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California assisted suicide bill advances

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A controversial bill to allow physician-assisted suicide for terminally ill patients in California passed a key legislative committee on Tuesday, after failing in the legislature earlier this summer amid opposition from the Catholic Church.

Ex-director of Fogle’s foundation pleads guilty

INDIANAPOLIS — The ex-head of the foundation started by former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed on Tuesday to plead guilty to a dozen counts of child sexual exploitation and one count of distributing and receiving child pornography, a U.S. attorney in Indiana said.

FBI agents raid Palm Springs City Hall

LOS ANGELES — FBI agents and a local public corruption task force raided Palm Springs City Hall armed with search warrants on Tuesday, sending home employees and closing the offices for the day, an FBI spokeswoman said.

McDonald’s to add all-day breakfast

LOS ANGELES —McDonald’s U.S. franchisees have voted to begin offering all-day breakfast on Oct. 6, a widely expected move that the company and investors hope will help reverse slumping sales and traffic at the world’s biggest fast-food chain.

U.S. may sanction Chinese companies

WASHINGTON — The White House is considering applying sanctions against companies and individuals in China it believes have benefited from Chinese hacking of U.S. trade secrets, the Washington Post reported on Sunday.

Children among 71 migrants found dead in truck

EISENSTADT, Austria — Four children, including a baby girl, were among 71 migrants found dead in a truck on an Austrian highway and several people have been arrested in Hungary in connection with the tragedy, Austrian police said on Friday.

University moves statue of Confederate president

AUSTIN, Texas — The statue of Confederate president Jefferson Davis was moved from its prominent place on the University of Texas campus in Austin on Sunday, according to footage published on social media and by local Austin American-Statesman newspaper.

Five more inmates diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease

LOS ANGELES — Five more California inmates have been diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease at San Quentin State Prison, as officials work to determine the source of the outbreak and minimize its spread, the state corrections department said on Sunday.

Secessionists launch petition drive for vote to break away

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — A group called the Texas Nationalist Movement fanned out to 31 cities across Texas this weekend trying to gather the 75,000 signatures they say they need to get the question of the state’s secession from the United States on the primary ballot next spring.

Hurricane Fred forms; Erika’s remnants flooding S.C.

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Hurricane Fred strengthened early Monday in the eastern Atlantic as it approached the Cape Verde Islands, while the remnants of Tropical Storm Erika brought flooding to parts of South Carolina, according to U.S. forecasters.

Horror filmmaker Wes Craven dead at 76

LOS ANGELES — Prolific horror filmmaker Wes Craven, who directed the slasher classic “A Nightmare on Elm Street,” died on Sunday afternoon, his family said in a statement. He was 76.

Deputy shooting suspect appears in court

HOUSTON — A 30-year-old Houston man facing a charge of capital murder in the killing of a deputy was arraigned on Monday in a case the county sheriff tied to the “Black Lives Matter” campaign against police violence.

U.S. court hands win to NSA

WASHINGTON, D.C. — A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge’s ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has raised privacy concerns.

Sheriff blames anti-police sentiment in killing of deputy

Houston-area officials on Saturday asked the public for help in finding a man who shot dead a sheriff's deputy at a gas station on Friday night, blaming the killing on anti-police sentiment around the country over policing and race.

Resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina

NEW ORLEANS — From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city’s resilience in the face of disaster.