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Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state's voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.... 10/30/2014 4:20 PM

Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola - chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.... 10/30/2014 3:24 PM

Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
BOSTON (AP) -- Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.... 10/30/2014 4:46 PM

Officials: Kansas airport crash death toll at 4
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- Authorities say at least four people are dead after a small plane lost power and crashed into a building at a Kansas airport.... 10/30/2014 5:30 PM

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

Prosecutor: Grand jury tweet in Brown case hacked
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A tweet earlier this month suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman's Twitter account, St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch said Thursday.... 10/30/2014 4:24 PM

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.... 10/30/2014 4:11 PM

Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- There won't be any trick-or-treating in the northeastern Pennsylvania area where authorities continue searching for a suspect accused of killing a state trooper.... 10/30/2014 3:44 PM

Not so sweet: Chocolate prices are set to rise
NEW YORK (AP) -- That bowl of chocolates for ninjas and ghosts won't cost you more this Halloween. Picking the perfect sweet for your Valentine could.... 10/30/2014 5:19 PM

Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The celebration in San Francisco's streets following the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people shot and two stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.... 10/30/2014 5:18 PM