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Ohio leaves response plans for campus shooters to colleges

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 9:01am

Ohio takes a hands-off approach to "active shooter" training on college campuses, leaving the policies up to schools to develop.

Turkey imposes news blackout on 'gruesome' blast images

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 8:21am

Turkey's government says it has imposed a temporary news blackout following two blasts that killed 86 people who were gathering for a peace rally in the capital Ankara. The attack was Turkey's deadliest in recent years.

Thousands demonstrate in Germany against EU-US trade deal

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 7:50am

Tens of thousands of people marched through downtown Berlin on Saturday to protest a planned trans-Atlantic free trade pact.

Future of New York City mass transit hinges on funding fight

David Klepper and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 9:10pm

The New York subway system was a gleaming symbol of American ingenuity when it opened in 1904. Now it rattles along past aging stops, controlled by cloth-insulated electrical wiring and signal devices almost as old as the tunnels themselves.

Judge issues restraining order that allows Uber in Rio

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 8:11pm

A Brazilian judge has issued a temporary restraining order against recently approved legislation that banned the use of smartphone-based ride-hailing-apps like Uber in Rio de Janeiro, the country's second largest city.

Development banks boost funding to fight climate change

Frank Bajak, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:20pm

The world's top development banks pledged Friday to boost their funding to lessen climate change's impact, aiming for the goal of $100 billion a year that rich countries have pledged to transfer to developing countries by 2020.

Anti-violence programs shut down as Chicago shootings climb

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:12pm

Captured in a documentary that brought national attention to Chicago's violence, CeaseFire deployed former gang members and felons to intervene in feuds that too often ended in fatal gunfire on the city's streets.

New California law extends privacy rights to electronic data

Bree Fowler, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 6:22pm

California will require police to get a court order before they can search messages, photos and other digital data stored on phones or company servers in the nation's most-populous state.

Woman shoots at 2 people picking apples in northern Michigan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 9:50am

A 30-year-old woman has been charged after two people were shot at while picking apples in northern Michigan.

FCC to consider further cutting cost of calls for inmates

Heather Hollingsworth, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 9:22am

The Federal Communications Commission is moving to further limit how much companies can charge for phone calls made from behind bars.

Nurse unionization push stalls at IU Health hospitals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 8:41am

The efforts to unionize more than 3,900 nurses at three Indiana University Health hospitals have stalled.

Elderly woman fears home loss in Atlanta flood-control plan

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 7:22am

An elderly woman fears that a plan by Atlanta city officials to fix a neighborhood flooding problem will force her out of her home, even though her home hasn't been flooded.

Agency cuts Catalonia's credit rating amid political tension

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 3:50am

Uncertainty over Catalonia's political future is set to hurt the independence-minded Spanish region's public finances after an international agency lowered its credit rating.

Gas container explodes in restaurant in China, killing 17

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 2:31am

A liquefied gas container exploded in a restaurant in eastern China at lunchtime on Saturday, causing a fire and killing 17 people, according to a local authority.

Rep. Donna Edwards to hold annual college and career fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 2:21am

Rep. Donna Edwards is hosting her annual College and Career Fair.

First lady to christen Navy submarine named after Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 10th - 12:52am

First lady Michelle Obama, the sponsor of a Navy submarine named after her home state of Illinois, is christening the vessel at a ceremony Saturday at a Connecticut shipyard.

The Latest: California to extend health coverage to all kids

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 7:11pm

The Latest on California legislation acted upon by Gov. Jerry Brown ahead of a Sunday deadline (All times local):

Health insurer to stop offering plans on Kentucky exchange

Bruce Schreiner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:51pm

A Kentucky nonprofit that emerged as one of the largest insurance providers on the state's health exchange has given notice that it won't offer plans for 2016, a decision affecting tens of thousands of customers ahead of the next enrollment period starting in a few weeks.

Oregon pot stores sell more than $11 million in first 5 days

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 9th - 5:31pm

Retailers sold more than $11 million of marijuana during Oregon's first week of legal recreational sales, outpacing the early business done in other states that have legalized pot, according to the Oregon Retailers of Cannabis Association.