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US airman stabbed months after thwarting French train attack
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, hailed as a hero after he was severely cut while helping stop a terror attack on a French train in August, was repeatedly stabbed in what police said was an alcohol-fueled, late-night brawl in a Sacramento nightclub district.... 10/9/2015 7:48 AM

Research beefing up steaks, hamburgers with healthy omega-3s
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Health-conscious consumers might be persuaded to eat more beef if it was fortified with heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids naturally found in salmon and walnuts, according to researchers and some ranchers who are feeding cattle flaxseed - even marine algae - with an eye to offering another wholesome dinner choice.... 10/9/2015 5:49 AM

Role of blacks in Mormon faith topic of conference
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Issues of race and diversity with the Mormon faith have bubbled up again after the church selected three white men last weekend to fill vacancies on a high-level governing body - a disappointment to many who hoped for an infusion of diversity.... 10/9/2015 7:55 AM

City to pay $6.5M settlement to family of man shot by cop
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- City officials in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white police officer who was captured on cellphone video firing at the man's back as he ran away.... 10/9/2015 3:53 AM

California agency votes to ban SeaWorld orca breeding
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- The California Coastal Commission on Thursday approved a $100 million expansion of the tanks SeaWorld uses to hold killer whales in San Diego - but it banned breeding of the captive orcas that would live in them.... 10/9/2015 4:13 AM

Chef Paul Prudhomme, who popularized Cajun fare, dies at 75
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- At his New Orleans restaurant, legendary chef Paul Prudhomme proudly showed off dishes and ingredients from his upbringing in Louisiana's rural Cajun country: blackened redfish, jambalaya and sweet potato pecan pie drew diners by the droves to his K-Paul's Louisiana Kitchen.... 10/9/2015 7:56 AM

ZomBee Watch helps scientists track honeybee killer
HURLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- While scientists have documented cases of tiny flies infesting honeybees, causing the bees to lurch and stagger around like zombies before they die, researchers don't know the scope of the problem.... 10/9/2015 5:16 AM

Suspects in tantra teacher's death booked on murder warrants
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Three young people suspected in the shooting death of a tantra yoga teacher in Northern California have been booked on murder warrants, police said Thursday.... 10/9/2015 6:39 AM

In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion - seething anger over his calls for new gun restrictions.... 10/8/2015 10:30 PM

After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.... 10/8/2015 9:38 PM

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