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Nationals dominate Astros, take 2-0 World Series lead

The Washington Nationals erupted for 10 runs over their last three at-bats and rolled to a 12-3 rout of the Houston Astros.

  Bed Bath & Beyond pulls black jack-’o-lanterns after complaints about ‘blackface’

  Man robbed at gunpoint while getting his hair cut

  Executive privilege mentioned in case of Giuliani associates

Ukrainian leader felt Trump pressure before taking office

California utility begins another blackout amid fire fears

City of Birmingham holds candlelight vigil in memory of Kamille Mckinney

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  Florida Senate backs sheriff’s ouster over Parkland shooting

Most states not giving driver’s license data to Washington

FDA wants stronger warning on breast implants about risks

  Retired Army lieutenant, off-duty firefighter take down robbery suspect in bar

  Research finds lack of sleep leads to junk food cravings

Man stole Santa Claus suit from church, police say

Mountain skeleton may be man from Japanese internment camp

In the closing days of World War II, a Japanese American set out with other men from the infamous internment camp at Manzanar on a trip to the mountains, where he went off on his own to paint a watercolor and got caught in a freak summer snowstorm.

  GRAPHIC: Video shows McDonald’s customer hit in the face with a blender

The blender ricocheted off her face, knocking her to the ground.

  Birmingham Police find the body of kidnapped 3-year-old Kamille McKinney in landfill

Birmingham Police have located the body of Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney.

  Texas’ longest-married couple celebrates 82nd anniversary

The couple celebrated their 82nd wedding anniversary on Oct. 17. The duo is also the third longest-married couple in the United States.

  ‘3rd Floor Sam’ has people buying him beer at work

  Spooky season never ends for the Halloween capital of the world

  Good gourd! Farmer turns massive pumpkin into a boat

  Trump lifts sanctions on Turkey, says cease-fire permanent

  ‘No, you got to get out of my Dunkin'!’ Worker battles robbery suspect armed with large knife

  Chaotic scene as Republicans disrupt impeachment deposition

  Grim find: 39 dead in one of UK’s worst trafficking cases

The truck's driver — a 25-year-old man from Northern Ireland — was arrested on suspicion of murder.

  At 90, Claude Yeager is West Virginia’s oldest gas station attendant

His service center still looks the same as it did when he opened it in 1963.

Guy at Tool concert asks Eddie Van Halen to take his picture; he has no idea who it is

To be fair, at 64, the elder Van Halen is less recognizable than he was at the height of his career in the 1980s.

‘Always’ products removing female symbol from hygiene products to be more inclusive

Transgender activists and allies asked for the change in design on the wrapping for menstrual pads. They argued that not all people who menstruate identify as women and that not all women menstruate.

  Man struck, killed by car seconds after pushing fiancée to safety

Deputies say the driver showed no signs of impairment at the scene, but a full investigation is underway.

  Rescue dog inspires children’s book, proceeds help other pups in need

The dog's owner said she never thought she'd be an author, but changed her mind after she met DD.

  2 being charged in death of missing girl found in trash

Police say they will charge two people in the death of a 3-year-old Alabama girl whose body was found amid trash 10 days after she was kidnapped from a birthday party

Disneyland issues measles warning after guest with virus visits park

Measles can spread through coughing and sneezing. It can live for up to two hours in the air.

  Ghost or optical illusion? Spooky photo captured above restaurant

Whether you believe in ghosts or not, the photo may creep you out.

  Watch: A choking toddler stopped breathing. Officers worked together to save his life.

The 18-month-old child, who had choked on a cracker, had stopped breathing, and an officer happened to be driving by at that very moment.

  Iraq official: US troops from Syria to leave Iraq in 4 weeks

Iraq's military said Tuesday that American troops leaving northeastern Syria don't have permission to stay in Iraq in a statement that appeared to contradict Esper, who has said that all U.S. troops leaving Syria would continue to conduct operations against the Islamic State group from Iraq to preve

2 arrested after 12-year-old girl beaten with baseball bats outside Texas school

Both women are charged with injury to a child.

  US diplomat: Trump linked Ukraine aid to demand for probe

William Taylor described Trump's demand that "everything" President Volodymyr Zelenskiy wanted, including vital aid to counter Russia, hinged on making a public vow that Ukraine would investigate Democrats going back to the 2016 U.S. election as well as a company linked to Hunter Biden.

  Officer fired over video showing family held at gunpoint after 4-year-old took doll from store

A disciplinary review board had recommended the Phoenix officer receive a six-week suspension.

Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

The Nats had a week off after sweeping St. Louis in the NL Championship Series and easily answered any worries about whether the layoff would result in rest or rust.

  Teen shot in foot when Uber driver’s gun goes off in Florida

The Uber driver was given a citation and faces a misdemeanor charge of negligence. It is against Uber policy for drivers to carry guns.

Miss. leaders and educators deem President Trump’s ‘lynching’ reference insensitive to state’s racial history

Mike Espy, former congressman and agriculture secretary, issued a statement calling the president’s comment ‘disgraceful.’

Nationals’ Trea Turner stole a base, so Taco Bell will give us a free taco

Participating Taco Bells will give fans a free taco between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Oct. 30.

  Trump likens House impeachment inquiry to ‘a lynching’

The highest-ranking African American in Congress warned Trump about making the comparison.

Pa. man makes fake bomb threats at 2 schools to distract police during bank robbery

Police arrested a man Tuesday who called in bomb threats at two high schools in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, that were supposed to be a distraction while he robbed a bank.

U.S. House passes bill making animal cruelty a federal felony

The so-called “PACT Act” specifically bans crushing, burning, drowning and impaling animals, among other things.

Tupac A. Shakur arrested for meth possession in Tennessee

Police charged Tupac A. Shakur with simple possession of meth, resisting arrest, aggravated assault and unlawful drug paraphernalia.

Staff fired, season canceled when suspended player suits up disguised as new player

A school in St. Louis has forfeited the 2019 season and fired all of its football coaches after a scandal involved a suspended player participating while disguised as a non-existent one.

  GRAPHIC: Woman found dead in dumpster was mother of suspect, police say

Police say a man murdered his mother, stuffed her body into a suitcase and threw the suitcase into a dumpster.

Verizon to offer free Disney+ for 1 year

The promotion beginning Nov. 12 will provide access to Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic and other content.

Anonymous Trump official writing ‘unprecedented’ inside take

The Trump administration official who wrote an anonymous essay about resistance from the inside has a book deal.

Sheriff’s office needs help finding teen missing since Oct. 8

Maria Echeverria, 16, was last seen in the 11000 block of Gardner Circle in Spotsylvania on Oct. 8.

  Mural contains expletive toward Trump, city leaders say there’s nothing they can do

The F-word is part of the mural's design.

Loughlin, 10 other parents charged anew in college scandal

Federal prosecutors announced Tuesday that the parents were indicted on charges of conspiracy to commit federal program bribery.

Charges: Church shooting suspect badly beats public defender

Court documents allege that he assaulted the public defender during a jailhouse meeting Monday.

  Instead of writing a ticket, an officer bought car seats for a mother in Wisconsin

Zimmermann, who has been with the Milwaukee Police Dept. for about 12 years, took the oath to protect and serve to another level this weekend when he noticed on a routine traffic stop that three kids weren’t in car seats.

Henry Thomas, star of ‘E.T.’, arrested for DUI in Oregon

Thomas played Elliott, the young boy who befriends an alien in the classic 1982 movie. He has also appeared in "Gangs of New York" and "Legends of the Fall."

Shooting at California high school wounds 1; suspects caught

Witnesses told police that the shooter fired three to four rounds with a handgun just outside Ridgway High School in Santa Rosa before running away, police Sgt. Summer Gloeckner said.

  Russia, Turkey to share control of NE Syria

Russian and Turkish leaders have made a deal to share control of Syria’s northeast that requires Kurdish fighters to clear the entire length of the Syria-Turkey border.

More choices and stable premiums for ‘Obamacare’ next year

The administration is simultaneously asking a federal appeals court in New Orleans to overturn the entire Affordable Care Act as unconstitutional, an overhang of uncertainty that looms over the program.

  Diplomat provides House with ‘disturbing’ account on Ukraine

Lawmakers emerging from the room after the early hours of the private deposition said Taylor had given a lengthy opening statement, with a recall of events that filled in gaps from the testimony of other witnesses.

Norway police shoot to stop man driving stolen ambulance on sidewalk, 3 injured

Inside the stolen ambulance, police found an Uzi submachine gun, a shotgun and what they said were "large amounts" of narcotics.

Identities released of 3 soldiers killed in training accident at Fort Stewart

Three 3rd ID soldiers are dead and three more were injured after a Sunday morning training accident on Fort Stewart.

  Mother gives birth in laundry room by candlelight during tornado

When it came time for delivery, they got an alert about a tornado nearby.

Mom’s warning to parents of white teen boys: White supremacists are recruiting through video games, social media

She said the recruitment process starts with memes and jokes.

Who’s listening? Amazon, Google smart speakers were vulnerable to hackers, experts say

Security Research Labs says it found third-party app developers had access to customize user voice commands, which could allow eavesdropping or password phishing.

Former President Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

A statement from The Carter Center says Jimmy suffered "a minor pelvic fracture" on Monday, but remains in good spirits and looks forward to recovering at home.

Canada’s Trudeau wins second term, loses the majority

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canadians rejected division and negativity and elected a progressive agenda.

  Searching for Kamille McKinney: No evidence for missing B’ham toddler found in multiple searches

Kamille McKinney was last seen around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. Police say she was kidnapped from the front yard of a residence in Tom Brown Village during a birthday party.

  School resource officer resigns after roughly restraining 11-year-old girl in N.M.

The former officer claimed he witnessed the 11-year-old assault the school principal, but the police chief says body cam footage revealed that to be untrue.

  Caught on video: Handcuffed man leaps out of police car’s window in NY

The man climbed out of the open window and, still handcuffed, bolted.

  Mom accused of lying about daughter’s terminal illness, charged in her death

The 41-year-old suspect is charged with 13 criminal counts that include child abuse, theft and charitable fraud in the 2017 death of her 7-year-old daughter.

  Woman playing Pokemon Go fatally shot after witnessing robbery in N.M.

Police have not yet named a suspect in the case.

  Gun violence leaves 2-year-old dead, baby fighting for life in Philadelphia

Police believe both shootings were targeted, but it’s unclear who the intended targets were.

  School security guard fired for using n-word gets job back

According to a release from the union Madison Teachers Inc.. on Monday, the Madison Metropolitan School District decided to rescind the termination of Marlon Anderson, a security guard at Madison West High School who was fired last week

Engineer estimates weeks until remains recovered from Hard Rock collapse site

The corner of Canal where the Hard Rock construction collapse sit sits in the French Quarter, while still wrought with destruction is in the beginning phase of returning to some kind of normalcy.

  Final ‘Star Wars’ trailer premieres on Monday Night Football

The third and final trailer for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” premiered during Monday Night’s game between the New England Patriots and New York Jets.

Woman caught trying to bathe 2-year-old; police say he wasn’t her son

Law enforcement arrested 22-year-old Elizabeth Hixon and charged her with burglary.

Russian trolls are back: Facebook ramps up election security efforts ahead of 2020

Facebook is stepping up its efforts to ensure it is not used as a tool to interfere in politics and democracies around the world.

  Tornado slams Dallas; 4 killed in Arkansas, Oklahoma

The late-night storms spawned tornadoes in several states, killing at least four people in Arkansas and Oklahoma.

  Single punch leaves Alabama teen in critical condition

An Elmore County teenager is in critical condition after being punched after Holtville High School’s football game last week.

Quiet Riot drummer reveals stage 4 cancer diagnosis

Frankie Banali made the announcement on the Facebook page of radio personality and podcaster Mitch Lafon.

Dunkin’ Donuts launching meatless breakfast sandwich nationwide in November

More than 9,000 Dunkin’ locations will start serving the new sandwich starting Nov. 6.