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AP Top U.S. News At 10:16 a.m. EDT

Ebola case stokes concerns for Liberians in Texas
DALLAS (AP) -- The first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S. has been confirmed in a man who recently traveled from Liberia to Dallas, sending chills through the area's West African community whose leaders urged caution to prevent spreading the virus....

The US Ebola case: 5 things to know
Health officials on Tuesday announced the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the United States - a man isolated in intensive care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas....

Timeline for first case of Ebola diagnosed in US
The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States traveled from Liberia, federal health officials said. The unidentified man, who flew into Dallas, is being treated at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital:...

Forensics at center of missing U.Va. student case
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Morgan Harrington's parents were so convinced that a serial offender was responsible for their daughter's killing in 2009, they started a nonprofit foundation aimed at protecting other young women....

App teaches kindergartners basic computer coding
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) -- This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it....

California gun restraining order may deter suicide
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California's first-in-the-nation gun restraining order legislation was born out of a college-town rampage that left six people dead at the hands of a killer whose family felt helpless to stop him....

Charging documents show Phelps DUI tied to alcohol
Michael Phelps can't seem to break a disturbing pattern....

A look at California's landmark plastic bag ban
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- California Gov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic shopping bags, following the lead of more than 100 California cities and counties. The fight between environmentalists and manufacturers is not over, as plastic bag makers vow to take their opposition to the ballot box....

Man to be sentenced for plot to bomb holiday event
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Mohamed Mohamud, the young Somali American convicted of trying to bomb Portland's downtown square while it was filled with holiday cheer, will learn Wednesday if he gets to leave prison before he's an old man....

Mock, 1st female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88
CINCINNATI (AP) -- The first female pilot to fly solo around the world has died. Geraldine "Jerrie" Mock was 88....

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A year after the Gulf oil spill, problems remain
Local governments spent BP money with abandon
Civil War celebrations stir controversy
States' attempts to resist health care reform
A look at extremist attacks on the U.S. government
Gun law changes across the U.S.
A look inside the Statue of Liberty
A look around the Statue of Liberty
A look at Guantanamo's history
Up to the Minute
Toronto firm wins Revel casino auction for $110M

Teacher at elite New York school faces sex charges

Pennsylvania infant hit by bullet will be blind

No trial for man in 2012 cruiser-crushing case

Man to be sentenced for plot to bomb holiday event

Mock, 1st female pilot to circle globe, dies at 88

Legal fight erupts over sale of Schilling computer

Fla officer on leave after using stun gun on woman

Police board bus, seize cap guns from first-grader

Pennsylvania trooper shot dead during gun training