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Ex-wife of Glock founder sues him over millions

Posted 10/10/2014 in National

Gaston Glock conspired with associates to push out his ex-wife and business partner of almost 50 years and steal millions of dollars she was entitled to, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday.

 

 

Even an Ozarks coroner gets surplus military guns

Posted 10/10/2014 in National

Doug Wortham used a Defense Department giveaway program for law enforcement to stock his office with an assault rifle, a handgun and a Humvee -- even though the people in his custody are in no condition to put up a fight. They're dead.

 

 

Ebola screening measures rest on federal law

Posted 10/10/2014 in National

The Obama administration's plans to screen certain airline passengers for exposure to Ebola are based on the Constitution and long-established legal authority that would almost certainly stand up in court if challenged, public health experts say.

 

 

Gay rights groups hail new Catholic tone

Posted 10/10/2014 in National

Gay rights groups are cautiously cheering a shift in tone from the Catholic Church toward homosexuals, encouraged that Pope Francis' famous "Who am I to judge?" position has filtered down to bishops debating family issues at a Vatican meeting this week.

 

Where's North Korea's Kim?

Posted 10/10/2014 in National

For the first time in three years, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un didn't appear at a celebration of the anniversary of the founding of the ruling Workers' Party on Friday.

Mom, beau plead not guilty in alcohol-in-IV death

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

A man told police he poured vodka into the IV feeding tube of his girlfriend's disabled 13-year-old son to settle him down, a dose of alcohol that contributed to his death, according to court documents released Wednesday.

Cancer victim plans to take her life

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Brittany Maynard will not live to see if her advocacy makes a difference.

Pot advocate says travels show legalization works

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Rick Steves smokes the occasional joint, but he's not arguing for marijuana legalization in Oregon just because he likes to get high.

 

Health law waivers: Too complicated to claim?

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul.

 

 

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? Study shows it works

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Do-it-yourself flu vaccine? It could happen. Military folks who squirted vaccine up their noses were as well-protected as others who got it from health workers, a study found.

 

Police: Officer fatally shoots man in St. Louis

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

An off-duty police officer fatally shot an 18-year-old man who opened fire during a chase in south St. Louis.

 

Texas deputy treated out of 'abundance of caution'

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

A sheriff's deputy who went into the apartment where the Dallas Ebola patient stayed was hospitalized out of an "abundance of caution" after falling ill Wednesday, officials said.

 

 

U.S. adds extra level of airport screening for Ebola virus

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

President Barack Obama calls it a "belt and suspenders" approach -- an extra level of screening at five major U.S. airports to try to catch any travelers from Ebola-ravaged countries who may be carrying the disease.

 

 

Drug agency sued over its fake Facebook account

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

The Drug Enforcement Administration set up a fake Facebook account using photographs and other personal information it took from the cellphone of a New York woman arrested in a cocaine case in hopes of tricking her friends and associates into revealing incriminating drug secrets.

 

 

Lawmakers consider changes to Secret Service

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Key members of Congress are weighing dramatic changes to the embattled Secret Service.

 

 

Obama claims progress battling Islamic State

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

Facing a stubborn enemy, President Barack Obama professed confidence Wednesday that the U.S. will keep making progress against Islamic State militants.

 

 

Instead of ticket, cop buys girl booster seat

Posted 10/9/2014 in National

A Michigan officer who pulled over a vehicle because a 5-year-old girl wasn't secured in a booster seat decided a ticket wouldn't cut it.

 

 

DNA linked to how much coffee you drink

Posted 10/8/2014 in National

How much coffee do you drink every day? One cup in the morning? Or do you gulp it all day?

 

 

Ebola crisis leaves Dallas a city on edge

Posted 10/8/2014 in National

Leaders are urging calm, but Dallas is a city on edge as it approaches the first Ebola incubation deadline this week.

 

 

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