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Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- All but daring Maine health authorities to go to court to have her confined, nurse Kaci Hickox went out on a bike ride Thursday in defiance of the state's voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.... 10/30/2014 4:20 PM

Fearing Ebola? Doctors say get a flu shot
CHICAGO (AP) -- Fever? Headache? Muscle aches? Forget about Ebola - chances are astronomically higher that you have the flu or some other common bug.... 10/30/2014 3:24 PM

Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, dies at 71
BOSTON (AP) -- Thomas Menino, whose folksy manner and verbal gaffes belied his shrewd political tactics to govern as Boston's longest-serving mayor and one of its most beloved, died Thursday. He was 71.... 10/30/2014 4:46 PM

Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent, with two people injured by gunfire and a third stabbed. Police got pelted with bottles as they tried to disperse crowds.... 10/30/2014 2:48 PM

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 2 dead
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building Thursday while trying to return to a Kansas airport, killing two people inside the building and injuring at least four others, officials said.... 10/30/2014 4:50 PM

Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle, yet unrelenting
PAHOA, Hawaii (AP) -- Pele, the Hawaiian volcano goddess, moves gradually and persistently as she deposits lava across the Big Island of Hawaii. People in the small town lying in its path say the lava will reshape the community yard by yard as it slides toward the ocean.... 10/30/2014 1:40 PM

FTC sues Gerber over claims on infant formula
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal regulators announced Thursday they were suing Gerber, the well-known baby food maker, for claiming that its Good Start Gentle formula can prevent or reduce allergies in children.... 10/30/2014 4:11 PM

Survey: Shrimp in US rife with murky labeling
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Consumers around the nation can't be sure what kind of shrimp they're buying if they simply look at the label or menu at supermarkets, grocers and restaurants, an advocacy group says.... 10/30/2014 8:35 AM

Prosecutor: Grand jury tweet in Brown case hacked
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- A tweet earlier this month suggesting insider information on the grand jury investigating the Ferguson police officer who shot Michael Brown was the result of someone hacking a woman's Twitter account, St. Louis County prosecutor Bob McCulloch said Thursday.... 10/30/2014 4:24 PM

Oregon, Alaska are ground zero in pot fight
GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) -- From slick video ads online to scrawled chalk messages on college campus sidewalks, intense get-out-the-vote drives are mobilizing in Oregon and Alaska to legalize retail sales of marijuana to anyone old enough to drink.... 10/30/2014 7:56 AM