• Investigators: Georgia officer likely shot by other officers

    ATLANTA (AP) — Police officers who arrived at the wrong Atlanta home after a report of suspicious activity shot the man who lives there, killed his dog and "likely" shot a fellow officer, leaving him seriously wounded, authorities said Tuesday.

    Associated Press35 mins ago
  • Video shows San Antonio man with arm raised fatally shot by deputies

    Gilbert Flores, 41, was shot on Friday by two Bexar County deputies responding to a domestic disturbance call at a home in Northwest San Antonio, the San Antonio Express-News and KSAT-12 television station reported.

    Reuters
  • Egypt gas find sparks panic in Israel about Israeli reserves

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Egypt's new natural gas bonanza is causing an uproar in Israel, with energy stocks plummeting and recriminations over indecisiveness and infighting that have delayed production from the country's own gas fields.

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    Kentucky county clerk refuses to issue same-sex marriage licenses (41 photos)

    Gay couples in a Kentucky county are expected at the courthouse door Tuesday morning after the Supreme Court ruled against a defiant clerk who has refused to hand out marriage licenses to same-sex couples. The Supreme Court ruled against the county clerk who refused to issue gay marriage licenses,…

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  • Woman Becoming Nun Needs Friend's Interest, Not Concern

    DEAR ABBY: I was best friends with "Joanne" after we met in middle school. She comes from a conservative Christian family and has three successful siblings. This has made her quirky, media-driven pursuits and city life a disappointment to her family. When we were teens and she learned that I was a…

    Dear Abby
  • Why Ben Carson is poised to overtake Donald Trump

    In fact, he's done the "unthinkable," tying Trump at the top of the pack with the support of 23 percent of surveyed Iowa voters, according to a Monmouth University poll released Monday – the first time in over a month that Trump was not the undisputed leader in an early-nominating state. A Fox News…

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  • Man sentenced to life with no parole walks free in Missouri

    JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — A man sentenced to life in prison without parole on a marijuana-related charge was freed Tuesday from a Missouri prison after being behind bars for two decades — a period in which the nation's attitudes toward pot have steadily softened.

    Associated Press
  • This year's El Nino weather pattern could be strongest on record: experts

    By Tom Miles GENEVA (Reuters) - The current El Nino weather phenomenon is expected peak between October and January and could turn into one of the strongest on record, experts from the World Meteorological Organization said at a news conference on Tuesday. Climate models and experts suggest surface…

    Reuters
  • Police officer facing arrest for burglary kills himself

    DILLSBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania police sergeant shot himself to death after officers came to arrest him for committing a burglary at his estranged wife's home and then trying to frame her boyfriend for it, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

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  • 2016 Best Colleges Preview: Top 10 Best Value Schools

    For the majority of prospective college students and their families, cost is a major factor in determining which schools are viable options. Knowing which schools are best buys -- which colleges provide the highest quality education for the lowest price -- is imperative.

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  • Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020: UN

    The Gaza Strip, ravaged by wars and nearly a decade of a gruelling Israeli blockade, could become uninhabitable for residents within just five years, the United Nations development agency said Tuesday. "The social, health and security-related ramifications of the high population density and…

    AFP
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  • A China meltdown? Why its Asian neighbors aren't worried.

    As the world worries that China’s economic troubles will cause a wide-reaching meltdown, China closest Asian neighbors are not yet panicking. Pacific-rim countries will surely be impacted by China’s four-year economic slowdown, which came into sharper focus in late August with a sudden stock market…

    Christian Science Monitor
  • FBI agents raid Palm Springs city hall, employees sent home

    FBI agents and a local public corruption task force raided Palm Springs City Hall armed with search warrants on Tuesday, sending home employees and closing the offices for the day, an FBI spokeswoman said. Laura Eimiller of the FBI's Los Angeles office said she could not disclose the nature of the…

    Reuters28 mins ago
  • Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announces she's pregnant with twins

    As with the birth of her son three years ago, Mayer writes that she plans to limit the amount of maternity leave she takes.

    CNET
  • Daughter Deep In Debt Needs Counseling, Not More Money

    DEAR ABBY: Three years ago I gave my adult daughter, married with a child, more than $16,000 to help pay off her debts because she couldn't pay her bills. She and her husband maintain separate accounts, which I find odd. He pays certain expenses; she pays others. Now I find she's deep in debt again…

    Dear Abby
  • Police hunt for suspects after officer shot dead north of Chicago

    Police with dogs and helicopters are searching woods and swampy areas north of Chicago for three armed suspects after a police officer was shot dead on Tuesday in the suburb of Fox Lake, a local law enforcement official said. Lake County sheriff's office Sergeant Christopher Covelli told Reuters…

    Reuters
  • Got Diabetes? Why You Must Protect Your Feet

    From 2006 to 2010, more than 1 million patients went to the emergency department for diabetes-related foot complications, and 10.5 percent of those involved an amputation, according to a new study published in PLOS One. Despite the alarming rate of those who wind up in the hospital for this serious…

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