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  • Comedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC

    Updated: Mon, Oct 20, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize. Jimmy Fallon, Jerry Seinfeld and Wanda Sykes celebrated Leno's famous work ethic and poked fun as he received the Mark Twain Prize for...

  • Video: Saints coach gets snippy after New Orleans falters late, loses to Detroit

    Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    DETROIT — A brilliant performance by Drew Brees turned sour in the fourth quarter, leaving the New Orleans Saints to deal with another close loss on the road. Brees threw a crucial interception late in the fourth, and Detroit's Matthew Stafford threw two touchdown passes in the final...

  • Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest

    Updated: Sun, Oct 19, 2014

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries. The parties around the school coincided with the Keene...

  • 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...

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