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October 18, 2017 - 21 minutes ago

U.S. stock indexes were mostly higher in early trading Wednesday as the market added to its modest gains from a day earlier. Technology companies notched some of the biggest gains, led by strong earnings from IBM. Health care and financial companies also rose. Packaged foods companies fell the most.…

Financial Markets Wall Street

October 18, 2017 - 24 minutes ago

EDGEWOOD, Md. (AP) — A sheriff’s office in northeastern Maryland says it is on the scene of a shooting at an office park.

The Harford County Sheriff Office’s tweets that multiple injuries are reported at the Emmorton Business Park in Edgewood.

No other details were immediately released.…

October 18, 2017 - 38 minutes ago

DETROIT (AP) — When Samer Saem Eldahr finished university, he was ready to spread his wings and start his career. He planned a month away from home to discover and pursue his craft.

It’s a similar story to many college graduates, with a notable exception: There would be no realistic option to…


October 18, 2017 - 50 minutes ago

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts are investigating the latest case of vandalism to an Iwo Jima memorial.

Officials say the memorial in Fall River was doused with the contents of a fire extinguisher last weekend.

Commandant Bruce Aldrich of the city’s Marine Corps League tells the…

October 18, 2017 - 56 minutes ago

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A white former Oklahoma police officer on trial for a fourth time in the fatal shooting of his daughter’s black boyfriend is expected to testify in his defense.

Ex-Tulsa officer Shannon Kepler is expected to testify Wednesday in the 2014 shooting of Jeremey Lake, the 19-year-old…

Officer Shooting Daughters Boyfriend

October 18, 2017

For devoted fans of certain prestige directors, it’s always a little disarming to see them make a true children’s film. Expectations have to be readjusted in real time as you submit to something else, something different. That exercise can yield disappointment, but sometimes, maybe even most of the…

Film Review Wonderstruck

October 18, 2017

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Gary wasn’t used to being around people. He didn’t like being touched, or even looked at. If anyone came too close, he’d lash out.

He was perfect for the job. Because at the “Working Cats” program, no manners is no problem.

Philadelphia’s Animal Care and Control Team established…

Mean Cats At Work

October 18, 2017

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A biology professor who survived being shot in the head during a massacre at the University of Alabama in Huntsville has died of natural causes.

Madison County Coroner Bobby Berryhill tells al.com that Joseph Leahy died of a heart attack. The Madison resident was 58.


October 18, 2017

Olympic medalist McKayla Maroney says she was molested by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar from the time she was 13 to her retirement from the sport last year.

The 21-year-old posted a lengthy statement on Twitter on Wednesday that detailed the allegations of abuse. She says the abuse…

McKayla Maroney

October 18, 2017

PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California wildfires (all times local):

7:05 a.m.

The death toll from Northern California’s destructive wildfires is at 42 after Sonoma County found the remains of another person.

Misti Harris, a spokeswoman for Sonoma County, says the department is working on…

California Wildfires
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