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Hostility, geniality mix as Trump, Clinton meet at event

Julie Pace and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 7:10am

Sharply at odds over the Republican's assertions that he may not concede if he loses on Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton chose cutting jabs over lighthearted teasing as they came face-to-face at a fundraiser. Yet both showed flashes of willingness to see beyond their bitter election battle, the archbishop who sat between them said Friday.

Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:51am

Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally.

Vatican-Muslim dialogue to restart in April, Vatican says

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 6:10am

The Vatican and the prestigious Sunni Muslim center of learning, Al-Azhar, are expected to formally reopen talks next year after a five-year lull.

Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?

Brady McCombs, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 2:00am

Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.

In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary

Daniel Estrin and Mohammed Daraghmeh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 1:13am

In one of the tensest corners of the West Bank, Israeli settlers and Palestinians live in separate worlds. But there is a spot on the top of a mountain that connects them both: a village of Samaritans.

Egypt's fight against Islamic militancy makes enemies

Hamza Hendawi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:50am

Egypt has made fighting Islamic militants its overriding foreign policy objective, a decision that has brought it closer to Syrian President Bashar Assad, Russia and Iran, in turn antagonizing its chief financial backer, Saudi Arabia.

Woman with skull on stick leads Sacramento police to body

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 21st - 12:00am

It sounds like a Halloween prank but Sacramento police say it was all too real.

A dietitian's perspective on how to handle Halloween candy

Emily Fonnesbeck, Contributor  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 8:29pm

People wonder how I handle Halloween candy with my kids. When I tell them I let my kids handle it, they are often surprised. However, my goal isn't to raise super healthy eaters but confident, competent eaters who can trust themselves with food.

NASA: Jupiter spacecraft detects problem, turns off camera

Alicia Chang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:57pm

A NASA spacecraft circling Jupiter has hit another snag.

Bride loses 100+ pounds after engagement pic wake-up call

Aj Willingham, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:16pm

What would it take for you to change your life? For Texas woman Haley Smith, a single joyful moment became a wake-up call.

Jerusalem Christian gathering blasts UNESCO resolution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:01pm

Christians meeting in Jerusalem are denouncing this week's UNESCO resolution that uses only the Islamic name for the hilltop revered by Jews as the Temple Mount and by Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary.

Move along, Bozo: Mississippi county bans clowns for now

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:00pm

A Mississippi county has had enough of the creepy clown craze, at least until after Halloween.

Former Mormon Tabernacle Choir tenor sings to patients as paramedic

Megan Marsden Christensen  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:46pm

An English paramedic who formerly sang with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir is wowing the internet with his impressive operatic vocals after his coworker filmed him singing “Nessun Dorma.”

Idaho school district settles ACLU lawsuit

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:31pm

An Idaho school district has settled a lawsuit by agreeing to change policies that a former student called discriminatory.

Parents teaching about sexual assault with help from presidential campaign

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:18pm

Parents never imagined the presidential campaign would provide learning moments for kids on sexual assault. Mothers and fathers are even talking to younger kids — in age-appropriate ways — about consent.

Have You Seen This? Bountiful man carves jack-o-lantern Harambe in less than 30 seconds

Mary Dalrymple  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:15pm

Man uses 60,000 PSI waterjet cutting system to carve intricate designs into pumpkins in less than 30 seconds.

Why you believe everything your Facebook friends tell you

Elizabeth Cohen, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:49pm

No, Facebook hasn't changed its privacy settings. No, what you post doesn't belong to Facebook now.

Newly banned Shiite group in Nigeria appeals in court

Godwin Isenyo, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:31pm

A newly banned Shiite group in northern Nigeria said Thursday it was appealing in court against the government decision that observers are warning could spark sustained violence.