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University may lose Superman papers over Liz Cheney comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:22pm

The University of Wyoming could lose the papers of a longtime "Superman" comic book editor after his son took offense to comments by Congresswoman Liz Cheney.

Medical examiner: Police officer shot himself to death

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:03pm

A medical examiner says a Maryland police officer found with a gunshot wound in a parking garage died of a self-inflicted injury.

The Latest: Man faces murder, sexual assault charges

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 6:02pm

The Latest on a death investigation in Alaska (all times local):

Cole pitches Astros past Yankees 4-1 for 2-1 lead in ALCS

Mike Fitzpatrick, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:58pm

A gritty Gerrit Cole held the New York Yankees scoreless without his sharpest stuff, Jose Altuve sparked Houston at the plate and the Astros locked down a 4-1 victory Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the AL Championship Series.

Chicago officer convicted of murder resigns from department

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:28pm

A white Chicago police officer convicted of killing black teenager Laquan McDonald has resigned from the department.

Police K-9 in Georgia shot, suspect dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:21pm

Authorities in Georgia are investigating a shooting that left a suspect dead and a police K-9 injured.

Woman shot by former Olympian berated with online comments

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:19pm

A woman who was shot twice in the chest by a former Olympic equestrian athlete said her recovery has been overtaken by brutal online comments blaming her for the attack.

Utah's vaping illness count hits 83 amid national outbreak

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:11pm

Utah health officials say the number of cases of lung damage linked to vaping is up to 83, with 11 more potential cases being investigated.

Ex-Rep. Sessions subpoenaed in Giuliani grand jury probe

Michael Balsamo, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 5:05pm

A federal grand jury has subpoenaed former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions for information about his interactions with Rudy Giuliani and several associates who were indicted last week.

Hearing examines video that wasn't disclosed in terror case

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:49pm

Surveillance video taken on the day that two Phoenix men left for suburban Dallas to attack a 2015 Prophet Muhammad cartoon contest shows them in religious clothing, one of the men with a handgun on his hip and both carrying unspecified objects out of their apartment, an FBI agent has testified.

Astros fan arrested, accused of slapping Yankees fan at ALCS

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:44pm

An Astros fan is facing an assault charge after being accused by authorities of slapping a New York Yankees fan after the two got into an argument at Houston's Minute Maid Park during the second game of the American League Championship Series.

Serial stowaway held without bond for violating probation

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:39pm

A 67-year-old woman with a history of sneaking onto flights is being held without bond for her latest attempt at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport.

Organizers of popular Iowa bike ride cut ties with newspaper

Ryan J. Foley, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:31pm

Organizers of the popular summer bike ride across Iowa are cutting ties with its longtime sponsor, the Des Moines Register, amid backlash over the newspaper's handling of a story.

Sondland prepared to deny he was warned about Ukraine work

Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:23pm

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is prepared to tell lawmakers this week that top White House national security officials never personally raised concerns with him about his dealings with Rudy Giuliani in Ukraine, a person familiar with his account told The Associated Press on Tuesday.

Bust of Orville Wright found on North Carolina beach

The Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:07pm

The National Park Service says a bust of Orville Wright that was stolen from the Wright Brothers National Memorial on the North Carolina coast has been found.

British family decries treatment by US after border crossing

Michael Rubinkam, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 4:06pm

and, in the process, unknowingly crossed into the United States.

House backs 3 bills to support protests in Hong Kong

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:57pm

The House passed three bills Tuesday aimed at showing U.S. support for pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.

Some decry Gov. Cuomo for using racial slur during interview

Marina Villeneuve, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:55pm

Some criticized New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Tuesday for using a racial slur for African Americans while discussing historical discrimination toward darker-skinned Italian immigrants.

Panel: Florida should tighten school shooter drills

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Oct 15th - 3:46pm

Florida's public schools should have realistic active-shooter drills and any armed school employees must be trained by a sheriff's office and not a private company, the commission investigating last year's high school massacre recommended Tuesday to the Legislature.