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Ebola patient told hospital he was from Liberia
DALLAS (AP) -- The first Ebola patient diagnosed in 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 acknowledged Wednesday.... 10/1/2014 8:52 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, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who flew into Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:... 10/1/2014 11:50 AM

The US Ebola case: 5 things to know
Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States - a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.... 10/1/2014 3:47 AM

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

Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- A jury convicted a Florida man on Wednesday of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing a teenager after an argument over loud music.... 10/1/2014 8:26 PM

Q&A: What are students in Colorado protesting?
DENVER (AP) -- A fight in Colorado over how United States' history is taught has pitted the new conservative majority on a suburban Denver school board against students and teachers who accuse the board of censorship.... 10/1/2014 8:15 PM

A look at changes in college prep history courses
DENVER (AP) -- Colorado students and teachers are protesting a school board's attempt to change the new way some history college prep classes are being taught and tested.... 10/1/2014 9:03 PM

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- A young Somali American was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer.... 10/1/2014 7:37 PM

AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still focus on economy
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's not Obamacare or climate change. It's not yet terrorism or fear of the Islamic State group. Those issues are on the minds of voters as they begin casting ballots in this year's midterm elections, but nothing matters to American voters as much the economy.... 10/1/2014 8:23 PM

Court blocks part of new North Carolina voting law
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- Parts of North Carolina's new voting law, considered one of the toughest in the nation, were set aside for next month's elections because they were likely to disenfranchise black voters, a federal appeals court panel ruled Wednesday.... 10/1/2014 8:51 PM