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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment 'frenzy of disorganization'

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NEW YORK - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of having contracted Ebola in West Africa, but the first person isolated under the new rules, a nurse returning from Sierra Leone, called her treatment a "frenzy of disorganization." | Video

Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

MARYSVILLE Wash. - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends before killing himself.

25 Oct 2014

Suspect in two California deputy deaths charged with murder, carjacking

- A Utah man was charged with carrying out a crime spree in Sacramento that killed two California sheriff's deputies and wounded a third, law enforcement officials said on Saturday.

25 Oct 2014

Dalai Lama visits Alabama church at center of civil rights movement

BIRMINGHAM Ala. - The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement.

25 Oct 2014

U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more states

WASHINGTON - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits.

25 Oct 2014

U.S. car safety regulators face review over safety lapses

WASHINGTON - The Transportation Department will conduct an internal review of U.S. auto safety regulators in response to a series of safety lapses, including this week's reports of defective air bags, a senior administration official said on Saturday.

25 Oct 2014

Neighbors in custody following murder of Indiana boy, 13: police

CHICAGO - A 13-year-old Gary, Indiana boy was shot multiple times and killed, and a man and woman from his neighborhood are in custody, police said on Saturday.

25 Oct 2014

Illinois orders mandatory Ebola quarantine for high-risk travelers

- Illinois has ordered mandatory 21-day quarantines for all "high-risk" people who have had direct contact with Ebola patients while in Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, the three West African nations most affected by the outbreak.

Health, 25 Oct 2014

Governor Cuomo did not tell NYC about new Ebola airport rules: mayor

NEW YORK - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo did not inform New York City officials before announcing mandatory quarantines for some people arriving at airports around the city from Ebola-affected countries, Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Saturday.

Health, 25 Oct 2014

Virginia remains identified as those of missing college student

- Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said.

24 Oct 2014

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