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CDC tells healthy adults not to forget flu vaccine
WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's time for flu vaccine again and while it's important for the whole family, this year health officials have some different advice for different ages: Certain kids should opt for the ouchless nasal spray. Seniors, expect to get a new kind of pneumonia shot along with that flu jab.... 9/18/2014 7:25 PM

Man arrested in fast-growing California wildfire
CAMINO, Calif. (AP) -- A man has been charged with deliberately starting a Northern California wildfire that has shown explosive growth and driven nearly 2,800 people from their homes, authorities said Thursday.... 9/18/2014 7:50 PM

'Three Cups of Tea' author plans reluctant return
BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) -- Greg Mortenson doesn't want to talk about his best-selling "Three Cups of Tea" book, but everybody else does - including his own charity.... 9/18/2014 4:42 PM

Couple in Craigslist slaying sentenced to life
SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) -- A newlywed couple whose Craigslist ad lured a stranger to his death were sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole by a judge who said their "permanent removal" from society is appropriate.... 9/18/2014 6:49 PM

Slain trooper eulogized as 'impeccable' officer
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) -- Cpl. Bryon Dickson was an impeccable officer who put his family first, friends and colleagues said Thursday at the slain state police trooper's funeral as a manhunt for his killer continued 40 miles away.... 9/18/2014 6:46 PM

Man wants marathon bombing suspect to face victims
BOSTON (AP) -- Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hasn't appeared in court for more than a year. But prosecutors and a man who was severely injured in the bombings say they want to see him in a courtroom soon.... 9/18/2014 6:02 PM

Federal charges for pair in Amish kidnapping case
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The couple accused of kidnapping two young Amish sisters in northern New York were charged Thursday in federal court with sexual exploitation of children and possession of child pornography.... 9/18/2014 7:04 PM

Fed keeps rates low, but brace for the inevitable
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Record-low interest rates will be around for at least a few more months, the Federal Reserve made clear Wednesday.... 9/18/2014 2:37 PM

Emergency landing for JetBlue flight in California
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) -- A JetBlue airliner experienced engine problems and returned to the Long Beach Airport on Thursday after a short flight that ended with passengers evacuating onto the runway using the plane's emergency slides.... 9/18/2014 7:26 PM

Texas sheriff's deputy missing during flooding
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Rescue crews were searching Thursday for a Texas sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters.... 9/18/2014 7:31 PM