Electronic Arts scraps NCAA Football for 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 26 (UPI) -- U.S. videogame maker Electronic Arts said Thursday it will not publish a 2014 edition of NCAA Football and has reached a settlement in three lawsuits.

30 day sentence up for teacher-rapist

BILLINGS, Mont., Sept. 26 (UPI) -- Stacey Rambold, who admitted raping a 14-year-old student who later committed suicide, walked free Thursday after serving a 31-day sentence.
Senate advances stopgap spending bill, Cruz talkathon ends

Senate advances stopgap spending bill, Cruz talkathon ends

WASHINGTON, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- The Senate voted 100-0 Wednesday to advance a House-passed stopgap spending bill after Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, ended his 21-hour tirade against Obamacare.

Fraternity settles with family of Yale student killed in 2003 crash

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Delta Kappa Epsilon has settled with the family of a Yale student killed in a crash on a Connecticut highway while returning from a fraternity event.

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UPI Almanac for Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.
By United Press International

Ex-Democrat top vote-getter in Ala. Republican congressional primary

SPANISH FORT, Ala., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Former state Sen. Bradley Byrne won the most votes in the Republican primary Tuesday for a special election in Alabama's 1st Congressional District.

First openly gay U.S. circuit judge confirmed by Senate

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate Tuesday unanimously confirmed the first openly gay judge to a federal appeals court.

Protests in Maldives after Supreme Court postpones election runoff

MALE, Maldives, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Protests sprang up in the Maldives capital of Male after the Supreme Court postponed a runoff presidential election while it decides an elections fraud case.

Baby Veronica handed over to adoptive parents

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- The Oklahoma Supreme Court lifted an order that kept a 4-year-old girl with her biological father, a member of the Cherokee Nation, as he appealed her adoption.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013.
By United Press International

Australian dump site may be excavated in search for dead girl

MELBOURNE, Sept. 23 (UPI) -- A former dumping ground near Melbourne may be excavated in the search for the body of a 13-year-old murdered in 1992, police said.
Advocates urging N.J. lawmakers to override gay marriage veto

Advocates urging N.J. lawmakers to override gay marriage veto

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 23 (UPI) -- Activists are edging closer to getting New Jersey lawmakers to override Gov. Chris Christie's veto of a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, officials say.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Sept. 23, 2013.
By United Press International
The Issue: The budget battle -- to fund or not to fund Obamacare

The Issue: The budget battle -- to fund or not to fund Obamacare

Let's see if we've got this straight: The U.S. government runs out of money in little more than a week and will breach the debt ceiling within a few weeks, Congress is nowhere near approving a fiscal 2014 budget and defunding/repealing healthcare reform remains House Republicans' top priority.
MARCELLA KREITER, United Press International

Unleashing more political money

WASHINGTON, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The new U.S. Supreme Court term starts on the first Monday of October, and the justices plunge into controversy early on as Republicans push for more elbow room on big campaign contributions.
MICHAEL KIRKLAND, Senior UPI Legal Affairs Writer
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