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Dallas hospital had poor emergency room performance before Ebola case

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Records show the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas failed to meet national patient safety and quality standards

Vasquez Leads Raptors Past Maccabi Haifa, 92-85

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Greivis Vasquez scores 15 points, Raptors hold off Israel's Maccabi Haifa 92-85

AP NewsBreak: Prisons Agree to End Race Policy

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AP NewsBreak: California agrees to end policy that segregated inmates by race after riots


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Sergeant-at-arms hailed as hero in Ottawa shooting

Government officials say former police officer Kevin Vickers fatally shot the gunman who had killed a soldier and stormed Parliament

Ebola survivors return to treatment centres as caregivers

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Amie Subah spends her days feeding Ebola patients, giving them medicine and changing children's diapers at a treatment centre in Liberia.

Mexico mayor, wife blamed for missing students

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Mexico mayor, wife blamed for missing students
Mary PapenfussIGUALA, Mexico, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Mexican officials have issued an arrest warrant for the mayor of Iguala and his wife in the disappearance ... more

Will Smith to produce 'Hitch' series for Fox

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Will Smith to produce 'Hitch' series for Fox
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Will Smith will executive produce a new Fox series based on his 2005 film, "Hitch."

Ukraine's pro-Russian rebels launch contest for national anthem

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Russian-backed rebels in eastern Ukraine have launched a song contest to find a national anthem for their breakaway state.

Father Of Gary Murder Victim Says Pain Will Continue Even If Suspected Killer Gets Death Penalty

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Father Of Gary Murder Victim Says Pain Will Continue Even If Suspected Killer Gets Death Penalty
As the search for more bodies continues-- the families of the identified victims are trying to work through their grief.

2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On School Bus While Driver Does Nothing

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2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On School Bus While Driver Does Nothing
Video showing a 13-year-old being beaten on his way to school has surfaced and the boy's outraged parents say school officials put him in danger. ... more

Durbin, Oberweis Square Off In Only Televised Debate

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Durbin, Oberweis Square Off In Only Televised Debate
Senator Dick Durbin and Republican challenger Jim Oberweis squared off in their only televised debate. WBBM's Bob Roberts says there was one recurring theme.

Man arrested after jumping White House fence, causing lockdown

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A man jumped the White House fence on Wednesday evening and was attacked by Secret Service dogs before being arrested, a Secret ... more

Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time

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Target offers free holiday shipping, wish lists for the first time
The increasing reach of Amazon has brick-and-mortar retailers changing their game plans. The latest is Target, who for the first time is offering free shipping.>

How would NYC handle a nuclear explosion?

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The city's Office of Emergency Management ran a training exercise Wednesday that simulated a response to a nuclear explosion in Times Square

Microsoft is ending free Xbox Music streaming

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Microsoft is ending free Xbox Music streaming
Microsoft is closing its free Xbox Music streaming service effective December 1st. The company will continue to offer music streaming through its Xbox Music service, but ... more

Some Apple Pay users charged twice for purchases

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A billing glitch involving Bank of America debit cards marked an early hiccup for the mobile payment service launched Monday

Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'

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Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'
For one Southern California mother, the thrill of victory has been lost to the agony of concussion.

For UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich, mentoring matters

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For UCLA defensive coordinator Jeff Ulbrich, mentoring matters
Theirs is a professional relationship that began with a shirt.

D.A. requests follow-up in investigation of Kings' Slava Voynov

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D.A. requests follow-up in investigation of Kings' Slava Voynov
The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has requested "additional follow-up" from the Redondo Beach police detectives in the investigation of Kings defenseman Slava Voynov.

NFL tonight: San Diego at Denver

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NFL tonight: San Diego at Denver
THURSDAY

Giants, Royals Tied at 2 in Game 2 of World Series

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Brandon Belt doubles home run in 4th, Giants and Royals tied 2-all in Game 2 of World Series

Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'

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Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'
For one Southern California mother, the thrill of victory has been lost to the agony of concussion.

John-Roger dies at 80; founder of controversial new-age church

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John-Roger dies at 80; founder of controversial new-age church
John-Roger, a coal miner's son who founded the controversial new-age Movement of Spiritual Inner Awareness church in the 1970s that had thousands of followers, multimillion-dollar ... more

California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available

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California Middle Class Scholarship grants are still available
In a surprising and somewhat embarrassing situation, administrators of California's new Middle Class Scholarship program last month awarded only about half the $107 million available. ... more

Asbestos tests clear other schools in Ocean View district

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Asbestos tests clear other schools in Ocean View district
Asbestos testing has revealed that most of the campuses in a beleaguered Orange County school district pose no threat to students and will remain open.

MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence

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MLB will try to implement a policy on domestic violence
KANSAS CITY -- On the day after the NHL suspended Kings defenseman Slaya Voynov after his arrest for alleged domestic violence, the incoming commissioner of ... more
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Kesha testified assault never occurred

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Kesha, who has alleged her producer Dr Luke sexually assaulted her, once testified the incident never happened.

Avengers 2 trailer leaks early: watch it

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The Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer has leaked online, nearly a week before it was due to first air in the US.

Sheppard found Ellen 'very surreal'

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It was waiting offstage that Brisbane band Sheppard began noodling the riff for Geronimo.

Father Of Gary Murder Victim Says Pain Will Continue Even If Suspected Killer Gets Death Penalty

published about 1 hour ago
Father Of Gary Murder Victim Says Pain Will Continue Even If Suspected Killer Gets Death Penalty
As the search for more bodies continues-- the families of the identified victims are trying to work through their grief.

2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On School Bus While Driver Does Nothing

published about 1 hour ago
2 Investigators: Video Shows Kid Get Beat On School Bus While Driver Does Nothing
Video showing a 13-year-old being beaten on his way to school has surfaced and the boy's outraged parents say school officials put him in danger. ... more

Cameraman cleared of Ebola leaves hospital

"I'm walking out of the hospital on my own power, free from Ebola," said Ashoka Mukpo as he left the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit

Mexico mayor, wife blamed for missing students

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Mexico mayor, wife blamed for missing students
Mary PapenfussIGUALA, Mexico, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Mexican officials have issued an arrest warrant for the mayor of Iguala and his wife in the disappearance ... more

Will Smith to produce 'Hitch' series for Fox

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Will Smith to produce 'Hitch' series for Fox
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Will Smith will executive produce a new Fox series based on his 2005 film, "Hitch."

See New York block renamed after George Carlin

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See New York block renamed after George Carlin
Danielle HaynesNEW YORK, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A block in the Morningside Heights neighborhood of New York City was renamed Wednesday in honor of late ... more

Weather satellite outage threatens to foul forecasts

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Weather satellite outage threatens to foul forecasts
Mary PapenfussSILVER SPRING, Md., Oct. 22 (UPI) -- A key segment of data from a network of weather satellites has mysteriously gone dark, which could ... more