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Language fluency case back before Navajo court

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The Navajo Nation's highest court is taking up a request Friday to hold election officials in contempt for not removing a disqualified candidate from the ballot.

San Francisco to mark World Series win with parade

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Police say up to 2 million Giants fans could turn out to cheer the World Series champions in a downtown San Francisco parade featuring double-decker buses for the players and floats of the Golden Gate Bridge.

Former NBA player to argue for conviction reversal

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

A former NBA player convicted in a real estate Ponzi scheme was due in court to argue for a new trial.

Before midterms, Obama to plug policies for women

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

President Barack Obama wants women to know what his administration is doing to help them succeed.

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.

UVa abduction suspect in court on separate case

|Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

The man accused of abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham is being arraigned on an unrelated sexual assault from nearly a decade ago.

Captured: manhunt ends for trooper ambush suspect

| |Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

They searched for him in impenetrable woods and forbidding caves, in schools and vacation homes and even in a roadside clothing donation bin, all the while hoping that ambush suspect Eric Frein wouldn't take a potshot at them from some unseen, distant perch.

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.