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  • Maine prepared to enforce ‘voluntary’ quarantine

    October 29, 2014 • National NewsComments (0)

    This undated image provided by University of Texas at Arlington shows Kaci Hickox. In a Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014 telephone interview with CNN, Hickox, the nurse quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa, said...

  • Albuquerque officer won’t be charged in shooting

    September 28, 2014 • State NewsComments Off

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Bernalillo County’s district attorney says an Albuquerque police officer who fatally shot an armed man who had earlier pointed a handgun at another officer won’t be prosecuted. Officer Anthony Sedler shot 41-year-old...

  • Turkey, still coy, joins fight against militants

    September 25, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    In this Sept. 24, 2014, photo, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters. Moving from reluctance to refusal and finally to acceptance, Turkey is joining its NATO allies...

  • Warner, Seau among 113 Hall nominees

    September 17, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    FILE – In this Sunday Nov. 8, 2009 file photo, Atlanta Falcons kicker Jason Elam kicks a field goal against the Washington Redskins in the second half of their NFL football game at the Georgia Dome, in Atlanta. Super Bowl-winning quarterback Kurt Warner...

  • Recalls this week: smoke alarms, generators

    September 13, 2014 • BusinessComments Off

    This combination made with undated image provided by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission shows Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke/carbon monoxide alarms, from left, model i12010S; model i12010SCO; and model KN-COSM-IBA. The alarms are being...

  • Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

    September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

  • ‘Cops’ crew member killed in Omaha police shooting

    August 28, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer pauses during a news conference at police headquarters in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, with Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert, left. Bryce Dion, a sound technician with the “Cops” television show who was embedded with...

  • Obama back at White House after summer ‘vacation’

    August 25, 2014 • National NewsComments Off

    President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama wave as they board Air Force One at the Cape Cod Coast Guard Station in Bourne, Mass., Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014, en route to Washington. (AP Photo/Stew Milne) WASHINGTON (AP) — The “vacation” is...

  • Brazil: Presidential candidate dies in plane crash

    August 14, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

    Firefighters work at the crash site of a small plane that was carrying Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos and several campaign officials, in Santos, Brazil, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014. Campos died Wednesday when the small plane that was carrying...

  • Tebow embracing analyst job while waiting on NFL

    August 7, 2014 • EntertainmentComments Off

    Tim Tebow answers a question during a interview on the set of ESPN’s new SEC Network in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014. Tebow has a new job as a commentator for the SEC Network, but is still looking for work in the NFL as a quarterback. (AP...