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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.... 10/22/2014 9:44 PM

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.... 10/22/2014 9:53 PM

9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- The scale of an academic scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was far more widespread than previously reported and included about 1,500 athletes who got easy As and Bs over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday.... 10/22/2014 10:48 PM

Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether the terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth.... 10/22/2014 11:21 PM

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.... 10/22/2014 10:21 PM

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

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

Man suspected of killing 7 refuses to answer judge
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- A man who allegedly confessed to killing seven women in Indiana on Wednesday refused to speak or even acknowledge his name to a judge, and a sheriff explained later that the suspect was upset his hearing was in open court before dozens of journalists.... 10/22/2014 10:31 PM

Methodist panel hears appeal over gay wedding
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) -- A Methodist pastor who was disciplined for officiating at his son's same-sex wedding will soon find out whether he can remain an ordained minister in the nation's second-largest Protestant denomination.... 10/22/2014 8:38 PM

California malpractice cap generates big spending
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003.... 10/22/2014 10:54 PM