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AP Top U.S. News At 11:50 a.m. EDT

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks
DALLAS (AP) -- Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president....

Massive cheating scandal at UNC involved athletes
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Bogus classes and automatic A's and B's are at the heart of a cheating scandal at the University of North Carolina that lasted nearly two decades, encompassing about 3,100 students - nearly half of them athletes....

Girls' journey renews fears of terror recruiting
DENVER (AP) -- The case of three teenage girls who possibly tried to join Islamic State militants poses vexing questions for U.S. officials about terror groups' use of social media to recruit people inside the United States....

Police track Indiana slaying suspect's movements
CROWN POINT, Ind. (AP) -- Investigators are using the cellphone records of an Indiana man already charged in the slayings of two women to pinpoint his movements after he told police he liked to check on the status of bodies he'd previously stashed after a fresh kill, authorities said....

PTSD argued in case of Marine jailed in Mexico
SAN DIEGO (AP) -- There's no dispute retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi drove with three loaded guns in his truck into Mexico where firearms are illegal....

Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family
PLYMOUTH TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- A judge has set bond at $1 million for a 15-year-old Michigan girl who prosecutors say stabbed her 12-year-old brother and conspired to kill other family members so she could run away with her 23-year-old boyfriend....

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country....

Feds to bring indoor plumbing to Alaska village
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- A remote Alaska Native village where only half the homes have indoor plumbing is among rural communities nationwide that will receive upgrades to water and wastewater systems with $352 million in grants and loans from the U.S. Department of Agriculture....

Eric Frein lookalike: I've been stopped repeatedly
CANADENSIS, Pa. (AP) -- A northeastern Pennsylvania resident said he's been stopped and questioned more than 20 times by authorities who have mistaken him for a man sought in the killing of a state trooper, including one encounter at gunpoint that left him fearing for his life....

US journalist returns home after Ebola recovery
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) -- An American video journalist who recovered from Ebola is home in Rhode Island....

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US journalist returns home after Ebola recovery

Prosecutors: Michigan girl meant to kill family

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