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Cosby accusers claim vindication, friends reserve judgment
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- While many of Bill Cosby's accusers feel vindicated by his decade-old admission that he gave at least one woman quaaludes before sex, some of his Hollywood friends are reserving judgment, saying the testimony doesn't prove he committed a crime.... 7/7/2015 8:53 PM

California right-to-die bill stalls with Catholics opposed
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- In a blow to the right-to-die movement, California lawmakers on Tuesday dropped one of the most promising legislative efforts in the U.S. to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives.... 7/7/2015 7:28 PM

The Latest: F-16, small plane collide over S. Carolina
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- Here is a look at the latest news about an F-16 fighter jet that the Federal Aviation Administration says collided with a small plane over South Carolina:... 7/7/2015 8:30 PM

Federal, Indiana authorities raid Subway spokesman's home
ZIONSVILLE, Ind. (AP) -- FBI agents and Indiana State Police raided the home of Subway restaurant spokesman Jared Fogle on Tuesday, removing electronics from the property and searching the house with a police dog, two months after the then-executive director of Fogle's foundation was arrested on child pornography charges.... 7/7/2015 7:34 PM

SC Senate gives final OK to Confederate flag removal
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The South Carolina Senate gave its final approval Tuesday to removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds, but across the hall in the House, Republicans quietly sought a way to make a last stand to preserve some kind of symbol honoring their Southern ancestors at the Statehouse.... 7/7/2015 9:01 PM

Chicago group sues 3 suburbs over gun store regulations
CHICAGO (AP) -- Two mothers who lost sons to gun violence joined ministers and an activist group Tuesday in an unusual lawsuit against three Chicago suburbs, alleging that weak oversight of gun stores has allowed criminals to easily obtain weapons flowing into a metropolitan area besieged by gang violence.... 7/7/2015 9:07 PM

Expert: Theater shooter still thinks killing increases worth
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) -- The Colorado theater shooter still believes killing people increases his self-worth, three years after he opened fire at a crowded midnight movie premiere, a nationally known schizophrenia expert testified Tuesday.... 7/7/2015 7:20 PM

Tennessee death row inmates challenge execution method
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- After more than a year of delays, a trial challenging Tennessee's method for executing prisoners began on Tuesday with an anesthesiologist suggesting that inmates given high doses of lethal injection drugs could spontaneously recover, although that was unlikely.... 7/7/2015 9:01 PM

Judge bars full state worker pay without Illinois budget
CHICAGO (AP) -- Illinois won't be allowed to pay state workers in full during an ongoing budget impasse, a Cook County judge ruled Tuesday, potentially leaving some 65,000 employees without a paycheck and putting added pressure on lawmakers to approve a new spending plan.... 7/7/2015 9:02 PM

Report: Number of US heroin users rose 300,000 over a decade
NEW YORK (AP) -- The number of U.S. heroin users has grown by nearly 300,000 over a decade, with the bulk of the increase among whites, according to a new government report.... 7/7/2015 7:02 PM

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