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A portion of the 200-year-old General Theological Seminary sits back from 21st Street partially obscured by large trees within Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in New York. More than two-thirds of the faculty at the seminary, one of the nation’s oldest, most venerable religious institutions that trains ministers of America’s Episcopal Church, say they were fired earlier this week after going on strike to protest their dean’s leadership. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
Episcopalians battle behind walls of NYC seminaryEpiscopalians battle behind NY walls of oldest seminary, challenging dean's leadership
The Associated Press25 minutes ago
In this Sept. 23, 2014 photo, high school students hold a protest against a Jefferson County School Board proposal to emphasize patriotism in the teaching of U.S. history, at Ralston Valley High School, in Arvada, Colo. The protests over the Colorado school district’s proposal to promote patriotism and de-emphasize civil disobedience in American history classes have found their way into the state’s marquee midterm election races, injecting a volatile issue two weeks before early voting ballots land in mailboxes across the state. (AP Photo/Brennan Linsley)
History fight coming to a head in suburban DenverDenver area school board could decide fate of US history review behind student protests
The Associated Press50 minutes ago
In this Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 photo, Abdirizak Bihi, right, executive director of the Somali Education and Social Advocacy Center, spends time with kids playing soccer at Currie Park in Minneapolis, near a large Somali community in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood. While Bihi strolls through the neighborhood parks, he is on the lookout for anyone who might be trying to recruit the city's young Somalis to join jihad in Syria. (AP Photo/Craig Lassig)
Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihadMinneapolis community guards against extremists who try to recruit young Somalis for jihad
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Children arriving home from school walk past the main entrance to The Ivy Apartments complex, Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, in Dallas. The man diagnosed with having the Ebola virus was staying at the complex with family. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient homeMan who brought Ebola to US told nurse he just arrived from Africa, but was still sent home
The Associated Press1 hour ago
Sen. Mark Begich, left, and his Republican challenger, former state attorney general Dan Sullivan, shared a light moment during a debate on fishing issues Wednesday night Oct. 1, 2014 at a high school auditorium in Kodiak, Alaska. Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest ports in the U.S. Fishing is Alaska's top industry and employs about one-tenth of the state's population. (AP Photo/
Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate in AlaskaGOP Senate candidate Sullivan grilled during debate centered on fisheries issues in Alaska
The Associated Press24 minutes ago

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