Health care worker criticizes quarantine process

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The health care worker now quarantined at a New Jersey hospital because she had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa is sharply criticizing the way she's being treated.
Yosemite rangers try to keep hungry bears at bay

In this April 2014 photo provided by the Yosemite Conservancy is a bear with a GPS tracking collar in Yosemite National Park, Calif. Keeping wild black bears in Yosemite National Park away from humans is a constant battle. For the last 16 years, park rangers have warned visitors about the perils of leaving food in their cars within range of the bears’ ultra-keen noses. A bear management team is busy now fixing bears with sophisticated GPS tracking collars to better understand their movement. Despite such efforts, the park rangers are losing the battle this year. (AP Photo/Yosemite Conservancy, Caitlin Lee-Roney)FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Rangers at Yosemite National Park are in a constant battle to keep wild black bears — with their ultra-keen noses and powerful paws and jaws — far away from humans.



Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops

A Palestinian security officer sits near the gate under Palestinian control at the Rafah border crossing with Egypt in the southern Gaza Strip, October 25, 2014Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing there killed 30 soldiers. Friday's bombing was the deadliest attack on security forces since the army deposed Islamist president Mohamed Morsi last year, to the fury of his supporters. The state of emergency in the north and centre of the Sinai will remain in place for three months, the president's office said. Egypt also announced it would close the Rafah crossing into the Gaza Strip, the only entry to the Palestinian territory not controlled by Israel.



Cunningham, Meyers Taylor win openers at US trials

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Nick Cunningham is generally considered a lock to make the U.S. bobsled national team this season.
No. 11 Kansas State pitches 23-0 shutout of Texas

Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters (15) looks for a receiver during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Texas in Manhattan, Kan., Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — No. 11 Kansas State's rapidly improving defense led the first shutout of Texas in more than a decade in a 23-0 victory Saturday that kept the Wildcats unbeaten in Big 12 play.





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