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Remains of French ship being reassembled in Texas

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A frigate carrying French colonists to the New World that sank in a storm off the Texas coast more than 300 years ago is being reassembled into a display that archeologists hope will let people walk over the hull and feel like they are on the ship's deck.

Federal officials: Dallas nurse free of Ebola

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The first nurse diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital is free of the virus and is being released, the National Institutes of Health said Friday.

Providence police officer arrested in Texas

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A Providence police officer has been arrested in Texas and charged with public intoxication at a spa.

Dallas nurse receives thanks, hug from Obama

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

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.

Republicans question federal response on Ebola

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.

South Texas pre-K student, 4, takes gun to school

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Nobody has been hurt after a 4-year-old pre-kindergarten student took a loaded gun in his backpack to a South Texas elementary school.

Toddler dies after gunfire at Central Texas home

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A toddler has become the third person to die following gunfire at a Central Texas home blamed on the child's father.

Air Force jet lands in Houston, smoke in cockpit

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A U.S. Air Force refueling jet returning to California following maintenance has made a safe emergency landing in Houston after smoke was reported in the cockpit.

Texas man gets 50 years for scalding child

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for forcing a 2-year-old boy into scalding water because the child urinated on himself.

West Texas pit bull recovering after attack

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A West Texas pit bull is recovering after police say its owner tried to kill it with a knife and hammer.