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  • Lava creeps toward road on Hawaii's Big Island

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes and inching closer to a rural road on Hawaii's Big Island oozed forward in fits and starts this week, frustrating some residents but giving officials a window of time to prepare. The narrow, leading edge of the lava flow is now...

  • Jobless pay OK for people fired for medical pot

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    DETROIT (AP) — The Michigan appeals court says workers can qualify for unemployment pay if they're fired for using medical marijuana. In a 3-0 decision Friday, the court ruled in favor of a hi-lo operator, a hospital employee and a furniture repairman. The court says there was no...

  • NY, New Jersey issue stronger Ebola quarantine

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The governors of New Jersey and New York have issued a mandatory quarantine for travelers who have had contact with Ebola-infected patients in West Africa. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (KWOH'-moh) say a health care worker who had...

  • Pussy Riot pair speaks at Vegas' Life is Beautiful

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Members of the dissident Russian punk group Pussy Riot who spent months in jail say freedom is a big responsibility and they're obligated to use it to speak out against injustice. Group members Masha and Nadya spoke Friday afternoon at the Life is Beautiful festival...

  • Malloy gets help from White House, labor secretary

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is getting a political boost from his friends in Washington during the final days of his close re-election bid. The first-term Democratic governor made several campaign stops Friday in eastern Connecticut with U.S. Labor Secretary Tom...

  • Begich, Sullivan tout Alaska Native ties

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — The major candidates for U.S. Senate on Friday touted their ties to the Alaska Native community, a key constituency in a state that could help decide control of the Senate. Democratic U.S. Sen. Mark Begich and Republican challenger Dan Sullivan squared off during...

  • Shipping company pleads guilty in molasses spill

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — A shipping company pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges from a 233,000-gallon molasses spill in Honolulu Harbor, but a federal judge said he wants to examine the legality of $600,000 in community service payments the company has agreed to pay. Last year's spill...

  • NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

    The Associated Press
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    NEW YORK — Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West...

  • Border Patrol agent involved in fatal shooting

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an armed suspect on Friday about 10 miles south of downtown Tucson, authorities said. The shooting occurred as two agents conducted a standard surveillance effort known as sign cutting in which agents search for...

  • Woman quarantined in New Jersey develops fever

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Department of Health says a woman who arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport from West Africa and was the first traveler to be quarantined under an Ebola watch has developed a fever. She is in isolation and is being evaluated at a hospital...

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