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2 American Ebola patients released from hospital
ATLANTA (AP) -- After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday.... 8/21/2014 11:46 AM

Many police killings, but only Ferguson explodes
There was little violence after the acquittal of Trayvon Martin's killer last July. Peace prevailed when at least four other unarmed black males were killed by police in recent months, from New York to Los Angeles.... 8/21/2014 2:49 AM

Holder offers reassurance to people of Ferguson
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- To reassure the people of Ferguson, Attorney General Eric Holder reached into his own past, recalling the times he had been stopped by police officers who seemed to target him because of his race.... 8/21/2014 7:30 AM

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year-old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as either an aggressor whose deadly gunfire constituted a daylight execution or a law enforcer wrongly maligned for just doing his job.... 8/20/2014 8:18 PM

Slain American journalist remembered as driven
ROCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- In 2011, just after James Foley was released from the Libyan prison where he'd been held for six weeks, he acknowledged the peril journalists face covering the world's most dangerous places, soberly conceding that a mistake could mean death.... 8/20/2014 8:02 PM

Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, citing its funding of research involving embryonic stem cells.... 8/21/2014 11:46 AM

Record drought saps California honey production
LOS BANOS, Calif. (AP) -- California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.... 8/21/2014 10:30 AM

Guilty plea expected by marathon suspect's friend
BOSTON (AP) -- A college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev plans to plead guilty to impeding the investigation into the deadly attack.... 8/21/2014 1:42 AM

Family of woman who drank toxic tea set to talk
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- As prosecutors mull whether charges are warranted against employees at a Utah restaurant where a woman nearly died after unknowingly drinking toxic tea, the woman's husband and son are set to talk publicly Thursday about her recovery.... 8/21/2014 11:17 AM

Hearing set in Amish girls' kidnapping in NY
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A woman accused along with her boyfriend of abducting two young Amish sisters from a farm stand and sexually abusing them is due in court for a preliminary hearing.... 8/21/2014 6:20 AM