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10/7/2014 6:25 AM
Nurse in Spain gets Ebola
NEW YORK — In a case underscoring the perils of caring for Ebola patients, a nurse in Spain has come down with the disease — the first time someone has caught the disease outside West Africa during the current epidemic.

10/7/2014 6:21 AM
2 Japanese, 1 American win Nobel Prize in physics
STOCKHOLM — Isamu Akasaki and Hiroshi Amano of Japan and U.S. scientist Shuji Nakamura won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for the invention of blue light-emitting diodes — a new energy efficient and environment-friendly light source.

10/7/2014 6:19 AM
10 things to know for today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:

10/6/2014 9:22 PM
Soldier pleads guilty to stealing $400K in fuel
GREENVILLE, N.C. — Prosecutors say a Fort Bragg soldier has pleaded guilty to his part in a scheme to steal more than $400,000 worth of fuel from a base in Afghanistan.

10/6/2014 7:16 PM
Lightning kills 11 Colombian tribe members
BOGOTA, Colombia — Authorities say 11 members of a remote indigenous tribe along Colombia’s Caribbean coast were killed when a lightning bolt struck a thatch-roofed hut where they were gathered.

10/6/2014 4:43 PM
2nd total lunar eclipse of year is Wednesday
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — If you missed April’s total eclipse of the moon, now’s your chance. But you’ll need to get up early.

10/6/2014 2:33 PM
U.N.: Wreck off Haiti not 'Santa Maria'
PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — A report from the U.N. cultural agency released today concludes that a shipwreck found off northern Haiti could not be the Santa Maria, the lost flagship from Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the Western Hemisphere, as a U.S. explorer had claimed.

10/6/2014 9:59 AM
Alleged online troll found dead in England
LONDON  — A woman who was accused of sending Internet abuse to the parents of missing girl Madeleine McCann has been found dead in a hotel room. Her death has revived debate about media responsibility and how best to respond to online “trolls.”

10/6/2014 6:52 AM
3 win Nobel for discovering brain GPS
STOCKHOLM  — An Anglo-American scientist and a Norwegian husband-and-wife research team won the Nobel Prize in medicine today for discovering the brain’s navigation system — the inner GPS that helps us find our way in the world.

10/6/2014 6:51 AM
Iran frees wife of jailed journalist
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — The National newspaper says Iran has released its correspondent Yeganeh Salehi on bail, while her husband, Washington Post correspondent Jason Rezaian, remains in detention.

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