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Aaron Yah, center, makes comments to reporters as he stands with Saymandy Lloyd, left, and Youngor Jallah during a protest outside of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in Dallas. Jallah, daughter of Louise Troh who was Thomas Eric Duncan's fiance listens as Yah comments on the care Duncan received from the hospital before passing away from complications of the Ebola virus. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Republicans question federal response on Ebola

- Associated Press

The new Ebola infection in New York City exposed flaws in the system and raised new concerns, lawmakers said Friday, as they criticized the federal response to the outbreak and questioned top officials' credibility.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and Lt. Governor nominee Kathy Hochul participate in a "Women for Cuomo" campaign event in New York, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. Hillary Rodham Clinton is backing Cuomo in his bid for a second term.  Cuomo faces Republican Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino in the Nov. 4 general election. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Cuomo's office tightly controls public records

- Associated Press

Gov. Andrew Cuomo took office four years ago promising the most transparent administration in history, but journalists and advocacy groups say his office tightly controls requests for public records on anything controversial and routinely delays or denies their release.

Program allows people to dispute tickets online

- Associated Press

If you've ever spent an entire morning sitting in a packed courtroom to negotiate an outstanding parking or traffic ticket, you'll appreciate a new system intended to nudge the courts closer to modern times.

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, Bellevue Hospital nurse Belkys Fortune, left, and Teressa Celia, Associate Director of Infection Prevention and Control, pose in protective suits in an isolation room, in the Emergency Room of the hospital, during a demonstration of procedures for possible Ebola patients in New York. A doctor who recently returned to New York City from West Africa is being tested for the Ebola virus. The doctor had a fever and gastrointestinal symptoms and was taken Thursday to Manhattan's Bellevue Hospital. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

- Associated Press

Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day.

Gary blight that hid victims also lures filmmakers

Associated Press

The city of Gary's blighted neighborhoods that have come under scrutiny following the discovery of six slain women in abandoned homes aren't just breeding grounds for crime.

AP-TX--Texas News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, TX

Associated Press

Good morning! Here's a look at how AP's general news coverage is shaping up today in Texas. Questions about today's coverage plans are welcome, and should be directed to Texas News Editor James Beltran at 972-991-2100.

Judge ready to bar developers from using Rocky Top

- Associated Press

An East Tennessee judge has said he is ready to stop developers in the newly minted town of Rocky Top, Tennessee, from using the Rocky Top name on merchandise - at least temporarily.

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

- Associated Press

Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's order that the bodies of all suspected Ebola victims in the capital be cremated, authorities have determined.

AP-NY--New York News Digest,ADVISORY, 12:30 am Update, NY

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FILE - Frank Mankiewicz, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy's press secretary, tells a news conference outside Good Samaritan hospital in Los Angeles, in this June 5, 1968 file photo that Kennedy emerged from three hours of surgery in "extremely critical condition." All but one fragment of a bullet in Kennedy's head was removed by a team of surgeons. The press secretary who announced the death of Robert F. Kennedy, Frank Mankiewicz, died Thursday Oct. 23, 2014. He was 90. (AP Photo/FILE)

Frank Mankiewicz, aide to Robert Kennedy, dies

- Associated Press

Frank Mankiewicz, the press secretary who went before television cameras to announce the death of Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and later served as political director for presidential candidate George McGovern, died Thursday. He was 90.

In this Oct. 15, 2014, photo, Daniel DeLorenzi, director of security and safety services at MetLife Stadium, stands near monitors for security cameras in the command center at the stadium in East Rutherford, N.J.  "The idea is to see every seat in the bowl," DeLorenzi says. The cameras installed late last year before the stadium hosted the Super Bowl feature a system that provides comprehensive, undisrupted video coverage throughout every part of the venue, except inside the luxury boxes. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

MetLife Stadium security a trendsetter

- Associated Press

A shoving match breaks out in a section of the MetLife Stadium stands. While security officers hustle to the scene, a beyond state-of-the-art surveillance system is recording every detail.

Lauren Hill smiles as she talks with reporters after practicing with her NCAA college basketball team at Mount St. Joseph University in Cincinnati on Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014. The NCAA allowed Mount St. Joseph's season opener to be moved up to Nov. 2, so that Hill, who has an inoperable brain tumor, will be able to play in a college basketball game. (AP Photo/Tom Uhlman)

College player with brain tumor ready to play

- Associated Press

A clock above the court reminds everyone that it's only 5:58 a.m. Fifteen slow-moving women's basketball players at Division III Mount St. Joseph form a circle near one of the baskets and stretch quietly.