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Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Romanian princess who helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

Former Illini coaches speak at McClain's funeral

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry.

Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13.

Man missing 9 years found dead in car in Ohio pond

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A man who disappeared after a July Fourth party nine years ago was found dead in a car pulled from a pond this week, a sheriff's office said Wednesday.

Magic Johnson ready to assist tech in diversity

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Retired Los Angeles Laker Magic Johnson became famous for dishing out assists to his teammates during his Hall of Fame basketball career. Now, as an entrepreneur focused on minority markets, he says he is ready to help Silicon Valley hire more blacks and Latinos to diversify the technology industry's largely white and Asian workforce.

Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States.

Request denied to remove judge on Peterson case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A prosecution request to remove the judge handling the felony child abuse case against Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson was denied on Wednesday.

Dallas nurse's dog tests negative for Ebola

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

The first Ebola test for the quarantined King Charles Spaniel belonging to a Dallas nurse hospitalized with the virus has come back negative.

Veteran gets OK to be buried with gay partner

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A U.S. Navy veteran can be buried with the ashes of her late partner in a southwest Idaho military cemetery after the state legalized gay marriage.