Authorities: Remains belong to missing Va. student
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Authorities say remains found Oct. 18 in a rural area are that of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham.
Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether imposing quarantines or new travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease.
Out-of-patience investors sell off Amazon
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon has long acted like an ideal customer on its own website: a freewheeling big spender with no worries about balancing a checkbook. Investors confident in founder and CEO Jeff Bezos' invest-and-expand strategy flooded into the stock as the company revolutionized shopping, upended the book industry and took on the cloud — even though its vast range of initiatives ate up all th...
Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nearly half think the U.S. military response in Iraq and Syria has not gone far enough, according to an Associated Press-GfK poll. Most want to see America's partners step up their contribution to the fight,
Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
Ebola case in NYC brings demands for quarantines
NEW YORK (AP) — The case of the U.S. doctor stricken with Ebola left lawmakers on Capitol Hill, scientists and ordinary New Yorkers wondering why he was out on the town after his return from West Africa — and why stronger steps aren't being taken to quarantine medical workers.
Ebola jitters for some _ but not all _ New Yorkers
NEW YORK (AP) — Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about the odds of the disease spreading.
Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student opened fire in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle on Friday, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head, officials said. The gunman also died in the attack.
Gunman in Canada attack complained about mosque
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada's Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told hm to stop, Muslim leaders said Friday.
Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs
MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.
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