Search continues for shooting suspect Eric Frein

Game Commission bans hunting in manhunt search area

The Pennsylvania Game Commission has temporarily banned hunting in seven townships near where state police are searching for a alleged cop killer.

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Cop killer chosen as commencement speaker

Maureen Faulkner learned Tuesday that her husband's convicted killer was selected as the commencement speaker for a graduating class at the Goddard College in Vermont.

White House fence jumper

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Secret Service vague with details to court

The U.S. Secret Service offered only vague information in its first criminal filing in federal court about how deep accused fence-jumper Omar Gonzalez entered the White House, in contrast to the dramatic account of the intruder's dash through the building that was revealed by lawmakers Monday.

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Boston Herald apologizes for Obama cartoon

The Boston Herald and its cartoonist apologized Wednesday for a cartoon that quickly drew criticism on social media for being racist.

Walrus haul out

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35,000 walruses 'haul out' on Alaska beach

Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.

Ukraine Luhansk Donetsk

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Ukraine: Shells hit school, bus, killing 10

A shell landed meters from a school as children began their school year in the war-weary eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk on Wednesday morning, killing at least four people and shattering what would have been a step toward normalcy for dozens of stu...

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Reports: Sandy Hook evacuated after bomb threat

Sandy Hook Elementary School in Monroe, Connecticut, was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, according to several media reports.

Enterovirus

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Rhode Island child with enterovirus D68 dies

A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.

The child died last week. Infection by both staph bacteria and an enterovirus is a "rare combination," health officials say, tha...

Texas Health Presbyterian, Ebola

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Should US worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't show symptoms until several days after he arrived in the United States from Liberia.

Chickens slaughtered California

Hundreds of chickens killed with golf club

Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.

Airstrikes against ISIS

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Who's next to join campaign against ISIS?

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?

As Turkish soldie...

Ebola virus

CDC

How Ebola virus spreads

Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily flui...

Protestors Hong Kong  Oct. 1

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Hong Kong tense amid National Day ceremonies

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for what is shaping up as a critical day in the territory's "Umbrella Revolution."

Huge crowds too...

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Today is the first day of October, and fall is officially upon us. Take a look at the many reasons reasons to be excited for fall.

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Hong Kong protests

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Thousands of pro-democracy protesters are camped out on major highways in the heart of Hong Kong, defying government attempts to both coerce and cajole them into giving up their extraordinary demonstration.

On this day: October 1

Walt Disney World opening, 1971

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Thomas Edison opens the world's first electric lamp factory, Yosemite becomes a national park, soccer great Pele says goodbye, and Walt Disney World opens, all on this day.

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