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The Latest on TV shooting: AG joins hundreds for vigil

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

9:15 p.m. more »»

 
 
 
The Latest on TV shooting: Husband overjoyed wife is alive

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

8:50 p.. more »»

Firefighters holding their own against giant wildfire

August 28, 2015

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. more »»

On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

August 28, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. more »»

Californians cut water without state imposing fines

August 27, 2015

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight month, Californians exceeded hefty water conservation mandates during the relentless drought without the state imposing fines, officials said Thursday. more »»

Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — It could 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... more »»

On-air shooter threatened to make 'headlines,' showed anger

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — On the day he was fired from a Virginia TV station, Vester Flanagan pressed a wooden cross into his boss' hand as two police officers walked him to the door. more »»

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

August 27, 2015

AURORA, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado hospital where a Minnesota woman gave birth to conjoined twins said Thursday that one of the babies died after a complicated five-hour separation procedure. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Before and after images of areas hit by Katrina

August 27, 2015

When Hurricane Katrina ripped through the Gulf Coast nearly 10 years ago, it left a mammoth trail of damage in its wake. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Memorial set for cameraman

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

6 p.m. more »»

Memories, tears mark newscast a day after on-air shootings

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The colleagues of two journalists shot to death on live television returned to their morning show Thursday with memories, tears and a determination to carry o. more »»

Shark attack turns victim into a hunter and then an advocate

August 27, 2015

POMPANO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Forty years ago, "Jaws" thrilled Al Brenneka like any other moviegoer, but he figured his chances of encountering a shark in the ocean were slim to none. more »»

Virginia shootings make for tough media decisions

August 27, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations applied their own standards to coverage of... more »»

Planned Parenthood alleges 'smear' in letter to Congress

August 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to congressional leaders and included a report by experts it hired who found... more »»

Washington governor calls wildfires 'slow-motion disaster'

August 27, 2015

CHELAN, Wash. (AP) — Rising temperatures and increased winds Thursday could cause the largest wildfire in Washington state history to grow even bigger. more »»

The Latest on TV shooting: Ex-colleague talks about killer

August 27, 2015

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):

5:10 p.m. more »»

Deal to develop parkland near dunes riles conservationists

August 27, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The parkland surrounding Indiana's towering dunes was intended to keep industry away from a geological marvel molded over thousands of years at the southern tip of Lake... more »»

 
 
 

 

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