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Hernandez lawyers to argue for murder trial move

Charles Rankin, lawyer for former New England Patriots football player Aaron Hernandez, stands before Judge Jeffrey Locke during a hearing at Suffolk Superior Court in Boston, Tuesday Oct. 21, 2014. Hernandez remains on track for a May trial on two murder charges after lawyers...
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Hawaii lava flow is slow, gentle yet unrelenting

This Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows an aerial view of the lava flow over Cemetery Road and Apa?a Street near the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. Rain fell Wednesday on a red-hot river of lava as it threatened to consume its...
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Quarantined Ebola nurse goes outside; police watch

This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said the process of...
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US Supreme Court stays Missouri inmate’s execution

In this April 21, 2014 photo provided by the Missouri Department of Corrections is Mark Christeson who is scheduled to die by injection for killing a south-central Missouri mother and her two children in February 1998. (AP Photo/Missouri Department of Corrections) In this April...
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Holder: Ferguson police need ‘wholesale change’

Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual “Washington Ideas Forum” in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta) Attorney General Eric Holder speaks at the sixth annual “Washington Ideas Forum” in Washington,...
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New Mexico deputy in shooting pleads not guilty

This undated photo provided by Las Cruces police shows Sheriff deputy Tai Chan a Santa Fe County sheriff’s deputy accused of killing his fellow sheriff’s deputy. Chan is being held without bond at the Dona Ana County Detention Center. He’s charged with murder in...
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Girls’ jihadi quest stirs Muslim communities’ fear

Somali-American Ahmed Odowaay, who works as a community advocate and professional translator, makes his midday prayer inside an office used by the Colorado Muslim Council, in Aurora, Colo., Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014. As a child in Somalia, Odowaay saw more than his share of war...

Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5

SALT LAKE CTIY (AP) — Police say poison likely killed five Utah family members found last month in the same room with cups next to their bodies. Investigators found empty bottles of methadone and ten empty bottles nighttime cold medicine. The three children’s bodies...
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Lava 100 feet from Hawaii home, nearing main road

This Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey shows lava that has pushed through a fence marking a property boundary above the town of Pahoa on the Big Island of Hawaii. After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava was less...
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Cause sought for space-supply rocket explosion

An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket explodes shortly after takeoff at Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA’s commercial spaceflight effort....