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South Capitol Street Bridge to close for testing

WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia transportation officials say the Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge will be closed for a few hours this…

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The secrets of the scare master

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — George Pellicano's daughter just killed his wife. The girl's charging around the room with a cleaver, shrieking uncontrol…

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MedChi leader ponders the future of health care

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a guy who spends most of his time contemplating the big-picture issues facing the medical community, Dr. Tyler Cymet is r…

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Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-i…

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Woman quarantined in NJ shows no signs of Ebola

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey health officials say a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa has tested n…

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Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.

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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who cou…

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Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

Chamber of Commerce staying away from Georgia race

WASHINGTON (AP) — The most powerful business group in the country is spending tens of millions of dollars to help Republicans win control of t…

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Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important

Poll: Islamic State threat seen as important

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important, and nea…

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Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

Suspect in 2 deputy deaths captured after manhunt

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, …

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Early voting to begin at locations around DC

WASHINGTON (AP) — Early voting is set to begin at locations around the nation's capital.

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Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

Democrats try to regain lost votes outside cities

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — In an arena usually reserved for rodeos and livestock shows, Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn told a boisterous cro…

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Florida woman's orchids donated to Smithsonian

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida woman's collection of orchids are finding a new home at the Smithsonian Institution.

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Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and lead…

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospit…

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Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

Debate over compromise shapes Georgia Senate race

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Michelle Nunn of Georgia has made her willingness to work with Republicans a central theme as she campaigns acr…

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School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday…

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Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

Cornyn, Democrat Alameel meet in only debate

DALLAS (AP) — Problems with the nation's immigration system dominated a debate Friday between U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and Democratic challenger …

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NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NYC police commissioner: Hatchet attack was terror

NEW YORK (AP) — A brazen daylight hatchet attack against a group of police officers on a busy New York street was a terrorist act by a reclusi…

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Google exec sets records with leap from near-space

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Google executive Alan Eustace broke the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico dese…

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NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

NEW YORK (AP) — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandato…

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Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and st…

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Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

Navajo officials mull election amid confusion

PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that…

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Indiana man sentenced for fake credit union

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An Indiana man has been sentenced to more than seven years in prison for defrauding investors through a fake credit union.

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