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AP Top U.S. News At 3:25 a.m. EDT

Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up somewhere in the U.S. with the deadly disease....

Indiana man was violent long before 7 killings
GARY, Ind. (AP) -- With hindsight, there were signs years ago of increasing violence against women by Darren Vann, who police say has confessed to killing seven women in northwestern Indiana and is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday....

Family, friends remember women slain in Indiana
Seven women have been found dead this week in northwestern Indiana, one in a motel and six in abandoned houses in Gary....

FBI: Denver girls may have tried to join jihadis
DENVER (AP) -- Authorities are investigating whether three teenage girls from suburban Denver who may have been trying to join Islamic State militants in Syria have friends or associates with similar intentions....

Ben Bradlee remembered for invigorating journalism
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a charmed life of newspapering, Ben Bradlee seemed always to be in just the right place....

Wyoming gay couples get marriage licenses
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) -- Wyoming has become the latest state to allow same-sex unions, bringing the wave of legalizations to a place where the 1998 beating death of Matthew Shepard galvanized a national push for gay rights....

Jury to decide if Tsarnaev friend was liar or high
BOSTON (AP) -- A friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told a string of lies to investigators, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday, but a defense lawyer said the defendant was a frightened 19-year-old who couldn't remember certain details because he had smoked marijuana for at least 12 hours straight....

Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request
FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for weeks to release lab results showing the effects of an experimental drug treatment, fanning their suspicions that the facility mishandled the case....

Coach of football team charged in hazing suspended
PARLIN, N.J. (AP) -- The coaching staff of a high school football team rocked by criminal charges of sexual assault and hazing was suspended Tuesday night at a tension-filled school board meeting that featured angry accusations by some supporters....

Pakistani Nobel laureate honored in Philadelphia
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A Pakistani teenager awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for her efforts to promote girls' education brought her passion for learning to Philadelphia, where she received the Liberty Medal on Tuesday....

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