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  • AP Top Science News At 8:17 a.m. EDT

    7 minutes ago

    (AP) Japan police: Volcanic rocks killed most victims Study: Monarch butterflies evolved in N. America Weather service storm forecasts get more localized Alaska refuge proposes killing invasive caribou Studies fault warming in much of 2013 wild weather Wet, wild monsoon season ...

  • AP PHOTOS: Lines linger for famed Chicago hot dogs

    12 minutes ago

    (AP) CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago's hippest hot dog stand helped elevate the lowly sausage into a culinary superstar by stuffing it with exotic ingredients including escargot, foie gras and rattlesnake. When the owner announced the gourmet shop was closing, everyone expected ...

  • Sandy Hook school bomb scare 'low to no threat'

    1 hour, 33 minutes ago

    (AP) NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — Newtown's schools superintendent says a bomb threat phoned in to the Sandy Hook School that forced its evacuation was "complex," but was considered "low to no threat." The News-Times reports ( that Superintendent Joseph Erardi told ...

  • AP Top News At 6:34 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) HK police warn protesters not to charge buildings Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home 10 Things to Know for Today Pierson's undoing was quick as support vanished Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad Romney's in demand as Republicans' future unclear ...

  • AP Top Headlines At 6:31 a.m. EDT

    1 hour, 54 minutes ago

    (AP) Hong Kong police warn pro-democracy protesters not to occupy government buildings Man who brought Ebola to US told nurse he just arrived from Africa, but was still sent home 10 Things to Know for Today Secret Service director's undoing came ...

  • Tropical Storm Simon forms in the Pacific

    3 hours, 30 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Simon has formed in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast. The storm's maximum sustained winds early Thursday are near 40 mph (65 kph) with some strengthening expected over the next two days. The storm is ...

  • Tropical Storm Simon forms in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast

    3 hours, 35 minutes ago

    (AP) MIAMI (AP) — Tropical Storm Simon forms in the Pacific off Mexico's southwestern coast.

  • Man gets 30-year term for Oregon bomb plot

    4 hours, 28 minutes ago

    (AP) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — One thousand, four hundred and six days after he screamed "God is great" while police officers dragged him into a waiting van, a young Somali American was sentenced to 30 years in prison for plotting to ...

  • Neighbors recall slain LA-area mayor as friendly

    4 hours, 38 minutes ago

    (AP) BELL GARDENS, Calif. (AP) — With the investigation into shooting death of a suburban Los Angeles mayor moving forward, area residents recalled the victim as an outgoing neighbor who was willing to lend a hand. Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo, ...

  • Missing-student suspect due in Virginia court

    5 hours, 9 minutes ago

    (AP) CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The man charged with abducting a missing University of Virginia student is due in court on reckless driving charges. Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr.'s bond hearing on the misdemeanor charges is set for Thursday morning in Albemarle ...

  • Downpour of bad news sank Secret Service director

    5 hours, 10 minutes ago

    (AP) At first word, it was bad enough: A White House fence-jumper managed to make it all the way to the front doors of the White House. From there, the story just kept getting worse. Bit by bit, details trickled out ...

  • AP Top U.S. News At 3:05 a.m. EDT

    5 hours, 19 minutes ago

    (AP) 'Real Housewives' couple face sentencing for fraud Dallas ER sent Ebola-infected patient home 2 white Ohio women sue over sperm from black donor Respiratory virus seen in 4 deaths; role unclear Pierson's undoing was quick as support vanished Report IDs ...

  • Quotations in the News

    5 hours, 23 minutes ago

    (AP) "That's how we're going to break the chain of transmission, and that's where our focus has to be." — Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, on how federal health officials will monitor people who ...

  • History fight coming to a head in suburban Denver

    7 hours, 2 minutes ago

    (AP) DENVER (AP) — A fight in Colorado over how United States history is taught is coming to a head in suburban Denver. Students and teachers are expected to pack a meeting Thursday in which the Jefferson County Board of Education ...

  • Sullivan grilled during fisheries debate in Alaska

    7 hours, 50 minutes ago

    (AP) KODIAK, Alaska (AP) — Republican U.S. Senate candidate Dan Sullivan was grilled on his positions on fishing issues during a debate with Democratic Sen. Mark Begich in one of the largest ports in the U.S. Begich entered the debate, centered ...

  • Man, hostage dead after Southern Calif. standoff

    7 hours, 58 minutes ago

    (AP) HIGHLAND, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a hostage standoff at a San Bernardino County home ended with the shootings deaths of a woman and a man who was holding her hostage. Two small children also held hostage came away safe. ...

  • Minneapolis community fights recruiters for jihad

    8 hours, 14 minutes ago

    (AP) MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The nation's largest community of Somalis is on a mission to stamp out recruiting for Syrian extremist groups in Minneapolis after a handful of people left to join militants. Community leaders and law-enforcement agencies fear the extremists ...

  • Today in History

    8 hours, 24 minutes ago

    (AP) Today is Thursday, Oct. 2, the 275th day of 2014. There are 90 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Oct. 2, 1944, German troops crushed the two-month-old Warsaw Uprising, during which a quarter of a million ...

  • AP Top News At 11:37 p.m. EDT

    8 hours, 47 minutes ago

    (AP) Secret Service chief quits due to security lapses Ebola-infected passenger was sent home from ER 10 Things to Know for Thursday US sharply criticizes new Israeli housing project Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildings AP-GfK Poll: Divided voters still ...

  • Tweet about Ferguson grand jury sparks probe

    9 hours, 1 minute ago

    (AP) ST. LOUIS (AP) — Prosecutors say they're investigating a Twitter post claiming that grand jurors hearing evidence in the police shooting of an unarmed black 18-year-old near St. Louis haven't seen enough evidence to justify prosecuting the officer. The Twitter ...

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