Monday, October 20 2014


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National News Articles for Monday, October 20 2014
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Obama makes rare campaign trail appearance, some leave early

President Barack Obama made a rare appearance on the campaign trail on Sunday with a rally to support the Democratic candidate for governor in Maryland, though the event was marred somewhat by early departures of crowd members and a yelling heckler.

Police find human remains in search for missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham

Police say human remains found Saturday in Virginia could be those of missing University of Virginia student Hannah Graham – who was last seen on Sept. 13

N.H. police restore calm after pumpkin festival dissolves into riot

Police arrested at least 49 people as thousands of revelers in Keene, N.H. threw objects at police dressed in riot gear, overturned cars, and climbed on top of roofs, Saturday.

Strict rules govern service contractors for illegal immigrant children

Want to bid for a contract to care for the illegal immigrant children coming across the border? Make sure your staff members get Hepatitis vaccines and regular TB tests and can speak foreign languages — probably Spanish but maybe Mandarin, suggesting a surprising number of the children are coming from China.

To spank or not to spank: Corporal punishment in the US

A pro football player uses a switch on his child, and an American cultural divide between races, regions, and religions is exposed.