Gun-wielding St. Louis couple seek prosecutor's removal

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Mark and Patricia McCloskey left following a court hearing Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020, in St. Louis.
A St. Louis couple facing felony charges for waving guns at racial injustice protesters who marched near their home will be in court Wednesday asking a judge to remove the city's top prosecutor from the case.

Heightened unrest in Philadelphia after Black man's killing

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Protesters confront police during a march Tuesday Oct. 27, 2020 in Philadelphia.
A tense Philadelphia braced for more demonstrations Wednesday over the police killing of a Black man following two nights of protests that set off unrelated pilfering of stores on the other side of the city.
Variety
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Tupperware is partying like it's 1965

Tupperware relied on social gatherings for explosive growth in the mid 20th century. In the 21st century, it is social distancing that is fueling sales.
National
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Breonna Taylor grand jurors: Officers deserved more charges

A Kentucky man who served on the Breonna Taylor grand jury said he felt police actions on the night of her death were "criminal" but grand jurors were not given the chance to explore charges related to her shooting death by officers.
National
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Talu Massey speaks about voting from her home in Detroit, Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020.

Voting history of Detroit woman, 103, dates back to FDR

Talu Massey is among the millions of Americans who voted before Nov. 3, resulting in record-breaking early turnout.
National
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Lockdowns, business rollbacks threatened amid surging virus

An alarming surge in coronavirus cases in Europe and the U.S. is wiping out months of progress against the scourge on two continents, prompting new…
Business
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Lexus.

Toyota adds 1.5M vehicles to US recall for engine stalling

Toyota is adding 1.5 million U.S. vehicles to a recall from early this year to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engines to stall.
National
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The Latest: Biden gets COVID-19 briefing from health experts

The Latest on the presidential campaign (all times local):
Nation
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Family calls for peace after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

Family calls for peace after fatal police shooting in Philadelphia

The family of a Black man killed by Philadelphia police officers in a shooting caught on video had called for an ambulance to get him help with a mental health crisis, not for police intervention, their lawyer said Tuesday.
Nation
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Detroit woman's voting history dates back to FDR

Detroit woman's voting history dates back to FDR

Talu Massey is among the millions of Americans who voted prior to Nov. 3, resulting in record-breaking early turnout. But this is far from the Detroit resident's first election. Very far.
National
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Ahead of the election, a landslide of documentaries

The election has unleashed an avalanche of documentaries like no season before it.
TV & Media
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60 charged in $300M phone scam targeting elderly victims

Sixty people have been charged in a widespread magazine telemarketing scam that authorities say netted $300 million from more than 150,000 elderly and vulnerable people nationwide, the U.S. attorney's office in Minnesota announced Wednesday.
Variety
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Blowout US economic growth in summer is already fading

Americans may feel whiplashed by a report Thursday on the economy's growth this summer, when an explosive rebound followed an epic collapse.
National
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David Correia walked from federal court in New York on Oct. 17, 2019.

Change of plea scheduled in Rudy Giuliani-related case

A change-of-plea hearing is set for Thursday for a man charged with conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump's lawyers, to make illegal campaign contributions.
Nation
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School bus driver, 7-year-old girl killed in Tennessee crash

A school bus driver was killed along with a 7-year-old girl after a utility vehicle swerved into their lane. The bus, carrying 22 children, slammed head-on into the vehicle's side, the Tennessee Highway Patrol said.
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Carol McCarthy sends candy down the candy chute that she will use to give out treats to socially-distant trick-or-treaters on Halloween, Monday, Oct.

Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic?

Can I celebrate Halloween during the pandemic? Yes, but probably not like you normally would. Health experts say some Halloween traditions like crowding on doorsteps…
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Tourists walk past debris littering the street after Hurricane Zeta's landfall in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, early Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020. Zeta is leav

Hurricane Zeta speeds toward a storm-weary Louisiana

Hurricane Zeta was speeding toward storm-weary Louisiana and intensifying, with landfall expected as a Category 2 hurricane Wednesday afternoon. New Orleans, where a pump system failure raised flood risks, was squarely in its way.
National
10:35am

Mississippi city may be left in dark over unpaid power bill

A decade ago, the sole grocery store in the city of Itta Bena shuttered. The last bank left a few years later, followed by the pharmacy — lifelines for a small, rural community.
National
10:35am

The Latest: US to buy initial antibody doses from Eli Lilly

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. government has agreed to buy initial doses of an experimental COVID-19 antibody drug from Eli Lilly that patients could receive if…
National
10:35am

Calmer California winds help firefighters beat back 2 blazes

Calmer weather on Wednesday allowed firefighters to beat back twin blazes that drove nearly 100,000 Southern California residents from their homes amid fierce winds and extremely dry conditions.
Nation
10:30am

Author of best-selling 'Maid' takes on college in 'Class'

Stephanie Land, who shared her story of single parenthood and working life in the best-selling memoir "Maid," is writing a book about the hard truths of college education.
National
10:30am

Detroit-area councilman accused of handcuffing Trump critic

Authorities are pursuing misdemeanor charges against a City Council member in the Detroit suburb of Warren who is accused of handcuffing a woman who placed Black Lives Matter stickers on President Donald Trump campaign signs, police said.