SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the stabbing of a U.S. airman who helped stop a gunman on a French passenger train (all times local)... Full Story
The Latest: Airman who helped stop train attack called tough
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the stabbing of a U.S. airman who helped stop a gunman on a French passenger train (all times local):
US airman who thwarted French train attack stabbed in brawl
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone, celebrated as a hero for helping to stop a terror attack on a French train over the summer, was stabbed and seriously wounded outside a bar in his hometown early Thursday in what police said was an alcohol-related brawl.
Sexual assaults in study-abroad programs draw new attention
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — As colleges wrestle with how to address sexual assault, a legal challenge involving a small Vermont institution brings an obscure part of the equation to the fore: how to report, investigate and punish sexual assaults that happen in overseas-study programs.
Ex-Chicago Public Schools leader charged with corruption
CHICAGO (AP) — The former CEO of Chicago Public Schools plans to plead guilty to corruption charges announced Thursday that allege she helped steer more than $23 million worth of no-bid contracts to education companies in exchange for hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes and kickbacks.
In Oregon visit, Obama will find grief but also resentment
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — When President Barack Obama arrives here Friday, he will find a timber town still in mourning over the shooting that killed eight community college students and a teacher. But he will also find another deeply held emotion — seething anger over his calls for new gun restriction.
A look at Chicago's Tribune Tower as it goes up for sale
CHICAGO (AP) — A 36-story Chicago landmark, the Tribune Tower, is up for sale. Tribune Media Co. announced Thursday that it has hired real estate investment banking firm Eastdil Secured to explore a sale or find a partner to help redevelop the building, which is home to the Chicago Tribune. TribuneMedia phrased the move as an exploration of "strategic monetization alternatives.
Lawsuit in Iowa challenges so-called 'roadside zoos'
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Pamela and Tom Sellner describe the small zoo they opened in northeastern Iowa nearly 15 years ago as a labor of love that evolved from their respect for animals.
After the flood, a rush to preserve drinking water
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina's capital city had too much water. Now, officials are racing to make sure it has enough.
Video: California officers ignored dying man's distress
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Police officers in the California desert city of El Centro repeatedly ignored signs of medical distress in a man they suspected of being a drug dealer, even telling a 911 dispatcher to ignore calls from his family for help, according to a video released Thursday on a judge's orde.
Indiana U. fraternity charter revoked over explicit video
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Alpha Tau Omega revoked the charter and closed its Indiana University chapter Thursday following the release of a video purportedly showing a fraternity member performing a sex act on a woman.
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