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National & World Murder charge dropped in prayer group death
Two years after the lifeless body of a young suburban Kansas City woman was found inside a locked minivan near a lake, prosecutors on Friday dropped a first-degree murder charge against the man who told police he had killed her.
National & World Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse Maine judge rejects Ebola quarantine for nurse
A Maine judge on Friday rejected a bid by state health officials to restrict the movement of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a state quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.
National & World Mexican governor confirms 3 US siblings found dead
Three U.S. citizens missing for more than two weeks have been found shot to death in Mexico near the border city of Matamoros, and authorities are questioning a local police unit about possible involvement, the attorney general in northern Tamaulipas state said Thursday.
National & World Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay' Apple CEO Tim Cook: 'I'm proud to be gay'
Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay. The public declaration, in an essay written for Bloomberg Businessweek, makes Cook the highest-profile business CEO to come out as gay.
National & World Police: Poison likely killed Utah family of 5
A Utah couple and their three children found dead in their home last month were likely poisoned, their bodies found together in a locked room with cups next to each of them, and empty bottles of methadone and nighttime cold medicine in a trash can.