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FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- The FBI in Denver says it is investigating the possibility that three girls from the Denver area were trying to travel to Syria to join Islamic State extremists.... 10/21/2014 8:16 PM

Reaction to death of Oscar de la Renta
Reaction to the death late Monday of iconic designer Oscar de la Renta:... 10/21/2014 7:55 PM

Kansas independent Orman campaigns under the radar
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) -- Greg Orman has had barely a month to introduce himself to Kansas voters since unusual events thrust him into a neck-and-neck competition with three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts. Yet the independent candidate's schedule of public campaign appearances has usually ranged from slim to none.... 10/21/2014 6:59 PM

Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb.... 10/21/2014 9:35 AM

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines
ATLANTA (AP) -- The government announced Tuesday that everyone traveling to the United States from Ebola-afflicted African nations will have to be screened at one of five airports, as officials took to the road with new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers who might be at risk of contracting the disease.... 10/21/2014 5:27 PM

Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear
BALTIMORE (AP) -- Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits meant to protect medical workers from Ebola are scrambling to keep up with a surge of new orders from U.S. hospitals, with at least one doubling its staff and still facing a weekslong backlog. Many hospitals say they already have the proper equipment in place but are ordering more supplies to prepare for a possible new case of Ebola.... 10/21/2014 7:25 PM

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.... 10/21/2014 7:08 PM

Jewish group shifts view on Nazi benefit payments
WASHINGTON (AP) -- An influential Jewish advocacy group no longer supports allowing suspected Nazi war criminals to receive Social Security benefits.... 10/21/2014 7:49 PM

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

Nixon creating group to address Ferguson issues
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he will create an independent commission to study issues that have surfaced since the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson.... 10/21/2014 7:12 PM