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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola.

Ex-soldier gets 15 years for Illinois robbery

|Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

A former soldier has been sentenced in Illinois to 15 years in federal prison after being accused of robbing a convenience store.

Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.

Crews ready to move 250-year-old bur oak tree

| |Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014

It's moving day at the University of Michigan.

NY, NJ order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline passengers who have had contact with victims of the deadly disease in West Africa.

Police: Woman offered to sell child

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A couple that police say tried to sell a child at a southeast Louisiana gas station appear headed for Texas.

Perry's 1st court appearance now set for Nov. 6

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

A judge has rescheduled for Nov. 6 in Austin Texas Gov. Rick Perry's first court appearance to face abuse-of-power charges.

Houston mayor: '2 moms' cause daughter's DL woes

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

Houston Mayor Annise Parker says her daughter faced difficulty in getting a Texas driver's license because she listed two mothers as her parents on her application.

Police: Man had 1,000 secret recordings of women

|Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

North Texas police say their investigation of a man who secretly placed cameras in various public restrooms has uncovered nearly 1,000 videos of women.

Ebola cases in New York and Mali fan travel fears

| |Friday, Oct. 24, 2014

The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions Friday about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly disease. The governors of New York and New Jersey went ahead and issued their own quarantine order.