10/22/2014 10:10 PM EDT - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California officials agreed Wednesday to end a policy in which it segregated prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence.   Full Story
Government ups air bag warning to 7.8M vehicles
10/22/2014 09:17 PM EDT - DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. Full Story

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10/22/2014 09:03 PM EDT - Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Thursday: 1.   Full Story
GOP Sen. Collins, Democrat Bellows debate in Maine
10/22/2014 09:55 PM EDT - PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Wednesday touted her willingness to work to bring both political parties together while Democratic challenger Shenna Bellows argued that sending her back to Washington could lead to a GOP majority in the Senate and even more partisan gridlock. Full Story

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10/22/2014 11:13 PM EDT - BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo and his Republican challenger traded insults and clashed over the economy and corruption Wednesday while two third-party candidates worked to get traction in the only scheduled debate in the governor's race.   Full Story
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    Bank robber who bummed cigarette gets 10 years

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    Search for world's funniest person moves to Vegas

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — An international search to find the world's funniest person is moving to Las Vegas, where people will get to see five finalists square off in an Olympics of comedy that pits France, Finland and other countries against one another. Full Story