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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

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Stepping up their vigilance against Ebola, federal authorities said Wednesday that everyone traveling into the U.S. from Ebola-stricken nations will be monitored for symptoms for 21 days. That includes returning American aid workers, federal health employees and journalists, as well as West African travelers.... 10/22/2014 6:33 PM

Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring
CHICAGO (AP) -- Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus from spreading in the United States.... 10/22/2014 9:24 PM

AP-GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screening
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Americans overwhelmingly want tougher screening for Ebola, according to a poll released as federal health authorities took new steps to do just that.... 10/22/2014 8:19 PM

Huge gold nugget going up for sale in California
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- One of the biggest gold nuggets found in modern times in Northern California's historic Gold Country is going up for sale.... 10/22/2014 9:30 PM

How the academic scandal worked at UNC
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- The academic scandal at the University of North Carolina unfolded over nearly two decades and involved about 3,100 students, nearly half of them athletes, according to a report released Wednesday by former U.S. Justice Department official Kenneth Wainstein. Here are details about the fake classes that students didn't have to show up for, according to the report.... 10/22/2014 9:39 PM

9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- More than 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes - enrolled in classes they didn't have to show up for and received artificially inflated grades in what an investigator called a "shadow curriculum" that lasted nearly two decades at the University of North Carolina.... 10/22/2014 7:23 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 7:56 PM

Poems, but few ads -- Pressler seeks Senate return
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) -- For the homestretch of a suddenly competitive four-way Senate race here - one that could tip control of the Senate - former Sen. Larry Pressler is bringing in the best surrogate he can imagine: a 78-year-old retired FBI agent.... 10/22/2014 8:55 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