SUICIDE BOMBER RAMS HIS VEHICLE INTO AN ARMY CHECKPOINT IN EGYPT'S SINAI AREA, KILLING AT LEAST 30 AND WOUNDING SEVERAL OTHERS *

ATTACK OCCURRED NEAR EGYPT'S BORDER WITH GAZA *

OFFICIALS SAY THE DEATH TOLL WILL LIKELY RISE BECAUSE THE WOUNDED ARE IN SERIOUS CONDITION *

EGYPT HAS SEEN A SURGE IN ATTACKS AND SUICIDE BOMBINGS BY ISLAMIC MILITANTS, WITH AN AL QAEDA-INSPIRED GROUP CLAIMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR MOST OF THEM *

TX NURSE WHO OVERCAME EBOLA MEETS IN OVAL OFFICE WITH PRES OBAMA *

MEETING OCCURRED IMMEDIATELY AFTER 26-YR-OLD NINA PHAM WAS RELEASED FROM THE NATL INSTITUTES OF HEALTH'S HOSPITAL IN SUBURBAN DC *

PHAM IS ONE OF TWO DALLAS NURSES WHO BECAME INFECTED WITH EBOLA WHILE TREATING THOMAS DUNCAN, A LIBERIAN WHO DIED OF THE VIRUS ON OCT 8 *

THE SECOND NURSE IS BEING TREATED AT ATLANTA'S EMORY UNIV HOSPITAL, WHICH TODAY ISSUED A STATEMENT SAYING TESTS NO LONGER DETECT THE VIRUS IN HER BLOOD *

BUT EMORY SAYS IT HAS NO DISCHARGE DATE FOR HER YET *

MAYOR BILL DE BLASIO (D) SAYS INVESTIGATORS ARE TRACKING THE MOVEMENTS OF AN NYC DOCTOR DIAGNOSED WITH EBOLA *

CITY HEALTH COMMISH MARY BASSETT SAYS THE CDC HAS CONFIRMED THE DIAGNOSIS FOR 33-YR-OLD CRAIG SPENCER *

BASSETT SAYS SPENCER VISITED A RESTAURANT, WENT TO A BOWLING ALLEY AND JOGGED FOR THREE MILES BEFORE BEING ADMITTED TO A HOSPITAL THURS *

HE IS IN ISOLATION AT BELLEVUE HOSPITAL, WHERE HE IS IN STABLE CONDITION *

SPENCER IS THE FOURTH PERSON TO CONTRACT EBOLA IN THE U.S. *

SHOOTING AT SEATTLE-AREA HIGH SCHOOL LEAVES AT LEAST TWO PEOPLE DEAD, INCLUDING A LONE GUNMAN, WHO DIED OF A SELF-INFLICTED GUNSHOT WOUND *

LOCAL HOSPITAL SAYS THREE PEOPLE ARE IN CRITICAL CONDITION *

SHOOTING TOOK PLACE AT MARYSVILLE PILCHUCK HIGH SCHOOL, ABOUT 30 MILES NORTH OF SEATTLE *

VA AUTHORITIES CONFIRM HUMAN REMAINS FOUND IN ALBEMARLE COUNTY LAST WK ARE THOSE OF UVA STUDENT HANNAH GRAHAM *

POLICE ARE ASKING THOSE PEOPLE WHO MIGHT HAVE SEEN SUSPICIOUS BEHAVIOR IN THE AREA TO COME FORWARD *

18-YR-OLD GRAHAM WAS LAST SEEN IN CHARLOTTESVILLE ON SEPT 13 *

AUTHORITIES HAVE CHARGED 32-YR-OLD JESSE LEROY MATTHEW JR WITH ABDUCTION WITH INTENT TO DEFILE IN THE CASE *

MATTHEW ALSO FACES CHARGES IN CONNECTION WITH A 2005 SEXUAL ASSAULT AND HAS BEEN FORENSICALLY LINKED TO THE 2009 KILLING OF VIRGINIA TECH STUDENT MORGAN HARRINGTON *

FED JUDGE GRANTS A REQUEST FROM THE FOUR MAJOR U.S. PRO SPORTS LEAGUES AND THE NCAA TO AT LEAST TEMPORARILY STOP NJ FROM ALLOWING LEGALIZED SPORTS BETTING *

NJ GOV CHRIS CHRISTIE (R) SIGNED A LAW ON OCT 17 THAT EFFECTIVELY REPEALED THE STATE'S BAN ON SPORTS WAGERING *

NJ'S MONMOUTH PARK RACETRACK HAD PLANNED TO ACCEPT BETS STARTING SUN *

THE NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB AND THE NCAA SAY THEY WILL BE IRREPARABLY HARMED IF NJ CASINOS AND RACETRACKS ARE PERMITTED TO ALLOW SPORTS BETTING *

STOCK MARKET CLOSES OUT ITS BEST WEEK IN NEARLY TWO YEARS AFTER RELEASE OF STRONG QUARTERLY EARNINGS REPORTS FROM SEVERAL MAJOR U.S. COMPANIES *

THE S&P 500 ROSE 13.76 PTS, OR 0.7%, TO 1,964, WHILE THE DOW GAINED 127.51 PTS, OR 0.8%, TO CLOSE AT 16,805 *

THE NASDAQ CLIMBED 30.92 PTS, OR 0.7%, TO 4,483 *

MO POLICE PREPARING FOR GRAND JURY DECISION ABOUT WHETHER TO CHARGE OFFICER DARREN WILSON IN THE SHOOTING DEATH OF 18-YR-OLD MICHAEL BROWN IN FERGUSON, MO *

PREPARATIONS ARE AIMED AT AVOIDING A RENEWED OUTBREAK OF VIOLENCE AND LARGE DEMONSTRATIONS THAT COULD FOLLOW THE GRAND JURY'S ANNOUNCEMENT *

DECISION COULD BE MADE PUBLIC WITHIN THE NEXT MONTH *

LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS EXPECT TO RECEIVE AT LEAST A DAY'S NOTICE BEFORE THE GRAND JURY'S ANNOUNCEMENT *

NYC POLICE COMMISH WILLIAM BRATTON CALLING THURSDAY'S HATCHET ATTACK ON NYPD OFFICERS AN ACT OF TERROR *

32-YR-OLD ZALE THOMPSON ASSAULTED A GROUP OF POLICE OFFICERS WITH A HATCHET, SERIOUSLY INJURING ONE OF THE OFFICERS BEFORE BEING KILLED BY POLICE *

AUTHORITIES SAY THOMPSON, A CONVERT TO ISLAM, WAS RECLUSIVE AND RANTED ONLINE AGAINST AMERICA, THOUGH HE HAD NO CLEAR TIES TO INTL TERROR ORGS *