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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) -- Officials investigating the disappearance of a University of Virginia student focused Monday on the man they believe was the last person seen with her, searching his apartment for a second time and trying to locate the campus employee to arrest him on reckless driving charges....

Governor confident ambush suspect will be caught
BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- The survivalist charged in a deadly ambush at a state police barracks 10 days ago will be caught, Gov. Tom Corbett vowed Monday as a police official said authorities believe they are hot on his trail....

Del. authorities: Bus overturns, 2 dead, injuries
NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) -- A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said....

Prosecutor: 800 rounds found in intruder case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Investigators found more than 800 rounds of ammunition in the car of the man accused of scaling the White House fence and sprinting inside the building, a federal prosecutor said Monday. A machete and two hatchets also were found....

Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after 100,000 people marched to warn that climate change is destroying the Earth, hundreds of activists gathered Monday in lower Manhattan's financial district, chanting, carrying signs and - in some places - sitting down in the street to protest what they said was corporate and economic institutions' role in the climate crisis....

Bear suspected to have killed New Jersey hiker
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A black bear believed to have attacked and killed a hiker over the weekend likely was looking for food and was circling the victim's body when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it, officials said Monday....

Jailed, some mentally ill inmates land in lockdown
Day or night, the lights inside cell 135C of central New Mexico's Valencia County Detention Center were always on....

Campaigns commonly share policy platforms, slogans
MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- The Democrat running for Wisconsin governor acknowledges her campaign lifted policy platforms, including some exact language, from like-minded candidates....

State police: 3 missing Afghan soldiers in custody
BOSTON (AP) -- Three Afghanistan National Army officers who went missing during a training exercise at a Cape Cod military base were detained Monday at the U.S.-Canadian border, Massachusetts law enforcement officials said....

Wesleyan orders fraternities to become coed
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- Wesleyan University in Connecticut on Monday ordered its residential fraternities to become coeducational within the next three years....

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Focus on UVa employee in student's disappearance

Officials catch cougar roaming Utah neighborhoods

Wesleyan orders fraternities to become coed

Protesters stage Wall Street climate crisis sit-in

Poll: Support for gay marriage may be leveling off

Warrant issued for heir who missed NYC court date

2nd trial begins for man accused of killing teen

Prosecutor to drop all Seattle marijuana tickets

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