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Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons lab
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory.... 10/1/2014 11:14 PM

Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia
DALLAS (AP) -- The airline passenger who brought Ebola into the U.S. initially went to a Dallas emergency room last week but was sent home, despite telling a nurse that he had been in disease-ravaged West Africa, the hospital said Wednesday in a disclosure that showed how easily an infection could be missed.... 10/1/2014 10:45 PM

Ebola worries could keep some Dallas students home
DALLAS (AP) -- Some nervous Dallas parents picked up their children early from school Wednesday after learning that five students attended class after possibly being exposed to the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S.... 10/1/2014 10:49 PM

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia to Dallas, where he is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. Key dates in the case, according to federal and hospital officials:... 10/1/2014 9:48 PM

Police made tough call with UVa student missing
McLEAN, Va. (AP) -- Police have revealed next to nothing about the evidence they have against Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., and they won't have to for months to come.... 10/1/2014 8:47 PM

3 Afghan soldiers who fled say they can't go home
BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) -- Three Afghan military officers who sought refuge in Canada after taking off from a military training exercise in Massachusetts said Wednesday they were trying to escape Taliban violence at home but now face the wrath of their own government as well.... 10/1/2014 9:35 PM

App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it.... 10/1/2014 9:47 PM

Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A Florida man who opened fire on a carload of black teenagers in an argument over their loud "thug" music was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder.... 10/1/2014 10:15 PM

Trooper accidentally shot in training exercise
SCHWENKSVILLE, Pa. (AP) -- The Pennsylvania state trooper killed Tuesday during a firearms training exercise in suburban Philadelphia was fatally wounded when another trooper's gun accidentally discharged, Capt. James Raykovitz announced Wednesday afternoon.... 10/1/2014 10:49 PM

2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor
CLEVELAND (AP) -- An Ohio woman has sued a Chicago-area sperm bank after she became pregnant with sperm donated by a black man instead of a white man as she'd intended.... 10/1/2014 11:02 PM