Judge in Maine temporarily limits nurse's activities

Standoff has become nation's most closely watched clash between personal freedom and fear of Ebola.

U.Va. kidnap suspect's lawyer seeks test for sanity

Charges relate to a 2005 sexual assault.

Election countdown: You only thought it was ending Tuesday

USA TODAY brings you the election buzz for Friday, with just four days to go.

5 things you need to know Friday

The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.

'He will face justice': Fugitive Eric Frein arraigned

Relieved communities reschedule Halloween festivities after the capture.

Man sought in ax attack on D.C. police officer

Officer wasn't hit with weapon but was injured trying to disarm the suspect.

Halloween weather forecast: Cold, snow in Midwest

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

11 arrested after 'corpse bride' is dug up (Newser)

It sounds like a Tim Burton film, but the reality is much creepier:

Heavy security as Israel reopens Jerusalem site

Police said Muslim men over 50 and women of all ages could attend weekly prayers.

Hurry! NASA will send your name to Mars

Today is the last day to sign up to have your name sent to Mars.

USFK: Troops cannot pay for the companionship of 'juicy girls'

The commander of U.S. troops in South Korea is dropping the hammer on that country's notorious "juicy bars," which use women as sex workers ...

Mother's lurid trial not getting same attention as Arias

Woman's case is being heard in the same courthouse as Jodi Arias' sentencing retrial.

Former Boston mayor voted absentee before he died

Tom Menino, Boston's longest-serving mayor, shows "importance of voting" with absentee ballot.

The real devil behind Salem witchery (OZY)

Modern-day researchers cite more earthly causes for the notorious witch-hunts, from psychological distress to fungus-contaminated grain.

Burkina Faso army general takes power

President steps down ending 27-year rule of country.