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Deputy ambushed, fatally shot at gas station near Houston
HOUSTON (AP) -- The search for the suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station continued Saturday morning, authorities said.... 8/29/2015 3:28 PM

The Latest: Wreaths laid to remember Katrina victims
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- The latest in the 10th anniversary commemorations of Hurricane Katrina (all times local):... 8/29/2015 3:00 PM

Residents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recovery
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Churches along coastal Mississippi tolled their bells in unison Saturday morning to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina - one of the deadliest storms in U.S. history - made landfall.... 8/29/2015 3:22 PM

As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.... 8/29/2015 1:28 PM

In Alaska, Obama to walk fine line on climate change, energy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With melting glaciers and rising seas as his backdrop, President Barack Obama will visit Alaska next week to press for urgent global action to combat climate change, even as he carefully calibrates his message in a state heavily dependent on oil.... 8/29/2015 1:14 PM

Immigration shift shows India, China outpacing Mexico
DALLAS (AP) -- Siddharth Jaganath wanted to return to India after earning his master's degree at Texas' Southern Methodist University. Instead, he built a new life in the U.S. over a decade, becoming a manager at a communications technology company and starting a family in the Dallas suburb of Plano.... 8/29/2015 2:41 PM

On-Air Ambush: TV crew's killing unfolds in real time
The on-air shooting deaths of Virginia TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward and the suicide five hours later of gunman Vester Flanagan played out in a sort of surreal time, spilling from TV screens within range of the Roanoke station's signal to horrified viewers the world over via social media. Five hours of horror, delivered in electronic bursts.... 8/29/2015 3:26 PM

Former student at elite prep school convicted of sex charges
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.... 8/29/2015 1:35 AM

Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared.... 8/29/2015 6:50 AM

Ex-Subway ad exec says he didn't know of Fogle's sex crimes
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former executive who was in charge of Subway's advertising says he wasn't aware of pitchman Jared Fogle's criminal sexual conduct with minors.... 8/29/2015 2:09 AM



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