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3 die when train strikes SUV in southern Illinois

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Officials say three members of a family were killed when their SUV was struck by a freight train at a crossing in southern Illinois.

AP PHOTOS: Haunted houses horrify on Halloween

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

JT Mollner likes to compare haunted house visitors to bungee jumpers and skydivers — they want to be safe, but they also want an adrenaline rush.

Attorney wants UVa abduction suspect evaluated

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

An attorney for the man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham said Friday that he wants his client to be evaluated to determine his sanity.

Trooper ambush suspect in court after long manhunt

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Onlookers shouted "Are you sorry?" and "Why did you do it?" at the suspect in a fatal ambush on a Pennsylvania state police barracks as troopers led him from his first court appearance Friday following a grueling seven-week manhunt.

Crews to begin work to recover Kansas victims

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Work begins Friday to recover the remains of the four people who died when a small plane crashed into a flight training facility at a Kansas airport, authorities said.

Quotations in the News

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

"We're not trying to push any limits here. We're members of this community, too, and we want to make people comfortable." — Ted Wilbur, boyfriend of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a quarantine order by the state of Maine despite testing negative for the Ebola virus.

AP Interview: Dissident forced to leave Vietnam

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

One of Vietnam's most prominent dissidents said he was asked to sign a form seeking a pardon for spreading "propaganda against the state" before his release from prison last week, then forced onto a U.S.-bound flight with just the clothes on his body.

Ebola victim's fiancée struggles to rebuild life

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The fiancée of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is struggling to recover after losing her future husband along with most of her personal belongings, and she says she is effectively homeless due to the lingering stigma of the virus.

Ohio man detained in North Korea returning to work

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

An American arrested and detained in North Korea is headed back to the job he lost while abroad, with an agreement that his travel was risky and he could be fired for doing it again.

Court order temporarily restricts nurse's movement

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Maine health officials obtained a 24-hour court order restricting Kaci Hickox's movement after the nurse repeatedly defied the state's quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.