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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.... 10/22/2014 11:04 AM

Judge reviews mental state of stabbing suspect, 12
MILWAUKEE (AP) -- A Wisconsin judge is expected to decide Wednesday whether the second of two 12-year-old girls charged with stabbing a classmate to please the fictional horror character Slender Man is fit to stand trial.... 10/22/2014 11:08 AM

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions.... 10/22/2014 11:32 AM

North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio man detained for nearly half a year in North Korea has landed back home.... 10/22/2014 11:55 AM

Mormons address mystery surrounding undergarments
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church is addressing the mystery that has long surrounded undergarments worn by its faithful with a new video explaining the practice in-depth while admonishing ridicule from outsiders about what it considers a symbol of Latter-day Saints' devotion to God.... 10/22/2014 11:31 AM

No trick: Across US, Halloween bumped for football
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -- When Halloween falls on a Friday in communities where high school football is king, it's time to reschedule the holiday.... 10/22/2014 8:47 AM

Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease.... 10/22/2014 7:18 AM

Methodist panel to hear appeal over gay wedding
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Methodist pastor who became a gay rights activist after he was disciplined for officiating at his son's wedding to another man will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.... 10/22/2014 8:55 AM

$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims.... 10/21/2014 11:12 PM

Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.... 10/22/2014 12:11 PM