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UN expert: Keep up hope amid climate change battle

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — A top U.N. climate change expert urged world governments Monday not to be overcome by hopelessness as they negotiate a new agreement to fight global warming.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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Tribe reels from Washington state school shooting

TULALIP, Wash. (AP) — A close-knit community on the Tulalip Indian Reservation has struggled to find answers following the shooting at a high school on Washington's Puget Sound in which a young gunman from a prominent family opened fire, killing one person and injuring four others — including two of his cousins.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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Before US, gay marriage accepted in parts of world

LONDON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court's refusal this month to review rulings that overturned bans on same-sex marriage marked a milestone in gay rights in the United States. Around the world, many countries have come to accept such unions as part of the tapestry of everyday life. But there are still pockets of resistance. Here is a look at some countries that have made same-sex marriage common practice:

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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Poll: Neighbors key to coping with disasters

HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Neighbor helping neighbor. Trust in a community. Looking out for each other.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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US disease expert argues against Ebola quarantine

NEW YORK (AP) — The gulf between politicians and scientists over Ebola widened on Sunday as the nation's top infectious-disease expert warned that the mandatory, 21-day quarantining of medical workers returning from West Africa is unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from going to the hot zone.

Last Updated on Sunday, 26 October 2014

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Washington school gunman was homecoming prince

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014

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Remains belong to missing Virginia student

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student, authorities said Friday, as they turned their attention to filing possible additional charges against the suspect accused of abducting her.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014

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Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

 

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

Last Updated on Saturday, 25 October 2014

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