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October 20, 2014

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  • Obama casts his vote early in Chicago

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama has cast his vote early for the 2014 midterm elections. Obama voted Monday at a community center named after the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. near his familys home on Chicago's South Side. ...

  • Man gets 1 to 2 years in buggy horse drive-by

    4 hours, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man who pleaded guilty in a drive-by shooting that killed a horse pulling a buggy with a family inside has been sentenced to one to two years behind bars. Last November, Timothy Diggs Jr. ...

  • AP Top Science News At 12:15 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Another month, another global heat record broken CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team Argentina launches its first home-built satellite Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sun. Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux University ...

  • AP Top News At 12:15 p.m. EDT

    4 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies Indiana mayor: Suspect in 7 deaths is sex offender Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security Turkey helping Kurdish ...

  • Surfer says he hit shark with board to stop attack

    5 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A surfer holding his 8-year-old son says he punched and smacked a shark with his board to stop an attack off Maui. Kaleo Roberson tells the Maui News (http://bit.ly/1pu0b1d ) that he was surfing Saturday with ...

  • Man pleads not guilty in Louisiana stripper death

    5 hours, 32 minutes ago

    (AP) GRETNA, La. (AP) — A 42-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the death and dismemberment of a stripper in New Orleans' French Quarter. A Jefferson Parish grand jury indicted Speaks and his girlfriend, 30-year-old Margaret Sanchez, in August on ...

  • Correction: Pit Bull Vote story

    6 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — In a story Oct. 18 about an upcoming vote on banning pit bulls, The Associated Press reported erroneously the name of DogsBite.org's founder. She is Colleen Lynn, not Colleen Long. A corrected version of the story ...

  • 6-year-old's shooting death at store investigated

    6 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are vowing to find those responsible for the shooting death of a 6-year-old girl who had stopped at a convenience store with her dad to buy bubblegum. Hundreds of people turned out ...

  • Do remains belong to missing Virginia student?

    10 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Police blocked off roads, sifted through leaves and scoured a rural area where they found remains that could be missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham. It's not clear how long it will take authorities to ...

  • AP Top Science News At 10 a.m. EDT

    7 hours, 17 minutes ago

    (AP) CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team Argentina launches its first home-built satellite Once in million years: Comet buzzing Mars on Sun. Feds: Don't expect winter to be polar vortex redux University knocks down tweet that Ebola airborne Study: ...

  • Image of Asia: A snowstorm survivor waits in Nepal

    7 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) In this photo by Niranjan Shrestha, an avalanche survivor waits to receive the bodies of his colleagues outside a morgue in Katmandu, Nepal. Blizzards and avalanches that swept the Himalayas last week caused at least 39 deaths, and more than ...

  • Video shows rescuer carrying man from burning home

    7 hours, 45 minutes ago

    (AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man ran into a burning home in central California and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him. Beth Lederach told the Fresno Bee (http://bit.ly/1qXnMHP ...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, avoiding serious damage

    8 hours, 11 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — A Pacific tempest packing hurricane-force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands rode out the storm with no reports of any serious problems. Hurricane Ana was downgraded ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 8 a.m. EDT

    9 hours, 16 minutes ago

    (AP) Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing Do remains belong to missing Virginia student? Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty What to know about federally run ...

  • AP Top Political News At 7:53 a.m. EDT

    9 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) Kerry: 'Irresponsible' not to aid Kurds against IS Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security Brief profiles of a few ex-Nazis getting benefits ...

  • Michelle Knight says she now forgives kidnapper

    10 hours, 8 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — One of the three women held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade says she has been able to forgive her kidnapper and find peace in her life. Michelle Knight made the comments during ...

  • Suspect in girl's beating death had prior arrests

    10 hours, 18 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Police say a man charged with fatally beating his stepdaughter for allegedly soiling her pants had 15 prior arrests. Kelsey Smith was charged with assault and acting in a manner injurious to a child less than ...

  • Bodies of 3 more slain women found in NW Indiana

    10 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) GARY, Ind. (AP) — Authorities in northwestern Indiana say the bodies of three more unidentified women have been found, following what police say was the confession of a man to killing a woman who was found strangled at a motel. ...

  • Man carries Fresno man from burning home

    12 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A man ran into a burning home in Fresno and came out carrying a man who lives inside over his shoulder as flames popped and exploded behind him. Beth Lederach of Clovis tells the Fresno Bee ...

  • Hawaii rides out storm, no reports of serious woes

    13 hours, 34 minutes ago

    (AP) HONOLULU (AP) — A Pacific tempest packing hurricane force winds brushed Hawaii over the weekend with heavy rain, high surf and strong winds, but the islands road out the storm with no reports of any serious problems. Hurricane Ana was ...

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