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One Dead, One Injured in Virgin Galactic Spacecraft Crash
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Virgin Galactic(MOJAVE, Calif.) -- One person died and another suffered a major injury after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo spacecraft crashed in California's Mojave Desert on Friday.

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Building Stability Affecting Search for Victims of Kansas Plane Crash
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Jaison Podkanowicz(WICHITA, Kan.) -- Rescuers had difficulty searching on Friday for the victims of a crash at a Wichita, Kansas, airport, with investigators fearing the badly damaged building might collapse at any moment.

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Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Appears in Court
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 4:10 pm

Kena Betancur/Getty Images(MILFORD, Pa.) -- Accused cop killer Eric Frein made his first court appearance Friday, looking gaunt and his face bruised, as he was arraigned on murder charges in Milford, Pennsylvania.

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No Quarantine for Kaci Hickox While She Awaits Hearing, Judge Rules
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 4:10 pm

ABC News(FORT KENT, Maine) -- In yet another legal seesaw, the Maine nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa and has fought her state's quarantine rules can leave her home and go to public places as she awaits her hearing, a judge ruled Friday in Augusta.

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What Eric Frein Searched for on His Computer Before Manhunt
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:50 pm

Courtesy Roman Kamensky(MILFORD, Pa.) -- Accused cop killer Eric Frein had planned out his efforts to avoid capture and did research online about how police would be able to track him, an affidavit released on Friday reveals.

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ABC Political News

Obama Commits 'Sin,' Orders 'Death by Chocolate' from the Devil
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm

BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) --  When President Obama walked into Gregg’s Restaurant and Pub in Providence, R.I., for a surprise lunch on Friday with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Gina Raimondo, the devil was waiting.

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Career Diplomats Worried About Influx of Political Appointees
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 3:01 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Obama administration is giving an unprecedented number of political appointees top diplomatic positions, a move that has long frustrated career Foreign Service officials but has become a renewed point of contention this week with the departure of Deputy Secretary of State Bill Burns, the only career foreign service officer in the top echelons of Foggy Bottom leadership.

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Early Voting: More than 12M Votes Cast Ahead of Election Day
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:50 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- As of Thursday, early voting had begun in every one of the 33 states (plus Washington, D.C.) that offer it.

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If You Thought the Legal Challenges to the Affordable Care Act Were Over, You'd Be Wrong
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:50 pm

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — You thought the battles over Obamacare were over after the nail-biting 2012 decision by the Supreme Court upholding a core provision of the law, right? Wrong.

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Rand Paul Has More Harsh Words for His Own Party
Updated: October 31, 2014 - 1:50 pm

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(DETROIT) — Senator Rand Paul said Thursday, "The Republican Party brand sucks."

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