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10/22/2014 8:35 PM
Obama invites Afghanistan's new leaders to U.S.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has extended new invitations to Afghanistan’s new leaders to visit the White House early next year.

10/22/2014 8:34 PM
Probe: UNC academic fraud was 'shadow curriculum'
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — A scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was bigger than previously reported, encompassing about 1,500 athletes who got easy A’s and B’s over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released today.

10/22/2014 6:54 PM
U.S. returns stolen artwork to Peru
SAN ANTONIO - U.S. officials returned two stolen, colonial-era paintings to the government of Peru today in a repatriation ceremony at the San Antonio Museum of Art.

10/22/2014 6:55 PM
Van replaces Oregon city's $1 million library
PENDLETON, Ore. — A city in northern Oregon has been reduced to using a van as its sole library after a blueprint mix-up shut down a newly built $1.2 million facility.

10/22/2014 4:15 PM
U.S. to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
WASHINGTON — Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said today that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African travelers.

10/22/2014 2:49 PM
Wreck of Nazi U-boat found off N.C. coast
RALEIGH, N.C. — In the aptly named Graveyard of the Atlantic off the North Carolina coast, researchers have found the wrecks of a Nazi U-boat and the ship it sank during a World War II convoy.

10/22/2014 2:38 PM
Former Blackwater guards found guilty
WASHINGTON — Four former Blackwater security guards were convicted today in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, an incident that inflamed anti-American sentiment around the globe and was denounced by critics as an illustration of a war gone horribly wrong.

10/22/2014 12:20 PM
Stocks edge higher on earnings gains
NEW YORK — Good news on corporate earnings is sending stocks slightly higher in midday trading.

10/22/2014 10:37 AM
New Ebola 'czar' to meet with Obama
WASHINGTON — President Obama is convening a meeting today with his new Ebola “czar,” Ron Klain, and other top aides.

10/22/2014 10:36 AM
Feds loosen eligibility for parent loan program
WASHINGTON — The Education Department has loosened credit requirements for a federal student loan program used by parents and graduate students.