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Monday, October 20, 2014 - 11:06am

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Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

Survey: Pay raises rarer despite strong US hiring

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; U.S. businesses were much less likely to boost pay in the third quarter than in previous months, even as hiring remained healthy, a sign that wage gains may remain weak in the coming months.
Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Report: Michael Brown's blood found on Officer Darren Wilson's gun, car door

Forensic tests have found the blood of Michael Brown on the gun, uniform and police cruiser belonging to Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot the unarmed teen two months ago in Ferguson, Missouri, The New York Times reported.
Catherine and William's second child due in April

Catherine and William's second child due in April

April, come she will. Or he. While we don't yet know the gender of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's second baby, we now know the royal couple will become parents in April 2015.
The President's club: How golf took over the White House

The President's club: How golf took over the White House

American Presidents have come and gone -- but one club tends to unite them all.
Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

Ebola hysteria: An epic, epidemic overreaction

This is getting ridiculous. While the threat of Ebola is very real in Africa, the paranoia it's generated in the United States is unreal.
Indiana man in custody after 4 bodies found; Sources say possible serial killer

Indiana man in custody after 4 bodies found; Sources say possible serial killer

Police in Northwest Indiana today are investigating a possible serial killer, sources say. Law enforcement sources tell WGN a man in his 40s was taken into custody for the murder of a woman at the Motel 6 in Hammond on Friday.
Who is Hunter Biden?

Who is Hunter Biden?

 WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Hunter Biden, Vice President Joe Biden's son, was discharged from the Navy Reserve this year after failing a drug test, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday night.
Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

 (CNN) -- Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant? President Obama can commiserate.
Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

 (CNN) -- Authorities looking for Hannah Graham found human remains Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police said.
Military preps team for Ebola response in US

Military preps team for Ebola response in US

The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday.
Authorities find meth infused religious candles valued at $5 million during I-12 traffic stop

Authorities find meth infused religious candles valued at $5 million during I-12 traffic stop

A traffic stop on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge led to the discovery of 48 meth infused candles valued at $5.1 million.
Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Tara Mathis admits she couldn't pay her child support, but a recent meeting with a judge didn't end the way she thought it would.
Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

 (CNN) -- Authorities looking for Hannah Graham found human remains Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police said.
Dallas health worker on Carnival cruise poses no health threat

Dallas health worker on Carnival cruise poses no health threat

A cruise ship passenger who is employed at a Dallas, Texas, hospital where Ebola patients were treated, poses no public health threat, a health authority said on Sunday in a statement.
Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

 (CNN) -- Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant? President Obama can commiserate.