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  • California mayor resigns after injury car crash

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MURRIETA, Calif. (AP) — The mayor of this Southern California city announced his resignation Monday in the wake of his arrest for an alleged drunken-driving crash that injured four cheerleaders. Alan Long said he would step down from the City Council but only for the current term and...

  • AP PHOTOS: Washington hatchery gives away salmon

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    POULSBO, Wash. (AP) — People lined up with coolers Monday to wait for free fish as coho and chum salmon returned to spawn at a hatchery on Washington's Kitsap Peninsula. Workers at Grovers Creek Hatchery, northwest of Seattle, netted several dozen fish from the pond and harvested eggs...

  • Poll: Brazil's leader gains ground in tight race

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A poll released Monday night shows Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff gaining ground over her rival in a tight re-election race, though the contest remains in a technical tie. The Datafolha polling group's latest survey has Rousseff with 52 percent of voters'...

  • New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The government agency tightened its guidance after two Dallas nurses became infected with the...

  • 13 injured in Missouri school bus collision

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban Kansas City say one girl suffered serious injuries and 12 others had minor injuries after a collision involving a school bus carrying a high school volleyball team. The accident happened around 4:15 p.m. Monday near Lee's Summit West High...

  • Man charged with killing Saudi college student

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FERNANDO, Calif. (AP) — A man charged with killing a Saudi Arabian college student stabbed him in order to steal a car the student was selling on Craigslist for more than $30,000, Police Chief Charlie Beck said Thursday. Agustin Rosendo Fernandez, 28, of Long Beach, had the Audi...

  • Parties jockeying for early vote in Iowa, Florida

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    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — More than 2.3 million Americans already have cast ballots for the November midterm elections, with both Republicans and Democrats saying the early votes are helping sway the election their way. Republicans in Iowa and Florida, in particular, are celebrating...

  • Harvard student stuck in Mexico gets new US visa

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — A Mexico-born Harvard University student who was stuck for months in his native country after crossing the border without permission will have to wait a little bit longer to return to the United States. Dario Guerrero Meneses, who was brought into the U.S....

  • Hawaii rides out storm, but remote islands at risk

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    HONOLULU (AP) — Sunny skies returned to the Aloha State, the day after a hurricane left Hawaii without inflicting much harm beyond heavy rain. Hurricane Ana was downgraded to a tropical storm late Sunday afternoon as it moved west of the chain. While the main Hawaiian islands rode...

  • Clinton: Midterm elections should motivate women

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton urged Democratic voters not to be complacent about the November midterm elections, saying Monday that working women and their families will lose out on a better future if Republicans gain control of both houses of Congress. The former...

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