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Some eligible immigrants say no to US citizenship

MIAMI (AP) — More than an estimated 8.5 million immigrants living in the U.S. were eligible for citizenship in 2012. Yet fewer than 800,000 took the leap, according to the latest Department of Homeland Security numbers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 28 October 2014

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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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