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The Latest: Obama signs disaster declaration
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- The latest on the rainstorm that is pounding parts of the East Coast (all times local):... 10/5/2015 11:34 PM

Coast Guard: Missing ship sank, 1 body found, search goes on
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The captain of the 790-foot El Faro planned to bypass Hurricane Joaquin, but some kind of mechanical failure left the U.S. container ship with 33 people aboard helplessly - and tragically - adrift in the path of the powerful storm, the vessel's owners say.... 10/5/2015 7:53 PM

Mass shootings grab headlines, but others go under radar
The numbers jump off the page: Nine dead on an Oregon college campus, 12 in a theater in Aurora, Colorado. Thirteen soldiers and civilians at Fort Hood, Texas; 32 people at Virginia Tech; 13 at a community center in Binghamton, New York. Twenty-six dead - 20 of them young children - at an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.... 10/5/2015 5:43 AM

California governor signs hard-won right-to-die legislation
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.... 10/5/2015 11:40 PM

Oregon shooter rants in manifesto about having no girlfriend
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) -- The gunman who executed nine people at an Oregon community college before killing himself ranted in a manifesto he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was "crazy," a law enforcement official said Monday.... 10/5/2015 11:33 PM

Amtrak train hits rocks on track, derails in central Vermont
NORTHFIELD, Vt. (AP) -- An Amtrak train headed from Vermont to Washington, D.C., on Monday hit rocks that had fallen onto the track from a ledge, spilling the locomotive and a passenger car down an embankment, derailing three other cars and injuring seven people, authorities said.... 10/5/2015 11:35 PM

Woman accused of injecting 14-year-old daughter with heroin
COATESVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- A suburban Philadelphia woman repeatedly injected her 14-year-old daughter and another teen with heroin, even tying a string around their arms to isolate their veins, prosecutors said Monday.... 10/5/2015 9:41 PM

Chicago police commander to go on trial for tough tactics
CHICAGO (AP) -- When a West Side neighborhood decayed into a deadly shooting gallery, the Chicago police chief said he was sending his "best guy" into the fray to turn back the drug- and gang-fueled violence.... 10/5/2015 7:04 PM

Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely in NY
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) -- An American Airlines captain became gravely ill and incapacitated while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer safely diverted and landed the nearly 150-passenger plane, an airline spokeswoman said.... 10/5/2015 11:18 PM

Marijuana pesticide flap brings consumer lawsuit in Colorado
DENVER (AP) -- Two marijuana users in Colorado filed a lawsuit Monday against a pot business they said used an unhealthy pesticide to grow their weed - a case that lawyers say is the first product liability claim in the nation involving the legal marijuana industry.... 10/5/2015 9:27 PM

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