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Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) -- The last man to shoot an American president now spends most of the year in a house overlooking the 13th hole of a golf course in a gated community....

Q&A: Details about Hinckley and the insanity defense
When John Hinckley Jr. was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 1981 assassination attempt of President Ronald Reagan, jurors left open the possibility that he would one day live outside a mental institution. For decades he's been receiving treatment at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, D.C., and in 2003 a judge ordered Hinckley be allowed to start testing his freedom outside of the facility. For the past year, Hinckley has spent 17 days a month living with his mother in Williamsburg, Virginia. Hearings set for Wednesday will determine whether that time should be increased. Nearing 60, Hinckley could potentially be granted full-time, year-round "convalescent leave" in the community....

Florida gyrocopter pilot returns to Florida, awaits hearing
RUSKIN, Fla. (AP) -- A mail carrier has returned to his home in Florida, where he'll wait for his next hearing after flying his gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn....

Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Three people were shot and injured Saturday night at a cookout on the Delaware State University campus, officials said, and authorities are searching for the shooter....

Email: Affleck asked PBS to not reveal slave-owning ancestor
BOSTON (AP) -- Ben Affleck requested that the PBS documentary series "Finding Your Roots" not reveal he had a slave-owning ancestor, according to emails published online by whistleblower site WikiLeaks, and the information never appeared on the program....

Tulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records
TULSA, Okla. (AP) -- Defense attorneys released some of the training records Saturday for a 73-year-old volunteer sheriff's deputy charged with manslaughter in the fatal shooting of an unarmed suspect in Oklahoma....

Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes
CORONA, Calif. (AP) -- An out-of-control wildfire that broke out in a forested basin near a Southern California dam triggered the evacuation of about 300 homes late Saturday, authorities said....

5 years on, empty graves, full hearts for Gulf survivors
JONESVILLE, La. (AP) -- Courtney Kemp was getting dressed for work when husband Wyatt walked in and sat down. He didn't speak, but she could tell something was weighing on him....

Short portraits of 11 who died on the Deepwater Horizon
Portraits of the 11 who died on the Deepwater Horizon:...

After Israeli elections, US Zionists cast votes of their own
NEW YORK (AP) -- Call it the other Israel election....

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Florida gyrocopter pilot returns to Florida, awaits hearing

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Wildfire near Southern California dam threatens 300 homes

Reagan shooter finds rejection, indifference in future home

Officials: 3 shot, injured at Delaware State cookout

Tulsa reserve deputy's attorneys release training records

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