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Gunman in on-air deaths remembered as 'professional victim'
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The man who was news director during Vester Flanagan's rocky tenure at Virginia station WDBJ-TV described him as someone who constantly saw himself being victimized by others.... 8/28/2015 10:46 AM

The Latest on TV shooting: Shopping center opens again
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) -- The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):... 8/28/2015 12:42 PM

Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions
NEW YORK (AP) -- In an era when anyone can go online and find video of extremist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of this week's killing of a TV news crew in Virginia and showed only carefully selected portions of the footage.... 8/28/2015 5:10 AM

Scientists, tribe study shrinking Washington state glacier
MOUNT BAKER, Wash. (AP) -- Mauri Pelto digs his crampons into the steep icy slope on Mount Baker in Washington state and watches as streams of water cascade off the thick mass of bare, bluish ice. Every 20 yards, the water carves vertical channels in the face of the glacier as it rushes downstream.... 8/28/2015 9:24 AM

Jurors to resume deliberations in prep school rape case
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Jurors will resume weighing the credibility of two teens and other evidence in a case in which prosecutors say an 18-year-old senior raped a freshman as part of a culture of sexual conquest at an elite New Hampshire prep school.... 8/28/2015 5:48 AM

Standoff over gay marriage licenses wears on, despite ruling
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse: a gay couple marched into the clerk's office, requested a marriage license and insisted that a mounting pile of court orders proves they are entitled to one.... 8/28/2015 9:53 AM

Bush returns to New Orleans for 10th anniversary of Katrina
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Former President George W. Bush is returning Friday to New Orleans - the scene of one of his presidency's lowest points - to tout the region's recovery from the nation's costliest natural disaster on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina.... 8/28/2015 11:07 AM

Q&A: Questions, answers in Planned Parenthood controversy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Planned Parenthood Federation of America is defending its abortion practices and its donation of fetal tissue for medical research.... 8/28/2015 6:14 AM

Horse riding program teaches sport of kings to at-risk youth
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Carmen Sharpe doesn't let her children play outside their home in a dangerous, gritty section of Philadelphia she refers to as "The Badlands."... 8/28/2015 5:24 AM

Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire
CHELAN, Wash. (AP) -- Firefighters were holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.... 8/28/2015 7:51 AM



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