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    Federal agency to supervise Metro safety

    10/09/2015 08:12 PM CDT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Transportation says Washington's subway system will be under direct federal supervision because of safety lapses. 
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    Nearly 600 absent after suicide notes found at school
    10/09/2015 07:37 PM CDT - HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — An official says hundreds of students failed to show up for class at a high school in suburban Birmingham, Alabama, after several suicide notes were found from a student who said he was going to kill himself on campus. Full Story

    California governor signs crisis pregnancy centers bill
    10/09/2015 07:03 PM CDT - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Crisis pregnancy centers that discourage women from getting abortions in California will be required to provide information about abortions and other services under legislation Gov. Full Story

    2 suspects identified in slaying of 'San Quentin 6' inmate
    10/09/2015 06:23 PM CDT - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California corrections officials say two inmates already serving life sentences are suspects in the slaying of a notorious killer who spent 45 years in segregation after a bloody 1971 escape attempt at San Quentin State Prison. Full Story

    Shark bites surfer on Oahu's North Shore
    10/09/2015 07:52 PM CDT - HONOLULU (AP) — A 25-year-old Oahu man has been bitten by a shark while surfing on Oahu's North Shore. Full Story

    Mormons gather to discuss race issues within faith
    10/09/2015 06:17 PM CDT - SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — African-American Mormons discussed the ongoing challenges of belonging to a predominantly white religion Friday during a university conference designed to address the status of blacks in the faith. Full Story

    Ex-lottery security officer charged with rigging more games
    10/09/2015 07:57 PM CDT - DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A former Iowa lottery security officer convicted in July of rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot faces new allegations that he had close acquaintances cash in on lottery prizes in other states over several years, authorities said Friday. Full Story

    AP PHOTOS: Navy tests new fighter jet off Virginia's coast
    10/09/2015 05:27 PM CDT - VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) — The Navy's newest warplane is getting a test run off the coast of Virginia. Full Story

    Judge denies 1 large dose of sedative for executions
    10/09/2015 05:22 PM CDT - MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — A federal judge says the state of Alabama may not use a large dose of a sedative to execute five death row inmates. Full Story

    Federal attorneys to appeal judge's Katrina flooding ruling
    10/09/2015 05:38 PM CDT - NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Federal attorneys filed notice Friday that they will appeal a judge's ruling that the U. Full Story