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FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2013, file photo, fans cheer during the first half of an international friendly soccer match between the U.S. and Brazil women's national teams in Orlando, Fla. A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing soccer fanatics, another chance to cheer for a national team will arrive. Not just in group-stage matches, but very possibly for a championship. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccerWomen's World Cup next summer another chance for US soccer fanaticism to take hold
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill familyProsecutors: Michigan girl wanted to kill her family so she could run off with adult boyfriend
The Associated Press30 minutes ago
This Oct. 2, 2014 photo shows a Wall Street sign adjacent to the New York Stock Exchange, in New York. Earnings gains from General Motors, 3M and other big companies are driving stocks sharply higher in early trading Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
US stocks jump following strong corporate earningsUS stocks rise sharply following strong earnings from General Motors, 3M, Caterpillar, others
The Associated Press33 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 15, 2014, file photo Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate Michelle Nunn, center, with her daughter Elizabeth, greets early voters after she cast a ballot at Fulton County's Adamsville Recreation Center in Atlanta. Democrats are hoping to pull an upset in Georgia after GOP Senate nominee David Perdue has had to spend weeks defending his business record. Perdue has run as a former corporate executive with the experience necessary to help boost the economy. But Democrat Michelle Nunn for weeks has hammered Perdue as an overpaid CEO who mistreated employees.  (AP Photo/David Tulis, File)
'Outsourcing' changes Georgia race in closing daysIn Georgia Senate race, Democrats look to parlay GOP candidate's business record into an upset
The Associated Press38 minutes ago
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2014 file photo, Perry Loyola sorts apples before they are pressed for juice and used for cider at Samascott Orchards in Kinderhook, N.Y.  The Conference Board on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 said that its index of leading indicators rose 0.8 percent in September following a flat reading in August which originally had been reported as a small 0.2 percent gain. It was the best showing since a 1.1 percent advance in July. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)
Gauge of US economy posts solid 0.8 percent gainGauge of US economy posts solid 0.8 percent gain in September, signaling further growth
The Associated Press43 minutes ago

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Retrospective of fiber artist opens at NYC museumNYC museum presents retrospective of cocoon-like sculptures of once-institutionalized artist
The Associated Press12 minutes ago
This image released by IFC Films shows Ellar Coltrane at age six in a scene from the film,"Boyhood." Richard Linklater’s 12-year-long family drama “Boyhood” leads the Gotham Independent Film Awards with four nominations including best feature. The Independent Filmmaker Project, which presents the awards, announced nominations Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, for its 24th annual awards to take place December 1 in New York. The Gothams honor independent film and mark one of the first galas in the film industry’s lengthy awards season. (AP Photo/IFC Films)
'Boyhood' tops Gotham Awards with 4 nominations'Boyhood' tops Gotham Independent Film Awards with 4 nominations, including best feature
The Associated Press19 minutes ago
FILE - In this  Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 file photo, Father David Rider, right, and father John Gibson take their shoes off after dancing before an interview with the Associated press at the Pontifical North American College in Rome. A video of a pair of dueling, dancing American priests studying in Rome has gone viral, following in the footsteps of a now-famous Italian nun whose Alicia Keyes-esque voice won her a singing contest and a record contract. The Rev. David Rider of Hyde Park, New York and the Rev. John Gibson of Milwaukee first shot to Internet fame when they were filmed during a fund-raiser at the North American College, the elite American seminary just up the hill from the Vatican. (AP Photo/Domenico Stinellis, File)
Dancing priests become Internet sensationDancing priests become Internet sensation as singing nun releases first album
The Associated Press20 minutes ago
FILE - In this Nov. 10, 2013, file photo, fans cheer during the first half of an international friendly soccer match between the U.S. and Brazil women's national teams in Orlando, Fla. A year after the World Cup transformed millions of Americans into red-white-and-blue-wearing soccer fanatics, another chance to cheer for a national team will arrive. Not just in group-stage matches, but very possibly for a championship. The Women’s World Cup kicks off in Canada in June 2015 _ and if the favored U.S. squad advances far, expect some more massive TV audiences. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
Next Women's World Cup a big chance for US soccerWomen's World Cup next summer another chance for US soccer fanaticism to take hold
The Associated Press27 minutes ago
FILE - In this Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, file photo, Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino leaves the Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Building & Courthouse, in Newark, N.J., after a court appearance. Sorrentino and his brother Marc face an arraignment Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Newark, to face federal tax charges. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
'The Situation' to appear in court on tax charges'The Situation' to appear in court on federal tax charges; he and his brother face arraignment
The Associated Press1 hour ago

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