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Border deaths drop to 15-year low
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert.... 10/23/2014 8:37 PM

Official: 3 dead, 2 hurt in Maryland air crash
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- A fire department official said three people were killed and two others were injured Thursday when an airplane and a helicopter collided in the air near the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland.... 10/23/2014 9:48 PM

New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse
NEW YORK (AP) -- From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators.... 10/23/2014 8:36 PM

Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body
Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.... 10/23/2014 8:12 PM

Gary killings put spotlight on abandoned buildings
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- The two-bedroom home in Gary's Bungalow Heights area went up in the Roaring '20s, when the Indiana steel town was thriving and filled with prosperous subdivisions. By the time Anith Jones' body was found in its basement Saturday, the building was one of thousands of dilapidated, abandoned houses serving as havens for crime in cities like Detroit and Chicago that have battled neighborhoods in decline.... 10/23/2014 9:34 PM

Paintings in national parks spark probe, furor
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Officials are investigating paintings and drawings of eerie faces found on rocks across the West in some of the country's most recognizable national parks.... 10/23/2014 9:34 PM

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.... 10/23/2014 7:33 PM

Autopsy: St. Louis officer shot Myers from behind
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- An 18-year-old killed earlier this month by a St. Louis police officer was shot several times from behind, the pathologist who performed a private autopsy said Thursday.... 10/23/2014 9:04 PM

Jurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recording
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Jurors heard from prosecution and defense attorneys - and then from the dying woman herself - as the homicide trial began Thursday for a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife.... 10/23/2014 9:12 PM

911 calls show chaos after Delaware tour bus crash
DOVER, Del. (AP) -- Emergency calls made by passengers and passing motorists capture the chaos, fear and confusion in the aftermath of a tour bus crash in Delaware that left three people dead.... 10/23/2014 6:54 PM