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Man convicted of manslaughter in Florida marching band hazing

published about 6 hours ago
ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - The ringleader of a beating ritual that led to the death of a Florida college marching band member was convicted on Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing, the first case to go to trial in an incident that drew national attention to hazing abuses.

Man convicted of manslaughter in Florida marching band hazing

published about 6 hours ago
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - The ringleader of a beating ritual that led to the death of a Florida college marching band member was convicted on Friday of manslaughter and felony hazing, the first case to go to trial in an incident that drew national attention to hazing abuses. A jury convicted percussionist Dante Martin, 27, for his role in a November 2011 ritual involving the Florida A&M University's celebrated "Marching 100" band that led to the death ... more

Stream these on Netflix, Hulu, iTunes

published about 7 hours ago
Stream these on Netflix, Hulu, iTunes
Netflix, Hulu and iTunes are adding titles to their streaming options in November.


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Tide going out for the Tea Party in US midterms

The midterm elections in Kansas, where the polarising policies of Governor Sam Brownback have caused many Republicans to denounce him, will be a litmus test ... more

Canada imposes visa ban on three Ebola-hit countries

published less than 1 hour ago
Canada will stop issuing visas to people from the three West African nations where Ebola is widespread, the government said on Friday.

​U.N. expresses "deep outrage" at ISIS

published less than 1 hour ago
Security Council says actions by Islamic militants "may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity"

New US general seeks China air safety dialogue

published less than 1 hour ago
BEIJING (AP) — The U.S. Air Force's new commander in the Pacific says she's hoping to continue talks with China on avoiding dangerous encounters in ... more

Europe, Russia at odds over early eastern Ukraine elections

published less than 1 hour ago
The separatist poll in eastern Ukraine on Sunday is aimed at electing leaders and a parliament in a self-proclaimed autonomous republic but the elections have ... more

LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge

published about 1 hour ago
LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus

published about 1 hour ago
Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus
The oldest musical group in the city formed a year after the Great Chicago Fire. The organization is still around. CBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports.

Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?

published about 1 hour ago
Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?
The price increase has been described by some congressmen as staggering. They’re joining doctors, pharmacists and patients in asking why. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Protests force out Burkina president, soldiers vie for power

published about 2 hours ago
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the ... more

Aurora Police Release Surveillance Images From Tie-Up Robberies

published about 2 hours ago
Aurora Police Release Surveillance Images From Tie-Up Robberies
Four recent west suburban robberies may be related, and police are releasing surveillance photos of the suspects involved, police said.

Foreign access to China's card clearing market next August: report

published about 2 hours ago
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chinese regulators will allow foreign firms access to the yuan-denominated credit card clearing business from August next year, Hong Kong's South ... more

Virgin SpaceShipTwo crash kills pilot video

published about 2 hours ago
Virgin SpaceShipTwo crash kills pilot  video
One of two pilots on board the experimental Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo craft was killed when it crashed during a test flight in the Mojave Desert ... more

Hospital: Girl shot in Washington state school rampage dies

published about 2 hours ago
Hospital: Girl shot in Washington state school rampage dies
A girl shot during a rampage at a Washington state high school last week that left two other girls dead along with the gunman has ... more

Former U.S. marine freed after spending months in Mexican jail

published about 2 hours ago
Former U.S. marine freed after spending months in Mexican jail
A former U.S. Marine, who had been held in Mexican jail for months after arriving at the border from California with guns in his vehicle, ... more

James Leads Cavaliers Past Bulls, 114-108 in OT

published about 1 hour ago
James scores 36 points as Cavaliers beat Bulls 114-108 in overtime

Friday's recap: Cavaliers 114, Bulls 108

published about 2 hours ago
Friday's recap: Cavaliers 114, Bulls 108
The summary

Game updates: Lakers vs. Clippers

published about 2 hours ago
Game updates: Lakers vs. Clippers
Clippers 31, Lakers 22 (end of first quarter)

Brook Lopez Stays on Sideline as the Nets Say Little

published about 2 hours ago
Brook Lopez Stays on Sideline as the Nets Say Little
The Nets’ Brook Lopez has not played full-contact basketball since he sprained his right foot in China on Oct. 15.

With Gadgetry, New York Marathon May Be Watched Like No Other

published about 2 hours ago
With Gadgetry, New York Marathon May Be Watched Like No Other
New York City Marathon officials are aiming to make the event the most advanced in the world, as far as gee-whiz gadgetry goes.

Ian Fraser dies; Emmy-winning conductor, arranger and composer

published about 1 hour ago
Ian Fraser dies; Emmy-winning conductor, arranger and composer
Emmy-winning music conductor, arranger and composer Ian Fraser, who worked extensively with Julie Andrews and oversaw a famed Bing Crosby/David Bowie holiday duet, died at ... more

Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns

published about 1 hour ago
Technology chief for Los Angeles Unified School District resigns
The head of technology for the Los Angeles Unified School District has resigned, the latest fallout from two troubled technology efforts: the iPads-for-all project and ... more

Three teen girls killed by car while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana

published about 1 hour ago
Three teenage girls were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said.

Game updates: Lakers vs. Clippers

published about 2 hours ago
Game updates: Lakers vs. Clippers
Clippers 31, Lakers 22 (end of first quarter)

L.A. County assessor candidates vie in shadow of a higher-profile race

published about 2 hours ago
L.A. County assessor candidates vie in shadow of a higher-profile race
Even with the current officeholder fighting felony corruption charges, the two candidates running to be the next Los Angeles County assessor have had trouble attracting ... more
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LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge

published about 1 hour ago
LeBron, Cavs Spoil Bulls Home Opener With OT Surge
LeBron James scored 36 points and the Cleveland Cavaliers beat Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls 114-108 in overtime on Friday night.

Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus

published about 1 hour ago
Your Chicago: Apollo Chorus
The oldest musical group in the city formed a year after the Great Chicago Fire. The organization is still around. CBS 2's Kate Sullivan reports.

Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?

published about 1 hour ago
Prices Soar For Some Generic Drugs — Why?
The price increase has been described by some congressmen as staggering. They’re joining doctors, pharmacists and patients in asking why. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.

Protests force out Burkina president, soldiers vie for power

published about 2 hours ago
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso President Blaise Compaore resigned on Friday amid mass street protests at his attempts to extend his 27-year rule, plunging the ... more

Third victim in Washington state school shooting dies

published about 1 hour ago
Third victim in Washington state school shooting dies
Danielle HaynesMARYSVILLE, Wash., Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Shaylee Chuckulnaskit dies one week after being shot by fellow student at Marysville-Pilchuck High School.

Fanged deer spotted in Afghanistan, first sighting in 60 years

published about 1 hour ago
Fanged deer spotted in Afghanistan, first sighting in 60 years
Brooks HaysKABUL, Afghanistan, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- After an absence of more than 60 years, a handful of rare fanged deer have been spotted in ... more

Canada bans visas for all travelers from West Africa

published about 2 hours ago
Canada bans visas for all travelers from West Africa
Mary PapenfussTORONTO, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Canada has closed its borders to Africans from the three nations grappling with Ebola by refusing to issue visas ... more

Crazed zombies, warlocks, ghouls haunt Village parade

published about 2 hours ago
Crazed zombies, warlocks, ghouls haunt Village parade
Mary PapenfussNEW YORK, Oct. 31 (UPI) -- Monster mash up turns Manhattan's Village into costume orgy.

​Ebola fear causes stigma against West Africans in U.S.

published about 2 hours ago
Although only one person has died from Ebola in the U.S., fear of the virus is prompting prejudice against West Africans living here