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The Latest: Obama signs disaster declaration
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/6/2015 1:20 AM

Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helplessly - and tragically - adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.... 10/6/2015 12:45 AM

Oregon shooter rants in writings about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who executed nine people at an Oregon community college before killing himself ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.... 10/6/2015 1:42 AM

The Latest: Obama to visit Oregon shooting victims' families
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The latest on the deadly shooting at a community college in Oregon (all times local):... 10/6/2015 12:59 AM

Mass shootings grab headlines, but others go under radar
The numbers jump off the page: Nine dead on an Oregon college campus, 12 in a theater in Aurora, Colorado. Thirteen soldiers and civilians at Fort Hood, Texas; 32 people at Virginia Tech; 13 at a community center in Binghamton, New York. Twenty-six dead - 20 of them young children - at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.... 10/5/2015 5:43 AM

California governor signs right-to-die legislation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday allowing terminally ill people in the nation's most populous state to take their own lives, saying the emotionally charged bill forced him to consider "what I would want in the face of my own death."... 10/5/2015 11:55 PM

Amtrak train hits rocks on track, derails in central Vermont
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., on Monday hit rocks that had fallen onto the track from a ledge, spilling the locomotive and a passenger car down an embankment, derailing three other cars and injuring seven people, authorities said.... 10/6/2015 1:10 AM

Publisher apologizes for textbook calling slaves 'workers'
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- One of the biggest publishers in the U.S. apologized Monday for calling slaves brought to America "workers" in a geography textbook used widely in Texas, where the wording went unnoticed during the state's combative and politically charged classroom curriculum reviews.... 10/5/2015 11:43 PM

Q&A: How does the House elect a new speaker?
WASHINGTON (AP) -- At noon on Thursday, Republicans will gather behind closed doors and vote by secret ballot for their candidate for the most powerful job in the House, a post that's second in line to the presidency - Speaker of the House.... 10/5/2015 8:43 PM

Woman accused of injecting 14-year-old daughter with heroin
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman repeatedly injected her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin, even tying a string around their arms to isolate their veins, prosecutors said Monday.... 10/5/2015 9:41 PM

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