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Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor, according to relatives of students in the classroom.... 10/4/2015 3:28 AM

The Latest: Father tells of daughter's ordeal in Oregon
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local):... 10/3/2015 11:54 PM

More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of letting up.... 10/4/2015 3:52 AM

Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can't escape past
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- She slipped out of the house before dawn, leaving behind four handwritten letters.... 10/3/2015 11:16 PM

Arrest made in murder-for-hire of Dallas pediatric dentist
DALLAS (AP) -- A man has been arrested in the murder-for-hire shooting death of a pediatric dentist and an arrest warrant has been issued for a woman suspected of hiring him, police said Friday.... 10/4/2015 2:09 AM

FDNY: 1 dead, 3 others injured in apparent gas blast
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials suspect a recently disconnected stove may have caused an apparent gas explosion Saturday that killed a woman and injured three others in Brooklyn.... 10/4/2015 3:13 AM

Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said Saturday he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.... 10/4/2015 3:37 AM

AP Exclusive: Legal marijuana stirs hope in Illinois town
ALBION, Ill. (AP) -- A skunky aroma fills the room in which hundreds of lush marijuana plants grow, some nearly ready for harvest. Grower Ashley Thompson, a former high school agriculture teacher in this rural part of southeastern Illinois, takes the scent of weed home with her.... 10/3/2015 4:03 PM

Official: 25 hurt in collapse of concrete awning at school
OLIN, N.C. (AP) -- A concrete canopy collapsed Saturday on a group of band students who had gathered outside a North Carolina high school shortly before a competition, leaving 25 people injured, authorities said.... 10/4/2015 2:48 AM

Mormons select 3 new leaders; all from Utah
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church didn't go far to select three new members for a top governing body that sets policy and runs the worldwide faith's business operations - choosing two former business executives and a cardiologist from Utah who had already been serving in lower church leadership positions.... 10/4/2015 1:41 AM

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