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Newspaper: Nurse who survived Ebola says hospital failed her
DALLAS (AP) -- A 26-year-old nurse said in a newspaper interview that a hospital where she had worked in Dallas and its parent company failed her when she contracted Ebola while caring for the first person in the U.S. diagnosed with the deadly disease....
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Pickup truck goes into frozen river; dead dog found inside
TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) -- A pickup truck went through the ice on a river early Sunday, and police found a dead dog but no people inside....
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Suspect in fatal Los Angeles street race held on $2M bail
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Police say a 21-year-old man suspected of participating in an illegal street race that killed two spectators in Southern California has been booked on suspicion of murder....
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New York City mayor marches in gay pre-St. Patrick's parade
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio told hundreds of participants at a lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender-friendly St. Patrick's Day parade on Sunday that a society for all is one that embraces and respects everyone....
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3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home
TROY, Ohio (AP) -- The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died....
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By the numbers: Northeast colder, snowier than normal
Here's a look at average temperatures for February 2015, normal average temperatures for February, snowfalls this winter and snowfalls for a normal winter around the Northeast:...
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Brrr! February brought record cold, snow to Northeast
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Hardy souls who shivered and shoveled their way through February in the Northeast now have evidence of just how brutal the weather was, with record cold in at least eight cities and record snowfall in Boston....
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High-speed drive lands Marine in jail; struck bike officer
HONOLULU (AP) -- A Marine with a history of street racing is being held on $200,000 bail after high-speed driving and two crashes....
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New round of snow could push Boston to season record
BOSTON (AP) -- After cold and snow that set February records, southern New England is entering March with another round that could push Boston over its 20-year-old snowfall record....
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Rare Native American pendant found as crew digs Ohio trench
CINCINNATI (AP) -- A rare Native American pendant dating to the fifth century has been discovered by a crew doing utility work in southwest Ohio....
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Sale will secure future for shelter for asylum-seekers
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) -- The list goes up on the lobby bulletin board of Vive La Casa and the refugees who've come from their rooms tentatively approach and scan for their names. The lucky ones will take a taxi to Canada the next day for a crucial step toward a dreamed-of new life there....
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1 killed, 5 wounded in shooting at Detroit social hall
DETROIT (AP) -- Police say a 44-year-old man was killed and five other people were wounded when gunfire erupted during a party at a Detroit social hall....
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Coroner: Man in wife's Christmas Eve ax slaying killed self
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania man accused of killing his wife with an ax on Christmas Eve was pronounced dead after a suicide attempt left him brain-dead, authorities said....
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Upping juvenile criminal age to 18 may be Texas non-starter
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- Jason Wang and Johnny Truong were part of a gang that dressed as utility workers and held a suburban Dallas homeowner at gunpoint, making off with $68,000 in cash, electronics and jewelry before they were eventually caught....
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Upscale NY suburb embroiled in a wily debate over coyotes
CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. (AP) -- This well-heeled hamlet north of New York City is embroiled in an increasingly nasty debate that seems oddly out of place amid the stately homes and tony boutiques: What should be done about coyotes?...
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