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    De la Renta creations

    Oscar de la Renta, the worldly gentleman designer who shaped the wardrobe of socialites, first ladies and Hollywood stars for more than four decades, has died. He was 82.

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    Ebola training

    With hospital workers increasingly in the spotlight over the spread of the Ebola virus, a Chicago hospital held a training session Thursday for a team of medical professionals. Rush University Medical Center assembled a core team of doctors, nurses and technicians who would provide care to any Ebola...

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    Creepie crossovers

    So-called holiday creep, where the traditions of one special occasion are embraced by another, now extends to Halloween.

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    Teachers protest over missing students in Mexico

    Hundreds of protesting teachers demanding answers about the 43 students who went missing on Sept. 26 during a confrontation with police, clashed with police in front of the Guerrero state congress building in the city of Chilpancingo, Mexico, Monday. Officials are attempting to determine if any of...

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    Malala's Legacy

    Photos show the condition of education for girls in Afghanistan, where Malala hoped to improve opportunities.

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    Japan volcano

    Rescuers on Saturday retrieved four more bodies near the summit of a Japanese volcano that erupted last weekend, raising the death toll to 51. More than 900 rescue workers resumed searching the slopes after rain had halted their activity the previous day.

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    Harvest a work-vacation

    in Mapleton, Maine, a half-dozen schools close for up to three weeks each autumn so kids can help to bring in the potato crop. Educators and farmers are clinging to a tradition that give farmers much-needed help and puts money in the pockets of teenagers. An Associated Press photographer visited...

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    Jeter gives Yankees win in New York finale

    Derek Jeter didn’t want to leave. The retiring captain gave New York one more win with a big hit, then took two trips out to shortstop, waving to the adoring crowd each time following his final home game at Yankee Stadium. Soon after his game-winning single in the ninth inning sent the Yankees over...

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    German Oktoberfest begins

    Four taps on the keg and the beer started to flow. To the delight of thousands, Munich mayor Dieter Reiter opened the city’s annual Oktoberfest on Saturday with the traditional call of “Ozapft is." Some 6 million people are expected to visit what is billed as the world’s biggest beer party that runs...

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    Scotland: Who won? Who lost?

    Who won and who lost in Scotland’s independence referendum?

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