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Police: Body believed to be missing California girl found
SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (AP) -- A body believed to be a missing 8-year-old girl was found Monday inside a dumpster at a complex in Northern California where she was last seen riding her scooter and a 15-year-old boy has been detained in the case, police said.... 7/28/2015 5:42 AM

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

The Latest: Lafayette woman remembered for artistry, spirit
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) -- 5:30 p.m.... 7/27/2015 11:34 PM

Mental health experts respond carefully to mass killings
NEW YORK (AP) -- One psychiatry professor calls it "the conversation we're stuck with," a teachable moment growing out of horror.... 7/27/2015 9:45 PM

Man possibly linked to missing women had contact with police
CHARLESTON, West Virginia (AP) -- A man toting axes, a shovel and bleach when he was killed by an escort he met online had been stopped, interviewed or investigated by police in at least 20 states and is being looked into for possible links to unsolved disappearances or slayings, authorities said Monday.... 7/27/2015 11:51 PM

'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

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

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

Colorado theater shooter's sister says his eyes changed
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- When the younger sister of Colorado theater shooter James Holmes visited him in jail nearly two years after the attack, his eyes bulged from his head and he spoke in short, stilted phrases- a vast difference from the loving brother who protected her while they were growing up, she testified Monday.... 7/28/2015 12:54 AM

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