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November 1, 2014

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  • AP Top Headlines At 7:12 a.m. EDT

    5 minutes ago

    (AP) Federal investigators, Virgin Galactic founder Richard Branson going to spacecraft crash site California police seek driver who fled after vehicle fatally injured 3 teen trick-or-treaters Leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremists denies cease-fire, says all kidnapped girls married off 'We just ...

  • New question in Texas: Can Davis survive defeat?

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Wendy Davis once stirred excitement among Democrats nationwide, but her quest to be the next Texas governor now appears to face insurmountable odds. Davis has struggled against her popular and well-funded Republican opponent, state Attorney General ...

  • 'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein

    6 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) MOUNTAINHOME, Pa. (AP) — Scott Malkowski, a task force commander with the U.S. Marshals Service, spied a figure moving from the woods toward an abandoned airplane hangar in the Pocono Mountains. Looking at his face, his black hat and fleece, ...

  • AP Top News At 6:18 a.m. EDT

    59 minutes ago

    (AP) Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site Driver sought in crash that killed 3 on Halloween Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married 'We just had a hunch': US marshals nab Eric Frein Nurse free to move about as restrictions ...

  • AP Top Science News At 5:21 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 56 minutes ago

    (AP) Investigators, Branson go to spacecraft crash site China experimental moon orbiter returns Wolf-like animal seen roaming in northern Arizona Plans for Antarctic marine reserve falter again Rocket explosion setback for commercial space After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom — and ...

  • AP Top Political News At 4:11 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) Illinois Dems dig deep to keep governor's office Georgia, North Carolina midterms: Race matters Medicare weighs paying for end-of-life counseling Early votes exceed 15 million — but who benefits? Military service members complain about sex survey Mostly treats at White ...

  • Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

    3 hours, 6 minutes ago

    (AP) SEATTLE (AP) — Another of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities after a student opened fire in a cafeteria a week ago. Shaylee Chuckulnaskit, 14, died late ...

  • 2 children, woman hit by car in Halloween crash

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Police in Vancouver, Washington, say two 7-year-old girls and a 20-year-old woman were seriously hurt Friday night when they were hit by a car while trick-or-treating. The Columbian reports (http://is.gd/uLEpbL ) that police say a Ford ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 3:20 a.m. EDT

    3 hours, 57 minutes ago

    (AP) A look at people killed during space missions Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight Space tourism rocket crash stirs mixed emotions Nurse free to move about as restrictions eased Ashes from Ebola victim's apartment in limbo Sharpton calls ...

  • Quotations in the News

    4 hours, 15 minutes ago

    (AP) "It's a real setback to the idea that lots of people are going to be taking joyrides into the fringes of outer space any time soon. There were a lot of people who believed that the technology to carry people ...

  • Lake Michigan waves slam Chicago lakeshore

    7 hours, 43 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Winds gusting up to 65 mph caused Lake Michigan waves to slam into the Chicago shoreline, sending water onto part of Lake Shore Drive. The waves slowed traffic and prompted the cancellation of a Halloween attraction. Parts ...

  • 4 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois

    7 hours, 46 minutes ago

    (AP) VANDALIA, Ill. (AP) — A mother and three of her children headed for a southern Illinois Halloween parade were killed and a fourth child injured when their SUV went around safety gates into the path of a freight train, authorities ...

  • 3 girls trick-or-treating killed in hit-and-run

    7 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in costume were hit by a vehicle and killed while walking at a Southern California intersection. Santa Ana police Cpl. Anthony Bertagna (buhr-TAHN-yuh) says the girls were hit while in a ...

  • AP Top News At 11:22 p.m. EDT

    7 hours, 55 minutes ago

    (AP) Spacecraft for tourists breaks up on test flight Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse Canada restricts visas amid Ebola scare Early votes exceed 15 million — but who benefits? Analysis: In Syria, no good options for West AP EXCLUSIVE: Military ...

  • 2 critically burned in hash-oil apartment blast

    8 hours ago

    (AP) WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (AP) — Butane gas from a hash-oil operation caused an explosion that left two men critically burned and another missing and forced dozens to evacuate at a San Francisco Bay Area apartment complex, police said. "We're investigating ...

  • Sharpton calls for federal prosecution in Ferguson

    8 hours, 52 minutes ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — With a grand jury decision and a local election looming, the Rev. Al Sharpton returned to St. Louis on Friday to renew calls for the federal prosecution of a white police officer who shot and killed ...

  • Police make arrest in slayings of 4 in Kentucky

    9 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities have charged a man with killing his parents, his sister and an acquaintance nearly a week after the four were found shot to death in southwestern Kentucky. Kentucky State Police Sgt. Dean Patterson said Friday ...

  • 88-year-old Missouri man charged with killing wife

    9 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — An 88-year-old central Missouri man has been charged with fatally stabbing his 86-year-old wife. The Columbia Daily Tribune reports (http://bit.ly/1nY5Gd2 ) Donald Marvin Rowland was charged Friday with first-degree murder and armed criminal action. The Boone ...

  • APNewsBreak: Mexico judge orders release of Marine

    10 hours, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on ...

  • APNewsBreak: Judge orders release of jailed Marine

    11 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns. Family spokesman Jonathan Franks told The Associated Press on ...

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