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Bataan Death March survivor, artist Ben Steele dies at 98

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

Ben Steele's hold on his sanity as a prisoner of war after surviving the Bataan Death March relied on hidden scraps of paper, stolen pieces of charcoal and his artist's memory of scenes from his home in Montana.

8 NC officers cleared in death of white man shot 14 times

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

North Carolina authorities have cleared eight officers who fatally shot a 53-year-old white man, striking him 14 times, after he pointed a shotgun at them.

The Latest: Suspect was diagnosed with depression, anxiety

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

The Latest on a deadly mall shooting in Washington state (all times local):

Fund for nightclub shooting to begin payments, $29.5M total

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

A fund for the victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando is set to pay out about $29.5 million to 299 claimants.

Air Force colonel who faced rape charge found dead in home

Dan Elliott, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

A high-ranking Air Force Space Command officer who was charged with rape and other crimes was found dead in his Colorado home after civilian police received a report of a suicide, officials said Monday.

Man charged in shooting at popular Chicago tourist spot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

A man Chicago police describe as a gang member with two gun offense convictions was charged Monday with murder in the slaying of a man who was shot over the weekend near Millennium Park, a popular downtown tourist attraction.

Arkansas lawmaker arrested after filming traffic stop

Andrew Demillo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

An Arkansas legislator who co-sponsored a law aimed in part at preventing authorities from prohibiting the filming of an arrest was arrested Monday after police said he refused to leave the area of a traffic stop he was recording.

Feds find rights violation at nation's oldest public school

Philip Marcelo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

Officials at the nation's first and oldest public school, Boston Latin, didn't sufficiently investigate racially charged incidents and failed to address racial hostility, a federal civil rights probe concluded on Monday.

Student shot on Michigan school bus expected to survive

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

Authorities say a 17-year-old student shot in the arm on a school bus outside of a southern Michigan school is expected to survive.

The Latest: Investigators still at Houston shooting scene

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

The Latest on a shooting at in Houston neighborhood (all times local):

Iowa State president says he will stop flying school plane

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:51pm

The president of Iowa State University said Monday that he will no longer pilot a university airplane that he has used for trips that have mixed business and personal affairs.

Pentagon chief pledges $108 billion to fix nuclear force

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:43pm

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday the Pentagon is committed to correcting decades of short-changing its nuclear force, including forging ahead with building a new generation of weapons that will cost hundreds of billions of dollars in the coming decades.

Georgia offers changes to voter name checks targeted by suit

Kathleen Foody, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:40pm

Georgia's top election official says he has changed a policy that a recent lawsuit said prevented tens of thousands of residents from registering to vote and violated the Voting Rights Act.

Gary Herbert, Mike Weinholtz to appear in televised debate

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:34pm

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert and his Democratic opponent Mike Weinholtz are scheduled to meet Monday night in their first and likely only televised debate this year.

Civil liberties organization representing bombing suspect

Josh Cornfield, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:31pm

The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday began representing a man accused of setting off bombs in New York and New Jersey and injuring more than 30 people.

Police: Bus from Yosemite going too fast before deadly crash

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30pm

Authorities say a bus carrying students from China was going too fast around a curve when it went off the road and hit a tree near Yosemite National Park, killing a 13-year-old passenger.


Houston gunman had 2 weapons, thousands of rounds at scene

Juan A. Lozano, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30pm

A disgruntled lawyer wearing military-style apparel with old Nazi emblems had two weapons and more than 2,500 rounds of live ammunition when he randomly shot at drivers in a Houston neighborhood Monday morning before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.

The Latest: Fatal shooting expected to dominate forum

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:30pm

The Latest on protests following the shooting of a man by a Charlotte police officer last week (all times local):

Sex offender selling Nazi flag is booted from county fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:22pm

A Pennsylvania fair vendor, who turned out to be a registered sex offender, was booted from the event after visitors complained that he was selling Nazi flags.

The Latest: California bakes in high heat

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 26th - 4:21pm

The Latest on California's heat wave (all times local):