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Prosecutors will seek death penalty against Frein

After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday.

Wichita plane crash

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4 killed in crash near Wichita airport

Four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, city Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said.

While five people were initially transported to the hospital, three of those ...

Kilauea lava flow

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Hawaii volcano: Lava flow stalls

The lava flow has slowed, if not stalled altogether.

Still, authorities warned Thursday that the threat to eastern Hawaii residents -- much like the oozing, simmering, destructive lava itself -- hasn't gone away.

Darryl Oliveira, the director of the H...

Kaci Hickox

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Nation torn on returning Ebola workers

Nurse Kaci Hickox says it's her right to roam outside her home, but leaders in Maine warn she could be a threat to public welfare.

Kay Hagan

From Sen. Kay Hagan

8-year-old tells NC Senate candidates to be nice

An 8-year-old North Carolina girl is sick of the heated Senate race where more than $100 million has been spent on mostly negative TV ads.

Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

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Maine: No deal with nurse in Ebola dispute

In the tense standoff between a Maine nurse and state officials, it was a surreal scene.

Nurse Kaci Hickox, who recently returned to the United States after treating Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, went on a bike ride with her boyfriend Thursday -- fo...

Obama Ukraine press conf

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Ebola battle brewing, Obama heads to Maine

When President Barack Obama visited Maine on Thursday, he didn't come within 300 miles of the nurse protesting her state-mandated Ebola quarantine.

But he has inserted himself in the middle of a growing debate between the federal government and state...

small house in winter, home, snow

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Baby Boomers aren't moving out of their homes

Instead of flocking to sunny beach havens or downsizing to a condo in the city during their retirement years, a majority of Baby Boomers say they're just going to stay put in their old home.

Ferguson Chief Thomas Jackson

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Ferguson police chief: 'I'm going to stay'

The Ferguson, Missouri, police chief insisted Thursday that he won't step down -- despite continued unrest months after one of his officer's fatally shot Michael Brown and high-level talks that could lead to his exit.

"I'm going to stay and see this t...

Fighting in Burkina Faso

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Military dissolves government in Burkina Faso

The military in the West African nation of Burkina Faso seized control of the government on Thursday and set a dusk-to-dawn curfew in what one general described as an effort to protect lives and restore order.

Unrest has gripped Burkina Faso -- a key ...

Pictures In The News

Halloween: By the numbers

Halloween cupcakes

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Shoppers will spend an estimated $7.4 billion on Halloween this year. Check out some other surprising numbers behind this ghoulish holiday.

World Series celebration turns violent

San Francisco Giants win riots blurb

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The San Francisco Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals 3-2 last night to win the 2014 World Series, but the night's celebration quickly turned violent. Take a look at images of the chaotic scene in San Francisco.

Lava creeps close to Hawaii homes

Lava flow wide shot

Marco Garcia/Reuters

A 2,000-degree river of lava may swallow a dozen Hawaiian homes in the next day or two -- and there's nothing that can be done to stop it.

Teen's shooting death sparks protests in Ferguson

Ferguson protests

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The police chief in Ferguson, Missouri, is expected to step down as part of the effort by city officials to reform the Police Department, mostly stemming from criticism of the department's handling of Michael Brown's shooting death in August. Take a look at images of the protests surrounding Brown's death.

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