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Suspect arrested, lockdown lifted at Conn. state university

USA TODAY - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Police, responding to reports of an armed man in a residence hall, swarmed onto the campus of Central Connecticut State University Monday and arrested a man wearing camouflage pants after an intense search.

Kepler space telescope finds Earth-size, potentially habitable planets are common

Washington Post - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Roughly one in every five sunlike stars is orbited by a potentially habitable, Earth-size planet, meaning that the universe has abundant real estate that could be congenial to life, according to a new analysis of observations by NASA's Kepler space telescope.

Philbin: Dolphins to comply with NFL review of Martin-Incognito case

CBSSports.com
7 minutes ago
Written by
Ryan Wilson
Philbin won't answer questions about what happened until the NFL concludes its investigation. (USATSI) Dolphins coach Joe Philbin met with the media Monday, a week after tackle Jonathan Martin left the team amid reports that he had been bullied by ...

CANADA STOCKS-Gold, Potash take TSX higher; BlackBerry pounded

Reuters - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Mon Nov 4, 2013 5:13pm EST. * TSX rises 24.32 points, or 0.18 percent, to 13,361.78 * Six of 10 main index sectors advance * Potash has market's biggest positive influence * BlackBerry drops 16.6 percent By John Tilak TORONTO, Nov 4 (Reuters) ...

Egypt's Morsi defiant as his trial begins

Houston Chronicle - ‎44 minutes ago‎
CAIRO (AP) - Ousted President Mohammed Morsi refused to wear a prison jumpsuit, entering the caged dock in a dark business suit as his co-defendants applauded.

Kerry Meets Saudis to Ease Tensions

New York Times - ‎8 minutes ago‎
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia - Secretary of State John Kerry met with King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia on Monday in an effort to ease deepening tensions with the Saudis, longstanding allies over American policy in the Middle East.

'Three killed' in Norway bus hijack

BBC News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
A man wielding a knife hijacked a bus in western Norway and killed three people on board, police say. The suspect, in his 50s and of foreign origin, has been arrested, police told the Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

Why 'Death to America' remains Iran hardliners' slogan of choice

BBC News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Annual anti-US rallies have been held across Iran - the first since the election of Hassan Rouhani, a proponent of a more moderate approach towards Washington after years of outright hostility.

Kenya Charges Four Somali Men In Mall Attack

NPR - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Four men the suspected in the attack of the Westgate Mall in Nairobi were charged in court Monday. Somalia-based militant group al-Shabaab claimed credit for the attack, which left at least 67 people dead.

'Missing' student trapped for 36 hours

New York Post - ‎11 minutes ago‎
An NYU student believed missing was actually trapped for up to 36 hours in a tiny gap between his dorm building and a neighboring structure - and was rescued only after his worried pals raised the alarm and rescue workers heard his moans.

Senate poised to advance gay rights legislation; bill's future dim in House

NBCNews.com - ‎13 minutes ago‎
By Kasie Hunt and Carrie Dann , Political Reporters, NBC News. The Senate is poised to advance a bill to expand workplace protections for gay, lesbian and transgender Americans, marking the chamber's first vote on the issue in more than 15 years.

SAC Capital Settles Its Insider Trading Case, Again

Bloomberg - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Turns out that there was insider trading at SAC Capital. I know, right? I'm as shocked as you are. You are not shocked, I take it.

Book About Amazon Is Reviewed on Amazon, by Founder's Wife

New York Times - ‎53 minutes ago‎
Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, has yet to make a public peep about “The Everything Store,” a major biography of Mr. Bezos and his company that was published last month.

Twitter Said Likely to Price IPO Above Increased Offer Range

Bloomberg
45 minutes ago
Written by
Sarah Frier
Twitter Inc. (TWTR) is likely to price its initial public offering above the increased range announced earlier today, raising more than $1.75 billion, two people with knowledge of the matter said.

US STOCKS-Wall Street edges up in choppy trade; BlackBerry slumps

Reuters - ‎56 minutes ago‎
Mon Nov 4, 2013 4:43pm EST. * Twitter boosts top end of price range for IPO. * BlackBerry shares fall after company abandons sale, replaces CEO.

Euro Rebounds From Six-Week Low

Wall Street Journal - ‎1 hour ago‎
The euro rallied as better-than-expected European economic data helped the currency bounce from a six-week low against the dollar.

Valve's lean, mean Steam Machine games console: FIRST snaps emerge

Register
1 hour ago
Written by
Neil McAllister
Pics Video game maker Valve has let loose the first photographs of its prototype Steam Machine hardware, in addition to sharing a few more details about its plans for the upstart, PC-based console.

Amazon 'thanks' FAA by putting Kindles on sale

USA TODAY - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Online retail giant Amazon is lining up beside airline passengers to applaud the Federal Aviation Administration's move to last week relax rules on fliers' electronic gadgets.

'NCIS': Emily Wickersham promoted to series regular

Fox News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Emily Wickersham hasn't even made her debut on NCIS yet and she's already gotten a promotion. Originally cast in a multi-episode recurring role, Wickersham - whom fans have assumed is the replacement for Cote De Pablo's departed Ziva David - has ...

Drew Barrymore is Pregnant!

E! Online
6 minutes ago
Written by
Rebecca Macatee
Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman have a new bundle of joy on the way! The actress's rep confirms to E! News exclusively that she is pregnant with her second child.

Walking Dead Recap: Rick Grimes Is Officially the Worst Leader Ever

Wired
1 hour ago
Written by
Laura Hudson
If we've had anything to be happy about this season on The Walking Dead, anything at all, it's the fact that Rick has spent most of his time hoeing crops down at the prison farm in his invisible overalls, a place where at least his terrible decisions can only hurt ...

Texans coach Gary Kubiak to remain hospitalized for another 24 hours

USA TODAY - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak, described by team general manager Rick Smith as "alert, coherent and in good spirits," will spend at least the next 24 hours at a local hospital where he continues to undergo further evaluation following his collapse ...

On Campus: Week 10 reflection

Fox News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Philadelphia, PA - The game of leapfrog continued this past weekend in the BCS rankings, as yet again, a new No. 2 was put into place behind two-time defending champion Alabama.

Sox' David Ortiz, Shane Victorino shave beards for charity

Boston Herald - ‎10 minutes ago‎
Boston Red Sox Shane Victorino reacts to seeing his shaved face during the Gillette Beard Shave-Off at Gillette Headquarters on Monday, November 4, 2013.

49ers activate Manningham, Wright

ESPN - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Manningham came off the physically unable to perform list and Wright came off the non-football injury list. Both players had to be activated this week as their 21-day practice window was expiring.

Giant Platypus Found, Shakes Up Evolutionary Tree

National Geographic - ‎1 hour ago‎
A giant toothed platypus that lived in the middle to late Cenozoic era had powerful teeth (inset: the holotype, a first lower molar) that would have enabled it to kill prey such as lungfish and even small turtles.

India to launch Mars mission as international space race grows more competitive

Washington Post - ‎17 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI - India's space agency has begun its formal countdown to the launch of its unmanned orbiter to Mars, a voyage that India hopes will help contribute to the growing body of scientific data on the far-off planet.

Obesity linked to early puberty in girls, study finds

NBCNews.com - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Obesity may be a factor in early puberty in U.S. girls, a new study finds. About 17 percent of American kids ages 2 to 17 are obese, according to the CDC.

Johnson & Johnson to pay $2.2B in US health care fraud settlement

CBS News - ‎4 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTONHealth care giant Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiaries have agreed to pay over $2.2 billion to resolve criminal and civil allegations of promoting three prescription drugs for off-label uses not approved by the Food and Drug Administration, ...

Syrian government says aid, vaccinations will reach all

Reuters - ‎6 hours ago‎
BEIRUT | Mon Nov 4, 2013 10:43am EST. BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian government promised on Monday to ensure delivery of vaccinations and humanitarian aid across the country, after an outbreak of polio in the northeast and warnings of malnutrition in ...

Despite workplace ban, many blue-collar workers still exposed to secondhand ...

Boston.com - ‎6 hours ago‎
Massachusetts' ban on workplace smoking has helped lower the number of people exposed to cancer-causing smoke on the job, but employees in lower-paid positions are significantly less likely to be protected, according to a study being released Monday.

US preterm birth rate falls again but remains high

USA TODAY
Oct 31, 2013
Written by
Kim Painter
The percentage of babies born prematurely in the United States fell for the sixth straight year, but the problem remains more common than in most other industrialized nations, says an annual report card out Friday.

HPV vaccine: One dose may be enough

NBCNews.com
49 minutes ago
Written by
Rachael Rettner
A single dose of the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine may be enough to protect women against infection with the virus over the long-term, a new study from Costa Rica suggests.

Doctor Shortage Could Ease As Obamacare Boosts Nurses, Physician Assistants

Forbes - ‎25 minutes ago‎
New new research by RAND Corp. indicates new primary care models pushed by the Affordable Care Act that use nurse practitioners and physician assistants could help eliminate the physician shortage.

Idling Buses Can Reduce Pollution by 76 Percent if They Shut Engines Off

Headlines & Global News - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new study outlined the dangers of air pollution near schools, and showed that air quality could be greatly improved if idling school buses simply turned off their engines.

Medical Ethics Violated at Detention Sites, Group Says

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A group of experts in medicine, law and ethics has issued a blistering report that accuses the United States government of directing doctors, nurses and psychologists, among others, to ignore their professional codes of ethics and participate in the abuse of ...

Perrigo Recalls Infant Pain and Fever Reliever

WebMD - ‎1 hour ago‎
Safety concerns have prompted Perrigo to recall 18 batches of an over-the-counter pain and fever reliever for infants that is sold under brand names including Babies R Us and Care One.

Roche Returns to Antibiotic Drugs

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
ZURICH—Roche Holding AG is to return to antibiotic products after agreeing to take over an experimental drug being developed by closely-held Polyphor Ltd.

HEALTHBEAT: Need a doctor for a sore throat? Creating strep scorecard might ...

Washington Post - ‎41 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON - Debating whether to seek a strep test for that sore throat? One day there could be an app for that: Researchers are developing a home scorecard that aims to prevent thousands of unnecessary trips to the doctor for this common complaint.

Gabapentin Gets A Boost In Treating Alcoholism

Forbes - ‎3 minutes ago‎
Barbara J. Mason, Ph.D., Pearson Family Chair, Professor and Director, Laboratory of Clinical Psychopharmacology, and Co-Director, Pearson Center for Alcoholism and Addiction Research.

Online daters often willing to cross racial lines

USA TODAY - ‎1 hour ago‎
What people say they'll do and what they actually do doesn't always match, suggests new research that finds online daters are often more willing than they thought they'd be to respond to interest from someone of another race.

No magic bullet for keeping off the pounds: story of one couple

fox2now.com - ‎4 hours ago‎
(CNN) - Stories about weight loss usually have a beginning, middle and end. How did these people gain so much weight? What made them decide to change?

Your Health Nov. 4, 2013 Tylenol and alcohol mix

Alabama's News Leader - ‎6 hours ago‎
Birmingham, AL -. If you take a Tylenol, don't drink alcohol at the same time. Not even a little! Researchers at Parker University in Dallas say, Tylenol, also known as acetaminophen, combined with a small to moderate amount of alcohol can more than double ...

Obesity Surgery Bolsters Women's Sex Lives as Hormones Stabilize

Businessweek - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Women who undergo weight loss surgery have healthier hormone levels and report marked improvement in sexual function as they shed unwanted pounds, researchers said.

CMS acknowledges HealthCare.gov outage Monday afternoon

Politico - ‎51 minutes ago‎
HealthCare.gov experienced an outage of about 90 minutes this afternoon, CMS Director of Communications Julie Bataille said during the agency's daily press briefing.

Child care more expensive than college in many states

CNNMoney - ‎3 hours ago‎
In Oregon, the average care for an infant represented more than 18% of the median income for a married couple last year. Click on the map to see child care costs in your state.

Hot Shave Heralds Hairy 'Movember' for Grooming-Savvy Gents

Businessweek - ‎Nov 1, 2013‎
Pall Mall, a wood-paneled barbershop founded in 1896 near Buckingham Palace, has so many bookings for gentlemen's shaves you could be forgiven for thinking another royal wedding was approaching.
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