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National & World Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days (New) Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days
The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years.
National & World Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
Lawn signs touting local and statewide candidates are in full bloom along highways, street corners and other public spaces. It's the sign of the season. And despite legal restrictions, the markers can sprout invasively.
National & World NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city
An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.
National & World Lawmakers seek to end benefits to former Nazis
Legislation to stop suspected Nazi war criminals from receiving U.S. Social Security benefits will be introduced soon, the latest response to an Associated Press investigation that revealed millions of dollars have been paid to former Nazis who were forced out of the United States.
National & World Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit
The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its emergency room since the crisis began.
National & World Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction Early Apple computer sells for $905,000 at auction
A vintage Apple computer that was one of only 50 made in Steve Jobs' garage in 1976 sold for $905,000 at auction on Wednesday, far exceeding pre-sale estimates and outdoing a previous high price of more than $671,000 paid in Germany last year.
National & World Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station Palestinian kills baby at Jerusalem station
A Palestinian motorist with a history of anti-Israel violence slammed his car into a crowded train station in Jerusalem on Wednesday, killing a three-month-old baby girl and wounding eight people in what police called a terror attack.
National & World Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report Senator blasts CIA for censoring 'torture' report
Sen. Ron Wyden says the CIA is trying to blunt the impact of an upcoming Senate report examining the harsh treatment of al-Qaida detainees by insisting on censoring the pseudonyms used for agency officers mentioned in the document.