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Dallas hospital caught in spotlight in Ebola case

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Five things to know about Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where the first U.S.-diagnosed Ebola patient died:

No verdict yet in trial of Tsarnaev's friend

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A federal jury in the trial of a friend of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) has completed its first full day of deliberations without reaching a verdict.

Blackwater guards found guilty in 2007 killings of Iraqi civilians

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

An infamous chapter of the Iraq War closed Wednesday as a jury convicted four former Blackwater Worldwide contractors of killing unarmed civilians in the chaotic streets of Baghdad.

Foley seeks to boost his appeal in governor race

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Republican Tom Foley's campaign has begun airing a string of positive television ads during the final two weeks of Connecticut's virtually even gubernatorial rematch, considered one of the most negative elections in the country.

Van replaces Oregon city's $1 million library

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A city in northern Oregon has been reduced to using a van as its sole library after a blueprint mix-up shut down a newly built $1.2 million facility.

Princess in cockfighting case gets probation

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A Romanian princess who helped run a cockfighting enterprise in Oregon has been sentenced to three years of probation and won't have to go to prison.

US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country.

Former Illini coaches speak at McClain's funeral

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

It seems no one knew that former University of Illinois assistant basketball coach Wayne McClain had lung cancer until just before he died last week. Not even his brother Terry.

Owners: Taj Mahal to stay open throughout November

| |Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

Trump Entertainment Resorts is dropping its threat to close Atlantic City's Taj Mahal casino on Nov. 13.

Man missing 9 years found dead in car in Ohio pond

|Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014

A man who disappeared after a July Fourth party nine years ago was found dead in a car pulled from a pond this week, a sheriff's office said Wednesday.