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Southern California bakes under weekend heat wave

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 8:29pm

Southern California is baking under a weekend heat wave that's dropping humidity levels and raising the risk of wildfires.

The Latest: At least 22 people injured in deck collapse

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:55pm

The Latest on a deck collapse at the Jersey Shore (all times local):

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:19pm

Police: No evidence of shooting at Ballston Quarter mall in Arlington, Virginia. Search underway at movie theater.

Despite panic, no evidence of shooting at movie theater

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:06pm

Authorities in northern Virginia say they have found no evidence that a shooting occurred at a movie theater that's part of a popular mall.

Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 7:02pm

Arlington County, Virginia, Office of Emergency Management says possible shooting at mall. Police on scene.

The Latest: Suspected Senate liquid attacker out on bail

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 6:41pm

The Latest on an activist who threw a feminine hygiene device containing "what appeared to be blood" onto the floor of the state Senate. (all times local):

Decks collapse during firefighter event; at least 22 injured

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 5:38pm

A home's multilevel deck collapsed Saturday evening at the Jersey Shore during an event weekend, trapping people and injuring at least 22, including some children, officials said. No deaths were reported.

Demonstrators line up over Confederate monument in NC county

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 5:24pm

Police officers and barricades were in place as people for and against the removal of a Confederate monument in a North Carolina county stood on opposite sides of the street.

Over 70 arrested in immigration protest at Microsoft store

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 5:03pm

Dozens of immigration policy protesters have been arrested at a demonstration outside a Microsoft store in New York City.

Utah GOP narrowly refuses to dump bylaw on ballot spots

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 5:02pm

Utah Republican leaders refused Saturday to erase a bylaw to deny ballot spots for candidates who collect voter signatures instead of winning approval from the party's caucus-convention system.

Police release video of light rail station shooting suspect

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:50pm

Seattle police have released video showing a suspect fleeing after a shooting at a downtown light rail station.

Acquitted Navy SEAL sues ex-lawyers, legal nonprofit

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:46pm

A Navy SEAL acquitted in a war crimes trial has sued two of his former attorneys and a military legal defense nonprofit.

Police: Owner blew up house on his daughter's wedding day

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 4:36pm

A homeowner near Pittsburgh blew up his house on his daughter's wedding day, police said shortly after his body was found in the rubble late Saturday.

Brawl after high school football game involves hundreds

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 3:01pm

Police in Rochester, New York, say hundreds of people were involved in fights that erupted after a high school football game.

Detectives: Transgender woman slain, body burned in car

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 2:23pm

Florida sheriff's deputies are investigating the slaying of a transgender woman whose body was found in her burning car.

Works of art or monuments to ego? Rock-stacking stirs debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:58am

To some along the north shoreline of Lake Superior in Minnesota, building stacks of rocks, or cairns, is akin to making sand castles and can even be meditative. To others, these manmade rock formations despoil nature's beauty and stand as monuments to the human ego.

US border agent wounded, suspect killed during traffic stop

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:32am

Authorities say a U.S. Border Patrol agent was shot and wounded during a traffic stop near the Texas border city of Del Rio and that another agent shot and killed the gunman.

Tennessee band members wear T-shirt honoring bullied fan

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 11:20am

The University of Tennessee's marching band is jumping on the anti-bullying bandwagon.

The Latest: Humberto expected to strengthen, stay offshore

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:35am

The Latest on Tropical Storm Humberto (all times local):

Sikh preaches love 18 years after brother killed over turban

Anita Snow, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 14th - 10:22am

Indian Sikh immigrant Rana Singh Sodhi still preaches love and tolerance 18 years after his brother was gunned down in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks by a man who mistook him for a Muslim because of his turban and beard.