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8/28/2015 5:32 PM
TSA officer accused of molesting passenger
NEW YORK — A Transportation Security Administration officer has been accused of luring a passenger into a bathroom at New York’s LaGuardia Airport and molesting her.

8/28/2015 11:53 AM
Former President Bush returns to New Orleans
NEW ORLEANS — Former President George W. Bush returned today to New Orleans, where he was vilified for his administration’s lackluster response to Hurricane Katrina, to praise the city’s comeback 10 years after the catastrophic storm.

8/28/2015 2:06 PM
Ex-prep student acquitted of felony rape
CONCORD, N.H. — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of felony rape but convicted of misdemeanor sex offenses today against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a campus tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.

8/28/2015 1:08 PM
Ex-Ohio deputy treasurer to begin prison term
COLUMBUS — A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge today and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.

8/28/2015 12:02 PM
National Zoo's surviving newborn panda is male
WASHINGTON — The National Zoo’s panda parents, Mei Xiang and Tian Tian, have another son.

8/28/2015 11:58 AM
Appeals court reverses ruling on NSA program
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court today ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of telephone data on hundreds of millions of Americans.

8/28/2015 11:03 AM
Washington firefighters holding their own
CHELAN, Wash. — Firefighters were holding their own against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames.

8/28/2015 11:02 AM
Student killed in shooting at Georgia university
SAVANNAH, Ga. — Authorities are investigating after a shooting at Savannah State University killed a student and prompted a lockdown at the Georgia school Thursday night.

8/28/2015 7:01 AM
State of emergency declared in Florida
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Florida Gov. Rick Scott said today that Tropical Storm Erika poses a “severe threat to the entire state” and declared a state of emergency.

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Unionizing gets easier
NEW YORK — It will be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King, and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.

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