Interstate non-cents: Unstamped coins spill in Delaware

NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — Authorities in Delaware say a tractor-trailer carrying 45,000 pounds of unstamped pennies overturned on northbound Interstate 95, spilling its load and jamming traffic.

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Ohio, Michigan win 3rd night Miss America prelims

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Michigan and Ohio loom large in the presidential election, but they also brought some swing-state magic to the Miss America pageant Thursday night in Atlantic City.

  • Written by WAYNE PARRY, Associated Press

Texas sheriff: 1 student dead, 1 hurt in school shooting

ALPINE, Texas (AP) — A 14-year-old girl died of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound after shooting and injuring another female student Thursday inside a high school in West Texas, according to the local sheriff.


Vanished flag from famous 9/11 photo returns to ground zero

NEW YORK (AP) — An American flag raised at ground zero on Sept. 11 in a defining moment of patriotic resolve took its place at the site Thursday after disappearing for over a decade.

  • Written by JENNIFER PELTZ, Associated Press

Nigeria facing 'a famine unlike any we have ever seen'

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The whimpers from skeletally thin babies too weak to cry are a harbinger of worse things to come: A quarter of the children lucky enough to make it to this emergency feeding center are dying. They are the latest victims of Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency.

  • Written by MICHELLE FAUL, Associated Press