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  • Cavaliers fans welcome back LeBron

    8 minutes ago

    (AP) CLEVELAND (AP) — Long lines wrapped around Quicken Loans Arena as Cavaliers fans eagerly waited to welcome back LeBron James. Four years after the NBA superstar left for Miami, James has returned to the Cavs and he'll wear a No. ...

  • Business Highlights

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    (AP) ___ Why the bond market is more fragile than you think NEW YORK (AP) — A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, and ...

  • Tigers hope starters can outdo Orioles bullpen

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    (AP) BALTIMORE (AP) — The Detroit Tigers' starting pitchers in the first three games of the AL Division Series have a combined 329 wins, three Cy Young Awards and 35 games of postseason experience. Baltimore's starters have less impressive credentials, yet ...

  • Wife of slain Los Angeles-area mayor released

    19 minutes ago

    (AP) BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — In the small, modest Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens, neighbors of Mayor Daniel Crespo struggled Wednesday to come to terms with how the friendly, outgoing political leader could have been shot to death by ...

  • Musical of 'Doctor Zhivago' coming to Broadway

    21 minutes ago

    (AP) NEW YORK (AP) — The latest version of "Cinderella" will soon disappear from the Broadway Theatre, but another sweepingly romantic musical is ready to take its place — "Doctor Zhivago." Producers said Wednesday that the tale of five intertwined lovers ...

  • Man with Ebola in US flew part of trip on United

    26 minutes ago

    (AP) The man hospitalized with Ebola shortly after arriving in the U.S. says he flew part of the way on United Airlines on Sept. 20. In a statement issued Wednesday, the airline said it learned from the Centers for Disease Control ...

  • AP Top Political News At 5:48 p.m. EDT

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    (AP) AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy AP-GfK Poll: Top issues in the midterm election Civilian casualty standard eased in Iraq, Syria McConnell, Grimes both get public pay to campaign Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses Not ...

  • Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US

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    (AP) The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case, according to federal and hospital officials: Sept. 19 ...

  • Obama dines with fundraising contest winners

    33 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is breaking bread in Washington with two women who won a fundraising contest to help Democratic Senate candidates. The prize is dinner with Obama. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee identified the winners as Hannah ...

  • Texas woman buys Nuremberg stenographer's mementos

    39 minutes ago

    (AP) ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — A Dallas woman has paid $9,000 for documents from the Nuremberg trials that were found in an old trunk in Alaska that belonged to a postwar stenographer. Fran Berg was the highest bidder for the items ...

  • Column: Great game, but baseball in need of a fix

    42 minutes ago

    (AP) Opening night of the baseball playoffs provided some great theater, assuming you could stay awake long enough to watch. That the 12th-inning win by Kansas City over Oakland took nearly five hours to play highlights a problem baseball still has ...

  • Questions and answers about the US Ebola case

    43 minutes ago

    (AP) WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. health officials have warned for months that someone infected with Ebola could unknowingly carry the virus to this country, and there is word now that it has happened: A traveler in a Dallas hospital became the ...

  • Judge: Stockton, California, must follow bankruptcy laws, pay creditors and pension fund

    47 minutes ago

    (AP) SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Judge: Stockton, California, must follow bankruptcy laws, pay creditors and pension fund.

  • Cuba says it's likely to increase money supply

    48 minutes ago

    (AP) HAVANA (AP) — The planned elimination of Cuba's unusual dual-currency system will likely mean printing more of the single currency that remains, the country's central bank chief said in a report published Wednesday. Elimination of the double currency was announced ...

  • McConnell, Grimes both get public pay to campaign

    51 minutes ago

    (AP) FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Mitch McConnell is criticizing his Democratic opponent for taking her taxpayer salary while campaigning for the U.S. Senate. But McConnell is getting even more government pay while he serves in the Senate and campaigns for a ...

  • Ebola worries could keep some Dallas students home

    53 minutes ago

    (AP) DALLAS (AP) — The announcement that five Dallas schoolchildren were possibly exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. has some nervous parents planning to keep their kids home. Several parents on Wednesday picked up their children early ...

  • BofA board names CEO Brian Moynihan chairman

    54 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Bank of America Chief Executive Brian Moynihan has been named chairman, effective immediately. The lender said Wednesday that its board of directors elected Moynihan to succeed Charles "Chad" Holiday Jr. Moynihan has been CEO of the ...

  • ACLU challenges new Alabama abortion law

    1 hour ago

    (AP) MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union is suing to stop a new Alabama law that places additional requirements on girls seeking abortions without their parents' approval. The suit, filed in federal court in Montgomery, said the Alabama ...

  • Mexico's probe of army slayings raises doubts

    1 hour, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) MEXICO CITY (AP) — For more than two months, Mexico did little to explain how a Mexican army patrol escaped practically unharmed from a gunfight that left 22 suspected criminals dead in a grain warehouse. This week, officials changed their ...

  • Top selling vehicles in the US in September

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    (AP) Automakers announced September U.S. car and truck sales on Wednesday. Here are the top sellers, the number of vehicles sold and the percent change from a year ago. Vehicle Total sold Percent change from Sept. 2013 Ford F-Series 59,863 -0.1 ...

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