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Blake Griffin on Halloween: 'My mom never let us go trick-or-treating'

When Clippers superstar power forward Blake Griffin was young, he didn't have the typical childhood experience of putting on a costume and going door-to-door getting candy on Halloween.

Carriage horses clip-clop away while de Blasio stalls on ban

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio assured animal-rights activists during his run for City Hall that he would rid Central Park of horse-drawn carriages, which he called inhumane. "We are going to get rid... To view the full story, click the title link.

Minute Away video: Fish, flowers, fun in Seattle's Pike Place Market

Here’s a busy minute of video from Seattle’s Pike Place Market, which goes back to 1907.

Police: Ex-boyfriend sent nude photos of Pasadena teacher to students

An angry ex-boyfriend allegedly hacked into a John Muir High School teacher's work email account to send nude photos of the educator to more than 200 students and staff, Pasadena police said Thursday.

Burkina Faso president bows to protesters, says he is stepping down

After 27 years in power, the president of Burkina Faso, Blaise Compaore, bowed to popular anger and announced Friday that he was stepping down after a failed attempt to seek a fifth term in office.

Jimmy Carter Talks Voter ID

President Jimmy Carter made a quick visit to Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to discuss the what he and the Carter Center have done to make free elections around the world. Carter made few political statements during the visit; however, he did slip in a few words on voter ID laws, as reported by the Tifton Grapevine. Show More Summary

Map: A DIY Brewery Bike Tour

  A 13-mile trip to five D.C. breweries. [ more › ]

13 of the Creepiest Haunted Bars and Restaurants in America

By: Kristin Hunt We've all outstayed our welcomes at bars and restaurants from time to time, but some places have pesky customers who have been there for ages. Literally. At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list. Show More Summary

Our Inefficient, Wasteful San Francisco Film Commission is Desperately Trying to Justify Itself – Potential Marketing Efforts

TweetThese aren’t real ads, not yet. But they show you how the SFFC is thinking: All film commissions are bad. How is the SFFC better than any of the rest? How is the SFFC better than SF’s recent hosting of the disastrous America’s ...

13 of the Creepiest Haunted Bars and Restaurants in America

By: Kristin Hunt We've all outstayed our welcomes at bars and restaurants from time to time, but some places have pesky customers who have been there for ages. Literally. At these 13 creepy joints, the spirits extend well beyond a nice whiskey list. Show More Summary

Morning Box Score: Blackhawks Win Shootout

Marian Hossa scored his 1,000th career goal in the shootout win. [ more › ]

Eye on Halloween

Water Street, Decatur GA (pic courtesy of Maxim Barbers)

MSG sales top estimates as it weighs split

Madison Square Garden Co., which is exploring a split into two companies, beat revenue estimates as sales from its concerts and events rose. Revenue for the quarter ending Sept. 30 rose 12% to $241.7... To view the full story, click the title link.

Texas donor to mayor's cause benefited from de Blasio bill

Two weeks ago, a man named Alexis Lodde made a $100,000 donation to a Hudson Valley Democratic account. It was an exceptionally large gift, particularly for a Texan who until recently had never given... To view the full story, click the title link.

Garbage Truck Driver Flees After Fatally Striking Man in Chinatown

A pedestrian was fatally struck by a garbage truck in Chinatown last night, and authorities say he was dragged for several yards by the vehicle before its driver sped away. [ more › ]

How an Overlooked Rauner Job Creation Plan Caused Problems Across America

Plenty of words (and dollars) have been spilled over Bruce Rauner's Illinois gubernatorial campaign. But for all the attack ads and in-depth exposés, one significant Rauner policy proposal has managed to evade scrutiny, even though it would forever change the...

Streets And San Promises They're Ready For Anything This Winter

Here's hoping the main lesson Streets and San learned is not to toss road salt around like a sailor spending money on shore leave. [ more › ]

Eric Frein arraigned in trooper slaying case

Eric Frein, the accused murderer of a Pennsylvania state trooper, was arraigned Friday morning, hours after he was captured by police who had been hunting him for seven weeks. 

1 Killed, 2 Injured In Queens Nightclub Shooting

A woman was killed and two others were injured at a shooting outside a nightclub in Queens early this morning. [ more › ]

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