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  • WWII vet transmitted news of Japanese surrender 70 years ago
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 11:16 pm
    Stephen Dennis enlisted in the Navy soon after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor in 1941. Less than a year later, the raw 19-year-old recruit was thrust into fighting off the Solomon Islands and survived one of the fiercest naval battles in the South Pacific.
  • To protect killer whales, patrols keep boaters in check
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 11:00 pm
    Authorities say a busy boating season on Washington state's Puget Sound is crowding a resident of these waters: killer whales.
  • AP Exclusive: Records show university's response to Holmes
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 10:52 pm
    More than a month before James Holmes' rampage on a Colorado movie theater, the head of his neuroscience graduate program called a campus police officer with alarming information: Holmes had told his psychiatrist that he wanted to kill people to make up for his failure in science.
  • Advocates hope California's solitary settlement spreads
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 10:36 pm
    Reform groups are hoping a landmark settlement to effectively end indefinite solitary confinement in California state prisons will soon spread.
  • In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 10:28 pm
    President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to sound the alarm on climate change.
  • To protect killer whales, patrols keep boaters in check
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 10:24 pm
    Against the backdrop of rocky bluffs, a pod of orcas repeatedly jumped out of the emerald waters of the Puget Sound one recent sunny afternoon before splashing their massive black-and-white bodies back into the water.
  • Trial set for couple accused of trying to join Islamic State
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 10:13 pm
    A young Mississippi couple accused of attempting to join the Islamic State are scheduled for trial Oct. 26 after a grand jury indicted them on charges that they tried to aid the terrorist organization.
  • Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 9:44 pm
    Police in helicopters, with dogs and armed with rifles conducted a massive manhunt in northern Illinois into Tuesday night after an officer was fatally shot while pursuing a group of men.
  • Shell president: 'Oil will be required for a long time'
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 9:32 pm
    The president of Shell Oil Co. said Tuesday exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week that caused the company to halt operations for a few days.
  • Yahoo CEO to give birth to twins while tackling turnaround
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 9:20 pm
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is going to give birth to twins while trying to deliver a long-promised turnaround at the struggling Internet company.
  • Marysville school shooter texted 'I'm sorry' to family before killings
    September 01, 2015 9:20 pm
    Minutes before a Washington state high school freshman fatally shot four friends and then himself, he sent a group text message to his family outlining his funeral wishes and apologizing to the parents of the teenagers he was about to kill.
  • CEOs big news can cause ripple effects for company
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 9:18 pm
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is promising to be away from the job for just a "limited time" when she gives birth to twins later this year, but the development only adds to the uncertainty some investors have long had about Yahoo.
  • Prosecutor: 2nd video emerges of deadly shooting by deputies
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 8:44 pm
    A second video has emerged that gives authorities a "very clear view" of a confrontation between deputies and a Texas man who had his hands raised before he was shot and killed, a prosecutor said Tuesday.
  • Court sides with Uber drivers to expand case over pay
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 8:40 pm
    A federal judge granted class-action status Tuesday to a lawsuit in California against Uber over the payment of its drivers, upping the stakes for the ride-hailing company in the case.
  • The Latest: Missouri executes man for girl's 1989 killing
    Associated Press | September 01, 2015 8:20 pm
    The latest on the scheduled execution of Missouri inmate Roderick Nunley, who was convicted of kidnapping, raping and killing a 15-year-old girl in Kansas City in 1989 (all times local):
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