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  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 9:54 P.M.

    Why Greg Smith left Goldman Sachs

    Greg Smith wrote the essay that echoed across Wall Street like a thunderclap. Smith was a vice president at Goldman Sachs until March. He announced his departure from the investment …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 7:42 P.M.

    Police find fire, chaos at Wis. spa where 7 shot

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife’s tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 7:18 P.M.

    San Diego media baron promotes conservative causes

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The new media barons of America’s eighth-largest city are upfront about wanting to use their newspaper to promote their agenda of downtown development and politically conservative …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 7:17 P.M.

    NJ mom: I didn’t slap boy who bullied my daughter

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — A woman who says her 9-year-old daughter was bullied said Sunday that she took matters into her own hands when she confronted one of her …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 6:17 P.M.

    Dead man found at Calif. shooting wearing armor

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police were nearly certain Sunday that a man found dead at the property where five members of a Southern California family were shot — two fatally …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 6:11 P.M.

    Cops: NJ mom, grandma attacked 4th-grade bullies

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old girl who says she was bullied has been arrested on charges she boarded a school bus and slapped and cursed …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 5:57 P.M.

    Police find fire, chaos at Wis. spa were 7 shot

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin man who had been accused of domestic violence and slashing his wife’s tires took a gun into the spa where she worked Sunday and …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 4:46 P.M.

    Police: Spa shooting suspect slashed wife’s tires

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say the man accused of killing three and wounding four at a Wisconsin day spa had slashed his wife’s tires two weeks before Sunday’s shooting. …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 4:42 P.M.

    Services announced for former Sen. George McGovern

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Services have been set for former South Dakota Sen. George McGovern. A public viewing is planned for 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at First United …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 4:25 P.M.

    Singer Andy Williams remembered at Mo. tribute

    BRANSON, Mo. (AP) — Entertainer Andy Williams was remembered Sunday for a smooth voice that could soothe the soul, an inviting smile and a warmth that became synonymous with Christmas …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 3:57 P.M.

    Police chief: Wis. spa shooting suspect shot self

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A man police suspected of killing three and wounding four by opening fire at a tranquil day spa was found dead Sunday afternoon following a six-hour …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 3:39 P.M.

    Voice software helps study of rare Yosemite owls

    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — In the bird world, they make endangered condors seem almost commonplace. The unique Great Gray Owls of Yosemite, left to evolve after glacial ice …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 2:45 P.M.

    Dispatcher: Wis. spa shooting suspect found dead

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — A county dispatcher in Wisconsin says the suspect in a mass shooting at a spa outside Milwaukee has been found dead. Christine Bannister is a dispatch …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 1:54 P.M.

    Box-office activity slows for ‘Paranormal,’ Perry

    Scary movie fans are still into “Paranormal Activity,” though the horror franchise looks as though it’s starting to run out of steam at the box office. Paramount’s “Paranormal Activity 4” …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 1:49 P.M.

    Police: 3 dead, 4 wounded in Wis. spa shooting

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Police in Wisconsin searched Sunday for a man suspected of killing three people and wounding four others in a shooting at a spa in suburban Milwaukee. …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 1:41 P.M.

    Pregnant NY woman set to marry was fatally stabbed

    NEW YORK (AP) — A pregnant mother of four killed in her New York City apartment the day before her wedding died from slash and stab wounds to her neck, …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 12:55 P.M.

    Pregnant NYC woman slashed, stabbed to death

    NEW YORK (AP) — A pregnant mother of four killed in her New York City apartment the day before her wedding died from slash and stab wounds to her neck, …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 12:45 P.M.

    Bomb unit arrives at scene of Wisconsin shooting

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Deputies searched Sunday for a shooter after multiple people were wounded when someone opened fire at a spa near a suburban Milwaukee shopping mall. Brookfield police …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 11:57 A.M.

    Deputies search for suspect in Wis. mall shooting

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Deputies searched Sunday for a shooter after multiple people were wounded when someone opened fire at a spa near a suburban Milwaukee shopping mall. Brookfield police …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 10:54 A.M.

    Few answers so far in pregnant NYC woman’s death

    NEW YORK (AP) — Neighbors of a pregnant woman found stabbed to death in her New York City apartment the day before her wedding say she had only moved in …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 10:44 A.M.

    Deputies on scene of shooting at Wisconsin mall

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. (AP) — Deputies in Wisconsin are responding to reports of a shooting near a major mall in suburban Milwaukee. WISN-TV reports a mass shooting has taken place near …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 10:40 A.M.

    Autopsy pending on body at Calif. shooting scene

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — An autopsy was pending on a charred body found in the Southern California bungalow belonging to a gunman accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home and …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 8:32 A.M.

    Rev Jackson says son going to Mayo for checkup

    CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., who has given no hint of when he’ll return to work four months after taking medical leave, will head back to the …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 8:11 A.M.

    Clintons remember McGovern for anti-hunger efforts

    NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton and his wife, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, say they are saddened by the passing of former presidential candidate and Sen. …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 6:16 A.M.

    AP PHOTOS: The life and times of George McGovern

    Proud liberal. Staunch foe of the Vietnam War. Decorated World War II bomber pilot. Three-time U.S. senator. Presidential candidate dealt a crushing defeat by Richard Nixon in 1972. George McGovern …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 5:57 A.M.

    George McGovern dies; lost 1972 presidential bid

    SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — George McGovern once joked that he had wanted to run for president in the worst way — and that he had done so. It was …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 4:46 A.M.

    McGovern an unwavering, often unrequited, liberal

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — George McGovern was an unwavering, often unrequited advocate for liberal Democratic causes. He pursued those goals in plainspoken, usually understated, Midwestern style. He was a …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 2:32 A.M.

    Calif. family shot; body found in hunt for gunman

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police found a body in the Southern California bungalow belonging to a gunman who is accused of breaking into a neighbor’s home and shooting five family …


  • SUNDAY, OCT. 21, 2012, 1:55 A.M.

    Pope names 7 new saints, seeks to revive faith

    VATICAN CITY (AP) — Some 80,000 pilgrims in flowered lei, feathered headdresses and other traditional garb flooded St. Peter’s Square on Sunday as Pope Benedict XVI added seven more saints …


  • SATURDAY, OCT. 20, 2012, 10:27 P.M.

    Calif. family shot; body found in hunt for gunman

    INGLEWOOD, Calif. (AP) — Police found a body late Saturday in a backyard bungalow belonging to a masked gunman who is accused of setting the residence on fire before killing …


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