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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas
DALLAS (AP) -- Ebola fears began to ease for some Monday as a monitoring period passed for those who had close contact with a victim of the disease and after a cruise ship scare ended with the boat returning to port and a lab worker on board testing negative for the virus.... 10/20/2014 5:12 AM

Police hunt for clues near where Va. remains found
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- After finding remains that could be University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, authorities interviewed nearby residents and picked through leaves on the side of a sparsely populated highway, searching for any clues or evidence.... 10/19/2014 8:49 PM

Ana downgraded to tropical storm; Hawaii relaxes
HONOLULU (AP) -- Hawaii residents started to relax Sunday after days of keeping a cautious eye on Hurricane Ana, which was downgraded by late afternoon into a tropical storm.... 10/20/2014 4:41 AM

Clinics say not best place to check for Ebola
When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill himself, he didn't rush to the nearest hospital. He chose an urgent care clinic.... 10/20/2014 5:12 AM

On the road to find the world's funniest person
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes to each other.... 10/19/2014 9:25 PM

The 10 semifinalists for World's Funniest Person
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The 10 semifinalists in the World's Funniest Person competition are:... 10/19/2014 3:52 PM

Expelled Nazis paid millions in Social Security
OSIJEK, Croatia (AP) -- Former Auschwitz guard Jakob Denzinger lived the American dream.... 10/20/2014 5:22 AM

New England raking in millions from leaf peepers
JAFFREY, N.H. (AP) -- On Mount Monadnock, hikers file up the 3,165-foot peak in lockstep, protected from drizzling rain by a luminous golden canopy of leaves. They're not just gazing at foliage - they're looking at cold, hard cash.... 10/19/2014 4:23 PM

Students clean up after mayhem near pumpkin fest
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- Keene State College students quickly cleaned up from a chaotic weekend on Sunday after violent parties near the city's annual pumpkin festival led to destruction, dozens of arrests and multiple injuries.... 10/20/2014 1:40 AM

Indian schools face decayed buildings, poverty
WINSLOW, Ariz. (AP) -- Federally owned schools for Native Americans on reservations are marked by remoteness, extreme poverty and a lack of construction dollars. They also are among the nation's lowest performing.... 10/18/2014 4:56 PM