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North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck.

N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

Snowden: Bombing shows limits of mass surveillance

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden says the Boston Marathon bombings are an example of how threats can be missed even under blanket surveillance.

Golden Gate Bridge officials float sidewalk toll

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Golden Gate Bridge officials are again floating the idea of charging bicyclists and pedestrians to use the famed span's sidewalks.

IAPA: press freedom deteriorating in the Americas

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The Inter American Press Association says freedom of the press has sharply deteriorated in the Americas over the last six months.

Pistorius sentencing: What it means

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

How much prison time will Oscar Pistorius ultimately serve for killing his girlfriend? And will the double-amputee Olympian ever run competitively again on the carbon-fiber blades that made him one of the world's most recognizable athletes?

Mother of Utah baby found in trash leaves jail

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A Utah woman accused of abandoning her newborn baby in a trash can was released from jail on Monday, and told reporters as she left that she hadn't known she was pregnant.

Famed Elvis photographer Alfred Wertheimer dies

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose photographs of Elvis Presley documented the start of a legendary career, has died. Wertheimer's editor and gallery curator, Chris Murray, said Wertheimer , who was 85, died of natural causes at his New York apartment.

Police find dead infants in Winnipeg locker

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Police say they have discovered the remains of as many as four dead infants in a storage locker in the central Canadian city of Winnipeg.

Thousands of Gov. Walker-related emails released

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Thousands of emails prosecutors collected during the first secret investigation into Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's former aides and associates when he was a county executive were released Tuesday, prompting allegations from Walker and other Republicans that the timing two weeks before the election was politically motivated.

Spotify's Top 10 most streamed tracks

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 13 to Sunday Oct. 19 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Spotify's Top 10 most viral tracks

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Oct. 13 to Sunday, Oct. 19 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.

Police in Macedonia arrest 9 in helicopter scam

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Police in Macedonia have arrested a former Defense Ministry official and eight others for allegedly embezzling $2.8 million from the government by filing fake expenses related to a helicopter maintenance program.

US: One American released from North Korea

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

American detainee Jeffrey Fowle has been released from North Korea, nearly six months after he was taken into custody, the State Department said Tuesday. Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held.

Top subprime mortgage firm accused of abuses

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

The nation's largest servicer of subprime mortgages has engaged in abuses that could potentially harm hundreds of thousands of borrowers, according to the New York Superintendent of Financial Services.

The top 10 books on Apple's iBooks

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

iBook charts for week ending October 20, 2014:

The top iPhone and iPad apps on App Store

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

App Store Official Charts for the week ending October 20, 2014:

New efforts to ban tobacco farm child labor

| |Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Two years after the Obama administration backed off a rule that would have banned children from dangerous agriculture jobs, public health advocates and lawmakers are trying anew to get kids off tobacco farms.

Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washington or British Columbia, the Center for Whale Research said.

2nd guilty plea in California tainted beef case

|Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

A second defendant has pleaded guilty in a case alleging that a Northern California slaughterhouse at the center of a massive recall processed and distributed tainted beef.