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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's... Full Story

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  • US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans
    US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports.

  • Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
    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.

  • Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
    Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana

    Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.

  • FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis

    DENVER (AP) — Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies
    Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies

    WASHINGTON (AP) — In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.

  • Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
    Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

    CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.

  • Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
    Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case.

  • Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended

    PARLIN, N.J. (AP) — The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.

  • Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
    Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday.

  • Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
    Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana

    Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.

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