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  1. Wednesday's Top 7 News StoriesWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:30:44 GMT
    From the recovery of an NBC News freelancer who contracted Ebola to new airport rules for West African travelers, see the stories we're following. More...
  2. Nazi U-Boat Wreck Found Off North CarolinaWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:14:32 GMT
    The wreck of a Nazi submarine U-boat sunk in World War II has been found off the coast of North Carolina. More...
  3. Jeffrey Fowle Returns to U.S. After Being Freed by North KoreaWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:12:31 GMT
    Jeffrey Fowle is greeted after touching down at Wright-Patterson air force base, Ohio More...
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World Top Stories
  1. Ex-counterterror head: 'Imminent threat'Tue, 21 Oct 2014 23:07:37 GMT
    The former head of U.S. counterterror operations said Tuesday the "imminent threat" posed by an al Qaeda offshoot in Syria hasn't lessened after a U.S. air campaign there. Speaking to CNN's Jim Sciutto, Matt Olsen said by his analysis the threat from the Khorasan group "is still in the same place as it was before" President Barack Obama ordered airstrikes against the terror operation last month. More...
  2. US Ebola Crisis Is A Media Myth, Claims ObamaTue, 21 Oct 2014 19:18:51 GMT
    President Barack Obama claimed Oct. 20 that the left-leaning established media invented the Ebola crisis that has deeply damaged his chances of keeping the Democratic majority in the Senate. "The Ebola crisis [which] has been the only story here in the United States for the last couple of weeks, is not an outbreak and epidemic here," Obama complained to his donors at a Chicago fundraiser. More...
  3. What key Senate race means for 2016Tue, 21 Oct 2014 15:27:33 GMT
    She's a Democrat in Republican-leaning North Carolina, voted for Obamacare and is under fire for skipping a meeting of the Senate Armed Services Committee to attend a campaign fundraiser -- a no no in a state with a large military presence. Her Republican opponent, Thom Tillis, is also trying to tie her to the Obama administration's uneven Ebola response. More...
  4. Bachmann Gets Security Detail After Isis T...Tue, 21 Oct 2014 11:46:47 GMT
    ISIS' new target: Rep. Michele Bachmann? The outspoken conservative will have her own security detail for the final few months of her congressional career because of what federal law enforcement agencies believe is a credible threat from the militants, reports Politico. More...
  5. Designer Oscar de la Renta has died at 82Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:05:32 GMT
    Former US first lady Laura Bush has led tributes to Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites and Hollywood stars for more than 40 years. Oscar, 82, died at his home in Connecticut surrounded by family and friends and "more than a few dogs", his stepdaughter Eliza Reed Bolen and her husband Alex Bolen said. More...
  6. Why Chicago is mandating coding educationTue, 21 Oct 2014 08:05:31 GMT
    Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel believes the language of the future is code writing -- and he wants every kid in Chicago to be prepared. In a room full of techies at the Internet of Things World Forum last week, he didn't talk about Chicago's chief data officer or the city's smart parking and LED street lights. More...
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  1. New York school fires varsity football coach 2 days after game was halted because of brawlWed, 22 Oct 2014 11:27:15 GMT
    Officials in an upstate New York school district have fired the head coach of the varsity football team after his players got into a brawl with opposing players during last weekend's game. More...
  2. Methodist judicial panel to hear appeal over minister who officiated at gay son's weddingWed, 22 Oct 2014 08:55:53 GMT
    A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination. More...
  3. Judge to hold hearing on whether 2nd preteen stabbing suspect is competent to stand trialWed, 22 Oct 2014 07:16:09 GMT
    A Wisconsin judge is deciding whether one of two 12-year-old girls accused of stabbing a classmate to please a fictional online horror character is mentally fit to stand trial. More...
  4. Official Michael Brown autopsy reportedly reveals teen was shot at close rangeWed, 22 Oct 2014 07:02:06 GMT
    The official autopsy of Michael Brown reveals that the Ferguson, Mo. teenager was shot at least once at close range, according to a published report. More...
  5. AP-GfK Poll: 4 factors shaping the upcoming midterm election, and another that's notWed, 22 Oct 2014 07:01:54 GMT
    Someone has to win. More...
  6. Jurors shown gruesome crime-scene photos at opening of Jodi Arias' sentencing retrialWed, 22 Oct 2014 07:00:29 GMT
    Jurors at the sentencing retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias saw a series of gruesome photos that showed her boyfriend's dead body crammed into a shower at his house with his throat slit. More...
  7. Ohioan due home after surprise release from North Korea; US still pressing for 2 othersWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:47:45 GMT
    News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former co-workers: Delight. More...
  8. Accused Indiana serial killer's violent past raises questions for authoritiesWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:26:10 GMT
    With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday. More...
  9. Judge to hear Colorado man's plea agreement in teacher's killing in Bakken oil patchWed, 22 Oct 2014 06:16:36 GMT
    A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in a shallow grave in the Bakken oil patch. More...
  10. Indiana man who confessed to killing 7 women showed signs of violence a decade earlierWed, 22 Oct 2014 05:15:16 GMT
    A man who police say has confessed in the killing of seven women in northwestern Indiana is scheduled to make his first court appearance in the deaths. More...