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Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.

US journalist leaves hospital after Ebola recovery

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola at an Omaha hospital left the facility Wednesday afternoon and is heading home to Rhode Island, a hospital spokesman said.

Concussion study says NCAA needs improvement

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Colleges remain inconsistent in the way they handle athletes' concussions, according to a Harvard University study that comes more than four years after the NCAA began requiring schools to educate their players about the risks of head trauma and develop plans to keep injured athletes off the field.

GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday touted her willingness to work to bring both political parties together while Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows argued that sending her back to Washington could lead to a GOP majority in the Senate and even more partisan gridlock.

Postal workers appeal to Harvard president

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The American Postal Workers Union is calling on Harvard University's president to oppose a business arrangement between Staples Inc. and the U.S. Postal Service, or resign her seat on the office supply company's board.

NY governor hopefuls debate economy, leadership

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's race.

Nurse Amber Vinson’s family says she is Ebola-free

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Dallas nurse Amber Vinson was Ebola-free Wednesday, according to family members in Atlanta, where she is being treated for the virus.

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.