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Public Shaming of Son by Mom Results in Investigation

Oct 6
Authorities say a mother is under investigation by the Department of Social Services after writing "bad" on her son's head, dressing him in women's clothes and parading him around a Wal-Mart store as punishment.

Workers Removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

By Sean Murphy | Oct 6
A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed and will be transported to a private conservative think tank for storage.

Ind. City Passes LGBT Anti-Discrimination Ordinance

Oct 6
An ordinance that would ban discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity has been approved by the Carmel City Council.

Train Hero Honors Oregon Town on 'Dancing with the Stars'

By Lynn Elber | Oct 6
An emotional Alek Skarlatos returned to "Dancing with the Stars" to honor his Oregon college town hit by a mass killing, calling the event harder to comprehend than the attack on a train he helped stop in France.

Despite Sunny Forecast, South Carolina Ordeal Far From Over

By Jeffrey Collins and Emery P. Dalesio | Oct 6
South Carolina was expecting sunshine Tuesday after days of inundation, but it will still take weeks for the state to return to normal after being pummeled by a historic rainstorm.

Oregon Shooter Rants in Writings About Having No Girlfriend

By Jonathan J. Cooper and Tami Abdollah | Oct 6
The gunman who killed nine people at an Oregon community college before taking his own life ranted in writings he left behind about not having a girlfriend and thinking everyone else was crazy, a law enforcement official said Monday.

Changes to Justices' Opinions Will Be Highlighted

By Mark Sherman | Oct 6
The Supreme Court is taking a step to address criticism that its inner workings are opaque.

Transgender Student's Bathroom Request Stirs Nevada Debate

By Sally Ho | Oct 6
A transgender student who wanted to use the boy's bathroom and locker room at his school in Nevada has sparked a new round of debate among legislators over the issue.

Lawsuit: Pork Roll Company Fired Employee for Passing Gas

Oct 6
One of New Jersey's top pork roll makers is being sued by the wife of an employee who she says was fired for passing too much gas in the office.

California Governor Signs Hard-Won Right-To-Die Legislation

Oct 5
California will become the fifth state to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.

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