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Carol Burnett receives top US humor prize in DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Carol Burnett launched her namesake variety show in the 1960s, one TV executive told her the genre was "a man's game." She proved him wrong with an 11-year run that averaged 30 million viewers each week.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Police: Student shot and killed staffer at Nevada school

SPARKS, Nev. (AP) — A student at a Nevada middle school opened fire on campus just before the starting bell Monday, wounding two boys and killing a staff member who was trying to protect other children, Sparks police said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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US stocks are mixed as company earnings roll in

NEW YORK (AP) — The Standard & Poor's 500 index held its record high Monday as investors assessed third-quarter earnings news.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Study: 15 percent of US youth out of school, work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Almost 6 million young people are neither in school nor working, according to a study released Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Obama to address widespread health care problems

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is expected to acknowledge that widespread problems with his health care law's rollout are unacceptable, as the administration scrambles to fix the cascade of computer issues.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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70.3M records, 30 days: NSA report draws Paris ire

PARIS (AP) — The U.S. National Security Agency swept up 70.3 million French telephone records in a 30-day period, according to a newspaper report that offered new details of the massive scope of a surveillance operation that has angered some of the country's closest allies. The French government on Monday summoned the U.S. ambassador for an explanation.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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With celebrations, NJ has 1st gay marriages

LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Gay couples in communities across New Jersey exchanged marriage vows in the first minutes of Monday, taking advantage of a court ruling that compelled the state to become the 14th in the nation to recognize same-sex nuptials.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Raymond becomes major hurricane as it nears Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — Hurricane Raymond strengthened to a Category 3 storm early Monday and threatened to hurl heavy new rains onto a sodden region of Mexico's Pacific Coast already devastated by last month's Tropical Storm Manuel.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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