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Stories for January 26, 2014

Scott Stallings Rallies From 3 Behind To Win Famers Insurance Open At Torrey Pines

Jan. 26
Associated Press

It was the third career PGA Tour victory for Scott Stallings, who earned a return trip to the Masters and should move high enough in the world ranking to qualify for the Match Play Championship next month in Arizona.

San Diego On List To Host Next America's Cup

Jan. 26
Bernie Wilson, Associated Press
Tease photo

The next America's Cup could be sailed off a Hawaiian beach, on San Diego Bay or in some other port instead of returning to a San Francisco Bay course bordered by the Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island.

Hospital In Texas Removes Life Support From Brain Dead Woman

Jan. 26
Scott Neuman / NPR

A Fort Worth, Texas, woman who was 14 weeks pregnant when she was found unconscious and brain dead after suffering a pulmonary embolism, has been taken off life support after a weeks-long court battle by the hospital to keep the ventilator on.

New Law Puts Gloves On California Bartenders

Jan. 26
Sam H. Sanders / NPR

Bartender Cameron Hall hadn't heard of a new California law that bans culinary workers from touching uncooked food with their bare hands.

McCain's 'Liberal' Record Earns Him Censure From Arizona GOP

Jan. 26
Scott Neuman / NPR

Arizona Sen. John McCain has gone soft when it comes to conservative principles. That's according to his state's Republican Party, who sent the former presidential candidate a message on Saturday by voting to censure him for his 'liberal' voting record.

Police ID Maryland Mall Shooter, But Still Search For Motive

Jan. 26
Scott Neuman / NPR

Police have identified the gunman who killed two people at a Maryland shopping mall before taking his own life, but officials say they still don't know why he did it or whether the assailant had any relationship with the victims.

Pig Virus Continues To Spread, Raising Fears Of Pricier Bacon

Jan. 26
Amy Mayer / NPR

Pork producers across the country are grappling with a virus that's going after piglets. Livestock economists estimate the porcine epidemic diarrhea, or PED, virus has already killed about 1 million baby pigs in the U.S. since it was first found in Iowa last spring.

Can This 'Perfect Match' Dance Their Way To Gold?

Jan. 26
Quinn Klinefelter / NPR

At the Arctic Edge skating rink 30 miles northwest of Detroit, the team that's won every major ice dance competition in the past few years is leaving the ice separately. But Meryl Davis and Charlie White are never far apart for long.