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Patient told Dallas hospital he was from Liberia
DALLAS (AP) -- The first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States told health care workers on his initial hospital visit that he had recently been in an area affected by the deadly disease, but that information was not widely shared, a hospital official said Wednesday.... 10/1/2014 6:52 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

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women.... 10/1/2014 8:45 AM

Oregon man gets 30 years in Christmas bomb plot
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- An Oregon man was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison for plotting to bomb a crowded Christmas tree-lighting ceremony in Portland's town square four years ago.... 10/1/2014 6:37 PM

Federal court considers guns in post offices
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- The U.S. Postal Service and a rural Colorado man argued in court Wednesday over where on postal property people can legally carry guns.... 10/1/2014 6:46 PM

911 caller: Cop told man to drop gun at Wal-Mart
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- A 911 caller who reported a man carrying a gun in Wal-Mart told state investigators he heard an officer repeatedly say "put it down" about two seconds before police shot the man, killing him, according to a summary of the interview released by the state.... 10/1/2014 7:01 PM

A decade after welcoming wind, states reconsider
CALUMET, Okla. (AP) -- A decade ago, states offered wind-energy developers an open-armed embrace, envisioning a bright future for an industry that would offer cheap electricity, new jobs and steady income for large landowners, especially in rural areas with few other economic prospects.... 10/1/2014 5:26 PM

In Scott Walker race, he's the main issue
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The airwaves and campaign appearances in the closely contested governor's race here are bristling with charges over whether the incumbent did enough to create jobs in the state and whether the challenger is an out-of-touch liberal, and other arguments designed to sway opinions before Election Day.... 10/1/2014 7:05 PM

Why the bond market is more fragile than you think
NEW YORK (AP) -- A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds.... 10/1/2014 3:50 PM