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October 20, 2014

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  • Gloria Lee appears in Clark County District Court for her arraignment on charges stemming from an arson fire at Lee's pet store Wednesday, April 16, 2014.
    Woman pleads guilty to arson in Las Vegas pet shop fire
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Gloria Eun Hye Lee, accused of setting fire to her pet shop to collect insurance money, pleaded guilty this morning to charges including ...
  • Woman injured in weekend ATV accident remains in hospital
    Oct. 20, 2014
    A 67-year-old woman injured in an all-terrain vehicle rollover accident Sunday remains in serious condition, a University Medical Center spokesperson said. Nancy Perez was still being treated at ...
  • Dark money could be election’s October surprise
    Oct. 20, 2014
    OK, it's officially crunch time. In just two weeks and one day, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid will know if he will still run the U.S. Senate. The campaign to control the Senate is the defining storyline of American politics in the Nov. 4 election, and Reid is one of the main characters. Forecasts predict ...
  • Police respond to possible barricade, domestic dispute
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Officers were on the scene of a possible barricade situation this morning in the northwest valley, Metro Police said. Police received reports about 6:30 a.m. of ...
  • Singer Bob Seger poses for a portrait in a Capitol Records studio on Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, in Los Angeles.
    Still the Same: Bob Seger launching tour, album
    Oct. 20, 2014
    At 69, Bob Seger says he's ready to hit the road again: He's scaled back smoking and bicycles 10 miles a day as part of a workout routine. "I think I'm in pretty good shape," Seger said in a phone interview, noting that a colonoscopy from a few years ago was clean and he just had a checkup for his tour to promote "Ride Out," the album released last week and his first since 2006. The 25-city tour begins ...
  • Pittsburgh wins Gawker.com ugliest accent tourney
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Pittsburghers talk funny. The city has "won" Gawker.com's ugliest accent tournament, besting the other finalist — Scranton — in a reader's poll with more than 54 percent of the vote. The gossipy news site ...
  • In this Sept. 1, 2011, photo released by NBC, NBC News' chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman appears on the "Today" show in New York.
    NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues
    Oct. 20, 2014
    The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor. An admitted lapse in the quarantine, combined with a ...
  • Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings points to a chart about the incubation of the Ebola virus and potential for infections during a press conference Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. The first contacts of the first Dallas Ebola infection are now cleared of the potential of developing the sickness.
    Dallas officials: 120 still on Ebola monitoring
    Oct. 20, 2014
    About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola because they may have had contact with one of the three people in Dallas who had the disease, Texas health officials said Monday. Officials said 43 of 48 people on an original watch list have ...
  • Suicide, car bombings in Iraq kill at least 43
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Iraq's top Shiite cleric on Monday gave his support to the new government battling the Islamic State group as militants unleashed a wave of deadly attacks on the country's majority Shiite community, killing at least 43 people. The blitz by the militants this summer ...
  • This Oct. 19, 2014, photo shows the back of a house in Gary, Ind., where the body of a woman was found on Sunday. Police said Sunday that a 43-year-old man confessed to killing a woman whose body was found in a Motel 6 in the neighboring city of Hammond, Ind., and told investigators where the bodies of three other women could be found in abandoned homes in Gary. Police said Monday that the bodies of seven women have now been found in northwestern Indiana.
    Indiana man's confession leads to 7 bodies
    Oct. 20, 2014
    he mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas. Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson tells The Associated Press that ...
  • Officials: Jail inmate's Ebola story was fake
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Officials at the Clark County Detention Center say an inmate who claimed he was suffering from Ebola lied about ...
  • On the road to find the world’s funniest person
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Jamie Masada has scoured comedy festivals from Afghanistan to South Korea and Egypt to Israel for candidates and had online voters winnow the list to 10 semi-finalists who would perform at the Laugh Factory and before a worldwide Internet audience on Oct. 20.
  • CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.
  • President Barack Obama campaigns for Maryland Gubernatorial Democrat candidate Lt. Governor Anthony Brown at an Early Vote Rally at Dr. Henry Wise High School in Upper Marlboro, Md., Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. This is Obama's first major campaign appearances of the midterm elections.
    On campaign trail, Obama says GOP is peddling fear
    Oct. 20, 2014
    Marching onto the campaign trail for the first time this year, President Barack Obama accused Republicans of peddling fear and cynicism on Sunday as he rallied voters for Democrat Anthony Brown's campaign for governor in a heavily black corner of Maryland.
  • Licensed clinician Hala Fawal practices drawing blood from a patient using a dummy Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in Anniston, Ala. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has developed an introductory training course for licensed clinicians.
    Preparing for an Ebola outbreak
    Oct. 20, 2014
    They fly into McCarran International Airport with their credit cards, their luggage and their plans to enjoy the type of fun only Las Vegas can offer. But with them arrives a risk to us — invisible, yet potentially just as dangerous as the weapons that the airport security system is designed to detect. The threat is an outbreak of contagious disease like Ebola, and Las Vegas is more vulnerable to it than ...
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