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Human remains found on factory conveyor belt

A worker at a waste collection site near Los Angeles found human remains on a conveyor belt at the facility, marking what local media called the fourth such grisly find in two years, police said on Tuesday.

FCC eliminates sports blackout rule

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday voted unanimously to eliminate a decades-old rule that has prohibited pay-TV providers from airing some home sports games, such as NFL football, if tickets to those games did not sell out.

CDC confirms first US case of Ebola

U.S. health officials said on Tuesday the first patient infected with the deadly Ebola virus had been diagnosed in the country, in a new sign of how the outbreak ravaging West Africa can spread globally.

Pa. police discover pipe bombs during fugitive hunt

State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.

1 injured in Kentucky high school shooting

A student was injured on Tuesday in a shooting at a Louisville, Kentucky, high school, and police have arrested a suspect, officials said.

Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

American swimmer Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian of all time, was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside a Baltimore tunnel, police said.

Argument leads to student shooting at N.C. high school

A student was shot by a fellow classmate outside a North Carolina high school just minutes before classes began Tuesday morning, and the shooting suspect then waited for police to arrive, authorities said.

Calif. governor signs first statewide ban on plastic bags

Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation’s first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.

Windows 10 is new operating system by Microsoft

Microsoft Corp announced its Windows 10 operating system on Tuesday to replace the largely unpopular Windows 8, skipping a number to mark a leap toward a new system aimed at unifying computing and mobile devices.

Secret Service director promises changes in procedures

U.S. lawmakers scolded the head of the U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday over a security breach that allowed a knife-wielding intruder to run deep into the White House, and director Julia Pierson promised it would never happen again.

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