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  • Robotic device helps paralyzed groom walk aisle

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    DEWITT, N.Y. (AP) — New York resident Matt Ficarra has been paralyzed from the chest down since an accident three years ago, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle. Ficarra was able to stand and walk during the wedding ceremony in suburban Syracuse on Saturday with the...

  • On the road to find the world's funniest person

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other. The onetime stand-up comic is, after all, the owner...

  • Super drunk woman arrested, mistook jail for bar

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    PAW PAW, Mich. (AP) — One is a building with bars. The other is a building with a bar. A very drunk woman apparently had trouble telling them apart and ended up in a southwestern Michigan jail cell. The Van Buren County sheriff's department says a 39-year-old woman mistook the Van...

  • Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push aside — Ebola. The past week's jarring Ebola developments have put a...

  • New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) — On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage — they're looking at cold, hard cash. Money really does grow on trees in autumn in New...

  • Pope beatifies Paul VI at remarkable synod's end

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Pope Francis on Sunday beatified Pope Paul VI, concluding the remarkable meeting of bishops debating family issues that drew parallels to the tumultuous reforms of the Second Vatican Council which Paul oversaw and implemented. Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI was on hand...

  • Bear bites boy's arm off in Chinese zoo

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    BEIJING (AP) — A bear in central China has bitten off the arm of a 9-year-old boy who tried to feed it through its cage, state media and a doctor said Sunday. Media reports said the attack happened Saturday afternoon at Pingdingshan Hebin Park in Henan province, which has a zoo...

  • Giants fan who caught home run ball gives it back

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A lifelong San Francisco fan had a piece of team history in his hands Thursday night: the home run ball that sent the Giants to the World Series. Then he gave it back. Frank Burke, who owns a transmission repair business in Oakdale, said that he wanted the...

  • College: Arrests, injuries during pumpkin fest

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    KEENE, N.H. (AP) — Huge crowds including Keene State College students and visitors to an annual pumpkin festival in New Hampshire became unruly Saturday, leading to injuries and arrests. College officials provided few specifics on the melee but said Keene State students and...

  • Aspiring model, pilot arrested in OC drug bust

    Updated: Sat, Oct 18, 2014

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — An aspiring model and a private pilot, both from Canada, have been arrested on federal drug charges in Southern California after authorities say they arrived from Las Vegas in a private jet carrying drugs worth roughly $2 million. Krista Marieann Boseley, 30,...

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