Swiss volunteer firefighters: It's ok to be a bit tipsy when reporting for duty
Volunteer firefighters along with other emergency workers operating heavy vehicles in Switzerland will be able to turn up on the job slightly tipsy under new government plans...
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Cubs, Trump, Mosul: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Arizona boy solves Rubik's Cube with feet
A clever young boy is showing off how he can solve a Rubik's Cube - using only his feet.
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Woman takes father, 95, on surprise Cubs road trip
This series has a lot of folks pulling out pictures, reminiscing about the last time the team got this far. Many were serving overseas in World War II, including 95-year-old...
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Pennsylvania state troopers fighting pension reform bill
An 11th-hour attempt to make historic changes to the state's debt-ridden pension system is facing long odds of passing so close to Election Day. And not because the bill...
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Chicago Cubs Hope To Even The World Series In Game 2 Against Cleveland
The Cubs hope to shake off their 6-0 loss in Game 1 and that they'll have a better chance with their ace Jake Arrieta facing the Indians' Trevor Bauer.
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City seeks to bolster Wrigley peddlers ban that favors Cubs
Aldermen on Wednesday advanced a measure aimed at shoring up a ban on the sale of non-Cubs authorized goods outside Wrigley Field against legal challenges such as the one being...
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The Angle: Cubs in Five Edition
What a guy: On Monday, Michelle Goldberg wrote about Republican women who feel betrayed by their party . Today, Goldberg points to Newt Gingrich's irritated reaction to Fox...
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Man needing heart transplant says Cubs are helping him heal
CHICAGO - Henry Garcia didn't even know he'd had a heart attack when doctors diagnosed his massive heart failure and told him was a good candidate for a heart transplant and an...
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View from bench: Former Supreme Court justice roots for Cubs
A lot of Cubs fans have waited a long time to see them win the championship
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Jose Fernandez and friends reeked of alcohol after crash
The lifeless bodies of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and his two friends smelled strongly of alcohol, according to divers who recovered them from the site of a tragic...
US abstains from UN vote calling for end to Cuban embargo
The US government abstained from the UN vote on a resolution calling for an end to the US economic embargo against Cuba, for the first time in 24 years.
Trump's Walk of Fame star smashed with a sledgehammer
Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has been reduced to dust with a sledgehammer.
Diplomats say US will abstain on UN vote on Cuba embargo
WASHINGTON - The United States on Wednesday will abstain for the first time from a U.N. resolution criticizing America's economic embargo against Cuba, according to diplomats...
Cubs fan targets Indians pitcher's weakness with sneaky gift
Cubs fans will do anything to get their team a win, especially now that Chicago is down a game against the Indians in the World Series. That includes doing whatever it takes to...
Baseball hopes to beat rain, get in Game 2 of World Series
CLEVELAND - Major League Baseball is hoping it can play Game 2 of the World Series on Wednesday night despite the rain. MLB senior vice president Peter Woodfork said officials...
Jury convicts man of killing 4 tied to Omaha medical school
OMAHA, Neb. - A former doctor was convicted Wednesday in the revenge killings of four people, including the 11-year-old son of a faculty member he blamed for his firing 15...
2 studies point to lack of campaign substance on newscasts
NEW YORK - Two studies of U.S. news coverage suggest that this is a presidential campaign with little substance - unless groping women, tax returns and email servers are your...
NASCAR limits number of lower tier races for veterans
CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Kyle Busch has been to victory lane 15 times this season. Only four of the trips were in his Sprint Cup car. Those other 11 wins came in NASCAR's two...
Jailed drug trafficker among 14 indicted in smuggling ring
A massive drug ring that smuggled more than $1.5 million of narcotics - including cocaine hidden in boxing gear - was busted Wednesday. Fourteen people were indicted in the...