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New York Times - California News - October 25, 2014 - 9:00pm
This week’s properties include a Georgian farmhouse in New Hampshire, a home with an orchard in Arizona and a midcentury modern in Pasadena.

Hurray for Nollywood

New York Times - California News - October 23, 2014 - 11:00am
Nigerian cinema may be little known outside of Africa, but the country’s homegrown movie business eclipses Hollywood’s and is second only to India’s Bollywood.

Leaked Autopsy Details Struggle Before Ferguson Shooting Death

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 2 hours 20 min ago
Unarmed teenager Michael Brown allegedly charged Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson moments before he was shot dead, according to a police account in a leaked copy of an official autopsy.

Two Dead in Canada Shootings

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 2 hours 33 min ago
Canada’s Parliament building and other government offices in Ottawa were locked down after an armed attack in Ottawa left one soldier dead at the country’s main war memorial. One shooter was also killed and police were looking for other possible suspects.

South Dakota Senate Race Gets Spirited

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 2 hours 57 min ago
A South Dakota Senate race that was seen as an easy pickup for Republicans has become surprisingly competitive, spurring both major parties to place last-minute advertising buys.

Books of The Times: ‘Ebola,’ a History by David Quammen

NY Times Books - 3 hours 38 min ago
David Quammen’s “Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus” sets aside the hyperbole yet still unnerves.

Party Preparations: Senate Maneuvering Begins

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 3 hours 52 min ago
With Republicans looking increasingly likely to take control of the Senate, lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are already considering how they will operate in the chamber if the levers of power are reversed.

U.S. Inflation Remains Tame

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 3 hours 52 min ago
Consumer prices rose slightly in September, the latest sign of modest U.S. inflation pressures amid concerns of a global slowdown.

Blackwater Guards Found Guilty in Iraq Shooting Deaths

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 3 hours 53 min ago
Four former Blackwater USA security guards accused of the shooting deaths of 14 Iraqis in 2007 were found guilty—one of murder, and three others of voluntary manslaughter.

Barnes & Noble to Leave the Bronx After 15 Years

NY Times Books - 4 hours 14 min ago
The bookstore giant, which was wooed and cajoled to come to the borough in the 1990s, plans to close its store in Co-op City in late December.

Report: North Carolina Academic Fraud Went on for Years Amid Lax Oversight

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 4 hours 47 min ago
Academic fraud that went on for years within a University of North Carolina department frequented by athletes was carried out largely by two administrators, but thrived amid lax oversight and silence, according to a report released on Wednesday.

Dallas Nurse's Dog Tests Negative for Ebola Virus

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 5 hours 32 min ago
The dog of Nina Pham, the first of two Dallas nurses diagnosed with Ebola in the U.S., has tested negative for the virus, according to a statement from the city Wednesday.

Children’s Books: 'Hansel & Gretel,' by Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti

NY Times Books - 6 hours 54 min ago
Neil Gaiman and Lorenzo Mattotti reinvent “Hansel and Gretel.”

Global Growth Woes Threaten to Beset U.S. Economy

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 7 hours 11 min ago
Another bout of weakening global growth is buffeting a U.S. economy that has faced five years of uneven growth, raising a crucial question: Can the U.S. pull the rest of the world through a slow patch or will sluggish global growth hobble the recovery?

GOP Works to Improve Targeting of Voters

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 7 hours 31 min ago
The Republican National Committee hired a tech guru to develop a unified information hub but will face the midterm election with the goal not yet met.

U.S. Goals Shift in Fight for Kobani

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 8 hours 23 min ago
Behind the scenes, top U.S. officials concluded the Syrian city of Kobani had become too symbolically important to lose and they raced to save it.

Louisiana's Mary Landrieu Battles Red Tide

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 9 hours 10 min ago
Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu, crucial to the Democrats’ aim of keeping control of the Senate, is spending the home stretch before November’s vote campaigning more like an anxious challenger than a seasoned lawmaker in her 18th year in office.

U.S. Public Is Jittery Over Ebola Exposure

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 9 hours 46 min ago
A wave of fear over Ebola that has prompted schools to close, a university to delay a speech by a West African journalist and flight crew to reportedly panic over a sick passenger could have a damaging impact across the U.S. if it escalates, public-health experts say.

U.S. Limits Flights From Ebola-Stricken Countries

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 10 hours 18 min ago
The Department of Homeland Security on Wednesday will begin limiting flights carrying passengers from three West African countries affected by Ebola to arrival at five U.S. airports.

Johnson & Johnson to Begin Testing Ebola Vaccine in January

Wall Street Journal U.S. News - 10 hours 33 min ago
Johnson & Johnson said it would begin testing an Ebola-virus vaccine in humans in January and could have 250,000 doses available in May.
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