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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The first marriage of a gay couple in Kansas created a new twist Friday in two of the most intensely fought races of the midterm elections, though it remains to be seen whether the Republican incumbents will get a boost from their continued opposition...
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — Investigators say the student who killed a classmate before taking his own life at a suburban Denver high school described himself in a diary as "a psychopath with a superiority complex" and indicated he was exacting revenge for being teased in...
American Marines scrambled to add Ebola treatment beds in Liberia on Friday, while the U.S. and Britain readied new disease screenings for passengers arriving at their airports from West Africa. Doctors tried out experimental drugs in a global battle against the deadly sickness...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A prosecutor seeking to revoke the parole of former Philadelphia mob boss Joseph Merlino said the ex-con is still active in organized crime. Assistant U.S. Attorney David Troyer, a veteran mob prosecutor, declined to disclose details of Merlino's alleged...
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gov. John Kitzhaber says he was hurt and taken aback to learn this week that his fiancee accepted money to enter a fraudulent marriage with an immigrant seeking to remain in the country. The Democratic governor publicly addressed the reports about his...
DALLAS (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan's temperature spiked to 103 degrees during the hours of his initial visit to an emergency room — a fever that was flagged with an exclamation point in the hospital's record-keeping system, his medical records show. Despite telling a nurse that he...
ATLANTA (AP) — Prosecutors have accused a prisoner in Georgia of lying about potentially getting Ebola while traveling in Africa, a claim that triggered an emergency response at an Atlanta area jail and hospital. Harry Randall Withers was indicted Thursday on three counts of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The nation's largest flight attendants union says it wants airline passengers to return to stowing cellphones and other electronics during takeoffs and landings, but the group's arguments didn't seem to fly Friday in court. A lawyer for the union argued before...
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Right about now, Mike Rounds is supposed to be coasting into the Senate. Instead, the former governor is taking flak over a program that allowed foreigners to get visas in exchange for promising to invest in rural South Dakota. And that's opened a path for a...