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San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals'

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals.

Surfer says he hit shark with board to stop attack

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A surfer holding his 8-year-old son says he punched and smacked a shark with his board to stop an attack off Maui.

US stocks move mostly higher; IBM disappoints

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

U.S. stocks are mostly higher, but the gains were held back by IBM, which slid after reporting results that fell short of what investors were looking for.

Supreme Court checks into case about hotel guest registry privacy

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A Los Angeles-area motel owner’s efforts to keep guest registry information private will now be resolved by the Supreme Court.

US agency warns car owners to get air bags fixed

| |Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A potential safety crisis over defective air bags widened Monday as the U.S. government issued an urgent plea to more than 4.7 million people to get their cars fixed.

GM ignition switch death count rises to 29

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

At least 29 people have died and 27 people have been seriously injured in crashes involving General Motors cars with defective ignition switches.

Man pleads not guilty in Louisiana stripper death

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A 42-year-old man has pleaded not guilty in the death and dismemberment of a stripper in New Orleans' French Quarter.

Mayor says suspect in 7 deaths is sex offender

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

The mayor of Gary, Indiana says that a man who confessed to killing one woman and led police to the bodies of six others in northwestern Indiana had been convicted of sex crimes in Texas.

Today in History

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Today is Saturday, Nov. 1, the 305th day of 2014. There are 60 days left in the year. This is All Saints Day. A reminder: Daylight Saving Time ends at 2 a.m. local time Sunday. Clocks go back one hour.

6-year-old buying bubblegum killed in drive-by

|Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

A 6-year-old girl was killed during a drive-by shooting while shopping for bubblegum with her father at a convenience store in Kansas City, according to police, who are vowing to find those responsible for her death.