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Blackwater guards found guilty in Iraq shootings

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A's and B's over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.

Hearing postponed for Texas sex offender suspected in 7 killings

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.

Texas Health Resources faces public fallout from Ebola crisis

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The Arlington-based hospital chain, which also operates the Harris hospitals in Tarrant County, comes under fire for keeping its CEO out of sight as questions mounted over its mishandling of Ebola patient.

Special units established in Texas for Ebola, other diseases

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins says North Texas is “winning the fight against Ebola.”

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

A newsman's life: Pentagon Papers to Watergate

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Ben Bradlee, the former Washington Post editor who died Tuesday at age 93, took a sleepy hometown newspaper and transformed it into a great one.

Tarrant County says it’s ready to face Ebola

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Tarrant County is monitoring Ebola contacts and training personnel to address the disease.

Unemployment rates fall in 31 US states last month

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September, including in many where incumbent governors and senators face tough re-election campaigns. The report is the final data on state unemployment before the Nov. 4 elections.

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.