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Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school. Learn More

 

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Few details offered on quarantines over Ebola

NEW YORK (AP) — A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States. More »

 

Suspect in killing of deputies was twice deported

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday. More »

 

US journalist says body was 'at war' with Ebola

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Ashoka Mukpo knew he really was in trouble when he saw the people treating him in full protective suits and hoods. More »

 

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

HONOLULU (AP) — Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe. More »

 

Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans. More »

 

Early voting alters campaigns' strategies, costs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — For over 1 million Californians, the Nov. 4 election is over. That's because they've already voted. More »

 

Hawaii officials warn of possible lava evacuation

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across a country road and edged closer to homes. More »

 

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her. More »

 

Gold nugget found in California finds secret buyer

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — One of the largest gold nuggets in modern times pulled from Northern California's Gold Country has sold to a secret buyer. More »

 

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