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Meningitis Outbreak Toll: 119 Cases, 11 Deaths

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

The number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 119 cases, including 11 deaths.

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Judge OKs End to Row Between Ailing Woman, Kin

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

A judge has given his blessing to an arrangement that ends a legal dispute between a terminally ill New York woman and her parents.

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New York Times Staffers Walk Out in Labor Dispute

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Staffers at the New York Times are ratcheting up pressure on the paper's management after hundreds walked out Monday in a bid to get the upper hand in negotiations over pay and benefits. 

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High Court Looks at Race in College Admissions

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

Nine years after the Supreme Court said colleges and universities can use race in their quest for diverse student bodies, the justices have put this divisive social issue back on ...

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High-Profile Terrorism Suspect Pleads Not Guilty in Manhattan Court

Tuesday, October 09, 2012

An Egyptian-born preacher has pleaded not guilty in New York to charges that he conspired with Seattle men to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon.

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Christie, Jindal Tapped to Lead GOP Governors

Monday, October 08, 2012

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie have been tapped to lead the Republican Governors Association.

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Jerry Sandusky Sentenced to at Least 30 Years

Monday, October 08, 2012

Jerry Sandusky has been sentenced to at least 30 years in prison in the child sexual abuse scandal that brought shame to Penn State and led to coach Joe Paterno's downfall.

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Romney Accuses Obama Of 'Passivity' On World Stage

Monday, October 08, 2012

Republican Mitt Romney said Monday the risk of conflict in the Middle East "is higher now" than it was when President Obama took office. He proposed that the U.S. take a more assertive role in Syria and claimed Obama's withdrawal of troops from Iraq has jeopardized U.S. interests.

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Libyan Parliament Votes to Remove Prime Minister

Sunday, October 07, 2012

Libya's parliament on Sunday ousted the country's newly elected prime minister in a no-confidence vote, the latest blow to hopes that the country's factions could agree on a government charged with restoring stability after last year's civil war.

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Wait Begins After Huge Turnout in Venezuela Vote

Sunday, October 07, 2012

A huge voter turnout swamped polling sites across Venezuela on Sunday as a united, well-organized opposition candidate gave President Hugo Chavez the race of his life.

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Terminally Ill NYC Woman Decides to Stay on Respirator

Sunday, October 07, 2012

A terminally ill New York City woman who was given an OK by a court to go off her respirator has decided she wants to stay on life support.

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Sharpton Vows to Help Mom of NYPD Shooting Victim

Saturday, October 06, 2012

The Rev. Al Sharpton promised Saturday to support the mother of a National Guardsman shot to death by a New York City police officer during an appearance alongside her, but later made no mention of it at a panel with the police commissioner.

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Debate, Jobs Report Shake Up Presidential Race

Saturday, October 06, 2012

The presidential race enters its final month enlivened by two events with the potential to reshape the contest or perhaps negate each other. Soon after Mitt Romney's strong debate performance came Friday's encouraging economic news, not a minute too soon for President Barack Obama.

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Chavez's Fate Lies in Venezuela's Divided Barrios

Saturday, October 06, 2012

The last time he ran for re-election, President Hugo Chavez won comfortably in Petare, one of Latin America's biggest slums with nearly half a million people. This time around, as Venezuelans vote Sunday, he may not.

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5 Extradited Terror Suspects Appear in US Courts

Saturday, October 06, 2012

A partially blind extremist Egyptian-born preacher and four other terrorism suspects appeared in federal courts Saturday, hours after they lost yearslong extradition fights in Britain and were transported to the U.S. under tight security to face trial.

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Parents Decide Not to Sue in Rutgers Webcam Case

Friday, October 05, 2012

The parents of a Rutgers University student who killed himself after his roommate used a webcam to see him kissing another man have decided not to sue the university or anyone else involved in the case.

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Mayor Cites Progress in City's Young Men's Program

Thursday, October 04, 2012

The first year of a sweeping effort to help young minority men in New York City has ranged from adding 500 new internships to training 3,000 teenage jail inmates on making better decisions.

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Man Accused of Being Russian Agent Set for Court

Thursday, October 04, 2012

A naturalized U.S. citizen accused of illicitly obtaining military technology for Russia has been formally briefed on the charges against him in an initial court appearance.

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Cancer-Stricken Woman Fights for Right to Die

Thursday, October 04, 2012

The parents of a terminally ill New York City woman are waging a court battle over whether to keep her on life support.

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Police Kill Motorist Near LaGuardia Airport

Thursday, October 04, 2012

An unarmed motorist who was weaving in and out of traffic on a busy highway near LaGuardia Airport was shot and killed by police before dawn on Thursday after he initially resisted efforts to pull him over, police said.

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