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Wash. state shooting suspect identified

People react as they wait at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)Social media posts penned by the shooter portray a head-over-heels teenager.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:09:51 -0400
Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Hannah Graham Disappearance Suspect Indicted in 2005 CaseCHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 20:18:57 -0400
Obama meets Ebola survivor Nina Pham at White House

President Barack Obama meets with Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)President Barack Obama gives Ebola survivor Nina Pham a bear hug, part of his personal hands-on approach to persuade jittery Americans to trust elite doctors and scientists to keep them safe.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:06:14 -0400
U.S. tightens Ebola monitoring for West African visitors

Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipmentBy Bill Berkrot NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. health officials imposed fresh constraints on Wednesday on people entering the country from three countries at the center of West Africa's Ebola epidemic, mandating that they report their temperature daily and stay in touch with health authorities. The move announced by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) marked the latest precautions put in place by the U.S. government to stop the spread of the virus, but stopped short of a ban on travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea as demanded by some lawmakers. ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:31 -0400
Probe: Athletes took fake classes at University of North Carolina

University of North Carolina fans celebrate on the court following North Carolina's win over Duke University in Chapel HillBy Marti Maguire RALEIGH N.C. (Reuters) - More than 3,000 students at the University of North Carolina received credit for fake classes over an 18-year period as part of a program that allowed many of them to remain eligible to play sports, according to a report released on Wednesday. The investigation by former federal prosecutor Kenneth Wainstein is the latest of several attempts to unravel allegations of academic fraud involving student-athletes at a university known for both its academic rigor and athletics. ...

Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:29:44 -0400
2 dead in Washington state school shooting

MarysvilleA student opened fire in Marysville, fatally wounding one before he was killed.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:58:17 -0400
Tracking Dr. Spencer's contacts isn't easy

NYC Doctor Diagnosed With EbolaAs a New York City doctor tests positive for Ebola, officials face a difficult challenge.

Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:08:04 -0400
US general: NKorea may have nuke missile knowhow

North Korea leader Kim Jong Un provides field guidance at the newly completed Yonphung Scientists Rest Home, south of PyongyangWASHINGTON (AP) North Korea may be capable of fielding a nuclear-armed missile that could reach U.S. soil, but because it has not tested such a weapon the odds of it being effective are "pretty darn low," the commander of U.S. forces in South Korea said Friday.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:44:45 -0400
7 hurt when car smashes into California restaurant

This Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 photo provided by Leonard Rhone shows a car that plowed through a storefront in Dublin, Calif. Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into the restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. A 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into a parking lot outside Taqueria Los Pericos in Dublin on Thursday night when she accidentally accelerated and plowed through the storefront. (AP Photo/Leonard Rhone)DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) Police say all seven people injured when a car crashed into a Northern California restaurant have now been released from hospitals.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 18:16:02 -0400
Deadly violence in the West Bank

Palestinians from the Jalazoun refugee camp clash with Israeli security forces at the entrance of the Jewish West Bank settlement Beit El, north of Ramallah, after a march against Israeli restrictions on the Al-Aqsa mosque, October 24, 2014RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:00:52 -0400
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