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California doctor faces murder trial in 3 men's drug deaths
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A prosecutor says even after several patients died of overdoses, the California doctor now charged in their deaths continued to pass out prescriptions for powerful painkillers in appointments that lasted as little as three minutes.... 8/31/2015 7:56 PM

Suspect in ambush of Houston-area deputy held without bond
HOUSTON (AP) -- A man charged with killing a suburban Houston officer first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said Monday.... 8/31/2015 6:38 PM

The Latest on the Houston deputy: Deputy 'down to earth'
HOUSTON (AP) -- Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):... 8/31/2015 5:20 PM

The Latest on Jewish shootings: Jury begins deliberations
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The latest on the trial of a white supremacist charged with capital murder for the deaths of three people at two Jewish sites in the Kansas City area (all times local):... 8/31/2015 7:09 PM

Supremacist vows to 'die a martyr' for Jewish site killings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) -- The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites told jurors Monday that he hoped to "die a martyr" for the shootings, which he said were motivated by "the genocide against white people by Jews."... 8/31/2015 7:54 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

Community gathers to remember slain television cameraman
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- Salem High School opened its doors to the community Monday to commemorate the life of an alumnus - Adam Ward, the 27-year-old cameraman for a Roanoke television station who was slain on live TV last week.... 8/31/2015 7:09 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 6:36 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

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