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Nation

The Latest: Police working on how Indiana student got guns

"I got a 'Mom, I'm scared' text message and other than that, it was 'come get me at the high school,'" Higgins said.

Summit talk turns warmer; Trump says ‘talking to them now’

"Everybody plays games," said Trump, who often boasts about his own negotiating tactics and skill.

Harvey Weinstein arrested on rape, criminal sex act charges

"You sorry, Harvey?" came a shout from a throng of media as the once powerful movie mogul walked into a lower Manhattan courthouse, his head bowed with the cuffs behind his back. Asked "What can you say?" he mildly shook his head and softly said "No."

The Trump White House

National Biz

US average mortgage rates at 7-year highs; 30-year 4.66 pct.

Mortgage buyer Freddie Mac said Thursday the average rate on 30-year, fixed-rate mortgages was 4.66 percent, up from 4.61 percent last week. Pushing toward the significant 5 percent level, the new average benchmark rate was the highest since May 5, 2011. By contrast, the 30-year rate averaged 3.95 percent a year ago.

Obituaries

Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

Author of more than 25 books, Roth was a fierce satirist and uncompromising realist, confronting readers in a bold, direct style that scorned false sentiment or hopes for heavenly reward

Fact Check

AP FACT CHECK: Trump puts words in Clapper’s mouth

TRUMP tweet: "Clapper has now admitted that there was Spying in my campaign. Large dollars were paid to the Spy, far beyond normal. Starting to look like one of the biggest political scandals in U.S. history. SPYGATE - a terrible thing!"

Real Fake News

NOT REAL NEWS: No Los Angeles restaurant offering dog meat

The false story has appeared online in various forms since at least 2014. The most recent version of the story about the so-called Puchow de Manila Eatery and Fine Dining restaurant in Los Angeles alleged an unnamed "Filipino group" asked a Supreme Court to lift the ban on eating dog meat because it violated members' religious rights.

That's Weird

Legend of Loch Ness Monster will be tested with DNA samples

"I'm going into this thinking it's unlikely there is a monster, but I want to test that hypothesis," Gemmell said. "What we'll get is a really nice survey of the biodiversity of the Loch Ness."

World

Gun Control Debate

National Politics