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  • Not so fast cord cutters – cable’s not going anywhere

    NEW YORK – Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite t ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:09 pm
  • White House: Nazis shouldn’t get Social Security

    WASHINGTON – Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House said Monday, res ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 10:55 pm
  • Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

    A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient to die ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • New Hampshire city to address violence near pumpkin fest

    KEENE, N.H. – The governor urged the state's colleges and universities to punish students involved in violent parties near Keene's annual pumpkin fest ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:54 pm
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns car owners to get air bags fixed

    DETROIT – A potential crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to ge ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Federal police take control of 13 towns in Mexico

    MEXICO CITY – The Mexican government announced rewards Monday of 1.5 million pesos ($111,000) for information on 43 students from a rural teachers' co ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • 7 women's bodies found in Gary, Indiana; confessed killer in custody

    GARY, Ind. – Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday it could be th ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 3:55 pm
  • Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring

    DALLAS – Texas health officials say 120 people are still being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one ...
    Oct. 20, 2014 - 9:00 am
  • President urges Quinn supporters to vote early

    CHICAGO – President Barack Obama returned to his hometown Sunday in a bid to whip up support for Gov. Pat Quinn, as Democrats fight to hold control of ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm
  • Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

    VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:37 pm
  • Indiana police detain man in deaths of 4 women

    HAMMOND, Ind. – An Indiana man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 and told police where the bodies of three more women cou ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:31 pm
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

    ATLANTA – Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal he ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 9:30 pm
  • Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm ca ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:23 pm
  • Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security

    OSIJEK, Croatia – Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in U.S. Social Security benefits after being forc ...
    Oct. 19, 2014 - 8:34 pm
  • Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

    Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they needed to thi ...
    Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:52 pm
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