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US stocks fall as China weighs on markets

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

U.S. stocks are falling as investors worry about new signs of weakness in China's economy.

Prosecutor: NYC might face legal action over jails

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

A federal prosecutor says he's ready to take legal action against New York City to force long-overdue reforms at its problem-plagued jail complex.

Illinois city marks birthday with mega bratwurst

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Residents in the southwest Illinois city of Belleville celebrated its 200th birthday with a 200-foot bratwurst, complete with a 200-foot bun.

Apple: 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus sold

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Apple says it sold more than 10 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, a record for a new model, in the three days after the phones went on sale.

President: No danger from threat at Alabama dorm

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

The president of the University of Alabama says there was no danger from a threat that prompted a lockdown at a women's dormitory in Tuscaloosa.

'The Lion King' earns record box office

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Here's something the folks at Disney can take real pride in: "The Lion King" is the top ticket of all time.

3 Afghan soldiers missing from Cape Cod base

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

As police and U. S. military officials searched for three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base, Gov. Deval Patrick said one of the possibilities being investigated is that they may be trying to find a way to stay in the United States.

Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail.

Giuliani to help fight Noriega's video game suit

| |Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining a video game company's legal fight against disgraced Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, who is suing Activision over his inclusion in one of its popular "Call of Duty" games.

Today in History

|Monday, Sep. 22, 2014

Today is Saturday, Oct. 4, the 277th day of 2014. There are 88 days left in the year.