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High school cancels football season over bullying

In this Friday, Oct. 3, 2014 photograph, audience members react as members of the Sayreville Board of Education hold a press conference at the Selover School in South Amboy, N.J., to address a hazing incident that “went too far” and is at the center of the...
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Here’s the status of gay marriage in all 50 states

FILE – In this Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, file photo, plaintiffs, Moudi Sbeity, left, and his partner Derek Kitchen kiss during a gay marriage rally, in Salt Lake City. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision not to take an appeal of Utah’s gay marriage case means that a...
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US stocks sink as investors fear a global slowdown

This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. U.S. stock indexes are following other global markets lower in early trading Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows the facade of the New York Stock...
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Mexico federal police take over city after attacks

A clandestine grave is seen in Iguala, Mexico, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. State officials worked Monday to determine whether 28 bodies found in the clandestine graves are of the students who were attacked by local police in Iguala. President Enrique Pena Nieto called the deaths...

Holiday sales seen rising 4.1 percent

NEW YORK (AP) — Americans are expected to spend at the highest rate in three years during what’s traditionally the busiest shopping season of the year, according to the nation’s largest retail industry trade group. But the spending trends that have become...
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Consumer borrowing up $13.5 billion in August

FILE – In this May 9, 2012 file photo, a Visa credit card is offered at the opening of the Superdry store in New York’s Times Square. The Federal Reserve releases consumer credit data for August on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File) FILE – In...
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Ebola evades European defenses; pet dog must die

An ambulance transporting a Spanish nurse who believed to have contracted the ebola virus from a 69-year-old Spanish priest leaves Alcorcon Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014. The nurse who treated a missionary for the disease at a Madrid hospital tested positive...
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Slumping Puig benched by Dodgers for NLDS Game 4

Los Angeles Dodgers right fielder Yasiel Puig walks back to the dugout after striking out in the eighth inning of Game 3 of baseball’s NL Division Series against the St. Louis Cardinals, Monday, Oct. 6, 2014, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast) Los Angeles Dodgers...

Twitter sues FBI, DOJ to release NSA request info

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is suing the FBI and the Department of Justice to be able to release more information about government surveillance of its users. The social media company filed a lawsuit Tuesday in a California federal court to publish its full “transparency...

Wal-Mart cuts health benefits for some part-timers

NEW YORK (AP) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans to eliminate health insurance coverage for some of its part-time U.S. employees in a move aimed at controlling rising health care costs of the nation’s largest private employer. Wal-Mart told The Associated Press that...