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Toyota tops car quality survey

Consumers have ranked Toyota and Lexus among the top car brands and say Chrysler is the worst.

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Fighting Ebola: U.S. isolates troops, Australia implements travel ban

The Army will isolate soldiers returning from West Africa, even if they are not believed to have been exposed to the deadly virus.

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Fight for Senate control may not end on Election Day

With a dozen or so tight races, any state could wind up deciding whether Republicans or Democrats control the Senate.

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Boy, 5, to be tested for Ebola

A boy who arrived from Guinea will be tested for Ebola in New York, while a nurse held in quarantine will be allowed to go home.

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Obama plans executive actions to strengthen manufacturing

A series of executive actions aim to strengthen advanced manufacturing, including a $300 million investment to boost industrial competitiveness.

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Last international forces airlifted from key base in Afghanistan

A fleet of planes and helicopters airlifted the last U.S. and British forces from a key southern province.

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Washington state rampage baffles community

A life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafeteria.

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Health official warns of risks from Ebola quarantines

Quarantines imposed on travelers could discourage health workers from helping fight Ebola.

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Police seek motive in fatal Washington state school shooting

Authorities are seeking a motive as to why a high school student shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others.

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Making headlines this week

A look at some of this week's biggest newsmakers.

People embrace in front of school busses at a church, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, where students were taken to be reunited with parents following a shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash.

Student opens fire in high school north of Seattle

A student opened fire at his Washington state high school on Friday, killing one person, and wounding at least four others.

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Evenflo recalls infant seats to fix sticky buckles

More than 200,000 rear-facing car seats are being recalled.

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U.S.: Ground offensive against ISIS months away in Iraq

Iraqi forces are months away from being able to start a sustained ground offensive against the Islamic State.

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Senator wants Internet companies to shun ‘fast lanes’

U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy pressed Internet providers to not strike deals that may help some websites load faster than others.

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U.S. weighs passport, border changes in wake of Ottawa attack

U.S. officials are debating whether to tighten controls on the border with Canada following two attacks this week.

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Doctor with Ebola in NY hospital after return from Guinea

A doctor who worked in West Africa is the fourth person diagnosed with the virus in the U.S. and the first in its largest city.

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New York doctor tests positive for Ebola

A physician with Doctors Without Borders who returned to New York City from West Africa has tested positive for Ebola.

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Travelers quarantined as U.S. steps up Ebola checks

The U.S. has started new restrictions on those coming from the countries hardest hit by the deadly virus.

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Sears to close stores, lay off thousands of employees

Sears will lay off at least 5,457 employees and close more than 100 stores, many before Christmas.

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U.S.-led air strikes kill hundreds of militants

Air strikes by U.S.-led forces have killed 521 Islamist fighters and 32 civilians during a month-long campaign in Syria.

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NBA trailblazer Collins: Remember me as ‘good teammate’

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Jason Collins says he wants to be remembered as a good teammate than as the first openly gay player in major American sports.

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If you live in Ohio, Iowa, or Maine, your Thanksgiving might be more 'fight' than 'festive.'

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Experts: Home, baby cameras not secure worldwide

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Experts have a message for anyone with webcams, baby monitors, and home security cameras: change your password now.

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Obama seeks to build Congress support for immigration reform

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The changes could allow as many as 5 million undocumented people to come out of the shadows and into American society.