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Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses

Travis Gray and Dirk Andrews speak with media outside the Natrona County Clerk’s Office after receiving their marriage license on Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014, in Casper, Wyo. Gray and Andrews have been together for over a decade and were the first same-sex couple in Natrona...
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Jury to decide if Tsarnaev friend was liar or high

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2014 file photo, Robel Phillipos, a college friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, arrives at federal court to attend his trial in Boston. Closing arguments are being held in the case Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Phillipos is charged...
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Suspect in Va. abduction charged in DC area rape

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Authorities have brought additional charges against the man accused of abducting an 18-year-old college student in Virginia: the abduction, rape and attempted capital murder of a 26-year-old woman in a Washington, D.C. suburb. A Circuit Court grand jury...
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Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

NEW YORK (AP) — At his Fashion Week runway show in September, Oscar de la Renta sat in his usual spot: in a chair right inside the wings, where he could carefully inspect each model just as she was about to emerge in one of his sumptuous, impeccably constructed designs. At...
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Schools closed in ambush suspect search area

A northeastern Pennsylvania school district closed its schools Tuesday after at least two reported sightings of the suspect in a deadly state police ambush. Officials in the Pocono Mountain School District announced the decision to cancel classes shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday. In...
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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

FILE – In this Oct. 16, 2014, file photo, Registered nurse Keene Roadman, stands fully dressed in personal protective equipment during a training class at the Rush University Medical Center, in Chicago. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released new guidelines...
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Police say they might have spotted ambush suspect

A Pennsylvania State Trooper patrols along a closed section of Lower Swiftwater Road on Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, during a massive manhunt for killer Eric Frein in Swiftwater, Pa. (AP Photo / The Scranton Times-Tribune, Butch Comegys) A Pennsylvania State Trooper patrols along a...

Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in 1 death

HAMMOND, Ind. (AP) — A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings. The Lake County prosecutor’s office on Monday charged 43-year-old Darren Vann of nearby Gary, Indiana, in the strangulation death of...
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Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

In this photograph taken Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, William Gluckman, president of FastER Urgent Care, poses for The Associated Press in his facility in Morris Plains, N.J. Word that a second Dallas nurse caught the ebola disease from a patient has put the spotlight on weak spots in...
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Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in Dallas

A sign’s wording is changed in front of L.L. Hotchkiss School Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. Some elementary school students on the the Ebola isolations list have returned to the school after completing a 21-day period of monitoring. (AP Photo/LM Otero) A sign’s...