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  • BUSINESS

    Stocks rise, helped by Chinese data, Apple results

    U.S. stocks were solidly higher in early trading Tuesday, the market's fourth straight day of advances, following an encouraging report on the Chinese economy as well as strong quarterly earnings from Apple and other big companies.

  • WORLD

    Poland's Sikorski under fire over Russia interview

    A former Polish foreign minister has come under fire from the prime minister and political opponents for giving a U.S. magazine interview in which he allegedly said Russia's president offered Poland the opportunity to jointly carve up Ukraine in 2008.

  • BUSINESS

    Total CEO dead in runway crash; plow driver drunk

    Christophe de Margerie, the charismatic CEO of Total SA who dedicated his career to the multinational oil company, was killed at a Moscow airport when his private jet collided with a snowplow whose driver was drunk, Russian investigators said Tuesday.

  • HEALTH

    Reports: Televangelist urged vasectomies, abortion

    Televangelist Ernest Angley has long controlled members of his Akron-area congregation by advising them not to have children, shunning those who leave the church and using free labor at his for-profit buffet restaurant and television station, according to a two-month newspaper investigation.

  • BUSINESS

    US existing home sales rise in September

    U.S. homes sold in September at their fastest clip this year, a sign that the housing market is shaking off a slowdown that began in the middle of 2013.

  • BUSINESS

    Cost of making 'Hobbit' movies up to $745 million

    The movie trilogy "The Hobbit" has so far cost nearly three-quarters of a billion dollars to make as the epic continues to set new benchmarks for studio spending.

  • NATIONAL

    Lawyer: Tsarnaev friend didn't commit any crime

    A lawyer for a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has told jurors the man didn't lie to the FBI during the bombing investigation but couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana "for 12 hours straight."

  • NATIONAL

    Image of Asia: Watching talks in Hong Kong streets

    In this photo by Vincent Yu, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong's Admiralty district give thumbs down as they watch televised talks between government officials and students late Tuesday. The Admiralty protest zone sprawls across a normally busy highway and around the side of the city government...

  • HEALTH

    Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

    People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected...

  • BUSINESS

    Strike shuts Lisbon subway for 12th time this year

    The Portuguese government's plan to privatize debt-heavy public transport companies is meeting tough opposition from trade unions as Lisbon subway workers walked off the job for the 12th time this year.

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