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  • Senate Democrats return to Ky. race with TV ads

    4 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats' official campaign arm and one of its largest outside allies on Wednesday reversed course in the Kentucky race and put campaign cash behind television ads for Alison Lundergan Grimes and her bid to oust Republican ...

  • Former Illini coaches speak at McClain's funeral

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had lung cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry. "None," Terry McClain said at the ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 9:38 p.m. EDT

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum' Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking APNewsBreak: Care questioned ...

  • Rockets' late free throw downs Magic 90-89

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    (AP) ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Jeff Adrien hit a free throw with 35 seconds to play as Houston rallied to beat Orlando 90-89 on Wednesday night. Troy Daniels and Isaiah Canaan led the Rockets with 14 points each. Houston (5-2) trailed ...

  • Rockets-Magic, Box

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    (AP) HOUSTON (90) Papanikolaou 1-7 2-2 5, Jones 4-11 0-0 9, Black 4-5 2-4 10, Beverley 3-6 2-2 9, Harden 3-7 2-4 9, Dorsey 2-3 0-0 4, Motiejunas 0-11 0-0 0, Smith 2-5 0-0 4, Daniels 5-15 0-0 14, Canaan 4-8 ...

  • Butler, Escobar rally Royals to 2-1 lead in Game 2

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    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Billy Butler and Alcides Escobar had run-scoring hits off Jake Peavy, and the Kansas City Royals took a 2-1 lead over San Francisco after three innings Wednesday night as they tried to even the World ...

  • AP source: Goodell told to testify in Rice appeal

    32 minutes ago

    (AP) A person familiar with the case has told The Associated Press that an arbiter has ruled that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because details ...

  • Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information ...

  • Nevada to oppose new arguments in gay rights case

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — Gov. Brian Sandoval says Nevada will oppose an effort by opponents of same-sex marriages to get the full 9th Circuit Court of Appeals to hear arguments to ban gay marriage in the Silver State. The Republican ...

  • AP NewsBreak: California prisons end race policy

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California prison officials have agreed to end a policy that segregated inmates based on their race after a riot. The policy was challenged in a 2008 inmate lawsuit and deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Department of ...

  • AP NewsAlert

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — AP NewsBreak: California prisons to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots.

  • Texas' Davis says she would welcome Obama visit

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    (AP) AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Democrat Wendy Davis said Wednesday she would welcome President Barack Obama campaigning for her in Texas after largely keeping distance from him throughout her underdog run for governor. Still trailing by double digits in some polls ...

  • AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal

    45 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — AP source: Arbiter rules NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell should testify in Ray Rice's appeal.

  • 10 Things to Know for Thursday

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1. DEADLY ATTACK AT CANADA'S PARLIAMENT A gunman — dressed all in black, his face half-covered — kills a soldier, then dies amid ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 9 p.m. EDT

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament; prime minister calls it terrorism CDC: New plan will monitor all Americans, visitors coming into US from 3 Ebola nations Fake classes, inflated grades: Massive UNC scandal included athletes over 2 decades ...

  • Giants and Royals tied 1-all early in Game 2

    52 minutes ago

    (AP) Billy Butler gets the Royals even in the first inning with a two-out RBI single off Jake Peavy, ending the team's 0-for-17 skid with runners in scoring position. Numbers don't lie: Butler came in 14 for 33 with three homers ...

  • Service for Assemblyman Livermore scheduled Monday

    56 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Republican party caucus official says a memorial service for Nevada state Assemblyman Pete Livermore is scheduled next week at a Catholic church in Carson City. Livermore died Monday after an apparent heart attack at his ...

  • Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

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    (AP) BOSTON (AP) — Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head ...

  • US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

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    (AP) OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said. Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted the virus while working ...

  • GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

    1 hour, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are clashing over issues like funding to fight Ebola, the war on terrorism and the best way to boost the economy. The two met Wednesday evening at ...

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