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Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home
DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas emergency room sent a man with Ebola home last week, even though he told a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, and officials at the hospital are considering if they would have acted differently had the entire medical staff been aware.... 10/2/2014 5:09 AM

2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio woman and her partner have sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.... 10/2/2014 2:19 AM

Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear
NEW YORK (AP) -- Four people who were infected with a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country have died, but what role the virus played in the deaths is unclear, health officials said Wednesday.... 10/2/2014 1:16 AM

Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Secret Service Director Julia Pierson abruptly resigned Wednesday in the face of multiple revelations of security breaches, bumbling in her agency and rapidly eroding confidence that the president and his family were being kept safe.... 10/2/2014 2:23 AM

Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons lab
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory.... 10/1/2014 11:14 PM

Attorneys work to pick jury in Jodi Arias retrial
PHOENIX (AP) -- Attorneys working to pick a jury for the penalty retrial of convicted murderer Jodi Arias have cut more than 50 percent of 400 potential panelists called in this week, many who said they knew too much about the case to be impartial or had already made up their minds about her punishment.... 10/2/2014 1:06 AM

Police made tough call with UVa student missing
McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Police have revealed next to nothing about the evidence they have against Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., and they won't have to for months to come.... 10/2/2014 1:50 AM

Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Every evening after work, Abdirizak Bihi strolls through neighborhood parks where young Somalis shoot hoops and play soccer. He tells jokes, urges them to clean up their trash and even grabs the basketball to take a few shots.... 10/2/2014 4:18 AM

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A young Somali American was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to detonate a bomb in Portland's downtown square while 10,000 revelers gathered to watch the mayor light a towering Christmas tree.... 10/2/2014 12:08 AM

Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate in Alaska
KODIAK, Alaska (AP) -- Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest ports in the U.S.... 10/2/2014 4:34 AM