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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 university student who disappeared la... 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 university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.

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

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student opened fire Friday in a high school cafeteria north of Seattle, killing at least one person and shooting several others in the head before killing himself, officials 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 and NJ say they will require Ebola quarantines
    NY and NJ say they will require Ebola quarantines

    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 for all medical workers and other arriving travelers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

  • 3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies
    3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties.

  • 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.

  • Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
    Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Pesky. Illegal. Effective?

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