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British royal couple's second child due in April

British royal couple's second child due in April

Posted 6:30 AM 10/20/2014

LONDON  - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April - the first time they've offered a month for the royal birth. Kensington Palace also said in a statement Monday that the duchess, who has been sidelined by a prolonged bout of severe (More)

10/17/2014

Russia detains U.S. journalists for investigative workshop

Russia detains U.S. journalists for investigative workshop

Posted 6:04 AM 10/17/2014 by Michael Marsh

MOSCOW- Two American journalists were detained and sent to court for teaching an investigative journalism workshop in St. Petersburg, Russia.

Joe Bergantion and University of South Carolina professor Randy Covington were taken into custody for a few hours as they began teaching the (More)

10/16/2014

Supreme Court upholds 2012 education overhaul

Supreme Court upholds 2012 education overhaul

Posted 6:31 AM 10/16/2014 by Kevin McGill

NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's Supreme Court says an education overhaul bill pushed through the Legislature in 2012 is constitutional - reversing a lower court's finding that the legislation crammed too many diverse elements into a single bill. Wednesday's decision was a victory for Gov. (More)...

10/15/2014

La. AG: 9 booked in scam tied to Romanian crime

La. AG: 9 booked in scam tied to Romanian crime

Posted 6:01 AM 10/15/2014 by APNewsNow

BATON ROUGE - Seven people in Louisiana and two others in Mississippi have been arrested in connection with an international online sales scam. A news release from Attorney General Buddy Caldwell's office on Tuesday said the nine are suspected to have ties to organized crime in (More)

10/14/2014

About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient

About 70 hospital staffers cared for Ebola patient

Posted 5:33 AM 10/14/2014 by Martha Mendoza

DALLAS - Medical records provided to The Associated Press show that about 70 staff members at a Dallas hospital were involved in the care of an Ebola patient before his death last week. The employees at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital drew Thomas Eric Duncan's blood, put tubes down (More)

10/13/2014

Fay hits Bermuda, becomes hurricane in open waters

Fay hits Bermuda, becomes hurricane in open waters

Posted 5:25 AM 10/13/2014 by DAVID McFADDEN

KINGSTON, Jamaica - Fay toppled utility poles and knocked out power to thousands of people in Bermuda before moving out over open ocean and strengthening into a hurricane. The U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami said Sunday that Fay was not expected to maintain its hurricane (More)

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