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Woman sues owners of dog killed by her pit bulls

November 15, 2014

TEXAS CITY, Texas (AP) — A Texas woman whose four pit bulls entered her neighbors' yard through a hole in the fence and killed their 10-year-old beagle is suing them for $1 million. more »»

A look at Ebola treatment in the US by numbers

November 15, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — When Dr. Martin Salia arrived in Omaha from Sierra Leone, he became the 10th person with Ebola to receive treatment in the U.S. more »»

Doctor with Ebola arrives in US from Sierra Leone

November 15, 2014

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone has arrived in the United States for treatment.

Dr. more »»

Navajo lawmakers approve junk food tax

November 15, 2014

WINDOW ROCK, Ariz. (AP) — The Navajo Nation Council approved a tax on junk food sold on the country's largest reservation, tribal officials announced Frida. more »»

Amateurs learning how to clown around for parade

November 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're going to be a clown in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, you can't just go out there and fool around. There are rules.

No smoking or drinking while in costume. more »»

Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

November 15, 2014

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — At first, Dr. Martin Salia thought he had malaria or typhoid. A surgeon working in Sierra Leone, he told his wife back in Maryland that he had a headache and fever. more »»

Federal ban sought for animal testing on cosmetics

November 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoping to build off recent bans in Europe and India, opponents of animal testing for cosmetics plan to make a big push for a similar prohibition in the United States. more »»

New Chicago archbishop brings Francis-like message

November 15, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — When Blase Cupich was named the next archbishop of Chicago, he insisted that Pope Francis was sending the area a mere pastor, not a message. more »»

Bill Cosby's guest shot with Letterman canceled

November 15, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill Cosby's upcoming appearance on CBS' "Late Show with David Letterman" has been canceled amid a growing uproar over allegations that he sexually assaulted several women in past... more »»

Hopes and fears as health law sign-up season opens

November 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. more »»

AT&T drops 'super cookies' from cellphone data

November 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — AT&T Mobility, the nation's second-largest cellular provider, says it's no longer attaching hidden Internet tracking codes to data transmitted from its users' smartphones. more »»

IG: $2B in disability claims approved by mistake

November 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — A small group of Social Security judges have improperly approved disability claims for nearly 25,000 people who didn't qualify, costing taxpayers $2 billion over the past seven... more »»

Song to dying infant captures Internet's heart

November 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With his infant son clinging to life, Chris Picco picked up a guitar and sang softly to the boy, urging him to "mend those broken wings and learn to fly. more »»

Ex-Navy SEAL makes no apologies for going public

November 15, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill, who says he fired the shots that killed Osama bin Laden, played a role in some of the most consequential combat missions of the post-9/11 era,... more »»

Civil rights figure: US divided by race again

November 15, 2014

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Civil rights pioneer Ruby Bridges says America today looks a lot like the world she helped break apart 54 years ago: A nation with segregated schools and racial tension. more »»

Jane Byrne, Chicago's 1st female mayor, dies

November 15, 2014

CHICAGO (AP) — Jane Byrne became part of Chicago history when she was elected its first female mayor. more »»

Los Angeles schools drop lawyer who won sex case

November 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles school district on Friday removed a lawyer who successfully defended it in a sexual abuse lawsuit in which he told jurors that a 14-year-old girl who had sex... more »»

After girls' jihadi quest, a focus on outreach

November 15, 2014

DENVER (AP) — Gathered under the fluorescent lights of an austere Denver mosque, a group of parents stared at a photo projected on a wall in front of them. more »»

Next postmaster general to inherit thorny problems

November 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — America's new postmaster general will face the same daunting problems as the man she will succeed: budget losses in the billions and battles with Congress over cost-cutting. more »»

 
 
 

 

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