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Washington school shooter remembered with victims

MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Among the balloons and flowers tied to the chain-link fence outside Marysville-Pilchuck High School are these: a white wrestling shoe; a youth football team photo, with one player encased in a red-marker heart; and a candle covered with a plastic cup bearing the name "Jaylen."

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Federal health official Fauci: States have options

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Americans wondering why President Barack Obama hasn't forced all states to follow a single, national rule for isolating potential Ebola patients, the White House has a quick retort: Talk to the Founding Fathers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Emissions drop puts EU just shy of 2020 goal

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The European Union's environment agency says the bloc's greenhouse gas emissions dropped by nearly 2 percent last year, putting the EU very close to reaching its emissions target for 2020.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Ebola nurse who was quarantined now in Maine

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A nurse who was quarantined at a hospital in New Jersey after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has returned to Maine, where her partner is a student.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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After weeks of watching, Hawaii lava nears home

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii officials will make arrangements for those living in the path of a lava flow to watch the destruction of their homes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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Toronto elects a new mayor, ends Ford era

TORONTO (AP) — The Rob Ford era is over as Toronto elected a new mayor, someone who is unlikely to ever make headlines for illegal drug use and public drunkenness.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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INSIDE WASHINGTON: Profiting from failure

EDITOR'S NOTE _ An occasional look at how Washington works _ or doesn't.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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New Jersey releasing quarantined nurse

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey officials say a nurse who was quarantined after working in West Africa with Ebola patients is being released.

Last Updated on Monday, 27 October 2014

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