More rain, flooding forecast along soggy East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — While spared the full fury of Hurricane Joaquin, parts of the East Coast saw record-setting rain Saturday that shut down roads, waterlogged crops and showed little sign of letting up.
Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor, according to relatives of students in the classroom.
More police refusing to name shooters for fear of copycats
The sheriff detailed how a shooter armed with several guns walked into a Thursday morning writing class at a rural Oregon community college and killed nine people. He described how investigators found still more weapons at the man's home.
Bahamas search finds life ring but no other sign of US ship
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — An intensive search by U.S. Coast Guard and Navy aircraft has turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.
Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) — An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said Saturday he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.
Doctors Without Borders: 19 dead in Afghan clinic airstrike
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Confusion reigned in the wake of the deadly bombing Saturday of a hospital compound in the northern Afghan city of Kunduz that killed at least 19 people and wounded dozens more. It remains unclear exactly who bombed the hospital run by Doctors Without Borders and the interational medical charity has demanded an investigation into the incident.
A glare, a handshake, a pope: Busy UN summit makes history
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russian airstrikes launched in Syria during the U.N.'s 70th anniversary gathering of more than 150 world leaders stole the spotlight and highlighted deep divisions on how to end that conflict and deal with the many thousands of people fleeing to Europe in search of safety.
Death row inmate at 16, later freed, she can't escape past
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — She slipped out of the house before dawn, leaving behind four handwritten letters.
Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets
NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer says he can get even better.
Playoff pulse: Alabama not fading away; Ohio State escapes
Facing the possibility of being out of the playoff picture five weeks into the season, No. 13 Alabama announced it is far from finished.
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