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chobani

in Lifestyle

It’s official: New Yorkers love yogurt

Yogurt is the official state snack, joining the likes of popcorn and peanuts among popular foods honored by U.S. states.

pistorius

in Sports

Pistorius faces prison hospital wing if sentenced to jail

The Olympic star faces the hospital wing of one of South Africa's toughest prisons if sentenced to jail for killing his girlfriend.

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in Lifestyle

Americans avoid international travel over Ebola fears

Nearly half of Americans are so concerned about the virus that they are avoiding international air travel.

jobs

in National

Unemployment applications fall to 14-year low

The decline suggests the labor market is gaining steam.

fury

in Entertainment

Brotherhood brings Pitt, cast together in ‘Fury’

When writer-director David Ayer decided to tackle the World War II movie genre, he decided to make it an intimate affair.

garner

in Entertainment, Weird

Jennifer Garner ‘hired’ 120 goats

The actress had a clever solution to a rat and ivy problem at her Hollywood Hills home.

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in Entertainment, National, Viral Videos

First Lady channels Lil Jon in ‘turnip’ Vine

The FLOTUS advocates for healthy eating in a White House video spoofing the hit song "Turn Down For What."

FILE - In this March 5, 2009 file photo, Michael Jackson is shown at a press conference in London. Testimony from AEG Live executive Paul Gongaware on his interactions with Jackson and his negotiations with the singer’s doctor dominated the fifth week of a civil case against the company filed by the superstar’s mother, Katherine. On Tuesday May 28, 2013, Gongaware reluctantly acknowledged that he negotiated the $150,000 per month rate that Jackson’s doctor expected to be paid to serve on the “This Is It” tour.

in Entertainment

Michael Jackson is highest-earning dead celeb

Five years after his death, the King of Pop is still generating a fortune, raking in an estimated $140 million in the past year.

stevienicks

in Music

Stevie Nicks, Hozier, Keyshia Cole score top album debuts

Other new debuts in the top 10 of the Billboard 200 chart, include alt-rockers Weezer and "X Factor" pop couple Alex & Sierra.

collins

in Entertainment

‘7th Heaven’ star faces new sex crime investigation

Stephen Collins faces new accusations involving a 13-year-old girl.

coyotes

in Sports

Thursday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at some of the big sports stories making headlines today, Thursday, Oct. 16.

larsulrich

in Music

Did Metallica almost fire Lars Ulrich?

According to Anthrax guitarist Scott Ian, the legendary drummer almost got axed 30 years ago.

islamicstate

in National, World

Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance

The advance of ISIS fighters stalled after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants.

markets

in National

Markets on edge after worse turmoil in 4 years

Worries about world growth and the end of years of U.S. stimulus are keeping investors in a fraught mood.

giants

in Sports

Giants rally past Cardinals to close on World Series

The San Francisco Giants scored three runs in the sixth inning to move to the brink of a return to the World Series.

nash

in Sports

Lakers’ Nash hurt again

The latest injury is another setback that casts doubt about his future in the NBA.

royals

in Sports

Kansas City stays perfect to head to World Series

The Royals swept the Baltimore Orioles and are World Series-bound for the first time since 1985.

pena

in Entertainment

‘Modern Family’ star dead at 55

Elizabeth Pena starred in TV and film, including "The Incredibles," and "Hill Street Blues."

ebola

in National

White House goes into crisis mode on Ebola

Rising public anxiety about the virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

friends

in Entertainment

‘Friends’ will ‘be there for you’ on Netflix

"Friends" may have gone off air 10 years ago, but Ross, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey will be back in January.

Latest Headlines

in Local

Collins, Bellows Square Off in 2nd Debate

GENERIC VOTE

BANGOR, Maine (AP) _ Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows are squaring off in another debate.

in Local

Court: Maine Agency Can Campaign Against Bear Vote

BEAR-LARGE

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A Portland judge says the state's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife can use its resources to campaign against a statewide referendum to ban certain bear-hunting tactics.

in Local

30 Maine Guard Members Home from Middle East

GENERIC NATIONAL GUARD

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ About 30 members of the Maine National Guard are home from a six-month deployment to Afghanistan.

in Local

Police Waiting on Autopsy in Lewiston Baby Death

Newsradio WGAN

LEWISTON, Maine (AP) _ Maine's state Medical Examiner's Office is still preparing an autopsy report for a baby found unresponsive in a Lewiston bathtub.

in Local

Maine’s High Court Allows Grand Falls Wind Farm

GENERIC WIND FARM

GRAND FALLS TOWNSHIP, Maine (AP) _ Maine's highest court is upholding a state Board of Environmental Protection decision to give a developer the go-ahead to build a wind farm on Passadumkeag Ridge in Grand Falls Township.