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Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes.... 10/23/2014 8:52 AM

Denver teens' travel stirs terror appeal concerns
DENVER (AP) -- The case of three teenage girls being investigated for trying to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about the use of social media by terror groups to recruit people inside the United States, experts said Wednesday.... 10/23/2014 7:34 AM

Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said.... 10/23/2014 5:25 AM

PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal.... 10/23/2014 5:46 AM

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.... 10/23/2014 12:16 AM

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
DALLAS (AP) -- Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.... 10/23/2014 12:12 AM

USDA brings indoor plumbing to Alaska village
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to rural water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.... 10/23/2014 9:09 AM

APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths
NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."... 10/22/2014 7:59 PM

Disqualified tribal candidate persists in campaign
FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) -- A Navajo presidential candidate disqualified from the race is holding out hope that election officials and tribal lawmakers will provide a way for him to remain on the ballot, despite the long odds.... 10/23/2014 7:30 AM

Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him.... 10/22/2014 10:43 PM