08/31/2015 07:48 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wayne W. Dyer, who became a pied piper of the self-help movement with the 1976 publication of his runaway best-seller, "Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life," has died at age 75.   Full Story
 
Former agent pleads guilty in Silk Road drug site probe
08/31/2015 07:48 PM EDT - SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former Secret Service agent has pleaded guilty to charges related to the theft of electronic currency during a high-profile investigation into the online drug bazaar Silk Road. Full Story

08/31/2015 07:33 PM EDT - HOUSTON (AP) — A relative says a 14-year-old boy has died after encountering a rare amoeba while swimming in a lake north of Houston.   Full Story
 
Man who ran popular eatery pleads guilty to disability fraud
08/31/2015 07:28 PM EDT - MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) — A man who ran a popular restaurant in western Michigan while telling the government he couldn't work because of a bad back has pleaded guilty to disability fraud. Full Story

08/31/2015 07:08 PM EDT - LOS ANGELES (AP) — Immigration agents arrested more than 240 people with criminal records during a four-day sting in Southern California, authorities said Monday in a show of force that comes as fewer people are being deported.   Full Story
 
6 high school football players sentenced in hazing case
08/31/2015 06:28 PM EDT - NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Prosecutors say six of the seven football players accused of hazing and sexual assaulting four other teammates in a New Jersey high school locker room have been placed on probationary terms. Full Story

08/31/2015 06:18 PM EDT - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A South Carolina mother who drove her three children into the Daytona Beach surf last year is being moved from a state psychiatric center to a South Florida medical center as part of a conditional release.   Full Story
 
Officials hope fiber will replace coal in eastern Kentucky
08/31/2015 05:53 PM EDT - HAZARD, Ky. (AP) — In the 1970s, as the oil crisis spurred an increase in mining, Victor Justice taught people in eastern Kentucky how to mine coal. Full Story

08/31/2015 05:48 PM EDT - JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A 43-year-old Missouri man managed to rob six banks and use his bicycle as a getaway vehicle.   Full Story
 
'Pigs in a blanket' chant at Minnesota Fair riles police
08/31/2015 05:43 PM EDT - ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — An organizer behind the Black Lives Matter weekend march outside the Minnesota State Fair stood by the group's chant to fry police "like bacon," saying Monday that law enforcement officials are cherry-picking a 30-second chant to take issue with an otherwise peaceful protest. Full Story

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08/31/2015 06:39 PM EDT - ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — North America's tallest mountain will soon return to its previous name, Denali, more than a century after the Alaska peak was named to honor President William McKinley, who never set foot in the state.   Full Story
 
California beach reopened after shark spotted 2 days in row
08/31/2015 05:30 PM EDT - SAN DIEGO (AP) — The coast seems to be clear after shark sightings Saturday and Sunday along the San Diego coastline. Full Story

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08/31/2015 06:03 PM EDT - HOUSTON (AP) — Shannon J. Miles is charged with fatally shooting a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy in an attack the sheriff said was possibly fueled by rising tensions linked to the Black Lives Matter movement.   Full Story
 
Sex registry questioned after prep school grad's conviction
08/31/2015 05:30 PM EDT - CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an elite prep school who was convicted of having sexual contact with a 15-year-old classmate as part of a game of sexual conquest will be required to register as a sex offender for life, a punishment his lawyer likens to being branded and legal experts and reform advocates say exceeds the crime. Full Story

08/31/2015 04:33 PM EDT - ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A deputy shot a man who authorities say was stalking a female wrestler outside a World Wrestling Entertainment training facility in central Florida.   Full Story
 
Supreme Court rules against clerk in gay marriage case
08/31/2015 07:48 PM EDT - MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled against a Kentucky county clerk who says her Christian faith should exempt her from having to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Full Story

08/31/2015 05:29 PM EDT - RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell will not have to go to prison while the U.   Full Story
 
Former Subway spokesman Fogle suing ex-aide over loan
08/31/2015 03:33 PM EDT - INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle is suing the incarcerated former head of his charitable foundation for allegedly defaulting on a $191,000 personal loan to buy an Indianapolis home. Full Story

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08/31/2015 07:28 PM EDT - BOSTON (AP) — A lawyer for an Irish nanny who was accused of killing a 1-year-old girl in her care in Massachusetts but had a murder charge against her dropped calls the handling of the prosecution a "complete disgrace.   Full Story
 
Iran's Parliament speaker says he supports nuclear deal
08/31/2015 03:28 PM EDT - UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Iran's Parliament speaker says he supports the historic nuclear deal with world powers that will rein in Tehran's efforts to build a bomb. Full Story

 
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