AP - ap.online.headlines.us http://www.comcast.net?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_ AP - ap.online.headlines.us News Wed, 22 Oct 2014 12:04:45 -0400 Experts: Autopsy shows close-range wound for Brown Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:13:14 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-Police-Shooting-Ferguson-Autopsy/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Police-Shooting-Ferguson-Autopsy c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:720 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Brown's official autopsy shows the 18-year-old was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle with the Ferguson police officer who fatally shot him, two experts said in a published report Wednesday. Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:47:59 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-Indiana-Serial-Killings/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Indiana-Serial-Killings c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:581 CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana refused to respond to the judge during his initial court appearance Wednesday, prompting her to postpone it and to warn him he'd spend "the rest of his life" in jail unless he cooperates. Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:26:44 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-Islamic-State-Colorado/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Islamic-State-Colorado c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5cc DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver flew to Europe in a possible bid to join Islamic State militants in Syria, and now authorities are looking at their friends to see if any have similar intentions. North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:49:26 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-United-States-North-Korea/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-United-States-North-Korea c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:63e WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children. Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments Wed, 22 Oct 2014 07:31:12 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US-REL--Mormon.Undergarments/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-REL--Mormon.Undergarments c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:34d SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God. Vermont man guilty of luring, killing teacher Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:42:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Teacher.Killed/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Teacher.Killed c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:746 BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A part-time snowplow driver was convicted Wednesday of luring a prep-school teacher out of her Vermont home under the guise of a broken down car, then killing her. No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:48:49 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-Halloween-Interrupted/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Halloween-Interrupted c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:623 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday. US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:41:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Ebola-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ebola-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5de WASHINGTON (AP) — A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama brought together top aides and his new Ebola "czar" to coordinate a national response to the deadly disease. Doctors differ on preteen suspect's mental state Wed, 22 Oct 2014 11:44:36 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-Girls-Stabbing-Plot/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Girls-Stabbing-Plot c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:65d WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — Doctors disagree over whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial, a judge and attorneys said Wednesday. Methodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding Wed, 22 Oct 2014 04:56:04 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US-REL-Gay-Marriage-Methodists/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-REL-Gay-Marriage-Methodists c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:625 MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination. $8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:12:09 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US--Clergy.Abuse-School/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Clergy.Abuse-School c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:322 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims. Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism Wed, 22 Oct 2014 08:30:08 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Obit-Bradlee/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Obit-Bradlee c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5e0 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:38:24 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US-Gay-Marriage-Wyoming/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US-Gay-Marriage-Wyoming c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:16a CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights. Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana Wed, 22 Oct 2014 01:38:17 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Indiana-Serial.Killings-Vignettes/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Indiana-Serial.Killings-Vignettes c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5a8 Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary. Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request Wed, 22 Oct 2014 02:40:21 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Ebola-Records/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ebola-Records c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:5a9 FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case. Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:16:11 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Football.Team-Investigation/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Football.Team-Investigation c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:494 PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters. Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia Tue, 21 Oct 2014 22:28:23 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US--People-Malala-Liberty.Medal/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--People-Malala-Liberty.Medal c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-79 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday. US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans Tue, 21 Oct 2014 18:12:22 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US--Ebola-US/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Ebola-US c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:-93 WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports. Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies Tue, 21 Oct 2014 20:37:19 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/22/US--Obit-Bradlee/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Obit-Bradlee c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:436 WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place. FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis Tue, 21 Oct 2014 21:38:54 -0400 http://www.comcast.net/news/articles/national/2014/10/21/US--Islamic.State-Colorado/?cid=rssfeed&attr=article_news_national_US--Islamic.State-Colorado c9d8ec1afb93944a:bf89c9e:148c2ca45cb:29a DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.