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The battle for the Senate

(NBC News) There's just a week to go until the midterm elections that could shift control of the U.S. Senate. From New Hampshire to Louisiana to Alaska, polls show Democratic incumbents in trouble.

"Bring my money back!"

(WLWT) Jane Auld said Friday was a scary ordeal. The 96-year-old Hamilton, Ohio resident said she was sitting on her couch watching television and heard a noise coming from another room.

Chili powder to the rescue!

(WHDH) Two would-be robbers got a spicy surprise inside a Stoneham, Massachusetts convenience store. The two men walked into the store late Saturday night, looking to cash a winning scratch ticket, but something seemed off.

Distasteful darts: Democrats targeted

Texas Young Republicans apologize for dart game featuring portraits of President Obama and other Democrats at an early voting polling station. Keith Garvin reports.

Teen kept caged

(WEYI) Michigan police have arrested a couple after finding a mentally challenged man locked in a caged bed in their Huron county home.

New Apple: Son of honeycrisp?

(KARE) The Honeycrisp apple was created by the University of Minnesota's apple breeding team in the 1950s and released to the masses in 1991.

One killed, one injured in SpaceShipTwo crash

  Virgin Galactic says its SpaceShipTwo is a loss after experiencing "an in-flight anomaly" during a test flight today. The company announced the incident on Twitter.

One dead another injured in Virgin galactic spaceship crash

(CNN) -- One person died and another was seriously injured as a result of Friday's incident involving Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo, California Highway Patrol Officer Jesse Borne said.

Dog rescued after being trapped in a garbage can for days

A Humane Society in Pennsylvania is caring for a dog who was apparently left in a garbarge can by its owner, who then allegedly moved out of state.

Mosquito bite triggers coma

(WTLV) A Jacksonville, Florida boy is recovering after an infection triggered by a mosquito bite nearly killed him. "At one time we didn't know if he was going to make it," said Ada Santiago.

Giffords takes on domestic violence

(KPNX) Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords sat down with state and national leaders in Arizona Saturday for a roundtable discussion on solutions to protect women from gun violence.

Ebola: Searching for a disinfectant

(KPNX) Massachusetts researchers are playing an integral role in combating Ebola.

Caught on cam: Truck through bar

(WKYC) Bethany Capasso just started working at Dover Gardens Tavern in Westlake, Ohio three months ago, but already felt like family to the regular customers.

Free to breast feed

Texas medical staff apologize after telling new mother her infant's vaccination appointment would be canceled if she continued to breast-feed in waiting room. Taylor Langston reports.

Maine nurse defies state order to quarantine herself and goes for bike ride

A Maine nurse is refusing to abide by a state order to stay in isolation for 21 days after returning from West Africa where she treated Ebola patients.