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Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another.

Judge nixes Teresa Giudice's halfway house bid

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A federal judge won't recommend that prison officials allow "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice to serve most of her prison sentence in a halfway house.

Vandalism reported at 5 National Parks

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The National Park Service says vandalism has been found within five western national parks and officials are investigating vandalism reports at five other parks.

Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her family said Wednesday.

Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Five things to know about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient died:

No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An infamous chapter of the Iraq War closed Wednesday as a jury convicted four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors of killing unarmed civilians in the chaotic streets of Baghdad.

Foley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Republican Tom Foley's campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of Connecticut's virtually even gubernatorial rematch, considered one of the most negative elections in the country.

Van replaces Oregon city's $1 million library

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A city in northern Oregon has been reduced to using a van as its sole library after a blueprint mix-up shut down a newly built $1.2 million facility.

Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Romanian princess was sentenced Wednesday to probation after apologizing for her role in an Oregon cockfighting enterprise that she said brought shame to her and her family.