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Cubs Fans Celebrate 1st World Series in 71 Years

Overjoyed Cubs fans streamed out of Wrigley Field and into the streets Saturday night after the Cubs beat the LA Dodgers in Game 6 of the National League Championship Series. It will be the Cubs’ first World Series appearance in 71 years. (Oct. 23)



Police search for teen who may have fallen down storm drain in N.H.

Authorities believe the 16-year-old boy was swept into an open storm drain during a torrential downpour Friday.



Clinton vote more than just a ballot to 100-year-old

When Gertrude Gottschalk was born in 1916, the 19th Amendment granting universal women’s suffrage had not yet been ratified.



Montana judge sparks outrage with no prison time for incest

An online petition arguing McKeon should be impeached has gathered more than 82,000 signatures in just over a week, from Montana, outside the state, Canada and elsewhere.



Officer charged in shooting of unarmed man in Wis.

A Wisconsin police officer who shot an unarmed man has been charged with aggravated battery with use of a dangerous weapon, a felony, according to a criminal complaint.



Commission rejects plan to relocate Confederate statue

The statue was dedicated to the city of Memphis in 1905 and erected as an “enduring monument” to Confederate general Nathan Bedford Forrest.



Ex-aide: Christie knew of Bridgegate plot before 'traffic problems' email

Former deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly is accused of conspiring to close lanes on George Washington Bridge.



VA touts patient satisfaction, but its findings are questionable

No tool exists to compare satisfaction scores at veterans’ facilities with non-VA facilities.



Domestic violence in Central Louisiana an 'overwhelming problem'

The state has the highest rates of women murdered by men.



Former top Christie aide set to testify in Bridgegate trial

Former deputy chief of staff Bridget Anne Kelly is accused of conspiring to close lanes on George Washington Bridge.



Embattled Pa. mayor's resignation: 'Best thing that could have happened'

Controversy over racist Facebook posts has brought unwanted attention to the small town of West York, Pa.



Pence says he and Trump 'reserve the right' to challenge election

In final debate Donald Trump said he might not accept the results of the election.



Boy 'thrown to floor' by teacher has leg amputated

Teen was slammed to the floor twice by the teacher, lawyer claims.



AP Top Stories 20 A

Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 20: Donald Trump won’t say he will accept election results; Iraqi special forces aim to take back IS-held town; French President talks strategy for newly liberated areas from IS; Crews clean auto graveyard.



Today in History for October 20th

Highlights of this day in history: ‘Saturday Night Massacre’ takes place during Watergate scandal; Gen. Douglas MacArthur returns to Philippines; Jacqueline Kennedy weds Aristotle Onassis; Three Lynyrd Skynyrd members die in plane crash. (Oct. 20)



What happened to fall? More heat records set Wednesday

Wednesday was another day of record heat across much of the central and eastern U.S.



Potentially fatal infections put heart bypass patients at risk

A heater-cooler system used in about 60% of heart bypass surgeries was probably contaminated at manufacturer.



Raw: Graphic Video Shows Cop Van Ramming Protest

A police van in the Philippines rammed left-wing protesters and ran over some of them at an anti-United States rally outside the U.S. embassy in Manila on Wednesday. (Oct. 19)



Pistol-packing pastor teaches handgun class and scripture

Gary Smith isn’t conflicted about putting his faith in both God and Smith & Wesson.



Rare black rhino born at Des Moines zoo

The rhino barn at Des Moines’ Blank Park Zoo has a new inhabitant. The mother’s ability to carry and deliver a healthy baby, one of just seven black rhinos to be born this year in zoos worldwide, is an important highlight in the fight against the species’ decadeslong decline, experts said.