Police: Mom investigated for publicly shaming her son

10/06/2015 03:47 AM PDT
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — 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. 
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10 Things to Know for Today
10/06/2015 03:08 AM PDT - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today: 1. Full Story

The Latest: 11th storm-related death in South Carolina
10/06/2015 04:02 AM PDT - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The latest on the rainstorm that pounded parts of the East Coast (all times local): 7 a. Full Story

Sunken US ship had sufficient lifeboats, but terrible storm
10/06/2015 02:07 AM PDT - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Crew members trained regularly in calm waters to handle the lifeboats would instead likely have struggled against buffeting by huge 50-foot waves, a vessel taking on water and listing to one side and winds the Coast Guard estimated reached 140 mph. Full Story

Despite sunny forecast, South Carolina ordeal far from over
10/06/2015 03:40 AM PDT - COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — 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. Full Story

Q&A: How does the House elect a new speaker?
10/06/2015 12:47 AM PDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — At noon on Thursday, Republicans will gather behind closed doors and vote by secret ballot for their candidate for the most powerful job in the House, a post that's second in line to the presidency — Speaker of the House. Full Story

Boston-bound airline pilot dies; co-pilot lands safely
10/06/2015 12:42 AM PDT - SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — An American Airlines pilot became gravely ill while flying from Phoenix to Boston and later died, but his first officer calmly took over and safely landed the plane in Syracuse, airline officials said. Full Story

Syria's skies crowded with multiple air forces
10/06/2015 02:57 AM PDT - WASHINGTON (AP) — The skies over Syria are increasingly crowded — and increasingly dangerous. Full Story

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    California triumphs at the Great American Beer Festival

    The grandest, largest GABF of all time takes over the Denver convention center, and when the dust clears, California breweries are holding 67 medals.