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Florida man charged in woman's death, more victims suspected

Terry Spencer, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 9:02am

Authorities in Florida have charged a man in a woman's killing but say he's also a suspect in the deaths of three other women in the state.

Propane explosion kills firefighter, injures 6 others

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:11am

A propane explosion leveled new construction that houses a nonprofit after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring at least six others, officials said.

Official: Firefighter killed, at least 6 injured as propane explosion levels building in Maine

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 8:09am

Official: Firefighter killed, at least 6 injured as propane explosion levels building in Maine.

Vapes spiked with illegal drugs show dark side of CBD craze

Holbrook Mohr, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:47am

Jay Jenkins says he hesitated when a buddy suggested they vape CBD. “It’ll relax you,” the friend assured. The vapor that Jenkins inhaled didn’t relax him. After two puffs, he ended up in a coma.

South Carolina man tried to save wife; both died in fire

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 7:46am

Authorities say a South Carolina man ran back into his burning home to save his wife before both of them died from smoke inhalation.

Minnesota officer fatally shoots man during fight

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:38am

St. Paul, Minnesota, police say an officer has fatally shot a man who rammed his police vehicle.

Oklahoma prisons locked down after outbreak of violence

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 5:27am

All Oklahoma prisons are locked down after several inmate fights left one inmate dead and more than a dozen injured.

After bankruptcy filing, Purdue Pharma may not be off hook

Geoff Mulvihill, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 16th - 12:13am

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma and its owners expressed sympathy but not responsibility for the nation’s opioid crisis as the company filed for bankruptcy protection late Sunday night, part of a move to settle some 2,600 lawsuits — most from state and local governments.

Energy prices spike after Saudi oil attack as US blames Iran

Jon Gambrell and Aya Batrawy, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 10:09pm

Global energy prices spiked Monday by a percentage unseen since the 1991 Gulf War after a weekend attack on key oil facilities in Saudi Arabia caused the worst disruption to world supplies on record, further fueling heightened tensions between Iran and the U.S.

Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 8:56pm

Humberto gains strength to become a Category 1 hurricane in the Atlantic Ocean.

Trump to attend Modi Houston rally, Ohio visit with Morrison

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 4:31pm

President Donald Trump will attend a Houston rally next week featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India.

The Latest: Humberto strengthens into Category 1 hurricane

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:33pm

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Legal showdown looms over House subpoena to intel director

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 3:12pm

The acting director of national intelligence is refusing to comply with a subpoena to turn over a whistleblower complaint , setting up a legal showdown this week between the Trump administration and a House committee.

2 injured in shooting at youth football game in Texas

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:32pm

Police in Texas say two people were injured when gunfire erupted at a youth football game.

Officials: Deputies fatally shoot man who pointed weapon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 2:25pm

Officials say Tennessee deputies have fatally shot a man who pointed a weapon at them.

Paul says he won't back Cheney if she runs for Senate

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:15pm

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Sunday that he won't back GOP congresswoman Liz Cheney and her support for "endless wars" if she decides to run for the Senate from Wyoming.

Aquarium: Beached whale on Maryland coastline is dead

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:06pm

A beached whale that initially drew a large crowd of Maryland oceanfront onlookers is dead.

Average US price of gas down 3 cents per gallon

The Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 1:05pm

The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline has dropped 3 cents per gallon (3.8 liters) over the past three weeks to $2.63.

Gun control must include background checks, Dems tell Trump

Hope Yen, Associated Press  |  Posted Sep 15th - 12:47pm

Congressional Democratic leaders warned President Donald Trump on Sunday that any proposal on gun control must include a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases — or else risk no legislation at all.