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DALLAS (AP) — Health officials in Texas say they have reached out to about 80 people who may have had direct or indirect contact with the man infected with Ebola or someone close to him.Dallas County Health and Human Services spokeswoman Erikka ...more

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IRVING, Texas (AP) — The NFL has been aware of Dallas Cowboys player C.J. Spillman's involvement in a reported sexual assault and has offered to interview the alleged victim "on a confidential and appropriate basis to obtain more information."Sp ...more

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FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — Testimony at a hearing for Aaron Hernandez enters its third days as lawyers seek to have some evidence in his murder case tossed, including from a cellphone and home surveillance system.The defense says the ex-New Englan ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — "Twilight" will be raised from the dead for a series of short films on Facebook.Two years after the last film of the popular movie franchise, Lionsgate announced late Tuesday that Stephenie Meyer's world of vampires and werewolve ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks fell for a fourth straight day Thursday, adding to big losses the day before, as energy companies dragged down the broader market. Investors also worked through a report that showed fewer Americans applied for unemployment b ...more

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio prosecutors are pushing for laws that would shield the identity of pharmacies making a specialized dose of a lethal drug.Draft legislation that could be debated later this year also would grant anonymity to members of ...more

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CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A cousin of one of the world's most notorious drug lords who prosecutors say was working to distribute cocaine in the United States is due in a New Hampshire court Thursday for a change of plea hearing.Manuel Jesus Gutierrez ...more

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PERTH AMBOY, N.J. (AP) — A former Garden State Parkway toll collector has filed a civil rights lawsuit, saying a supervisor told her to stop saying "God bless you" to motorists.Cynthia Fernandez said her First Amendment rights were violated when ...more

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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) — A road crew in Washington state has had it with a beaver that persists in building a dam under a bridge.Crews have removed a beaver dam three times since August. Each time the beaver rebuilds it near Port Orchard, on t ...more

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BLAINE, Maine (AP) — In the gentle hills of northern Maine, far from the rocky coastline and lighthouses, teenagers trade warm classrooms for cold potato fields every fall, just as they have for generations.Schools shut down — sometimes for week ...more