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Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Pesky. Illegal. Effective?

Detroit Mass Mob fills pews in struggling churches

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Detroit has seen half of its residents skip town over the past 50 years, and the fallout has been felt in every corner of the city, including its religious communities.

Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office instead tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.

Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.

Guide to developments in Ferguson police shooting

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. The Aug. 9 shooting and the protests that followed raised new awareness about the racial makeup of police departments and police use of military-style equipment, among other issues. Here's a look at where things stand:

With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."

Today in History

|Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Today is Friday, Oct. 24, the 297th day of 2014. There are 68 days left in the year.

Doctor hospitalized in New York with Ebola after returning from West Africa

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

A New York City physician who recently returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa has become the nation’s latest Ebola patient.

Senators ask gov't for nationwide air bag recall

| |Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014

Two U.S. senators are calling on regulators to issue a nationwide recall of cars with faulty air bags made by Takata Corp., questioning why automakers have been allowed to limit recalls to only certain locations with high humidity.