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  • Obama on Ebola fight: U.S. can’t seal itself off

    WASHINGTON – Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:45 pm
  • Obama on Ebola fight: U.S. can't seal itself off

    WASHINGTON – Pushing to confront Ebola at its West African source, President Barack Obama said Wednesday the United States was not immune to the disea ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 4:07 pm
  • Fed keeps rate at record low, ends bond buying

    WASHINGTON – The Federal Reserve plans to keep a key interest rate at a record low to support a U.S. job market that's improving but still isn't fully ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:23 pm
  • Police: Farmingdale man Derek Ward decapitates mother, is killed by Long Island train

    FARMINGDALE, N.Y. – A man with a history of psychiatric problems decapitated his mother and then killed himself by walking into the path of an oncomin ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 2:18 pm
  • Health care overhaul doubts ease for insurers

    INDIANAPOLIS – What a difference a year makes.The nation's biggest health insurers entered last fall ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Eric Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

    WASHINGTON – Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department.
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:12 pm
  • Not guilty pleas for Darren Vann in 7 Indiana deaths

    CROWN POINT, Ind. – A judge recorded not guilty pleas Wednesday for a former Marine who is charged with murder in the strangulation deaths of two wome ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Man convicted in Purdue shooting found dead

    MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. – State correction officials say an Indiana man who fatally stabbed and shot a fellow Purdue University student earlier this year ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:22 am
  • Israeli leader lashes back at harsh U.S. criticism

    JERUSALEM – Israel's prime minister said Wednesday that recent verbal attacks against him from the United States were merely because he was "defending ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 11:03 am
  • Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks

    DEARBORN, Mich. – Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fir ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 10:34 am
  • Nurse: I'll go to court if Maine quarantines me over ebola

    FORT KENT, Maine – A nurse who was confined against her will at a New Jersey hospital after returning from West Africa where she treated Ebola patient ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 8:50 am
  • Southern Baptists tell pastors: Hold line on gays

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others – gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians who pr ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:13 am
  • Video: Islamic State hostage 'reports' for captors

    BEIRUT – A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists’ late ...
    Oct. 29, 2014 - 1:11 am
  • PSU board votes down new look at 2012 report

    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Penn State's trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
  • Iraqi Kurds head to fight militants in Syria

    IRBIL, Iraq – Thousands of cheering, flag-waving people gave a noisy send-off to a group of Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga troops who left Tuesday for Turkey ...
    Oct. 28, 2014 - 11:48 pm
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