Hot Dog Suit Costs Irish Movie Theater $25,000 Carl Meade was fired when cameras caught him paying for a regular hot dog instead of an extra large one. He told the court it was an innocent mistake. The company was ordered to pay compensation.
Fears Of A U.S. Ebola Outbreak Prompt Travel Ban Proposals Congressional Republicans continue to call for a ban on travel from the West African nations caught up in the Ebola outbreak. The Obama administration, however, remains firm in opposing a travel ban.
Wild Card Teams, Giants And Royals, To Meet In World Series The San Francisco Giants beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 Thursday to advance to the championship. The day before, the Kansas City Royals defeated the Baltimore Orioles to win their series slot.
LA Schools Superintendent To Leave After iPad Controversy The Los Angeles schools superintendent is stepping down. John Deasy's resignation follows a contracting scandal that put him on the defensive. He talks to Steve Inskeep about why he resigned.
Sustained Lower Gas Prices Could Drive Economic Growth Gas prices are plunging and before it's all over, some experts say Americans will be paying a $1 a gallon less than a few months ago. That could mean $1,000 more per household in extra spending money.
R&B Singer Erykah Badu Raises $3.60 Singing On The Street The Grammy Award-winning singer said, "I just kinda always wanted to see what it would be like to sing for money on the streets." For whatever reason, she didn't get much cash dropped into her hat.
Privacy Advocates Don't Buy FBI's Warning About Encryption Practices FBI Director James Comey used his first major policy address to warn that new encryption techniques could lock out law enforcement trying to solve crimes. He wants a back door into smartphones.
For Father-And-Son Locksmiths, The Key Is Hard Work Phil Mortillaro dropped out of school and became a locksmith. Now he owns a Manhattan locksmith shop with his son, Philip Jr. Philip says his dad and the store have become neighborhood institutions.