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Hawaii officials warn that lava flow may force evacuation

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Hawaii authorities on Saturday told several dozen residents near an active lava flow to prepare for a possible evacuation in the next three to five days as molten rock oozed across a country road and edged closer to homes.
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Officials say suspect in killings of California deputies was deported twice

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The suspect alleged to have shot three northern California sheriff's deputies Friday, killing two, was deported twice and has a criminal record, federal officials said late Saturday. 
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Bill Clinton fires up gay-rights group's gala

POLITICO - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:53pm
He mentions Hillary Clinton's support for gay rights when she served as secretary of state.
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Tested Negative for Ebola, Nurse Criticizes Her Quarantine

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:08pm
Kaci Hickox, who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, criticized a “frenzy of disorganization” in an essay posted online.

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New York Ebola Patient Enters More Serious Phase of Illness, Officials Say

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 9:08pm
Health officials said that while Dr. Craig Spencer remained awake and communicative, his condition worsened on Saturday with the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms.

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Three Supreme Court Justices Return to Yale

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:31pm
Justices Thomas, Sotomayor and Alito attended reunion weekend at the law school and discussed affirmative action, salsa dancing and spittoons.

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Police arrest 2 gang members in killing of 9-year-old Anaheim girl shot outside her apartment

FOX News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:21pm
Two gang members were arrested in the killing of a 9-year-old Anaheim girl who was hit by stray gunfire while playing outside her apartment, police said Saturday.
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For Midterms, Betting on Feet and Good Apps

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:14pm
In few states has the ground game been as intense as in North Carolina, where both sides are marshaling outside money and advances in data analytics to reach out to voters.

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On Campaign Road, Uneasy Democrats Show Obama Their Tail Lights

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 8:05pm
The president’s party, bracing for election defeats, is ready to foist the blame on Mr. Obama while Democratic candidates are keeping their distance from him.

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Ebola Patient’s Fiancée Shares His Passion for Helping Those in Need, Friends Say

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:49pm
Morgan Dixon, who left the hospital on Saturday to continue her quarantine at home, is described as a private person who helps others from behind the scenes.

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Insurers’ Consumer Data Isn’t Ready for Enrollees

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:34pm
Open enrollment for health care begins on Nov. 15, but insurance companies will not yet have to provide consumers with key data required under the Affordable Care Act.
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Msgr. William B. O’Brien, 90, Is Dead; Helped Start Drug Rehabilitation Agency

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 7:00pm
The monsignor became a powerful advocate of drug treatment programs and a fierce critic of the war on drugs.
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ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and Dashed Hopes, Freed Cellmates Say

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:54pm
The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners.
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Oklahoma authorities: Man suspected of damaging Ten Commandments monument under evaluation

FOX News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:30pm
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the man suspected of driving a car into a Ten Commandments monument outside the state Capitol is under mental evaluation.
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Greens grow into electoral powerhouse

POLITICO - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 6:23pm
Green groups become more professional and more organized in their election efforts.
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Paying Till It Hurts: As Insurers Try to Limit Costs, Providers Hit Patients With More Separate Fees

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:53pm
As insurers and providers fight over revenue in an era of cost control, patients often find themselves nickel-and-dimed between them.
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New Hampshire’s Tight Senate Race Keeps Focus on Baggage

The New York Times - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:31pm
Scott Brown has gained traction in a potentially pivotal Senate race by lashing the Democratic incumbent, Jeanne Shaheen, to President Obama.

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Calif. cop-killer suspect with AR-15-type assault weapon captured after tense manhunt, cops say

FOX News - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:00pm
A suspect described as a "one-man crime spree" is accused of shooting three Northern California sheriff's deputies, killing two of them and wounding a civilian, then eluding hundreds of searchers before being hunted down and forced to surrender, authorities said.
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Global woes aside, flights stay pricey

CNBC - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 5:00pm
Looking to fly this holiday? Be ready for fuller flights and higher fares despite cheaper oil and global turmoil.
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Tech political ops tick off Valley liberals

POLITICO - Sat, 10/25/2014 - 4:55pm
Silicon Valley backs candidates and groups that are at odds with the beliefs back home.
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