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TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) " A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. The teen was apprehended within minutes of the shooting in this rural town about 110 miles northeast of Atlanta. One student was shot in the leg and the other in the foot, Capt. Garland Major with the Anderson County Sheriff's Office said. Both students...

Updated at 1:13 AM

FORT LEE, Va. (AP) " Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not just go...

Updated at 1:00 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Averting an election-year crisis, Congress late Wednesday sent President Barack Obama a bill to keep the government operating through Dec. 9 and provide $1.1 billion in long-delayed funding to battle the Zika virus. The...

Updated at 12:22 AM

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " The national fight over sugary soda is bubbling up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where voters in November will consider a tax on the drinks that many health experts say contribute to diabetes, obesity and tooth...

Updated at 12:06 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " The Latest on the death of former Israeli President and Prime Minister Shimon Peres (all times local): 4 a.m. President Barack Obama has ordered all U.S. flags on federal property to be flown at half-staff in the...

Updated at 11:59 PM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Federal regulators have approved a first-of-a-kind "artificial pancreas," a device that can help some diabetes patients manage their disease by constantly monitoring their blood sugar and delivering insulin as needed. The...

Updated at 11:52 PM

MORGAN HILL, Calif. (AP) " Some evacuations were lifted Wednesday as firefighters, aided by cooler weather, held back the progress of a wildfire burning through bone-dry brush and threatening hundreds of structures in California's Santa Cruz...

Updated at 11:51 PM

DEATH VALLEY NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) " Federal investigators have identified a person of interest as they hunt a driver who took an illegal joyride on a fragile, dry lake bed in Death Valley National Park, leaving 10 miles of swerving tire...

Updated at 10:48 PM

It's a tale as old as time: Your friend casually mistakes Dermot Mulroney for

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " The emotional stories of women who say they were sexually assaulted more than a decade ago by Bill Cosby prompted California state lawmakers to approve a bill to eliminate the state's 10-year limit on filing rape and...

Updated at 10:08 PM

Jon Seda, who plays Det. Antonio Dawson on

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