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Curtin Pleads Not Guilty to Alleged $700k Embezzlement

The former head of St. John's Children's Hospital has pleaded not guilty to embezzling more than $700,000 from the institution over six years.

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VW recalls Jettas, Beetles

Volkswagen is recalling more than 1 million cars worldwide.

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Premiere of 'AC/DC - Live at River Plate' at Hammersmith Apollo - Arrivals London, England - 06.05.11

in Music

AC/DC fuel Phil Rudd rumors with line-up photos

Promotional pictures of the band's new line-up don't show the drummer.

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U.S. to recognize gay marriages performed in 7 more states

The Supreme Court paved the way for gays and lesbians to get married in a handful of additional states.

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Prosecutor wants Pistorius to serve 10 years

Prosecutors want the Olympic star to be jailed for at least 10 years for killing his girlfriend on Valentine's Day.

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Obama to appoint Ebola czar to coordinate U.S. response

The administration is facing sharp criticism over its efforts to contain the disease at home.

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in Lifestyle

Facebook launches ‘Safety Check’

The world's largest online community will let users update family and friends about their status after bad situations.

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in Lifestyle, Weird

Michigan funeral home offers ‘drive-thru’ option

Mourners can pay their last respects on the go.

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in National, World

Islamic State reportedly training pilots to fly jets

Iraqi pilots who have joined ISIS in Syria are training members to fly in three captured fighter jets.

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Study: Tornadoes coming in swarms

Severe storms are increasingly coming in swarms rather than as isolated twisters, according to a study by government meteorologists.

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Commission Says ‘Sweepstakes’ Machines Are a Racket

Old-time Outfit move, says Chicago Crime Commission

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Friday’s Sports Minute

Here is a look at today's big sports stories.

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‘Friends and heroes’ join Foo Fighters for Letterman gigs

The rockers wrap up their week-long residency tonight and oh what a week it has been!

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Klinsmann welcomes ‘debate’ over MLS

U.S. coach Juergen Klinsmann says he welcomes a growing culture of impassioned debate over soccer issues in America.

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Patriots stave off Jets to record third straight win

The New England Patriots blocked a 58-yard field goal attempt as time expired to hold on for a 27-25 victory.

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Higher Wages Would Mean Less Hunger, Activists Say

1 in 7 Illinois families regularly get help from food banks

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in Music

Why does Bono always wear glasses?

The U2 frontman has finally come clean on why he never removes his sunglasses in public.

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Eddie Vedder dedicates song to Jack White’s late keyboardist

During Pearl Jam's show on Thursday, Vedder dedicated their track "Light Years," a song about grief, to Isaiah Owens.

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in Election 2014, Local

Rauner: I’d Work with Congress on Immigration

Current system doesn't work, he says

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

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The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."

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Jay Leno is the funniest man in America

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The former "Tonight Show" host received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at the Kennedy Center Honors.