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SLIDESHOW: Royals vs. Giants: Game 3 of World Series We have a crew at AT&T Park in San Francisco for Game 3 of the World Series between the Royals and the Giants. ...

Communities make pitch for new Arkansas prison Several Arkansas cities and counties have submitted proposals to host a proposed $100 million prison that would house maximum-security inmates in the state. Friday is the deadline for communities to submit paperwork if they want to be home to the new prison, which officials say is needed to accommodate the fast-growing inmate population. The Legislature must approve funding when it meets next year for the project ...

Professor fuses science with nail polish You might see Dr. Erin Buchanan teaching statistical and research psychology at Missouri State University, or find her tucked away in her office, working on a scientific paper, surrounded by her psychology texts, degrees, and awards for her research. Either way, the colorful personality of this recently tenured associate professor is hard to miss. "I'm big in my science area but I'm also known for my high ...

PHOTOS: Farewell to a fallen firefighter in Alton Alton's fire and police chief, Eddie Johnson, was remembered in funeral services Friday. He died in a crash while driving to a house fire. (Photos by Eric Neilsen) ...

Student brings gun to northwest Missouri middle school A middle school student in northwest Missouri was taken into custody after pulling out an unloaded gun in the lunchroom. The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Friday at Lathrop Middle School. Superintendent Chris Fine says many other students were present when the boy waved the gun at the end of the lunch period. The school's principal heard about the gun and safely took it from the student, then ...

United flight makes emergency landing at Springfield Airport A United Express flight bound for Denver had to make an emergency landing at Springfield-Branson National Airport Friday afternoon. Airport spokesman Kent Boyd says the craft left from Birmingham, Ala. and began experiencing cabin depressurization. Air traffic controllers diverted the flight to Springfield where it landed without incident just before 5:30 p.m. Boyd says passengers and crew were treated on the scene for symptoms of depressurization, including ...



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Royals lead Giants 3-2 after 6 innings in Game 3
Home plate umpire Jim Reynolds watches as Kansas City Royals Alex Gordon scores on the an RBI single by Eric Hosmer during the sixth inning of Game 3 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie pitched shutout ball into the sixth, Lorenzo Cain drove in an early run off Tim Hudson and made a pair of nifty catches, and the Kansas City Royals led San Francisco 3-2 after six innings Friday night as they tried to take a 2-1 World Series lead.

Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate
Moderator Wendy Cruz, left, listens as U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, center, responds to a question during a debate against Democratic U.S. Senate candidate David Alameel at Mountain View College campus, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger David Alameel.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Washington. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy watch. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones
A man pushes a rack near the building where Dr. Craig Spencer lives while a cleaning crew from "Bio Recovery Corporation" works inside the apartment in New YorkBy Ellen Wulfhorst and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. The steps announced by the two states, which go beyond the current restrictions being imposed by President Barack Obama's administration on travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, came as medical detectives tried to retrace the steps in New York City of Dr. ...

Liverpool manager warns Reds to plug leaky defence
Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho (C) celebrates scoring a goal with teammates during their English Premier League match against Queens Park Rangers, at Loftus Road in London, on October 19, 2014Brendan Rodgers concedes Liverpool's season is destined to end in frustration unless his side can plug the gaps in their leaky defence. The Reds have kept just one clean sheet in their last 18 matches and Rodgers' pre-season overhaul of the defence, which saw the Liverpool manager splash out on Dejan Lovren and Alberto Moreno, has so far failed to solve the problem. This season Liverpool have shipped 19 goals and a weakness dealing with set-pieces has contributed to several defeats, including Wednesday's 3-0 loss against Real Madrid in the Champions League. Liverpool are already nine points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea heading into Saturday's clash with Hull at Anfield and Rodgers knows there needs to be an immediate improvement at the back to avoid losing touch with the top four.