Fearing uprising, Iraq militants hunt ex-police
BAGHDAD (AP) — The Islamic State group wanted to send a warning against anyone who might plot against its rule.
Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Practically daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state's voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
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Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 4 dead
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles aroun Wichita, officials and witnesses said.
Israel to reopen Jerusalem holy site
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities say they have decided to reopen a key Jerusalem holy site for Muslim worshippers on Friday.
Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said.
Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
BOSTON (AP) — Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.
Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
NEW YORK (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay.
PA peace activists charged in vicious attack
WASHINGTON, Pa. (AP) — Two "Stop the Violence" organizers allegedly beat one of their colleagues so severely that he vomited blood and was left unconscious in critical condition.
US voters deciding on billions for conservation
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Voters across the nation are deciding whether to set aside billions of dollars for parks and preservation in what some environmentalists are calling one of the most significant elections for land conservation in American history.
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