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Remains belong to missing Virginia student

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authoriti... Full Story

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  • 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.

  • Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack
    Police: 2 dead, including gunman, in school attack

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and without shouting or arguing, opened fire, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.

  • 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.

  • NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others
    NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

  • 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.

  • Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies
    Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Officials say a second sheriff's deputy has died after being shot by a suspect who has now been apprehended for four shootings.

  • Navajo election at standstill amid confusion
    Navajo election at standstill 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.

  • As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity
    As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity

    OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university.

  • Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days
    Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years.

  • As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know
    As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know

    NEW YORK (AP) — Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S.

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