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Maine nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) -- Practically 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 5:59 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 6:22 PM

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, at least 4 dead
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita, officials and witnesses said.... 10/30/2014 6:28 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

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

Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers
NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough?... 10/30/2014 6:36 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

Terminally ill woman may postpone taking her life
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die.... 10/30/2014 5:48 PM

Halloween canceled as police continue manhunt
The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state police ambush last month has scrapped plans for trick-or-treating Friday and what would have been the 50th anniversary of a beloved Halloween parade.... 10/30/2014 6:35 PM