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Ebola ‘Czar’ Ron Klain Begins Work at White House Wednesday

October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Revolution) WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's Ron Klain's first day as the new White House "Ebola czar." Klain is a former White House adviser who starts Wednesday as President Barack Obama's Ebola response coordinator. The White House says...

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Investigators say Secret Service Use ‘Problematic’

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci) WASHINGTON (AP) -- A new government investigation questions a Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent them to the rural Maryland home of an employee embroiled in a...

Bumgarner, Giants Silence Royals in World Series Game 1

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence...

Patriots DE Chandler Jones to Miss Next Month for Hip Injury

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots defense took yet another hit Tuesday, as a hip injury will leave defensive end Chandler Jones out for a month. The decision was first reported by The Boston Globe, after Jones missed...

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Bumgarner, Giants Silence Royals in World Series Game 1

October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall) KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals' perfect postseason roll. Bumgarner pitched shutout ball into the seventh inning, Hunter Pence...

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Patriots DE Chandler Jones to Miss Next Month for Hip Injury

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Stephan Savoia) FOXBORO (WGGB) -- The Patriots defense took yet another hit Tuesday, as a hip injury will leave defensive end Chandler Jones out for a month. The decision was first reported by The Boston Globe, after Jones missed...

Bruins Hold Off Thornton, Sharks in 5-3 Win

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/Elise Amendola) BOSTON (AP) — Gregory Campbell scored the game winner with less than 10 minutes remaining and the Boston Bruins had to fend off a late four-minute power play to earn a wild 5-3 win over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday...

Cowboys Release Michael Sam from Practice Squad

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October 21st, 2014
(AP Photo/L.G. Patterson) IRVING, Texas (AP) — The Dallas Cowboys have released Michael Sam from the practice squad, another setback as the NFL's first openly gay player tries to make an active roster during the regular season for the first...



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Parents’ Fight at Youth Football Game Leads to Team’s Ban

October 22nd, 2014
RENTON, Wash. (WGGB) -- Two youth football teams have been banned from their league's playoffs in one Washington town. But it's the actions of the parents that led to the punishment. During a game between 9 and 10 year-olds for Renton and...

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Coach of NJ Football Team Charged with Hazing Suspended

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October 22nd, 2014
(AP Photo/Mel Evans, File) PARLIN, N.J. (AP) -- The coaching staff of a New Jersey high school football team rocked by charges of sexual assault and hazing has been suspended. The Sayreville board of education suspended head coach George...

Illinois Man to President Obama: ‘Don’t Touch My Girlfriend, Now’

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October 21st, 2014
(CNN/WBBM) -- President Barack Obama cast his ballot on the first day of early voting in his home state of Illinois. While the press took photos, one voter took the opportunity to joke with the President about his girlfriend. "Alright, I'm...

Mom Wants ‘Breaking Bad’ Toys Removed from Store

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October 21st, 2014
(CNN/WFTX) -- A Florda mother has started a petition to remove toys from the 'Breaking Bad' television show from children's toy stores. At Toys R' Us in Fort Myers, down an aisle, you'll will find what has one mom literally breaking bad...

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Mega Buzz: Scandal's Misdirect, The Newsroom's New Outlook and a Sons Death?

October 21st, 2014
Kerry Washington, Jeff Daniels, Katey Sagal Each week, executive editor Adam Bryant satisfies your need for TV scoop. Please send all questions to mega_scoop@tvguide.com.Now that Jake has been arrested, please tell me that Olivia will...

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VIDEO: Chicago P.D.'s Marina Squerciati and LaRoyce Hawkins Show Off Their Rapping Skills During Hilarious Set Tour

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October 21st, 2014
Marina Squerciati and LaRoyce Hawkins In front of the camera, Marina Squerciati and LaRoyce Hawkins protect the tough streets of Chicago as cops on NBC's Chicago P.D.. But behind the scenes, these two actors have a whole host of other skills up...

Dallas Cowboys Cut Michael Sam From Practice Squad

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October 21st, 2014
Michael Sam History will have to wait a bit longer. Michael Sam, the first openly gay player in the NFL, has been cut from the Dallas Cowboys' practice squad, the organization announced Tuesday. Sam, who was the 2013 South...

Matthew McConaughey Weighs In on the Washington Redskins' Name Debate

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October 21st, 2014
Matthew McConaughey One of the great cultural debates in sports has come to an end, because the wise Matthew McConaughey has spoken on the matter. In an interview with GQ, the Oscar winner explained why he thinks...