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  • WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is the largest ever outbreak...

  • Ukraine pauses before decisive vote

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    MARIUPOL, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine braced for decisive parliamentary elections Saturday against the backdrop of unrest in eastern regions roiled by conflict between government troops and pro-Russian separatist forces. Campaigning material was being taken down across the country in line...

  • Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international condemnation for a prosecution several countries described as flawed. Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn for premeditated murder,...

  • Suspect in 2 deputy deaths jailed after manhunt

    Updated: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two suspects have been booked into Sacramento County Jail following a series of shootings that left two sheriff's deputies dead, another wounded and a bystander in the hospital. The shootings covered six crime scenes scattered across 30 miles....

  • School worker tried to stop Washington shooting

    Updated: 9 min ago

    MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday. The shooter was Jaylen Fryberg, a popular Marysville-Pilchuck High School freshman,...

  • In some places, bike enthusiasts carve out trails on their own

    STEPHANIE INGERSOLL, The Leaf-Chronicle
    Updated: 23 min ago

    CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Drew Sanford wanted a challenging trail to ride his mountain bike on in Clarksville. So he built one. Now he's building another. And the part-time Parks and Recreation Department employee is looking forward to building several more. Sanford is leading a...

  • Video roundup from Friday's high school football action

    The Gazette
    Updated: 32 min ago

    Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8 At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3). The Tigers used a 27-point fourth quarter to open up a 34-0 lead at the half. Canon City will...

  • Flight of the monarchs in Texas in jeopardy

    BILL HANNA, Fort Worth Star-Telegram
    Updated: 39 min ago

      FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — For years, the worry about monarch butterflies has focused on the loss of habitat in their winter home in Mexico. But as the butterflies make their way south through Texas this month, there's even more concern about where they spend their summers....

  • Doctor with Ebola had early interest in service

    Updated: 40 min ago

    DETROIT (AP) — Those who interacted with Craig Spencer at Grosse Pointe North High School in suburban Detroit couldn't help but notice something special about the young man, who years later would risk his own safety to help others survive Ebola, according to a former teacher. Spencer,...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Canon City wins sets up title showdown with Discovery Canyon

    Published: Sat, Oct 25, 2014

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. FOOTBALL Canon City 48, Woodland Park 8 At Woodland Park: Canon City (7-2, 4-0 3A Southern) ensured a 3A Southern League showdown with Discovery Canyon by taking care of Woodland Park (2-7, 1-3)....