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Texas Southern University shooting: 1 dead, 1 wounded

- Associated Press

One person was killed and another wounded during a shooting Friday at a Texas Southern University student-housing complex, and the Houston campus has been placed on lockdown, university and police officials said.

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Young Mennonite girls gather at the health and safety clinic, which included a Measles, Mumps, & Rubella vaccinations in Shiloh, Ohio, on June 25, 2014. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Judge ends oversight in Amish girl chemo fight

- Associated Press

A judge formally ended the court-ordered guardianship of an Amish girl who resisted a hospital's attempts to force her to resume chemotherapy, bringing a close to the fight that raised questions about the rights of parents in making medical decisions for their children.

A sign marks the entrance to a gender neutral restroom at the University of Vermont in Burlington, Vt. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Gender-neutral bathrooms becoming law in Philadelphia

Associated Press

Philadelphia is removing gender distinctions from single-occupancy public bathrooms, a move advocates say is a small step in eliminating harassment and discrimination of transgender people.

Lawmakers grilled Volkswagen of America CEO Michael Horn on Capitol Hill Thursday, pressing him on his company's emissions scandal. The U.S. subsidiary is also potentially facing billions in fines for violating the Clean Air Act, as well as state investigations and class-action lawsuits. (Associated Press Photographs)

Lawmakers grill VW U.S. chief on Volkswagen emissions scandal

- The Washington Times

Lawmakers expressed sharp skepticism Thursday as the head of German automaker Volkswagen's U.S. operations told a congressional panel that deceptive emissions software in millions of VW diesel cars was installed by lower-level engineers without knowledge of top company officials, in the first public testimony on Capitol Hill since the scandal broke last month.