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Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board

Hunter Biden is stepping down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Still working '9 to 5,' Dolly Parton marks 50 years at Opry

Country superstar Dolly Parton, who first played on the Grand Ole Opry as a teenager, celebrated her 50th anniversary as an Opry member with a star-packed lineup

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Simone Biles sets all-time medal record at gymnastics worlds

Simone Biles set the all-time record for most medals by any gymnast at the world championships by winning the balance beam and floor exercise Sunday

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

A solution for food waste in schools: Give it to the pigs

A new law in Maine that says schools can give food waste away to pig farmers has taken effect

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Chicago teachers may test unions' 'social justice' strategy

A threatened strike by Chicago teachers would be the latest test of teachers' unions strategy to expand contract talks beyond members' pay or benefits and into broader classroom issues

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Anxiety over Supreme Court arguments pervades Coming Out Day

National Coming Out Day festivities were tempered this year by anxiety that some LGBT folk may have to go back into the closet, depending on what the Supreme Court decides about workplace discrimination law

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Mack Truck workers begin strike at plants in 3 states

Mack Truck workers are walking picket lines their union launched a strike at plants in three states

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Serial killer's victim portraits could help crack cold cases

The FBI is hoping that portraits drawn by a California inmate will help law enforcement crack cold case homicides around the country

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Big changes to grueling Special Forces course draw scrutiny

Commanders are making big changes to the grueling course soldiers must pass to join the elite Special Forces, but there's resentment among some Special Forces that the brass wants to boost recruiting numbers and ensure that women will eventually qualify.

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

The Latest: UN: talks to end Ecuador crisis to start Sunday

The United Nations and Ecuadorian Bishops' Conference have announced that talks between indigenous protest leaders and Ecuador's government will begin at 3 p.m. Sunday

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

Sudanese rebel groups seek peace after years of fighting

Sudan's transitional government has 6 months to make peace with the country's rebels; talks to officially start next week

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

President orders army onto streets of Ecuadorian capital

Ecuador's army took to the streets after President Lenín Moreno ordered the first 24-hour curfew in decades in response to a day of attacks on government buildings and media offices

DATE: Oct. 13, 2019 | CATEGORY: Associated Press

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