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NEW YORK (AP) — The stock market sank Wednesday, and the Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 250 points, on disappointing economic news and a slide in airlines stocks over Ebola fears.Investors moved money into traditional havens in time ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Television has increased its depiction of gay, lesbian and bisexual characters, with the edge going to cable and the Internet over broadcast networks, according to a study released Wednesday by the advocacy group GLAAD.Network ...more

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TACOMA, Wash. (AP) — The Army has dropped murder charges against a soldier in the shooting of two unarmed Iraqi boys during a blown reconnaissance mission in 2007, but he still faces prosecution on allegations that he obstructed the investigation and t ...more

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — A self-described pimp accused in a Las Vegas Strip shooting and fiery crash that killed three people plans to plead guilty to bribery in a prison smuggling case.Ammar Harris and a co-defendant waived a preliminary hearing Wednes ...more

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal appeals court panel is ordering parts of North Carolina's strict new voting law set aside for next month's elections because it is likely to disenfranchise black voters.The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals split 2 ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say three people died who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. But what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear.A Rhode island child died last week after suffer ...more

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DALLAS (AP) — Authorities say five students who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola in Dallas are being monitored but are showing no symptoms of the disease.Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles said Wednesday that ...more

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing to stop a new Alabama law that places additional requirements on girls seeking abortions without their parents' approval.The suit, filed in federal court in Montgomery, said the ...more

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OSLO (Reuters) - Norway's government is withdrawing Oslo's bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which h ...more

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - No charges have been filed so far in the shooting death of the mayor of the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens, a day after his wife shot him during a heated argument, authorities said on Wednesday. Bell Gardens ...more