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This booking photo released Friday, Oct. 31, 2104 by the Pike County Correctional Facility shows Eric Frein, 31, captured Thursday and charged with murder of Pennsylvania State trooper Cpl. Bryon Dickson and critically wounding Trooper Alex Douglass on Sept. 12 outside the Blooming Grove barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Pike County Correctional Facility)

After murder suspect is caught, a sigh of relief

Friday, October 31, 2014

MILFORD, Pa. — For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse. So on Friday, as state police paraded the gaunt and battered-looking former fugitive in front of a courthouse, residents were relieved to see him in the flesh. It was proof … 0

Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

Friday, October 31, 2014

SEATTLE — One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria. Officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said 14-year-old Shaylee Chuckulnaskit died Friday afternoon. Zoe Galasso, 14, was killed during the shooting Oct. 24 by a popular freshman … 0

A look at latest Ebola developments

Friday, October 31, 2014

No African countries are on the United Nations list of contributors to fight Ebola. With few exceptions, African governments and institutions are offering only marginal support as the continent faces its most deadly threat in years. Pledges to deploy 2,000 African health workers have remained largely that — promises. The epidemic did not … 0

Official allowed others to believe he had Ph.D.

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WASHINGTON — A key figure in a struggling Army intelligence program has for years allowed himself to be portrayed as a Ph.D. in engineering, even though he does not hold a doctoral degree, according to records and interviews. … 0

Mexico investigators comb gully for 43 missing students

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

COCULA, Mexico — Forensic experts combed a gully in southern Mexico on Tuesday for the remains of 43 missing students, as frustration mounted among relatives of both the disappeared and the detained for the lack of answers more … 0

Autopsy: Black man in anime costume shot in back by police

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

SALT LAKE CITY — A black man who was shot by Utah police while armed with a samurai-style sword as part of a Japanese anime costume died of multiple gunshot wounds, including several in the back of his body, according to an autopsy released Tuesday. The state autopsy … 0

Court filing: FBI impersonated geek squad to hack computers

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

WASHINGTON — Federal agents turned off Internet access to three luxury villas at a Las Vegas hotel then impersonated repair technicians to surreptitiously get inside and collect evidence in an investigation of online sports betting, according to defense lawyers challenging the practice. The FBI employed the ruse against … 0

Thousands in Hungary march against Internet tax

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BUDAPEST, Hungary — Tens of thousands of protesters marched Tuesday against a plan by the Hungarian government to tax Internet use from 2015. The rally, the second in three days objecting to the scheme, was also a sign … 0

Mind the gap

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

NEW DELHI — Indian women still face some of the world’s worst inequality in access to health care, education and work, despite years of rapid economic growth, according to a survey of 142 nations released Tuesday. The annual … 0

Islamic State hostage ‘reports’ for captors

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

BEIRUT — A captive British photojournalist has been used by the Islamic State group to take on the role of a war correspondent in the extremists’ latest propaganda video. In the video, made public on Monday, John Cantlie … 0

Molten river

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

PAHOA, Hawaii — After weeks of slow, stop-and-go movement, a river of asphalt-black lava crept within yards of a home in a Big Island community on Tuesday. The lava crackled and smoked as it advanced toward the two-story … 0

Commercial supply rocket explodes at liftoff

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — An unmanned commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic … 0

US official urges allies to combat IS ideology

Monday, October 27, 2014

KUWAIT CITY — The United States is pressing Arab nations and other allies to do more to counter the Islamic State group’s slick propaganda campaign, with a top American envoy on Monday describing efforts to combat the extremist … 0