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9/30/2014 8:47 PM
Suburban L.A. mayor fatally shot
The mayor of Bell Gardens, California, a small Los Angeles suburb, was shot to death by his wife on Tuesday in an apparent domestic dispute, and his spouse has been detained by investigators, according to the county sheriff's department.

9/30/2014 10:01 PM
Firms pay $3.5B to care providers
WASHINGTON — From research grants to travel junkets, drug and medical device companies paid doctors and leading hospitals billions of dollars last year, the government disclosed Tuesday in a new effort to spotlight potential ethical conflicts in medicine.

9/30/2014 7:59 PM
Teacher facing 36 counts of sex abuse
NEW YORK — A teacher at one of New York’s elite public high schools preyed on students sexually for three years, plying some with alcohol and thousands of text messages, taking one to a nude beach and another to a sex club, and having sex with two of them, prosecutors said today.

9/30/2014 5:04 PM
Ebola confirmed in U.S.
DALLAS — A patient at a Dallas hospital has tested positive for Ebola, the first case of the disease to be diagnosed in the United States, federal health officials announced today.

9/30/2014 5:35 PM
Wis. rep likely broke house rules
WASHINGTON — A congressional review panel says there is substantial reason to believe that veteran Wisconsin Rep. Tom Petri violated House rules by acting on behalf of two companies in which he owned significant amounts of stock.

9/30/2014 4:51 PM
NYC increases living wage
NEW YORK — Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed an executive order expanding New York City’s living wage law, increasing the hourly rate to $13.13 from $11.90.

9/30/2014 3:52 PM
Student shot at N.C. high school
ALBEMARLE, N.C. — A student was shot by a fellow student outside a North Carolina high school just minutes before classes began today, and the shooting suspect then waited for police to arrive, authorities said.

9/30/2014 11:09 AM
Congress grills Secret Service head
WASHINGTON — Facing blistering criticism from Congress, Secret Service Director Julia Pierson acknowledged today the agency failed in executing its plan to protect the White House when a man with a knife entered the mansion and ran through half the ground floor before being subdued.

9/30/2014 2:42 PM
School evacuated in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — One child was injured and a high school was evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, police said today.

9/30/2014 7:58 AM
Va. police: Forensic evidence links 2 cases
RICHMOND, Va. — They both were walking alone, separated from their friends late at night, on or near the University of Virginia campus. One was found dead nearly five years ago. The other is still missing.