North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, 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.
Analysis: Fowle was North Korea's easiest US case
PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Why did North Korea free Jeffrey Fowle, and only him, when two other Americans remain in prison there? Probably because Pyongyang considered him the most minor of the three offenders, and may believe that releasing him could improve abysmal U.S. relations and even tempr growing international criticism of its human-rights record.
US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work
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's new Ebola "czar" got to work trying to pull together a coherent national response to the deadly disease.
Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of older Americans who rely on federal benefits will get a 1.7 percent increase in their monthly payments next year, the government announced Wednesday.
AP-GfK Poll: 5 things to know about midterms poll
WASHINGTON (AP) — Someone has to win.
Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday 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.
Colorado girls make possible bid to join militants
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.
Bedouin Israeli doctor mysteriously turns jihadi
HURA, Israel (AP) — He was a quiet whiz kid at the top of his class in Israel, who overcame tough odds in this minority Arab village to become a star medical student and hospital intern.
Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) — With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday.
Bumgarner, Giants top Royals 7-1 in Series opener
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Win or lose, Jake Peavy is a treat to watch when he pitches.
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