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  Elderly couple rescued by good Samaritans after car crashes into canal

Police say the couple were involved in a minor accident with two other cars, which sent them careening through a fence and into the canal.

Jeff Bridges says he has lymphoma, cites good prognosis

Trump says Sudan will be removed from terrorism list

  Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

High court allows 3-day extension for Pennsylvania ballots

6 Russian military officers charged in vast hacking campaign

Woman missing for 2 weeks found safe in Zion National Park

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Tropical Storm Epsilon forms in the central Atlantic

  What you need to know about herd immunity

Senate to work through weekend to push Barrett onto court

  Pfizer: Mid-November earliest it can seek virus vaccine OK

  Judge puts Wisconsin capacity limit order back into effect

Toobin suspended by the New Yorker, steps away from CNN

Woman found alive at funeral home dies at Detroit hospital

A 20-year-old suburban Detroit woman who was declared dead only to be found alive at a funeral home in August has died at Children’s Hospital in Detroit.

  John Oliver now has a sewage plant named after him

Danbury’s City Council voted earlier this month to rename the sewage plant “The John Oliver Memorial Sewer Plant,” following a tongue-in-cheek battle that began with an expletive-filled rant against the city on HBO’s “Last Week Tonight with John Oliver” in August.

Denver TV station security guard charged with murder

A television station security guard accused of fatally shooting a pro-police demonstrator following opposing rallies has been charged with second-degree murder.

  Trump jokes he’ll leave the country if he loses to Biden

Musing at a campaign rally in central Georgia, Donald Trump suggested he might - albeit to laughter from the audience.

  Florida begins early voting with no major problems reported

Amber Alert for 2-year-old boy in Mich. canceled

Guitars played, made by Eddie Van Halen go to auction

  CVS Health to hire 15,000 workers ahead of flu season

  Confirmed COVID-19 cases worldwide passes 40 million; new strategies target hot spots

  Gray TV’s guide to political ads

2,000-year-old Nazca Lines cat carving discovered in Peru

Archeologists in Peru have discovered another Nazca Lines figure.

Supreme Court to review Trump’s ‘Remain in Mexico’ policy

The Supreme Court is agreeing to review a Trump administration policy that makes asylum-seekers wait in Mexico for U.S. court hearings.

High court to review two cases involving Trump border policy

The case will not be argued before the winter and it’s unclear how the outcome of the presidential election would affect the case, if Democrat Joe Biden wins the White House.

Halley’s Comet to bring October’s best meteor shower this week

The Orionid meteor shower set to peak Wednesday morning!

  Video appears to show Whitmer kidnapping plot suspects training

Evidence was played in federal court of the field training exercises federal prosecutors say were carried out in a plot to storm Michigan’s capitol and kidnap Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.

  China’s economy accelerates as virus recovery gains strength

China’s shaky economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic is gaining strength as consumers return to shopping malls and auto dealerships while the United States and Europe endure painful contractions.

  NASA, Nokia putting 4G network on the moon

The plans are part of the agency’s goal to build a lunar base and eventually sustain a human presence on the moon.

  High schooler accused of faking kidnapping during Zoom class

The principal called the prank a “serious incident” and asked parents to talk with their children about “appropriate behavior” during virtual learning.

Dodgers-Rays rare wild-card era matchup of baseball’s best

The Los Angeles Dodgers will try to win their first World Series title since 1998. The Tampa Bay Rays are among just six current franchises that have never won.

  Trump, Biden go on offense in states they’re trying to flip

Both candidates are trying to make inroads in states that could help secure a path to victory - Trump in Nevada and Biden in North Carolina.

  Millions more virus rapid tests, but are results reported?

After struggling to ramp up coronavirus testing, the U.S. can now screen several million people daily, thanks to a growing supply of rapid tests. But the boom comes with a new challenge: keeping track of the results.

Twitter blocks tweet from Trump adviser downplaying masks

Twitter has blocked a post from an adviser to President Donald Trump who suggested that masks do not work to stop the spread of coronavirus.

Michigan governor pushes back against Trump rally chants

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says President Donald Trump is inciting “domestic terrorism” following “lock her up” chants at his rally in the state.

Kansas teen taken into custody after covering himself in ranch, damaging property, crashing car in Shawnee Co.

The Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office said a teen was taken into custody early Saturday morning following an incident at the Petro Deli, north of Topeka.

Plan to retrieve Titanic radio spurs debate on human remains

People have been diving to the Titanic’s wreck for 35 years. No one has found human remains, according to the company that owns the salvage rights.

Report: Damage from August wind storm in Midwest at $7.5B

Damage estimates from a rare wind storm that slammed Iowa and some other parts of the Midwest in August are growing, with the total now at $7.5 billion, according to a new report.

  French premier joins nationwide tributes to beheaded teacher

France’s prime minister joined demonstrators on Sunday who rallied together across the country in tribute to a history teacher who was beheaded near Paris after discussing caricatures of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad with his class.

  Hard hit by virus, airlines push for tests over quarantines

International air traffic is down 92% this year as travelers worry about catching COVID-19 and government travel bans and quarantine rules make planning difficult.

  Heart-pounding video shows Ga. officer jump into action to save 3-week-old baby

The officer says saving the 3-week-old baby girl was just part of her job.

  High school student told to remove Trump flag from wall during virtual class

The school district says it is handling the matter internally and is working with all parties involved to resolve the issue.

  Pet dog helps alert New Jersey sisters to breast cancers

Thanks to the dog, both sisters discovered their cancers and got double mastectomies. Their prognoses are now good.

  Organizers exhort women to vote for change at US rallies

Thousands of mostly young women in masks rallied Saturday in the nation’s capital and other U.S. cities, exhorting voters to oppose President Donald Trump and his fellow Republican candidates in the Nov. 3 elections.

Florida Gators head coach Dan Mullen tests positive for COVID-19

University of Florida head football coach Dan Mullen said in a statement on Twitter Saturday that he tested positive for COVID-19.

Rural Midwest hospitals struggling to handle virus surge

Rural Jerauld County in South Dakota didn’t see a single case of the coronavirus for more than two months stretching from June to August. But over the last two weeks, its rate of new cases per person soared to one of the highest in the nation.

Explosion reported on South Main Street in Harrisonburg, Va.

Three people were injured in the explosion.

‘Home Improvement’ actor Zachery Ty Bryan arrested in Oregon

Bryan reportedly assaulted the victim, impeded her breathing, and took her phone away when she tried to call 911, police said.

  Suspect in teacher’s beheading in France was Chechen teen

France’s anti-terrorism prosecutor’s office says authorities investigating the horrific killing of the teacher on Friday have also arrested nine suspects.

Alabama’s Saban cleared to coach after 3rd negative test

Saban had initially tested positive on Wednesday, along with athletic director Greg Byrne.

Patriots back to work, Jaguars work remotely after positive COVID-19 test

The Jaguars said Saturday that a practice squad player has tested positive for the coronavirus.

  Calif. teacher calls 911 after man breaks into students’ home

Jennifer Peterson makes a habit to wait until every student logs off before she does too. When two of her students didn’t, she knew something was wrong.

Dale Earnhardt Jr., wife announce arrival of second daughter

Another Earnhardt is here!

  Michigan woman travels 300 miles to vote

94-year-old Mildred Madison has not missed the chance to vote since she was 21.

Rhonda Fleming, film star of ’40s and ’50s, dies at 97

Rhonda Fleming, a Hollywood star of the 1940s and 1950s famed for her fiery red hair, has died at 97.

  GOP senator mispronounces Kamala Harris’ name at Trump rally

Republican Sen. David Perdue mocked Kamala Harris, his Senate colleague and the Democratic vice presidential nominee, by repeatedly mispronouncing her name at a Georgia rally for President Donald Trump.

Trump changes course, approves California relief for 6 fires

President Donald Trump’s administration has reversed course and approved a previously rejected California application for disaster relief funds to clean up damage from six recent wildfires.

  Record avalanche of early votes transforms the 2020 election

Americans' rush to vote is leading election experts to predict that a record 150 million votes may be cast and turnout rates could be higher than in any presidential election since 1908.

Florida Gators postpone game against Missouri to Oct. 31

Florida football will not play Missouri next week.

  Trump on defense, courting voters in two must-win states; Biden tours Midwest

President Donald Trump was campaigning in Florida and Georgia, while Joe Biden focused on the Midwest.

Tommy Lee says he’ll leave the US if Trump is reelected

The Mötley Crüe drummer said he’s not up for four more years of President Donald Trump.

French leader decries terrorist beheading of teacher

The French anti-terrorism prosecutor has opened an investigation into the slaying for murder with a suspected terrorist motive, the prosecutor’s office said.

US posts record deficit of $3.1 trillion in 2020 budget year

The U.S. government posts a record deficit of $3.1 trillion in the 2020 budget year as the pandemic shrinks revenues and fuels spending.

  Virus surges in key battleground states as election nears

Confirmed virus cases and COVID-19 deaths are on the rise in the swing states of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania, Ohio and Wisconsin.

  Justices to weigh Trump census plan to exclude noncitizens

The justices put the case on a fast track, setting arguments for Nov. 30. A decision is expected by the end of the year or early in January, when Trump has to report census numbers to the House.

Atlanta police make arrest in actor’s shooting death

Homicide detectives on Wednesday obtained an warrant for the arrest of 30-year-old Antonio Demetrice Rhynes on a felony murder charge based on evidence and tips from the public.

Colts' retests for COVID-19 negative; Patriots cancel practice over positive test, AP source says

The New England Patriots canceled practice Friday after a member of the organization tested positive for COVID-19, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press.

  Judge finds cases against 5 in Whitmer plot can move forward

A two-day preliminary hearing this week featured testimony by one of the FBI agents who ran the investigation, relying on confidential informants and undercover agents to thwart the purported scheme.

Amber Alert canceled in Md., 7-year-old found safe

An Amber Alert for Prophet Johnson who had been missing since Thursday from Glen Burnie, Maryland, was canceled. State police said he was found safe.

  Day care owner pleads guilty in drowning deaths of twin toddlers

A grand jury indicted Jennifer Salley, the owner of OM Baby Childcare, on two counts of criminally negligent homicide. She was sentenced to a total of four years of probation.

  12-year-old finds 69-million-year-old dinosaur fossil

The boy and his father were hiking in Alberta in July when they found a very large bone.

Escaped llama causes drama along Oregon interstate

A state trooper, dubbed “Llama Wrangler," had been dispatched to an onramp on Interstate 84 Sunday to deal with an unusual roadblock.

Coca-Cola is discontinuing iconic ‘Tab’ diet soda

Tab has maintained a small but devoted following through the years.

  Twitter CEO says it was wrong to block links to Biden story

CEO Jack Dorsey responded to criticism over its handling of a story that had prompted cries of censorship from the right.

  Broadway shutdown hurting actors, theater workers

The pandemic has turned out the lights on Broadway with no productions scheduled now until next May.

  WHO study finds remdesivir didn’t help COVID-19 patients

The World Health Organization announced the long-awaited results of a six-month trial that endeavored to see if existing drugs might have an effect on the coronavirus.

  Virus at ‘turning point’ in Europe, hitting at-risk groups

Doctors are warning that Europe is at a turning point as the coronavirus surges back across the continent, including among vulnerable people, and governments try to impose restrictions without locking whole economies down.

Peloton recalls pedals on spin bikes after reported injuries

There have been more than 100 reports of the pedals breaking and more than a dozen reported injuries.

  GOP senator berates Trump in leaked call with constituents

Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said in a call with constituents that the president "kisses dictators' butts" and "mocks evangelicals."

  TV viewers get a split-screen view of Trump, Biden; Guthrie’s exchanges with Trump get noticed

Trump faced a crackling round of questioning from Savannah Guthrie of the “Today” show, who pressed him on his personal experience with COVID-19, his finances and his support of conspiracy theories.