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Defense: Theater shooting suspect was seeing psychiatrist

James Holmes appears in court Monday, July 23, 2012. At right is his attorney, Tamara Brady. (Photo: AP)

DENVER (AP) -- The former graduate student accused in the deadly Colorado movie theater shooting was being treated by a psychiatrist at the university where he studied, the first indication that he may have sought help before the rampage that killed 12 people and wounded 58.

Witness tried to keep door closed on Colo. gunman

6:18 PM 07/20/2012

AURORA, Colo. (AP) -- An eager audience forgoing sleep to take in the midnight showing of "The Dark Knight Rises" instead were witnesses Friday to a bloody mass shooting at a suburban Denver movie theater. Police said a man clad in black threw a canister that spewed smoke before he opened fire. Witnesses said that at first, they thought it was a prank or a stunt. Then the gunman shot steadily at the audience, not speaking. Some of their accounts:

AP source: Colo. shooting suspect not cooperating

6:11 PM 07/20/2012

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The suspect in a shooting that killed or wounded 71 people early Friday in a suburban Denver movie theater is not talking to investigators, a law enforcement official briefed on the investigation told The Associated Press.

Rep. Jesse Jackson treated for ‘mood disorder’

9:04 PM 07/11/2012

CHICAGO (AP) -- U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. is under intensive medical treatment for a "mood disorder," his office announced in a brief statement Wednesday, more than a month after the Chicago Democrat quietly went on medical leave of absence.

5 Democrats join Republicans in voting to repeal Obamacare

5:04 PM 07/11/2012

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Pressing an election-year point, Republicans pushed yet another bill through the House on Wednesday to repeal the nation's two-year-old health care law, a maneuver that forced Democrats to choose between President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement and a public that is persistently skeptical of its value.

Knicks’ Stoudemire expected to miss rest of first-round series

4:21 PM 05/01/2012

Amar’e Stoudemire does not have significant damage from smashing his left hand into a fire extinguisher’s glass case shortly after the Knicks lost Game 2 in Miami on Monday night, but he will miss the remainder of the series against the Heat, according to a person with direct knowledge of Stoudemire’s status.

Federal judge strikes down parts of Wis. union law

5:17 PM 03/30/2012

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A federal judge has upheld most of Wisconsin's law curbing collective bargaining rights, but he sided with unions in at least one key area by saying union dues could automatically be withdrawn from public workers' paychecks.