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Updated 4 minutes ago
Shooting in Alabama UPS center kills 3
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Police: 3 people, including gunman, killed in shooting at UPS facility in Birmingham, Alabama.

Published 10 minutes ago
Government itself tries to hack HealthCare.gov
WASHINGTON — The government’s own watchdogs tried to hack into HealthCare.gov earlier this year and found what they termed a critical vulnerability — but also came away with respect for some of the health insurance site’s security features.

Updated 14 minutes ago
Lucas Co. unemployment falls to 5.8%
State officials said today that Lucas County’s unemployment rate declined in August to an estimated 5.8 percent, breaking a two-month trend of rising unemployment rates since hitting a post-recession low in May.

Updated 20 minutes ago
Obama pledges to fight, build coalition Islamic State in Syria
WASHINGTON — U.S. President Barack Obama today vowed to continue the fight against Islamic State fighters following the first U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the militant group in Syria, and pledged to build even more international support for the effort.

Updated 21 minutes ago
U.S. airstrikes have not deterred ISIS
BAGHDAD — After six weeks of U.S. airstrikes, the Iraqi government’s forces have scarcely budged Sunni extremists of the Islamic State from their hold on more than a quarter of the country, in part because many critical Sunni tribes remain on the sidelines.

Published 31 minutes ago
Syrian Kurds want to help U.S.
BEIRUT — The dominant Kurdish political group in Syria welcomed U.S.-led strikes on Islamic State militants in the country and said today that it wanted to coordinate on confronting the militant group.

Updated 35 minutes ago
CDC: ebola may escalate exponentially
Yet another set of ominous projections about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was released today, in a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that gave worst- and best-case estimates for Liberia and Sierra Leone based on computer modeling.

Updated 36 minutes ago
Worst risk to Toledo water has passed, expert says
Although western Lake Erie will have algae floating through October, the odds of it becoming a dense mat with toxins strong enough to cause a repeat of what happened around Toledo’s water intake fade more every day, a Great Lakes expert said.

Published 1 hour ago
Ferguson residents begin using body cameras
FERGUSON, Mo. — A California-based group has distributed and trained some Ferguson residents on how to use body cameras to record police.

Updated 1 hour ago
CEO resigns from agency he led for year
Stanley Lowe, chief executive officer of Pathway Inc., has resigned to take a new job, the agency said.