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Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- A nurse who vowed to defy Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who treated Ebola patients followed through on her promise Thursday, leaving her home for an hour-long bike ride.... 10/30/2014 2:32 PM

Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.... 10/30/2014 2:48 PM

Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.... 10/30/2014 7:56 AM

Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.... 10/30/2014 8:35 AM

Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle, yet unrelenting
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean.... 10/30/2014 1:40 PM

Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5
SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) -- A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can.... 10/30/2014 7:50 AM

Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move
FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) -- Lawyers for former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez were set to go before a judge to argue that his trial in the 2013 killing of a semiprofessional football player should be moved because of intense pretrial media coverage.... 10/30/2014 6:24 AM

Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.... 10/30/2014 7:56 AM

Viral video documents New York street harassment
NEW YORK (AP) -- A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of street harassment women face, its creators said.... 10/30/2014 12:16 PM

Marine wants new charges in Iraq war crime tossed
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The Marine Corps should not be retrying a sergeant whose murder conviction in a major Iraq war crime case was overturned by the military's highest court after he served half of his 11-year sentence, his defense attorneys say.... 10/30/2014 2:02 PM