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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

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FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in t... Full Story

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    MOJAVE, Calif. (AP) — A witness says Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo exploded during a test flight over California's Mojave Desert.

  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse
    Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola.

  • Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo
    Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo

    It took a crew 38 hours to clear out the Dallas apartment where Thomas Eric Duncan was staying before he was diagnosed Sept. 30 with Ebola. Hazmat suit-clad workers piled shoes, carpets, mattresses, bed sheets, clothes and kids' backpacks into 140 55-gallon drums. Only a few items were salvaged: a omputer hard drive, legal documents, family photos, an old Bible belonging to Duncan's grandmother.

  • After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief
    After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief

    MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.

  • A look at Ebola guidelines in some states

    States have broad authority to quarantine people to prevent the spread of disease, and several are exercising that right to go beyond the safety recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control for containing the deadly Ebola virus.

  • Man swings ax at DC officer in unprovoked attack

    WASHINGTON (AP) — A man swung a large ax at a District of Columbia police officer in an unprovoked attack early Friday, and the officer suffered a minor injury while struggling with the man, who escaped on foot, police said.

  • Brittany Maynard: New face of right-to-die
    Brittany Maynard: New face of right-to-die

    Saturday was supposed to be the day that Brittany Maynard killed herself. She still might do it, but her latest message seems to suggest she intends to live, at least for a while.

  • AP NewsBreak: Albuquerque police reforms ordered
    AP NewsBreak: Albuquerque police reforms ordered

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department and New Mexico's largest city have reached an agreement to overhaul Albuquerque's police department amid several accusations of excessive force, agreeing to reforms that include new training and protocols for investigating officer shootings.

  • AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics
    AP PHOTOS: Small Alaska town welcomes big politics

    PETERSBURG, Alaska (AP) — When U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and his Republican challenger, Dan Sullivan, greet cheering supporters in downtown Anchorage on Election Night, their thoughts may turn to days of boots-on-the-ground campaigning in more unforgiving and far-flung parts of this remote and rugged sate.

  • Woman who set off pipe bombs appears before judge
    Woman who set off pipe bombs appears before judge

    GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A judge gave Celia Savage a break in February when he sentenced her to probation after federal authorities found pipe bombs and guns in her home during a raid. He warned her not to make him look like a fool.

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