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By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - A student fatally shot one classmate and wounded four others when he opened fire in the cafeteria of his Washington state high school on Friday, following a fight with fellow students, authorities said. The shooter took his own life as Marysville-Pilchuck High School students scrambled to safety in the latest outburst of deadly violence at an American school. ...

An exterior view of Bellevue Hospital in New York CityBy Ellen Wulfhorst and David Morgan NEW YORK/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the same step after a doctor who treated patients in Guinea came back infected, officials said on Friday. The steps announced by the two states, which go beyond the current restrictions being imposed by President Barack Obama's administration on travelers from Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea, came as medical detectives tried to retrace the steps in New York City of Dr. ...


Jesse Matthew is seen in a booking photo from the Galveston County Sheriff's OfficeBy Ian Simpson (Reuters) - Human remains found in Virginia were identified on Friday as those of missing university student Hannah Graham, and prosecutors are focusing on more charges against the suspect in her disappearance, authorities said. Graham, a University of Virginia sophomore, was last seen on Sept. 13 in Charlottesville, site of the university. Searchers discovered the remains on Oct. 18 on abandoned property near the town, and Jesse Matthew Jr., 32, of Charlottesville, has been charged in her disappearance. ...


By Ellen Wulfhorst NEW YORK (Reuters) - The young doctor diagnosed with Ebola in New York City is a big-hearted man with a serious interest in international emergency medicine and a flair for languages, yet his friends call him "a goofball." Craig Spencer, originally from the Detroit area, has specialized in International Emergency Medicine at the highly respected Columbia University-New York Presbyterian Hospital since 2011, according to his online LinkedIn resume. ...

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) says a team of disease detectives tracking the movements of a New York City doctor diagnosed with Ebola will soon detail their findings.


MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Police responded Friday to a high school north of Seattle following reports of a shooting.

File photo of Graham leaving U.S. District court in Missoula, MontanaBy Laura Zuckerman (Reuters) - A Montana bride who admitted pushing her new husband off a cliff at Glacier National Park is appealing her murder conviction on grounds prosecutors distorted facts, acted vindictively toward her and engaged in misconduct, such as publicly labeling her a sociopath. Jordan Graham, 23, pleaded guilty in December to second-degree murder in the July 7 death of Cody Johnson, 25, her husband of eight days. Graham was sentenced in March to 30 years by a U.S. ...


In this Oct. 22, 2014 photo provided by the U.S. Geological Survey, a geologist marks the coordinates of the Kilauea lava flow front with a GPS unit. A 13-mile finger of lava from Kilauea Volcano has started to again move quickly, and could hit a secondary road sometime Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Officials on Hawaii's Big Island won't start evacuating people until the lava flow is within three to five days of affecting Pahoa residents. (AP Photo/U.S. Geological Survey)HONOLULU (AP) — A growing lava stream threatening homes on Hawaii's Big Island is expanding as it heads toward a small rural town.


SACRAMENTO Calif. (Reuters) - A California sheriff's deputy was killed and three others were wounded in a shooting spree that started in a motel parking lot in Sacramento on Friday, authorities said. The incident began on Friday morning in the parking lot of a Motel 6 when a deputy, later identified as Danny Oliver, 47, approached a vehicle considered to be suspicious, said Sacramento County Sheriff Lieutenant R.L. Davis. Someone inside the car fired multiple rounds at Oliver, who was struck in the chest. ...

FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2014, file photo, Navajo presidential candidate Chris Deschene speaks to supporters in Window Rock, Ariz. Deschene has lost another round in a language fluency dispute, all but ending his bid for office. The tribe's high court on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, upheld a ruling from a lower court that said Deschene is not qualified to seek the top elected post because he doesn't speak fluent Navajo. (AP Photo/Felicia Fonseca, File)PHOENIX (AP) — With their presidential election less than two weeks away, Navajo Nation officials are weighing how to proceed with a race that has become increasingly embroiled in confusion amid a debate involving the tribe's language.


AccuWeather: A Beautiful Fall WeekendMeteorologist Cecily Tynan is tracking a mild weekend with plenty of sunshine.


3 California sheriffs' deputies shot, 1 dies in SacramentoAn assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties.


Law enforcement officers gather at the site where a Sacramento County Sheriff's deputy was shot by an assailant who then carjacked two vehicles prompting a manhunt in Sacramento, Calif., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. The deputy was taken to a hospital but his condition is not immediately known.(AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — An assailant shot and killed a Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and wounded two other deputies along with a bystander Friday during a series of shootings that spanned more than 30 miles through two California counties.


Judge halts New Jersey's sports betting planA federal judge on Friday granted a request from the four major U.S. professional sports leagues and the NCAA to at least temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.


The wreckage of a Cirrus SR 22 airplane near Frederick Municipal Airport in MarylandBy John Clarke WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A small airplane and helicopter made no distress calls before they collided near a Maryland airport killing all three aboard the helicopter and injuring the two men on the plane, federal investigators said on Friday. Investigators from the National Transportation Safety Board examined the wreckage of the plane and helicopter and recovered data on the airplane's speed, altitude and pitch at the time of the collision near a municipal airport on Thursday afternoon. ...


Man reunites with Big Brother after 55 yearsTwo men who were brought together through the Big Brothers Big Sisters organization reunited Friday after more than five decades.


NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City's health department will actively monitor anyone who arrives in the city from one of the three West African countries affected by Ebola, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference on Friday. He said health officials would make daily checks on those people, typically by telephone, for 21 days after their return to make sure they are not displaying Ebola symptoms, in keeping with new protocols by the U.S. Centers for Disease and Control and Prevention. (Reporting by Frank McGurty; Editing by James Dalgleish)
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Federal guidelines for screening and monitoring travelers from Ebola-affected countries are "insufficient" for the New York City region with its extreme population density, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday. As part of stepped up measures to prevent the disease from spreading in the New York area, all medical workers traveling from the three most affected West African countries and arriving at airports in the New York area will face automatic quarantine for 21 days, Cuomo said at a joint press conference with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. ...

Central Bucks West football season canceled due to hazing allegationsThe Central Bucks School District announced Thursday the cancellation of the remainder of the Varsity and Junior Varsity football seasons at Central Bucks High School West.


CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search by thousands that took weeks and left the campus and community on edge.
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California jury on Friday found that a castrated sex offender should no longer be considered a sexually violent predator and is eligible for release.

A man holding a hatchet is seen in a still image from surveillance video provided by the New York Police DepartmentBy Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) - The hatchet-wielding man who wounded two New York City police officers, one of them critically, was a self-radicalized convert to Islam who is believed to have acted alone in what law enforcement officials on Friday called a terrorist attack. The suspect, Zale Thompson, who was shot dead by two other officers on Thursday afternoon on a street in the borough of Queens, had made anti-Western postings on social media and visited websites associated with several radical Islamic groups, police said at a news conference. ...


Man gets 19 years for crash that killed Millville officerThe South Jersey man who admitted killing a Millville police officer in a crash back in 2012 will spend nearly two decades behind bars.


Mott Hall High School student Brian Binion, right, and fellow students read fliers about Ebola risk, near the apartment building of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, in New York, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Since there's no specific treatment, care is focused on easing symptoms to give the body enough time to fight off an infection, (AP Photo/Richard Drew)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.


This Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014 photo provided by Leonard Rhone shows a car that plowed through a storefront in Dublin, Calif. Police say seven people were injured when a car crashed into the restaurant in a Northern California shopping center. A 56-year-old female driver had just pulled into a parking lot outside Taqueria Los Pericos in Dublin on Thursday night when she accidentally accelerated and plowed through the storefront. (AP Photo/Leonard Rhone)DUBLIN, Calif. (AP) — Police say all seven people injured when a car crashed into a Northern California restaurant have now been released from hospitals.


President Barack Obama hugs Ebola survivor Nina Pham in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, in Washington. Pham, the first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus. The 26-year-old Pham arrived last week at the NIH Clinical Center. She had been flown there from Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas. Pham's mother Diana, center, and sister Cathy watch. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)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.


2 arrests, 1 injury after bomb threat and school fight at Newark High School in DelawareTwo students face charges and another was hospitalized after fighting broke out during a bomb threat evacuation at Newark High School in Delaware.


Union player challenges you to kick Ebola in the buttPhiladelphia Union soccer player Michael Lahoud has kicked off a campaign to help.


UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council authorized the inspection of ships suspected of carrying highly prized charcoal from Somalia on Friday in a stepped-up effort to enforce a ban on charcoal exports and cut off a lucrative source of funding for the al-Qaida linked extremist group al-Shabab.
BOSTON (AP) — Mayor Martin Walsh vetoed a $20,000 pay raise for Boston city councilors Friday, saying he wanted an independent analysis of how much the elected body should be paid.

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