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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's defenses against Ebola by requiring that all arrivals from the disease-ravaged zone pass through one of five U.S. airports.... 10/21/2014 10:12 PM

Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police said Tuesday has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana.... 10/22/2014 1:25 AM

Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary.... 10/22/2014 1:53 AM

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls from suburban Denver may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria after stealing their parents' money and flying to Germany, authorities said Tuesday.... 10/22/2014 1:38 AM

Former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee dies
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place.... 10/22/2014 12:37 AM

Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights.... 10/22/2014 1:38 AM

Jury to decide if Tsarnaev friend was liar or high
BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a string of lies to investigators, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday, but a defense lawyer said the defendant was a frightened 19-year-old who couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana for at least 12 hours straight.... 10/21/2014 8:14 PM

Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) -- The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters.... 10/22/2014 2:15 AM

Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education has been honored with the Liberty Medal.... 10/22/2014 1:24 AM

$8M for 88 victims of abuse by Franciscan friar
PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Eighty-eight former students who were sexually molested by a Franciscan friar who worked as an athletic trainer at a Catholic high school have settled their legal claims for $8 million, according to two attorneys who represent more than half the victims.... 10/21/2014 11:12 PM