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Nurse criticizes Ebola quarantine, raising concern

| |Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014

The nurse who was quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa criticized the way her case has been handled, raising concerns from humanitarian and human rights groups over unclear policies for the newly launched quarantine program.

Today in History

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Today is Sunday, Oct. 26, the 299th day of 2014. There are 66 days left in the year.

As guidance evolves, hospitals’ Ebola preparedness remains uneven

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

In late July, two months before the first Ebola case was diagnosed in the United States, a feverish patient who had traveled to West Africa arrived in the emergency room at Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte. The patient was immediately isolated until doctors and nurses could rule out Ebola.

AP News in Brief at 10:58 p.m. EDT

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Authorities say school worker tried to stop gunman in lunchroom at Seattle-area high school

Ships idle off Los Angeles amid port problems

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are facing their biggest crisis in a decade as container ships idle offshore because cargo can't be moved off the docks fast enough.

2 arrested in killing of 9-year-old Anaheim girl

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Two gang members were arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl who was hit by stray gunfire while playing outside her apartment, police said Saturday.

SpaceX capsule splashes down in Pacific

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A SpaceX capsule loaded with space station experiments is back on Earth.

No. 22 West Virginia rolls past Oklahoma St 34-10

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

West Virginia, picked to finish near the bottom of the Big 12 this year, will enter November with a chance for the conference title.

Dallas nurse who survived Ebola must wait for dog

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A Texas nurse who has recovered from Ebola must wait to see her King Charles spaniel, Bentley.

Maui voters to decide whether to ban GMO crops

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

Dozens of Maui mothers are going door-to-door to urge voters to back a ban on the cultivation of genetically engineered crops because they think they are unsafe.