report shows Sandra Bland may have used pot in jail
HEMPSTEAD, Texas (AP) -- An initial toxicology report for Sandra Bland, who died in a Texas jail cell three days after her arrest during a traffic stop, raises the possibility that she may have used marijuana while in custody, two experts said.... 7/28/2015 5:58 AM

Body believed to be missing California girl found
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- The search for a missing 8-year-old girl came to a tragic end after police found a body inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter. A teenage boy, who also lives in the complex, was arrested in the case.... 7/28/2015 7:12 AM

Scholars drawn to conflict zones stoke college safety debate
BOSTON (AP) -- Some U.S. colleges with overseas-study programs won't touch Ukraine. Tufts University, on the other hand, is drawn to the turmoil in the former Soviet republic, which the U.S. State Department deemed dangerous for travel.... 7/28/2015 6:10 AM

Man killed by escort possibly linked to missing women
CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) -- A man killed by an escort he met online is being investigated for possible links to the unsolved disappearances or slayings of women nationwide, authorities said.... 7/28/2015 7:03 AM

'Aggressive' search underway for 2 teens on fishing trip
JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- The Coast Guard searched "aggressively" off the Florida coast and friends combed the shoreline Monday for any sign of two teenage fishermen, described as experienced boaters, who went missing three days earlier after setting out for the Bahamas on a stormy afternoon.... 7/28/2015 4:22 AM

Principal's suicide, forged tests rock promising NY school
NEW YORK (AP) -- Jeanene Worrell-Breeden had what she called a dream job running a public school linked with Columbia University's Teachers College when she killed herself by jumping in front of a subway car this spring.... 7/28/2015 4:54 AM

'10 people on Twitter' exult in demise of Boston Olympics
BOSTON (AP) -- Mayor Marty Walsh drew plenty of flak, and spawned a trending hashtag, by dismissing the opposition to the city's doomed bid for the 2024 Olympics as "10 people on Twitter."... 7/28/2015 6:15 AM

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