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White supremacist aiming to kill Jews convicted in three Kansas murders

Frazier Glenn Cross appears in court on murder charges in Olathe, KansasA man who admitted in court to wanting to kill Jews was found guilty on Monday of murdering three people, including a teenage boy, outside two Jewish centers in Kansas last year. A seven-man, five-woman jury took less than two hours to convict Frazier Glenn Cross, 74, on the three murders as well as on three counts of attempted murder for firing at other people during the same shooting spree in April 2014. Jurors will next decide if Cross should get the death penalty, as prosecutors are seeking.


Memorial held in New York for Broadway actor who died at 21

Brandyn Day, center, talks about his best friend during a memorial gathering for Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Bethesda fountain in New York's Central Park. Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway, died after falling from a fire escape over the weekend, according to a show spokesman. He was 21. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK (AP) — Dozens of friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central Park on Monday to mourn his accidental death.


Legionnaires' outbreak leaves 4 dead at Illinois veterans home: newspaper
The outbreak in Quincy, which is about 240 miles southwest of Chicago, follows recent outbreaks of the respiratory illness that killed a dozen people in New York City and has sickened inmates at a California prison. Adams County, Illinois, health officials have confirmed that the more than two dozen cases all are connected to the Quincy veterans' home, the newspaper said. In New York, an outbreak traced to the historic Opera House Hotel killed 12 people and sickened 128 before it was declared over in August.
Daily pot smoking on U.S. college campuses at 35-year high: study

Marijuana plants for sale are displayed at the medical marijuana farmers market in Los AngelesThe number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study released on Tuesday. Nearly 6 percent of college students reported using pot daily or near-daily in 2014, up from 3.5 percent in 2007 but less than the 7.2 percent recorded in 1980, the University of Michigan's Monitoring the Future study found. "It's clear that for the past seven or eight years there has been an increase in marijuana use among the nation's college students," said Lloyd Johnston, the study's principal author.


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