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  • Governors stress home quarantine for Ebola workers

    Updated: Mon, Oct 27, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation's top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Africa is unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from...

  • Squirrel knocks out power to Pueblo customers

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    PUEBLO — Black Hills Energy says the power is back on in Pueblo after a squirrel got into a substation Sunday morning. The damage affected four circuits at the central substation near the service center in downtown Pueblo. The utility company says about 4,000 customers were without...

  • 13 Europe banks flunk test, must find 10B euros

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The European Central Bank says 13 of Europe's 130 biggest banks have flunked an in-depth review of their finances and need an extra 10 billion euros ($12.5 billion) to cushion themselves against any future crises. Although the landmark review identified only...

  • Manson jail cell preserved in LA Hall of Justice

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Relics of an era when famous felons occupied the old Los Angeles Hall of Justice have been exorcised in a dazzling restoration. But a single grim artifact has been preserved: the claustrophobic jail cell occupied by Charles Manson, Sirhan Sirhan and other celebrity...

  • Maine bear bait vote sparks interest around US

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    WILTON, Maine — In Maine, a hunter can shoot a bear while it's nose-deep in a barrel of doughnuts, after it's been chased up a tree with dogs, or when it's snared in a cable trap — but that could change in days, and hunters and animal rights advocates around the country are watching....

  • After Sandy: Are we ready for the next big storm?

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — After Superstorm Sandy, officials in New York and New Jersey vowed to make sure the unprecedented destruction wouldn't happen again. Two years later, would it? There are some concrete signs of tougher protections, from a nearly-finished sea wall protecting two...

  • AP PHOTOS: 2 years after Superstorm Sandy

    Updated: Sun, Oct 26, 2014

    A fire during Superstorm Sandy leveled 130 houses in Breezy Point, Queens, and the beachfront community — one of the hardest hit areas by the megastorm — continues to recover two years later. While some residents were able to repair their homes, others were forced to replace theirs....

  • Teacher tried to stop Washington state shooting

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A newly hired teacher confronted a gunman and was being hailed as a hero on Saturday after a deadly shooting rampage in the cafeteria of a Washington state high school. First-year social studies teacher Megan Silberberger intervened in the attack Friday at...

  • Mussolini air raid shelter opens to tourists

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    ROME (AP) — A Roman villa's wine cellar, which was converted into an air raid shelter for Benito Mussolini and the Italian dictator's family, is opening its anti-gas, double steel doors to tourists. The shelter was quickly constructed in 1940, after the outbreak of World War II, in...

  • How to pick a college? Data crunchers hope to help

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For many high school seniors, fall means deciding where to apply for college and maybe visiting a guidance counselor. Data crunchers hope to help. The popularity of social media sites and advancements in the ability to analyze the vast amounts of data we put online...

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