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Tuesday’s Sports Minute

In addition to the Steelers’ big win and the sentencing of Olympic track star Oscar Pistorius, here is a look…

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McIlroy turns focus to legal battle

Rory McIlroy has pulled out of two events to focus on his legal battle with his former management company.

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Steelers’ quick points silence fans, help them beat Texans

The Pittsburgh Steelers needed less than three minutes to score 24 unanswered points to help them top the Houston Texans.

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Woman gets stuck in chimney trying to sneak into home

It took firefighters two hours to free a woman who was trying to make a Santa Claus style entry into the home of a man she met online.

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Teacher uses ‘Wheel of Misfortune’ for discipline

A Washington state teacher has been warned not to have students spin a disciplinary "Wheel of Misfortune" to assign punishments for misbehavior.

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Ebola crisis turns a corner as U.S. issues new guidelines

The U.S. issued new protocols for health workers treating Ebola victims in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly virus.

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Fashion icon Oscar de la Renta dead at 82

He dressed American first ladies and Hollywood stars, to become one of the most sought-after designers of the last half-century.

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison for killing girlfriend

The Olympic sprinter was sentenced to five years in prison, ending a trial that has gripped South Africa and the world.

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Apps bring playtime back to real world

Parents eager to get children away from video screens can turn to apps to get youngsters to learn while playing in the real world.

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College mascots ‘Shake It Off’ parody

Big Ten mascots show off their dance moves to Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off."

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14 photos for Kim K’s 34th birthday

Love her or hate her, Kim Kardashian is a household name.

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Free Speech Advocates Blast Proposed Procedures In City Hall

Free speech advocates have scolded City Councilors for a proposed new procedure

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 21

A look back at the Hollywood headlines that made history.

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Robin gig has gone to the girls

The superhero sidekick is set for a sex change in the upcoming "Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice" film.

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Matthew Indicted on Charges Related to 2005 Fairfax Case

The 2005 rape of a Fairfax woman is linked by DNA to the Morgan Harrington case.

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Wild World Series: Perfect Royals, tested Giants

Playoff-perfect Kansas City will meet San Francisco on baseball's biggest stage.

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San Fran bans Lorde’s ‘Royals’ for World Series run

California radio stations have removed the chart-topping song from their playlists.

2012 Kennedy Center Honorees and members of the band Led Zeppelin, from left, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones, and Robert Plant chat on the red carpet after arriving at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors Performance and Gala Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012 at the State Department in Washington.

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Led Zeppelin plagiarism case to be heard in Pa.

Led Zeppelin have lost the first round in their plagiarism battle over mega-hit "Stairway to Heaven."

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Suspected Indiana serial killings could go back 20 years

A man suspected in at least seven slayings of women may have killed other people in the state as far back as 20 years, police say.

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Kings’ Voynov suspended by NHL after domestic violence arrest

Defenseman Slava Voynov was suspended indefinitely after his arrest on charges of domestic violence.

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A look at some of this week's best moments in sports.

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This weekend’s sports schedule

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A complete look at this weekend's sports schedule.

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A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.