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US job growth is rising solidly, so why isn't pay?

Posted: 10/04/2014 - Employers in the United States are hiring at a brisk pace. Unemployment has sunk to a nearly healthy rate. Jobs are being filled across a range of industries. Yet the September jobs report released Friday contained a puzzling fact: Paychecks still aren't growing.

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Medical copter crashes in Texas; 1 dead, 3 hurt

Updated: 10/08/2014 - Authorities say a medical helicopter has crashed a few blocks away from a North Texas hospital where it was headed, killing a patient it was transporting and seriously injuring the pilot and two medical personnel who were onboard.

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US: Militants use beheadings to make up for losses

Posted: 10/04/2014 - U.S. officials say the Islamic State group is using images of beheadings to maintain its edge in a propaganda war even as it suffers losses on the battlefield in Syria and Iraq.

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UPDATE: Apology follows threat to hundreds at Harvard

Updated: 10/05/2014 - Hundreds of students and other people affiliated with Harvard University who got a threatening email have received a second message with an apology that apparently came from the same email account.

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Health officials: US well-equipped to stop Ebola

Updated: 10/14/2014 - The Obama administration is seeking to allay fear about the single confirmed case of Ebola in the United States, saying that despite some initial missteps the health care system is doing what needs to be done to prevent an outbreak.

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2 teachers accused of group sex with student

Posted: 10/03/2014 - Two teachers are accused of having group sex with a student in Louisiana after school officials told authorities the 16-year-old was bragging to his peers.

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Group pressures Kroger on gun policy

Posted: 10/03/2014 - A gun-control advocacy group is stepping up its pressure on the Kroger grocery chain to prohibit open-carry of guns in its stores.

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GM issues 2 more recalls for SUVs, mini cars

Posted: 10/03/2014 - General Motors announced two more recalls, pushing its total for the year to more than 70, affecting almost 30 million vehicles in North America.

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Complaint alleges sex abuse at immigration lockup

Posted: 10/02/2014 - Attorneys have filed a complaint with federal immigration officials alleging sexual abuse and harassment at a South Texas immigration lockup that houses women and their children.

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Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

Posted: 10/01/2014 - A study shows that giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion.

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Report: Hospital protocol failed in TB outbreak

Posted: 10/01/2014 - A federal report shows an El Paso hospital worker who exposed more than 850 infants to tuberculosis was allowed to return to work despite showing symptoms of the disease and coughing up blood at a hospital health screening.

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Beheading suspect ordered held without bond

Updated: 10/01/2014 - A man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant has been ordered held without bond and wants a Muslim to be named as his court-appointed lawyer.

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Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music

Posted: 10/01/2014 - A jury has found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.

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