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FILE - This undated file photo, provided by the Charlottesville, Va., Police Department shows missing University of Virginia student Hannah Elizabeth Graham. Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of Hannah Graham, a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, Oct. 24, 2014 ending a search that left the campus and community on edge. (AP Photo/Charlottesville, Va., Police Department, File)

Remains Are Those of Missing Virginia Student

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Richmond, Va. — Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a university student who disappeared last month, authorities said Friday, ending a search that left the campus and community on edge. University of Virginia sophomore Hannah Graham, 18, disappeared Sept. 13 after a night out with friends. Her remains were found Oct. 18 about 12 miles from campus, in a heavily wooded area of Albemarle County that is home to rolling hills and horse farms. The man Graham was last seen with, 32-year-old Jesse Leroy Matthew Jr., has been charged with abduction with intent to defile Graham. …

Two Students Dead in Shooting at High School in Washington

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Marysville, Wash. (ap) — A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said. Students said the gunman was staring …

At Least 25 Dead in Attack On Egyptian Checkpoint

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Cairo — Suspected Islamist militants in the Sinai peninsula on Friday staged the deadliest attack of the year on a checkpoint in the volatile desert region, killing at least 25 people at a military checkpoint, according to Egyptian state television. Those killed in what appeared to be a multi-pronged assault were believed to be primarily police and military conscripts, though it is common …

Report: ISIS Used Chlorine Gas in Iraq

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Mursitpinar, Turkey — New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets — weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria. Kurdish fighters in the key Syrian border town of Kobani have held off a month-long …

N.Y., N.J. Order Quarantines

Saturday, October 25, 2014

New York — 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 …

Gunman in Canada Didn’t Like Mosque

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Vancouver, British Columbia — The gunman who shot and killed a soldier in plain daylight then stormed Canada’s Parliament once complained that a Vancouver mosque he attended was too liberal and inclusive, and was kicked out after he repeatedly spent the night there even though officials told him …

GOP Candidates Sidestep Climate Change

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Washington — Republicans in competitive races are treading gingerly around climate change this campaign season, often saying they are not in a good position to make a judgment on the issue, then pivoting quickly to express concern for …

Maine’s King Endorses Alexander

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Nashville, Tenn. — Independent U.S. Sen. Angus King of Maine said Friday that he is endorsing his Republican colleague Lamar Alexander in Tennessee’s Senate race, but is still awaiting the results of elections nationwide before deciding which party …

Bradlee’s Sense of Style

Friday, October 24, 2014

“Hey, Tiger.” He said things like that. He had lusty greetings, exotic epithets and obsolete profanities he got away with. He was unabashed, uninhibited. Benjamin Crowninshield Bradlee, who died Tuesday at age 93, was a Boston Brahmin but …

Deaths at Border Drop to 15-Year Low

Friday, October 24, 2014

Tucson, Ariz. — The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert. The …

Hundreds Killed in Airstrikes

Friday, October 24, 2014

Mursitpinar, Turkey — U.S.-led coalition airstrikes in Syria have killed more than 500 people since they began last month, mainly Islamic militants, activists said Thursday, as fighting flared yet again in the northern Syrian border town of Kobani. Despite the large death toll and international intervention to aid …

Text Messages Being Used in Ebola Fight

Friday, October 24, 2014

Washington — Aid workers in Liberia tried out a new tool this week to contain the world’s worst Ebola outbreak: The text message. Using technology that can target mobile phones in a specific area, workers with the United Nations Children’s Fund sent texts to a group of Monrovia …

White House Jumper Tried Breach Before

Friday, October 24, 2014

Washington — The man accused of jumping the White House fence Wednesday evening and being stopped by a K-9 unit was charged Thursday with two misdemeanors, and he also faces charges alleging he tried to break into the …