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9/18/2014 6:54 AM
Officers fatally shoot man near St. Louis
JENNINGS, Mo.  — St. Louis County police say officers fatally shot a man after he pointed a rifle at them.

9/18/2014 6:53 AM
10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

9/17/2014 10:19 PM
Over 2,000 homes threatened in Calif. fire
WEED, Calif. — Teams of firefighters went house-to-house on Wednesday to pin down damage done by a wildfire that officials estimated had destroyed 110 homes and damaged another 90 in the small town of Weed while another Northern California blaze east of Sacramento was threatening more than 2,000 homes as it burned out of control, officials said.

9/17/2014 7:50 PM
Texas executes woman for starvation of boy
HUNTSVILLE, Texas — A Texas woman convicted of the starvation and torture death of her girlfriend's 9-year-old son a decade ago was executed Wednesday evening.

9/17/2014 7:04 PM
Mich. board OK's Detroit hockey arena bonds
DETROIT - The Michigan Strategic Fund board gave final approval on Wednesday for the sale of up to $450 million of 30-year revenue bonds for a downtown Detroit arena that will be home to the National Hockey League's Detroit Red Wings.

9/17/2014 7:01 PM
Air Force: 'So help me God' in oath is optional
LAS VEGAS — Airmen taking their enlistment or officer appointment oaths can omit the words “so help me God” if they choose, Air Force officials announced today.

9/17/2014 6:56 PM
USDA approves new corn, soybean seeds
WASHINGTON — The Agriculture Department has approved the use of genetically modified corn and soybean seeds that are resistant to a popular weed killer.

9/17/2014 5:35 PM
Grenade launchers in schools?
LOS ANGELES — School police departments across the country have taken advantage of free military surplus gear, stocking up on mine resistant armored vehicles, grenade launchers and scores of M16 rifles.

9/17/2014 5:42 PM
House approves request to arm Syrian rebels
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly to give the U.S. military authority to train and arm Syrian rebels today as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces “do not and will not have a combat mission” in the struggle against Islamic state militants.

9/17/2014 12:00 AM
Toledo, national gangs shy away from color displays
There was a time when gangs had an easily identifiable color — or specific dress code — red for Bloods, blue for Crips, or black for Folks. But gangs in Toledo and elsewhere are less likely than they once were to publicly identify themselves with head-to-toe colors associated with any particular organization.