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Ohio shooting puts face on foreclosure crisis

AKRON, Ohio - By the time deputies came to escort Addie Polk out of her home of 38 years, the 90-year-old had taken out her life insurance policy and placed it next to her pocketbook and keys in the neatly kept house.

October 27, 2008 | By THOMAS J. SHEERAN Associated Press Writer | National


Iowa teen left at Neb. hospital back with family

OMAHA, Neb. - An Iowa teenager who was abandoned at an Omaha hospital under Nebraska's safe-haven law is back home, in part because the grandparents who dropped her off soon changed their minds, a county official said Thursday.

October 24, 2008 | By JEAN ORTIZ Associated Press Writer | National


U. of Texas ends fight over dorm-room Obama signs

AUSTIN, Texas - Facing a free-speech uproar, the University of Texas backed down Thursday from punishing two students who refused to remove political signs from their dormitory window.

October 24, 2008 | By JAY ROOT Associated Press Writer | National


Dow industrials fall 675 points, below 9,000

NEW YORK - Stocks plunged in the final hour of trading Thursday, sending the Dow Jones industrial average down more than 675 points, or more than 7 percent, to its lowest level in five years after a major credit ratings agency said it was considering cutting its rating on General Motors Corp.

October 24, 2008 | By TIM PARADIS AP Business Writer | National


States cut spending, put projects on hold

With the economy in a slide and the credit markets seized up, states are slashing budgets, eliminating jobs, putting major construction projects on hold and nervously waiting to see whether their shriveled pension funds recover.

October 24, 2008 | By STEVE LeBLANC Associated Press Writer | National


1 in 4 US teen girls got cervical cancer shot

ATLANTA - One in four teen girls have rolled up their sleeves for the relatively new vaccine against cervical cancer, federal health officials said Thursday.

October 24, 2008 | By MIKE STOBBE AP Medical Writer | National


Bus packed with Amish clips semi in Mich.; 14 hurt

NORTHFIELD TOWNSHIP, Mich. - A semitrailer clipped the back of a bus overloaded with members of an Amish church group Thursday, flipping the bus onto its side and sending 14 people to the hospital, including several children, authorities said.

October 24, 2008 | By TOM KRISHER Associated Press Writer | National


House passes bailout bill

WASHINGTON - With the economy on the brink and elections looming, Congress approved an unprecedented $700 billion government bailout of the battered financial industry on Friday and sent it to President Bush for his certain signature.

October 18, 2008 | By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and DAVID ESPO | National


Ask AP: Building windmills, seized drug prices

Windmills don't just sprout from the earth wherever there's a stiff breeze.

October 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


Boy’s death in school bathroom attributed to game

AUSTIN, Texas - A 7-year-old Texas boy found dead hanging from a hook in a school bathroom in February may have been playing a game called ''run and jump'', according to a police report.

October 18, 2008 | The Associated Press | National


7 reported killed in fiery Ala. prison van crash

MONTGOMERY, Ala. - A tractor-trailer and a state van carrying applicants for prison jobs crashed Friday on a rural highway, and authorities said all seven people believed to be riding in the van died in the fiery wreck.

October 18, 2008 | By DESIREE HUNTER Associated Press Writer | National


Police: Pa. landlord spied on 34 female tenants

PHILADELPHIA - A suburban Philadelphia landlord secretly videotaped 34 female tenants over two decades after hiding cameras in their apartments, authorities said Friday.

October 18, 2008 | By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press Writer | National


Wells Fargo acquiring Wachovia for $15.1 billion

NEW YORK - In an abrupt change of course, Wachovia Corp. said Friday it agreed to be acquired by Wells Fargo & Co. in a $15.1 billion all-stock deal, wiping out Wachovia's previous plan to sell its banking operations to rival suitor Citigroup Inc.

October 18, 2008 | By SARA LEPRO Associated Press Writer | National


Las Vegas jury deliberating in O.J. Simpson case

LAS VEGAS - A jury began deliberating Friday whether O.J. Simpson and his co-defendant robbed two sports memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a casino hotel room.

October 18, 2008 | By KEN RITTER Associated Press Writer | National


WTC owners rewrite expectations at ground zero

NEW YORK - The owners of the World Trade Center site announced a delay in the completion of a multibillion-dollar transit hub Thursday but pledged to open a nearly finished Sept. 11 memorial by the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

October 17, 2008 | By AMY WESTFELDT Associated Press Writer | National


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