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On visit home, Obama looks backward and forward

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:16am
CHICAGO (AP) -- A lesson from President Barack Obama's brief trip home, straight out of Shakespeare: What's past is prologue....
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The meaning of 'organic' hazy for nonfood items

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 3:14am
WASHINGTON (AP) -- There's a strict set of standards for organic foods. But the rules are looser for household cleaners, textiles, cosmetics and the organic dry cleaners down the street....
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Review: Apple Pay in action

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 2:37am
NEW YORK (AP) -- If there ever comes a day I can ditch my wallet and use my phone to pay for everything, I'll look back to my first purchase through Apple Pay: a Big Mac and medium fries for $5.44. That wallet-free day won't be coming for a while, if ever, but Apple's new payments system brings us much closer....
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Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 1:16am
CHICAGO (AP) -- As Democrats across the country make an election-year push to raise the minimum wage, they often point to fast food workers, baristas and others who are struggling to raise families, pay rent or get through school - some on as little as $7.25 per hour....
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AP PHOTOS: De la Renta's creations over the years

Tue, 10/21/2014 - 12:33am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Oscar de la Renta, who died Monday at 82, shaped American couture half a century ago when it emerged as a serious rival to European fashion designers....
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Steelers rally past stunned Texans 30-23

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:57pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- One dizzying sequence, and the Pittsburgh Steelers were in complete control against J.J. Watt and the Houston Texans....
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Standing ovation at Met Opera despite protest

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 11:56pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani joined demonstrators outside the Metropolitan Opera on Monday for an emotional protest against a musical work about the death of a Jewish man they say glorifies his Palestinian killers....
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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 9:11pm
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday:...
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GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:39pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major Medicaid expansion. Even if their party wins control of the Senate in the upcoming elections, they just don't see the law going away....
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White House opposes Nazi benefit payments

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:01pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Nazis should not be getting the Social Security benefits they are receiving as they age overseas, the White House said Monday, responding to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to war-crimes suspects and former SS guards who left the U.S. for Europe....
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Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:56pm
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away from the suggestion Monday after it went public....
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NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:51pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- 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....
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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:05pm
ATLANTA (AP) -- Health officials have released new guidelines for how health workers should gear up to treat Ebola patients....
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Millions in Social Security for expelled Nazis

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:32pm
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream....
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At A Glance: The cost of cable vs. a la carte

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:07pm
Is a la carte streaming a better deal?...
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Not so fast cordcutters_cable's not going anywhere

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:05pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite television providers have resisted for years. Customers tired of paying big fees for hundreds of channels they never watch just to have access to a few favorite shows might be expected to start cancelling cable service in droves. Get Netflix, throw in HBO, add a network here and there - why would anyone sign up now for cable?...
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Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:03pm
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 from the virus in the U.S. started feeling ill and went to an urgent-care center....
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Turkey says it helps Kurdish fighters enter Syria

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:40pm
SURUC, Turkey (AP) -- Turkey said it was helping Iraqi Kurdish fighters cross into Syria to support their brethren fighting Islamic State militants in a key border town, although activists inside embattled Kobani said no forces had arrived by Monday evening, raising questions about whether the mission was really underway....
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San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:24pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals....
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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 2:48pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say....
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