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  • Officials: Little risk of Ebola outbreak in US

    9 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. health officials are monitoring the Ebola outbreak in Africa but say the risk of the deadly germ spreading to the United States is remote. The Centers for Disease Control on Monday sent a health alert ...

  • DC asks for stay of order that struck down gun ban

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawyers for the District of Columbia have asked a federal judge to stay his ruling that strikes down the city's ban on carrying guns outside the home. Attorney General Irvin Nathan filed the request for a stay ...

  • Take off your clothes to make it in TV

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — A contestant on a new VH1 dating show didn't beckon a woman to walk in front of him out of politeness. He wanted to check her out from behind and didn't need to use his imagination. ...

  • Darden CEO to step down amid Olive Garden troubles

    13 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Darden Restaurants says CEO and chairman Clarence Otis is stepping down as the company fights to fix its flagship Olive Garden chain following the sale of Red Lobster. The company, based in Orlando, Florida, also says ...

  • Quarterback Johnny Manziel's day at Browns camp

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) BEREA, Ohio (AP) — A look at Browns rookie quarterback Johnny Manziel's day at training camp. GO, JOHNNY, GO: Manziel got a chance to show off his running ability as the Browns ran several read-option plays with him behind center. ...

  • How the Dow Jones industrial average fared Monday

    16 minutes ago

    (AP) U.S. stocks ended little changed as traders waited for key economic and earnings reports later this week. A handful of mergers drove some trading in an otherwise quiet day. Family Dollar soared 25 percent after Dollar Tree announced plans to ...

  • Rights group: Torture in Brazil still a problem

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) SAO PAULO (AP) — Torture remains a serious problem in Brazil despite government efforts to curb it, a leading human rights group said Monday. The New York-based Human Rights Watch said in an emailed statement that it found evidence showing ...

  • Obama considers large-scale move on immigration

    18 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — White House officials are making plans to act before November's midterm elections to grant work permits to potentially millions of immigrants in this country illegally. The move could scramble election-year politics and lead some conservative Republicans to ...

  • Recovered from illness, Serena ready for return

    23 minutes ago

    (AP) STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams finally realized what happened days later, when she was allowed to get ahead of bed. Williams said she was barely aware of how sick she was as she tried to play through a viral ...

  • Ukraine: Rebels still manipulating crash site

    25 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Ukraine's foreign minister said Monday that pro-Russian separatists are continuing to try to manipulate the wreckage of the Malaysian airliner that the United States and others have accused the rebels of shooting down. In an interview with ...

  • Cuomo defends handling of corruption panel

    31 minutes ago

    (AP) BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Monday defended his handling of an anti-corruption commission, dismissing reports that his administration interfered with its work. The Democrat said the Moreland Commission to Investigate Public Corruption he created last year and ...

  • Ronstadt gets answer to 'When Will I Be Loved?'

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Singer Linda Ronstadt got the answer to that question she's been asking for decades: "When Will I Be Loved?" The answer was Monday at the White House, by President Barack Obama, who hung a National Medal of ...

  • AP Top Science News At 4:31 p.m. EDT

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) 5 things to know about coal trade, global warming AP PHOTOS: Coal-exporting town fights rising seas Not in my backyard: US sending dirty coal abroad Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts Lake Huron fishery recovers, but anglers skeptical ...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30. Total public debt subject to limit July 25 17,567,558 Statutory debt limit suspended Total public debt ...

  • Annoying minor floods are increasing on US coasts

    34 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — A new federal report says that along much of America's coasts, the type of flooding that is more annoying than dangerous has jumped more than fivefold in the last 50 years. Scientists blame rising seas, saying this ...

  • 3 Clark Co. English program

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — A former Clark County School District administrator accused of embezzling nearly $300,000 from an Adult English Language Acquisition program has pleaded not guilty. Priscilla Rocha entered her plea Monday. A 52-count indictment accuses her of falsifying ...

  • Family Dollar and Trulia are big market movers

    36 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Monday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Family Dollar Stores Inc., up $15.08 to $75.74 The discount retailer is being bought for $8.5 ...

  • 'Pawn Stars' TV star plans stores near famous shop

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) LAS VEGAS (AP) — The co-owner of the Las Vegas shop featured in the reality show "Pawn Stars" hopes a shopping center he's proposing will lure the long lines of tourists who visit his famous store. The Las Vegas Review-Journal ...

  • US citizen accused of bribes extradited from Iraq

    38 minutes ago

    (AP) CINCINNATI (AP) — A fugitive accused of bribing U.S. military contracting officials in Iraq has been returned to the U.S. in what government officials say is the first extradition under a 1936 treaty between the two countries. Metin Atilan (meh-TEEN' ...

  • Analysis: Clinton impeachment shadows GOP lawsuit

    5 hours, 22 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — The last time Republicans unleashed impeachment proceedings against a Democratic president, they lost five House seats in an election they seemed primed to win handily. Memories of Bill Clinton and the campaign of 1998 may help explain ...

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