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For would-be Reagan assassin, freedom only days away

For the past decade, the man who shot President Ronald Reagan has quietly spent a growing number of his days living with his 90-year-old mother in a gated community in Williamsburg, Virginia. On Wednesday, a judge finalized John Hinckley Jr.'s transition to freedom, ordering that Hinckley can permanently leave the psychiatric hospital where he was confined after the assassination attempt.

National

House GOP chairman threatens more action on climate probe

The chairman of the House Science Committee threatened further action Wednesday after the New York and Massachusetts attorneys general refused to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking records about their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change.

Texas

Correction: Immigration Overload story

In a story July 26 about refugee programs for Central Americans being expanded by the Obama administration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that that expansion of a program to allow children to reunite with parents in the United States legally would also now allow some of their unmarried siblings to move to the U.S. The siblings are not required to be unmarried.

Videos

Passed out driver wakes up and slams into utility pole, causing explosion

Lubbock Police released this dashcam and body camera video on Friday of a driver who was asleep at the wheel. When they approached and tried to wake him by pounding on his window, he sped off and slammed into a power pole, triggering an explosion.
Lubbock Police Department
Passed out driver wakes up and slams into utility pole, causing explosion 4:26

Passed out driver wakes up and slams into utility pole, causing explosion

Police release video of a suspect in UT student's death 1:47

Police release video of a suspect in UT student's death

▶ Sandra Bland traffic stop 52:13

▶ Sandra Bland traffic stop

That sinking feeling in Granbury 0:37

That sinking feeling in Granbury