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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

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NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who c... Full Story

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  • Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
    Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

    NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with im.

  • Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary evaluation.

  • Washington school gunman was homecoming prince
    Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.

  • Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt
    Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.

  • Remains belong to missing Virginia student
    Remains belong to missing Virginia student

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

  • Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response
    Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

  • World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29
    World War II airmen fly again in storied B-29

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The bomber best known for dropping the atomic bombs on Japan also flew countless other raids. Karnig Thomasian's final mission on a B-29 Superfortress ended in flames when bombs collided and exploded in the air over Burma in 1945.

  • Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama
    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.

  • Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island
    Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

    HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare.

  • Navajo officials mull election amid confusion
    Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

    PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language.

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