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Police identify shooting suspect who wounded nine

HOUSTON — A Houston lawyer suspected of wounding nine people in a shooting spree on Monday has been formally identified by the medical examiner as 46-year-old Nathan DeSai, police said.

Illinois man pleads guilty in nude-photo hacking scandal

An Illinois man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to hacking the e-mail accounts of high-profile female celebrities in a scandal linked to the online release of nude photos of Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and others.

Americas becomes first region to eliminate measles

NEW YORK — The Americas has become the first region in the world to be free of measles, following a 22-year vaccination drive against the disease which continues to infect tens of thousands of people globally, the Pan American Health Organization said on Tuesday.

ADHD drugs no help with homework

Giving stimulants to kids with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) may not help them complete homework or get better grades, a small study suggests.

Iowa town braces for flood with 10 miles of barricades

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Emergency crews have erected nearly 10 miles of temporary flood barricades and laid a quarter-million sandbags in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, as residents braced on Monday for what could be the second-largest flood in the city’s history, officials said.

Jury selection begins in church shooter case

CHARLESTON, S.C. —Several hundred people reported to the U.S. courthouse in Charleston, South Carolina, on Monday for the start of jury selection in the death penalty case against a white man who shot dead nine black parishioners in a church in June 2015.

Colombia, Marxist rebels to end 52-year war

CARTAGENA, Colombia — Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Marxist rebel leader Timochenko used a pen made from a bullet Monday to sign an agreement ending a half-century war that killed a quarter of a million people and made their nation a byword for violence.

Battle rages near Aleppo, air onslaught continues

BEIRUT — Syrian government and rebel forces battled for control of high ground on the Aleppo outskirts on Saturday as warplanes bombed the city's opposition-held east relentlessly in a Russian-backed offensive that has left Washington's Syria policy in tatters.

Charlotte police videos released: Question of gun still unanswered

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Charlotte police released two videos on Saturday showing the fatal shooting of a black man that has unleashed days of protests, but the footage failed to settle the central question of whether shooting victim Keith Scott was holding a gun.

Family sees video of police shooting black man dead

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The family of the black man whose shooting death by police in Charlotte, North Carolina, triggered two nights of riots viewed video of the episode on Thursday, but a lawyer for the family of Keith Scott said it was unclear if Scott was holding a gun when killed.

U.S. drone case tests rights to air space

WASHINGTON, D.C. — When a small town American roofer took legal action against a neighbor for shooting down his drone, the local dispute sparked a case that could help shape the newest frontier of property rights law — who owns the air.

World’s oldest Catholic bishop dies at age 104

NEW YORK — The world’s oldest Roman Catholic bishop, who championed civil rights and promoted equality for women in the church, has died in New Jersey at age 104, church officials said on Wednesday.

Chicago to add nearly 1,000 police officers

CHICAGO — Chicago's police department plans to hire nearly 1,000 officers over the next two years in a bid to combat a surge of violence in the third-largest U.S. city including more than 500 murders this year, the Chicago Sun-Times reported on Wednesday.

Charlotte braces for more riots after police shooting

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Authorities in Charlotte, North Carolina, braced on Wednesday for a possible second night of rioting triggered by the police killing of a black man who refused commands to drop a handgun that officers said he was brandishing.