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Workers remove the Ten Commandments monument from its base on the grounds of the state Capitol in Oklahoma City, Monday, Oct. 5, 2015. The removal comes after the Oklahoma Supreme Court's decision in June that the display violates a state constitutional prohibition on the use of public property. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)

Workers removing Ten Commandments from Oklahoma Capitol

- Associated Press

A granite monument of the Ten Commandments that has sparked controversy since its installation on the Oklahoma Capitol grounds was being removed and will be transported to a private conservative think tank for storage.

Patrick Kennedy memoir creates rift among his family

Associated Press

A memoir by former Congressman Patrick Kennedy has created a rift with family members upset over his portrayal of family secrecy, substance abuse and mental illness, including of his father, late Massachusetts Sen. Edward Kennedy.

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The Winery Dogs: 'Super group to save rock 'n' roll"

The Winery Dogs are a rock 'n' roll supergroup, composed of the best players in the business. Richie Kotzen is the band's lead singer and guitarist, and you know him from his stint in Poison as well as a string of bluesy solo CDs. To mark the release of their much-anticipated second CD, "Hot Streak," Mr. Kotzen sat down to discuss how "That Metal Show"'s Eddie Trunk is responsible for the band, what is was like to be in Poison and the hot "Hot Streak."

FILE - In this April 28, 2015, file photo, Senate Judiciary chairwoman Hannah-Beth Jackson, D- Santa Barbara, gestures during a hearing on the mandatory vaccination bill SB277 at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif. Female workers in California are getting new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015, by Gov. Jerry Brown. The legislation by Sen. Jackson of Santa Barbara lets female employees allege pay discrimination based on the wages a company pays to other employees who do substantially similar work. (AP Photo/Steve Yeater, File)

California governor signs law targeting gender wage gap

- Associated Press

Female workers in California will get new tools to challenge gender-based wage gaps under legislation signed into law Tuesday that supporters say offers the strongest equal-pay protection in the nation.

Johnny Cash, Miranda Lambert, Steve Cropper get stars

- Associated Press

Country stars Miranda Lambert and the late Johnny Cash, along with famed blues musician Steve Cropper, were honored Tuesday for helping to build Music City's reputation as a home for artists of any genre.

Singer-songwriter John Mayer gushes about The Grateful Dead

- Associated Press

Singer-songwriter John Mayer proudly declared himself a "Deadhead" as he defended members of the Grateful Dead in their decision to regroup after playing what was supposed to be the band's final tour this summer.

Faculty members embrace as they are allowed to return to Umpqua Community College Monday, Oct. 5, 2015, in Roseburg, Ore. The campus reopened to faculty for the first time since Oct. 1, when armed suspect Chris Harper-Mercer killed multiple people and wounded several others before taking his own life at Snyder Hall. (AP Photo/John Locher)

Oregon shooter's mother wrote about guns in online forum

- Associated Press

The mother of a gunman who killed nine people and himself at an Oregon community college allowed her troubled son to have guns and acknowledged in online posts that he struggled with autism, but she didn't seem to know he was potentially violent.

About 3,000 Romanian doctors emigrate every year to work abroad, where they get better salaries and working conditions. (Associated Press)

Romania considers legalized bribery to keep doctors

Romanian leaders believe they have found a solution to the low pay and corruption that are driving doctors out of this impoverished Eastern European country: legalized bribery.

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2015 photo, Dylan O'Brien attends the premiere of "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at the Regal Cinemas E-Walk, in New York. A manager of a New Mexico ranch says 20th Century Fox representatives are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials." Actor O'Brien said last month on "Live with Kelly and Michael" that cast members took artifacts from private ranch north of Albuquerque, despite warnings not to take any items like rocks or "skulls." (Photo by Greg Allen/Invision/AP, File)

Fox probing claims 'Maze Runner' cast took artifacts

- Associated Press

Representatives from 20th Century Fox are trying to determine if actors took American Indian artifacts while filming "Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials" at a private New Mexico ranch.

Louisville head basketball coach Rick Pitino looks on at the action during the second half of this NCAA college basketball team's intrasquad scrimmage, Saturday, Oct. 3, 2015, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Louisville campus police reviewing escort allegations

- Associated Press

Louisville campus police now say they are reviewing allegations that a former men's basketball staffer hired escorts to dance and have sex with recruits and players in a dormitory.

ESPN cuts sponsored daily fantasy sports elements from shows

Associated Press

ESPN is cutting sponsored DraftKings elements from within its shows but not commercials from the daily fantasy sports site. That's according to ESPN Outside the Lines host Bob Ley, who revealed the shift during his show Tuesday.

This photo provided by Netflix shows Idris Elba, left, as Commandant, and Abraham Attah, center, as Agu, in the Netflix original film, "Beasts of No Nation," directed by Cary Fukunaga. (Shawn Greene/Netflix via AP)

Fukunaga stuns with powerful 'Beasts of No Nation'

- Associated Press

The story of the child soldier is not one that the movies have been clamoring to tell. What could be gleaned from giving this insidious reality a narrative platform? The hardening of a young soul in this context is not something that can or should be observed casually, after all, and for many it's easier not to look at all.