More police refusing to name shooters for fear of copycats
The sheriff detailed how a shooter armed with several guns walked into a Thursday morning writing class at a rural Oregon community college and killed nine people. He described how investigators found still more weapons at the man's home.
Survivor: Gunman spared 'lucky one' to give police message
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) — The gunman who opened fire in an Oregon college shot one classmate after saying he could save her life by begging, and others were killed after being told to crawl across the floor, according to relatives of students in the classroom.
Bahamas search finds life ring but no other sign of US ship
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — An intensive search by U.S. Coast Guard and Navy aircraft has turned up a life ring but no other sign of a cargo ship with 33 people on board that lost power and communications off the southeastern Bahamas during Hurricane Joaquin.
Gusty wind may add to weather risks on soggy East Coast
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Flooding from days of record-setting rain along the heavily populated East Coast washed out bridges and homes and forecasters warned wind gusts topping 35 mph could down trees and power lines across the Carolinas and Virginia in coming hours.
Gay former student of Pope Francis' speaks out
WASHINGTON (AP) — An openly gay former student of Pope Francis' who visited with the pope during his recent trip to Washington said Saturday he was surprised Francis had met with the Kentucky county clerk who gained attention for refusing to issue same-sex couples marriage licenses.