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CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

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ATLANTA (AP) — New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a ... Full Story

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  • CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams
    CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

    ATLANTA (AP) — New federal Ebola response squads — likened to public health SWAT teams — are being readied to rush to any U.S. city where a new Ebola case might be identified, officials say.

  • Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting
    Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting

    DENVER (AP) — The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States.

  • Navajo high court orders election postponed
    Navajo high court orders election postponed

    FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — The top court on the nation's largest Indian reservation on Thursday ordered tribal election officials to postpone the Navajo Nation's presidential election and reprint ballots without the name of a candidate who was disqualified in a language fluency case.

  • Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
    Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements

    CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) — Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said.

  • PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
    PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.

  • Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
    Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

    DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

  • Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly
    Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly

    CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life.

  • 911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash
    911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash

    DOVER, Del. (AP) — Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead.

  • Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

    PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 15-year-old girl accused of stabbing her younger brother as part of a plot to kill her family so that she could run off with a 23-year-old man appeared in a suburban Detroit courtroom Thursday, where a judge set her bond at $1 million.

  • Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes
    Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes

    CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) — Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students — nearly half of them athletes.

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