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VIDEO: McComb at Arlington

Arlington powered its way to a 38-7 win over McComb in a Blanchard Valley Conference match-up on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014.
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Washington city takes stock of tornado damage

LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) — The southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief. No one was injured in the Thursday afternoon wind blast, which...
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Student, shooter killed in high school attack north of Seattle

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student and a lone shooter were dead Friday after an attack at a high school north of Seattle, police said. Marysville Police Commander Robb Lamoureux said the shooter was a student, but he did not have any additional information including where the...

Chan wants to be better father after son’s arrest

BEIJING (AP) — Jackie Chan has pledged to become a better father after his son Jaycee was arrested on drug charges. The film star said in his first comments in person after the arrest: “I am always a father. I used to be an unqualified father. Now, after this event, I...

More earnings gains send U.S. stocks higher

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are opening slightly higher as U.S. companies report more earnings gains. UPS and Microsoft were among the early winners Friday. Procter & Gamble also rose after saying it would make its Duracell battery business a stand-alone company. The Dow...

Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety regulators say that if the buckles...
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WHO: 5 more Ebola vaccines to be tested in March

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five more experimental vaccines will start being tested in March. Still, the agency warned it’s not clear whether any of these will...
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Pistorius prosecutors consult expert over appeal

STELLENBOSCH, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius could still face a murder conviction and 15 years in prison for killing his girlfriend as prosecutors said Friday they had consulted a South African criminal law expert over an appeal. Chief prosecutor Gerrie Nel has talked...
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No. 9 Georgia to ask for Gurley’s reinstatement

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Georgia will file a request with the NCAA for tailback Todd Gurley’s eligibility to be reinstated. Gurley has been suspended for the last two games while Georgia investigated allegations he broke NCAA rules by receiving improper benefits. Coach Mark Richt...
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2 dead in shooting attack at Canada’s Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — A Canadian soldier standing guard at a war memorial in the country’s capital was shot to death Wednesday, and gunfire then erupted inside Parliament, authorities said. One gunman was killed, and police said they were searching for as many as two...