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LITTLE HOPE FOR A SYRIAN TRUCE. Fighting Continues.
UN backs the most recent call for a cease-fire, though previous efforts have failed. Meanwhile, foreign Islamic militants - many cozy with al-Qaida - are joining rebels in Syria.

ABORTION IN POLITICS. Indiana Candidate Comments.
Republicans in close races rush to disavow an Indiana Senate candidate's comment that when a woman becomes pregnant during a rape, "that's something God intended."

ISLANDS AND GULF COAST RESIDENTS BRACE. Hurricane Winds.
Following a severe drenching in Jamaica, Hurricane Sandy takes aim Cuba, then could visit the Bahamas and perhaps the Florida coast.

ASPIRIN AS A CANCER-FIGHTER. Tests Are Underway.
One of the world's oldest and cheapest drugs has shown some promise in treating colon cancer in some patients.

KNOTHOLE PEEKING. Watching Giants For Free.
Hundreds of baseball fans have lined up to take advantage of a famous hole in the stadium fence in San Francisco, California to watch the World Series.