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Remains belong to missing Virginia student
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her....

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 and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others - including two of his cousins - before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said....

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 hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms....

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 could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs alone, according to people who worked with him....

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 leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody....

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 has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language....

As Rebs win, Ole Miss balances Dixie and diversity
OXFORD, Miss. (AP) -- Ole Miss is enjoying its best football season in a half-century, and that's bringing new attention to Mississippi's flagship university....

Mormon founder had teen bride during polygamy days
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- The Mormon church acknowledges in a new essay that founder Joseph Smith had a teenage bride and was married to other men's wives during the faith's early polygamous days, a recognition of an unflattering part of its roots that historians have chronicled for years....

As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know
NEW YORK (AP) -- Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S....

Pesky? Effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pesky. Illegal. Effective?...

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Suspect arrested in death of 2 California deputies

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Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder

School gunman was homecoming prince, students say

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