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(Farmingdale, NY) -- Students and faculty at Farmingdale State College in New York are in shock after a long-time college professor was beheaded, apparently by her own son. Farmingdale Detective Michael Bitsko says Patricia Ward was decapitated Tuesday night at her Long Island...
(Undated) -- The first vaccine to prevent meningitis B now has Food and Drug Administration approval. The FDA approved the vaccine on Wednesday. This gives doctors a way to protect college students against a bacteria strain that has killed six people in the past two years...
(Undated) -- Time Warner Cable is losing profits and subscribers. The nation's second-largest cable TV operator saw its third quarter profit fall about seven-percent from last year, to 499-million dollars. Time Warner Cable also lost 184-thousand residential video customers...
(Washington, DC) -- The Obama administration's Ebola czar plans to visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today. A White House official says Ron Klain will meet with CDC Director Tom Frieden and other officials. Klain has been criticized for remaining virtually...
(Undated) -- A nurse who's been quarantined in Maine after treating Ebola patients says she'll fight the state's 21-day quarantine policy. Kaci Hickox says she's giving the State of Maine until today to let her move freely, then she'll ignore the restrictions and challenge the...
(Undated) -- First-time claims for unemployment benefits are up for the second week in a row. This morning's numbers from the Labor Department show 287-thousand Americans filed claims for jobless benefits last week. That's up three-thousand from the week before. The four-week...
(Undated) -- Apple CEO Tim Cook is coming out as gay. In an essay for today's edition of "Businessweek," Cook writes he's proud to be gay and considers being gay among the greatest gifts God has given him. He explains being gay has given him a window into the challenges people...
(Washington, DC) -- The midterm elections are now just five days away. Democrats and Republicans are battling for control of the Senate. The GOP needs to flip six seats in the Senate to regain control from Democrats. Fierce battles are being fought in more than a dozen states...
(Wyoming, MI) -- Several students at Kelloggsville High School in western Michigan are accused of planning to attack teachers and students at a school assembly. Superintendent Sam Wright says school officials were tipped off by a student who overheard them talking about the...