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A tablet that translates sign language into spoken word

published about 3 hours ago
A team of deaf entrepreneurs has developed a revolutionary way for the hearing and hearing-impaired to communicate

Picture of California widower dining with photo of late wife goes viral

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Although Hilda Silva died five years ago, her husband John still has dinner with her

New image of suspect in custody

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New image of suspect in custody
Police found Eric Matthew Frein who they say killed Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounded Trooper Alex T. Douglass.

Pictures of the Week: Oct. 24 – Oct. 31

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Pictures of the Week: Oct. 24 – Oct. 31
From the encroaching lava of the Hawaii volcano to the U.S. Marines withdrawal from Helmand Province, Afghanistan and the World Series victory for the San Francisco Giants to a terrifying Tokyo Halloween, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.  
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Bike-riding nurse defies Ebola quarantine, on collision course with governor

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CAPE ELIZABETH Maine (Reuters) - A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone but has tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday, defying Maine's order that she be quarantined in her home and setting up a legal collision with Governor Paul LePage.


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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

Thursday's recap: Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)

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Thursday's recap: Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)
The summary

Dog helps police track down its owner

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Dog helps police track down its owner
Danielle HaynesPRATTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Police track down alleged drug dealer with help from the suspect's dog.

Four killed as plane hits building at Kansas airport

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Four killed as plane hits building at Kansas airport
Mary PapenfussWICHITA, Kan., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2014/10/29/Dog-comes-home-gnawing-on-human-bone/9411414631377/#ixzz3HgePqF7I

Sunni Tribesmen Say ISIS Exacts Brutal Revenge

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Islamic State militants have killed scores of members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe that fought them for months, tribal leaders and officials said.

Wal-Mart tests matching prices with online rivals

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is considering matching online prices from competitors such as Amazon.com, raising the stakes for the holiday shopping season.

Chase rates highly in J.D. Power small-business banking survey

Chase rates highly in J.D. Power small-business banking survey
Chase nabbed one of the highest scores in the newly released 2014 J.D. Power customer satisfaction survey for small-business banking.

Blackhawks Top Senators In Shootout; Hossa Gets 1,000th Point

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Blackhawks Top Senators In Shootout; Hossa Gets 1,000th Point
Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city ... more

Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured In Loop

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Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured In Loop
An off-duty Chicago Police officer was beaten and seriously injured during a robbery Thursday afternoon in the Loop.

2 Investigators: Drowsy Truck Drivers At The Wheel?

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2 Investigators: Drowsy Truck Drivers At The Wheel?
CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s a familiar scene: the lights of a police squad car at an accident scene on I-80. Jeanette Pivot, 64, had stopped ... more

Thursday's recap: Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)

published less than 1 hour ago
Thursday's recap: Blackhawks 5, Senators 4 (shootout)
The summary

Texters come in categories, period

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Texters come in categories, period
I like periods.

Washington state man charged with trying to move river

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Washington state man charged with trying to move river
A Washington state man accused of using an excavator and a bulldozer to try to alter the Tahuya River was charged on Thursday with environmental ... more

Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum 10-year term

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Alleged lieutenant of drug kingpin 'El Chapo' seeks minimum 10-year term
Prosecutors say that Alfredo Vasquez-Hernandez was a trusted lieutenant to Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman who helped coordinate vast shipments of narcotics into the U.S. for ... more

Judge tosses 'Mean Girls' fraud case after trial

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Judge tosses 'Mean Girls' fraud case after trial
Paramount Pictures won the dismissal Thursday of a lawsuit by investors in a slate of mid-2000s movies including "Mean Girls" who said the studio concealed ... more

Game updates: Clippers vs. Thunder

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Game updates: Clippers vs. Thunder
Thunder 28, Clippes 22 (end of first quarter)

Red Bulls 2, Sporting K.C. 1: Red Bulls Advance With Late Goal in Play-In Game

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Red Bulls 2, Sporting K.C. 1: Red Bulls Advance With Late Goal in Play-In Game
The Red Bulls erased a one-goal deficit in the second half to defeat Sporting Kansas City, last year’s M.L.S. Cup winner, on two goals by ... more

Blues win third in a row with 2-0 victory over Ducks

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Blues win third in a row with 2-0 victory over Ducks
Alexander Steen and Ryan Reaves scored, and Jake Allen stopped 24 shots in his second NHL shutout, leading the St. Louis Blues to a 2-0 ... more

Tom Coughlin Politely Calls for Giants to Make Big Plays

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Tom Coughlin Politely Calls for Giants to Make Big Plays
The Giants have completed only three passes of 30 yards or more, which is tied with the Jets and the Kansas City Chiefs for the ... more

'Last Patrol' covers the inner journey home after war

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'Last Patrol' covers the inner journey home after war
Sebastian Junger can't seem to get war 'out of his system.

Man shot, wounded outside Altadena restaurant

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Man shot, wounded outside Altadena restaurant
A man was shot and wounded late Thursday afternoon outside a restaurant in Altadena, deputies said.

'All You Need Is Love' -- and context

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'All You Need Is Love' -- and context
Having nothing to do with the Beatles tune, "All You Need Is Love" is a heartfelt if limited documentary portrait of the staff and students ... more

Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway

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Theater Review: ‘The Real Thing,' With Ewan McGregor and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Opens on Broadway
This revival of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award-winning 1982 play about marital love and infidelity offers some lessons in chemistry.
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Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.

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Like Black Friday but way cuter: First Hello Kitty Con opens in L.A.
Take the merch-grabbing madness of a Thanksgiving Day sale. Add flouncy skirts and lots of pink. Mix with diabetes-inducing levels of cuteness (not to mention ... more
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Blackhawks Top Senators In Shootout; Hossa Gets 1,000th Point

published less than 1 hour ago
Blackhawks Top Senators In Shootout; Hossa Gets 1,000th Point
Marian Hossa had a goal and an assist in the Chicago Blackhawks' 5-4 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators, reaching two milestones in the city ... more

Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured In Loop

published less than 1 hour ago
Off-Duty Officer Robbed, Seriously Injured In Loop
An off-duty Chicago Police officer was beaten and seriously injured during a robbery Thursday afternoon in the Loop.

2 Investigators: Drowsy Truck Drivers At The Wheel?

published less than 1 hour ago
2 Investigators: Drowsy Truck Drivers At The Wheel?
CHICAGO (CBS) — It’s a familiar scene: the lights of a police squad car at an accident scene on I-80. Jeanette Pivot, 64, had stopped ... more

Dog helps police track down its owner

published less than 1 hour ago
Dog helps police track down its owner
Danielle HaynesPRATTVILLE, Ala., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Police track down alleged drug dealer with help from the suspect's dog.

Four killed as plane hits building at Kansas airport

published less than 1 hour ago
Four killed as plane hits building at Kansas airport
Mary PapenfussWICHITA, Kan., Oct. 30 (UPI) -- http://www.upi.com/Top_News/US/2014/10/29/Dog-comes-home-gnawing-on-human-bone/9411414631377/#ixzz3HgePqF7I

Migranade makes available new migraine medication for U.S. migraine sufferers

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Migranade, Inc. announced today the new migraine medication, MIGRANADE Migraine Relief will be available to the 36 million U.S. migraine sufferers November, 2014.

Changes in cell metabolism slow growth of colorectal cancer

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Cancer is an unwanted experiment in progress. As the disease advances, tumor cells accumulate mutations, eventually arriving at ones that give them the insidious power ... more

Study: Nearly 5% of U.S. children affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders

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Nearly 5 percent of U.S. children may be affected by fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, according to a new study co-authored by Sanford Research's Gene Hoyme, ... more