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Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus.... 10/24/2014 3:22 PM

NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.... 10/24/2014 3:31 PM

Disputed Oklahoma Ten Commandments statue smashed
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Authorities say someone drove across the Oklahoma Capitol lawn and knocked over a Ten Commandments monument that a group has been suing to have removed, smashing it to pieces.... 10/24/2014 3:48 PM

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles
DALLAS (AP) -- In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas.... 10/24/2014 6:18 AM

Feds probe Maryland air crash that killed 3
FREDERICK, Md. (AP) -- Federal investigators were at the scene Friday of a collision between an airplane and a helicopter near a Maryland airport that killed three men but spared two others in the plane.... 10/24/2014 3:29 PM

Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis.... 10/24/2014 2:54 PM

Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers
NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead.... 10/24/2014 2:51 PM

Washington city takes stock of tornado damage
LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- The southwest Washington city of Longview tallied the damage Friday from a rare tornado that tore off roofs, broke windows and uprooted trees, leaving residents and officials in disbelief.... 10/24/2014 1:23 PM

Guide to developments in Ferguson police shooting
ST. LOUIS (AP) -- It has been nearly 11 weeks since Michael Brown, an unarmed black 18-year-old, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white Ferguson police officer. The Aug. 9 shooting and the protests that followed raised new awareness about the racial makeup of police departments and police use of military-style equipment, among other issues. Here's a look at where things stand:... 10/24/2014 1:41 PM

Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pesky. Illegal. Effective?... 10/24/2014 3:18 PM