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  • BP spill left big oily 'bathtub ring' on seafloor

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The BP oil spill left an oily "bathub ring" on the sea floor that's about the size of Rhode Island, new research shows. The study by David Valentine, the chief scientist on the federal damage assessment research ships, estimates that about 10 million gallons of oil...

  • The controversial Ray Rice children's Halloween costume you won't believe

    CNN
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    There aren’t too many times when I’m speechless about what I consider an outrageous example of parenting. This is one of those times. An Instagram photo surfaced over the weekend of a child wearing a Ray Rice costume and dragging a doll ostensibly meant to symbolize the...

  • Watch: Doherty High School product Lamarr Houston injured himself celebrating too hard in NFL game

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    Bears defensive end Lamarr Houston hurt his knee while celebrating a sack on backup Jimmy Garoppolo with about 3 minutes left and the Patriots leading 48-23. "I'm disappointed for Lamarr," Bears coach Mark Trestman said, twice.

  • 'Welcome Back, Kotter' star Marcia Strassman dies

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    LOS ANGELES — Marcia Strassman, who played Gabe Kaplan's wife, Julie, on the 1970s sitcom "Welcome Back, Kotter," has died. She was 66. Strassman died at her Sherman Oaks, California, home on Friday after battling breast cancer for seven years, her sister, Julie Strassman, said...

  • Colorado man jumps from moving vehicle to avoid lit cigarette, gets run over

    By Tom McGhee, The Denver Post
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    A man was run over by his own van in Aurora Sunday when he dropped a lit cigarette into his jacket and jumped out of the moving vehicle. The man was backing out of a driveway and was knocked down and the van rolled over his head, Aurora police said. Police haven't identified the...

  • Horse rescued from pool at suburban Phoenix home

    Associated Press
    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    MESA, Ariz. — A horse in suburban Phoenix needed rescuing after it led itself to water and did more than just drink. Mesa firefighters say the horse was wandering outside of its pen Saturday when the animal somehow fell into the backyard swimming pool and became stuck. Mesa Fire...

  • Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation's top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Africa is unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from...

  • Squirrel knocks out power to Pueblo customers

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    PUEBLO — Black Hills Energy says the power is back on in Pueblo after a squirrel got into a substation Sunday morning. The damage affected four circuits at the central substation near the service center in downtown Pueblo. The utility company says about 4,000 customers were without...

  • 13 Europe banks flunk test, must find 10B euros

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe's 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and need an extra 10 billion euros ($12.5 billion) to cushion themselves against any future crises. Although the landmark review identified only...

  • Manson jail cell preserved in LA Hall of Justice

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Relics of an era when famous felons occupied the old Los Angeles Hall of Justice have been exorcised in a dazzling restoration. But a single grim artifact has been preserved: the claustrophobic jail cell occupied by Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan and other celebrity...

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