Talk Back: Obama's speech
Do you approve of President Obama's new strategy to combat ISIS?
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Grand jury transcripts recount Oikos massacre

One Goh told police his original plan was to kill one person and himself — "then he said, you know, 'Why not two?'" Seven were killed in the 2012 attack. 
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California leads the nation in preventable train deaths

About 10 minutes before she was struck and killed by a freight train, 14-year-old Jenna Betti texted her parents that she and her friend were heading back from a walk and that they'd be home shortly. 
(Ben Margot/AP)
A's collapse in ninth, lose to Rangers

The A's free-fall toward mediocrity continued unabated Wednesday when they couldn't capitalize on eight brilliant shutout innings from Jeff Samardzija in a 6-1 loss to Texas that saw closer Sean Doolittle give up five ninth-inning runs 
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California leads the nation in preventable train deaths

About 10 minutes before she was struck and killed by a freight train, 14-year-old Jenna Betti texted her parents that she and her friend were heading back from a walk and that they'd be home shortly. 
 
 
 
 
( Ben Rothstein )
Review: 'The Maze Runner' perks up tired YA action formula

The action film based on James Dashner's books has its flaws, including a somewhat disappointing ending, but it's compelling and well-made and should appeal to young viewers.