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  • News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces its most deadly threat in years. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have...

  • Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in their bid to restrict her movements as a precaution against Ebola. In a case that has come to encapsulate the clash in the U.S. between personal...

  • UN Medical Center releases Ebola education course

    Published: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Medical Center and affiliated Nebraska Medicine clinics have launched a free online public education course on Ebola. The medical center's chancellor Dr. Jeffrey Gold says it's important the public has access to accurate and trustworthy...

  • Washington looks to end 2-game slide vs. Colorado

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Washington coach Chris Petersen doesn't lose often, let alone two in a row. So this is strange territory as he endures his first slide since 2007, when he was coaching perennial power Boise State. But Petersen's message remains steadfast to the Huskies (5-3, 1-3...

  • Police: Man confessed to deaths of women in Denver

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    DENVER (AP) — Police say a man arrested in the killings of two women in a Denver apartment told them he got into an argument with them before he shot them. Court documents released Friday say 22-year-old Jose Gabriel King told police the women were his roommate and a friend. The...

  • Wall Street caps a wild month with a rally

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — For stock investors, there was no shortage of drama in October. Stocks started the month modestly below a record high, only to cascade to their worst slump in two years. But after flirting with a correction, or a 10 percent drop, the U.S. market rebounded and closed at...

  • US stock indexes zoom back to record highs

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    NEW YORK (AP) — Major U.S. stock indexes are back at record highs after a turbulent month. Stocks rallied in the U.S. and overseas after Japan's central bank surprised investors with a new round of economic stimulus. Just two weeks ago the U.S. market had its biggest slump in two...

  • SEC examines Caterpillar's accounting for Bucyrus

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    Caterpillar Inc. says the SEC is looking into accounting measures taken in its 2011 acquisition of mining equipment maker Bucyrus International Inc. The construction equipment company said in a regulatory document that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission issued a subpoena in...

  • US blacklists Myanmar ruling party lawmaker

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Treasury on Friday blacklisted a hard-line lawmaker of Myanmar's ruling party, accusing him of undermining political and economic reforms. Human rights activists step welcomed the action against Aung Thaung, who was industry minister under the former ruling...

  • Figures on government spending and debt

    Updated: Fri, Oct 31, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Figures on government spending and debt (last six digits are eliminated). The government's fiscal year runs Oct. 1 through Sept. 30.

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