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Suspect arrested in mall shooting that left 5 dead

Man armed with rifle opens fire in a Macy’s store.

      
 

 

Iowa braces as Cedar River continues to rise

PALO, Iowa — In 2008, quite a few folks around here balked when authorities told them they needed to flee their homes because floodwaters were coming. That’s less likely now, residents and officials said Saturday.

      
 

 

Raw: NC Police Release Shooting Footage

Charlotte police have released body and dashboard camera footage of the fatal shooting of black man. (Sept. 24)

      
 

 

ATF drug stings targeted minorities, report finds

Report accompanies a request to dismiss three sting cases in Chicago over race bias.

      
 

 

Diverse children's books need more visibility

Advocates find alternative ways to distribute books by and about Hispanics

      
 

 

At least 3 dead at mall shooting in north Seattle

Police search for a suspect Friday night after 3 people were killed in a mall shooting in suburban Seattle.

      
 

 

SpaceX: Falcon 9 exploded after helium system breach

Elon Musk’s SpaceX expects to return to flight in November.

      
 

 

Italian Driver Races Up Dangerous Chinese Road

An Italian driver set a record Wednesday on one of the world’s most dangerous roads. Fabio Barone covered the 6.8 mile route on Tianmen Mountain in central China in 10 minutes 31 seconds. (Sept. 23)

      
 

 

Police: Worker stormed out of meeting, returned with gun

A little more than 10 years ago, the factory was honored as one of the 10 best in North America.

      
 

 

Iowa bracing for significant flooding

Flooding forces residents from homes in the northeast Iowa towns following heavy storms.

      
 

 

Man shot in head during Charlotte protest has died

A man who was shot when a Charlotte protest turned violent has died from his injuries a day later. His family has identified him as Justin Carr.

      
 

 

Historic bell will ring for 'justice' at opening of new African American History Museum

When Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation in 1863, declaring all slaves in slave-holding states would be freed, church bells rang as news of the declaration spread. 

      
 

 

Assad: No Siege Around Aleppo

Syrian President Bashar Assad says his country’s forces do not have a siege around Aleppo. Assad spoke in an exclusive interview with The Associated Press. (Sept. 22)

      
 

 

Indiana WWII vet gets Purple Heart after 72 years

More than 100 family, friends and strangers watched Junior Howell of Muncie get his medal.

      
 

 

Garbage Balls a delicious way to trash your food

The deep-fried wonder is the brainchild of Rochester’s 585 Rockin Burger Bar.

      
 

 

Mylan CEO: 'Misconception' about EpiPen profits

The CEO of Mylan responded to the recent Epipen controversy Wednesday, Sept. 21.

      
 

 

Apple's secret solar plant could power 12.5K homes

Apple has built a 300-acre solar power plant to offset electricity used in data center.

      
 

 

Bomb Suspect's Father: FBI Didn't Do Their Job

The FBI looked into New York bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami two years ago after his father expressed concerns his son might be a terrorist. But the father later told investigators he just meant his son was hanging out with the wrong crowd. (Sept. 20)

      
 

 

One of two U-2 pilots dead in California crash

The plane crashed shortly after taking off from Beale Air Force Base in Northern California on a training mission around 9 a.m., military officials said.

      
 

 

Video shows unarmed black man Terence Crutcher shot by Tulsa officer

The Justice Department has been asked to investigate; the family is crying foul.