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Inside the Playbook: Buffalo Bills (4-3) at Jets (1-6)

Well rested, the Jets go into the game in the unfamiliar role of favorites. For the first time since they opened against Derek Carr and the Raiders they don’t have the fear that the opposing quarterback will shred their secondary.

Man gets 8 years for stabbing friend in drunk argument over poetry

Russians take their poetry seriously. A 53-year-old lover of romantic verse has been sentenced to eight years for stabbing a friend to death in a drunken argument over literary forms, the Daily Telegraph reported.

Madonna blesses Italian nun’s version of ‘Like A Virgin’

Madonna has given her blessing to an Italian nun who has recorded a copy of her hit "Like A Virgin."

Mama June’s daughter: I was victim of mom's child molester boyfriend

The “Honey Boo Boo” saga has taken another dark turn. June Shannon’s (Mama June) daughter Anna Shannon Cardwell has revealed that she was the victim of convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, the man her mother is reportedly dating, according to Radar Online.

Eleven in Brazilian family hospitalized after eating pufferfish

Eleven members of a Brazilian family have ended up in the hospital after eating a poisonous pufferfish. They are in critical condition, according to a relative, who did not eat the fish.

In Even More Upsetting Honey Boo Boo News, The Child Mama June’s Boyfriend Allegedly Molested Was Her Own

Before you begin reading this, just please allow me to forewarn you I’m already feeling physically sick over this story and I haven’t even begun to type the details yet. Whew. Okay. So remember when we all applauded TLC for … More »Show More Summary

Iran hangs Reyhaneh Jabbari despite human rights protests

Iran has hanged a woman who killed a man she claimed was trying to sexually abuse her, despite an international campaign to stop the execution. Reyhaneh Jabbari died in a Tehran prison, reports the BBC.

Dubai giving gold to people who skip cars for mass transit

This is one reason not to take the car. The oil-rich state of Dubai is offering people gold if they take public transportation, the Gulf News reported.

I CAN’T WAIT For Elf On The Shelf, Fa-La-La-La-La-La-La-La-Laaaaaa

I didn't have a ton of holiday traditions growing up. Having a less than perfect childhood makes me a sucker for anything trendy when it comes to the holidays. So even though most parents seem to enjoy the Elf on the Shelf only whenShow More Summary

Monday Giveaway Linky, Back From Retreat Edition

Good Monday, Heroes! I got to spend the weekend with my quilting buddies and my sewing machine. Ahhhhhhhhhh. Pursuing a hobby or interest is a good way to keep yourself fresh as a parent. I hope you have something you […] Be the first to comment... Show More Summary

Feverish nurse quarantined in Newark tests negative for Ebola

A feverish nurse in a preventative quarantine in New Jersey tested negative for Ebola, state health officials said Saturday.

I Love Christmas But I Hate Elf On The Shelf

I started writing for Mommyish in May of this year and I am not joking when I tell you that I have been waiting since then to write about Elf on the Shelf. More specifically, why I think Elf on the Shelf is the worst thing to happen to Christmas since fruit cake. Show More Summary

Editorial: Wising up on Ebola

Acting to enhance public safety and calm fears, Gov. Cuomo and New Jersey Gov. Christie suddenly ordered quarantine for travelers from West Africa at particular risk of exposure to the Ebola virus.

Editorial: A lone wolf strikes in Queens

The hatchet-swinging maniac who left Officer Kenneth Healey with a serious head wound and triggered a shooting that badly injured a bystander was a homegrown Islamist radical.

Massive pumpkin haunts the Bronx

Oh, my gourd! A behemoth 1-ton pumpkin, considered to be the largest ever grown in North America, will be on display this weekend at the New York Botanical Garden.

Oct. 25: Terrorism, the MTA and Hollywood

New Paltz, N.Y.: We watch Canada’s capital being shut down by another terrorist attack by another recent convert to Islam, and President Obama refers to it as “senseless violence.” We’ve also seen the killing of an Army recruiter in Arkansas, the Fort Hood massacre, the Boston marathon bombing and more. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Health officials search for experimental drug to use on Ebola patient Craig Spencer

Five hours after Ebola-stricken Craig Spencer was hauled into Bellevue Hospital’s quarantine unit, the city Health Department sent a frantic email marked “URGENT” — asking if New York area hospitals, researchers and pharmacies had an experimental drug that has shown promise against the deadly virus.

World Series Insider: ‘L’ won’t take toll on Tim Hudson

Tim Hudson waited 16 seasons for his first chance to pitch in the World Series, and although he took the loss in Game 3 Friday night, the veteran righthander wasn’t hanging his head.

Where Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer went in the city: a timeline

A timeline of Dr. Craig Spencer’s whereabouts based on interviews with the Health Department’s “disease detectives.”OCT. 14:Spencer departed Guinea on a flight to Brussels after nearly a month treating Ebola patients.

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