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California Digs Deep for Water, But Is It Safe?

5 hours 18 min ago
Contamination is a major concern as the state turns to groundwater after three years of drought.
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Partial Solar Eclipse Captured in Time-Lapse

5 hours 22 min ago
Miss yesterday’s partial solar eclipse? Watch a time-lapse of the celestial event as seen from the Griffith Observatory in Los Angeles, Calif.
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Christian Mom to Appeal Blasphemy Death Sentence

5 hours 24 min ago
A Pakistani Christian mother-of-five sentenced to death for blasphemy will appeal her sentence in an effort to escape a widely-condemned judgment.
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Ebola-Free Pham Visits White House After Release

5 hours 37 min ago
Dr. Anthony Fauci of the NIH declares Texas nurse Nina Pham free of the Ebola virus, then Pham makes remarks thanking the medical staff involved with her care, saying that she was looking forward to returning to Texas, to see her family and dog.
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'Fortunate and Blessed': First Ebola-Infected Nurse Heads Home

5 hours 37 min ago
Nina Pham, the first nurse infected with Ebola while treating a dying patient in Dallas, is now free of the virus.






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Chutzpah: Women Defy Rules to Pray at Jewish Holy Site

5 hours 46 min ago
A Jewish women's rights group smuggled a holy scroll to Jerusalem's Wailing Wall to pray, in contravention to the rules governing the holy site.






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Traffic Stop Victim Shot by Cop Speaks for the First Time

6 hours 54 min ago
Speaking for the first time since the release of dash-cam video showing him being shot at a gas station by a state trooper during a traffic stop, Levar Jones said he still refuses to watch the footage.






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A Republican and a Democrat Are Stranded on an Island...

7 hours 3 min ago
A reality-TV show put Sen. Martin Heinrich, a Democrat, and Sen. Jeff Flake, a Republican, together on a North Pacific island for seven days.






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Forever Faithful: Slain Soldier's Dogs Wait for His Return

7 hours 6 min ago
Amid the flags and flowers left outside of Cpl. Nathan Cirillo’s family home in Hamilton, Ontario, two dogs peek out from under the gate.






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Happy Diwali! Boss Gives Staff Cars and Jewelry for Holiday

7 hours 10 min ago
A business owner in India has set a new standard for Diwali gift-giving, rewarding over a thousand employees with jewelry, houses, and cars.
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Donations Pour In for Suspected Cop Killer's Look-Alike

7 hours 35 min ago
A man whose walk into work is interrupted by cops mistaking him for a fugitive got thousands of dollars in donations — and an offer for a cheap car.
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NYC Doctor With Ebola Had 100.3 Fever, Not 103

8 hours 7 min ago
The figure was transcribed incorrectly from what he reported on Thursday morning, Dr. Mary Travis Bassett, the city health commissioner, told MSNBC.
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Ebola Survivor: Don't Judge NYC Doctor With Virus

8 hours 21 min ago
The New York doctor diagnosed with Ebola was risking his life “to help others” with the virus, the NBC freelancer who survived the disease said.






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Friday's Top 6 News Stories

8 hours 27 min ago
From the first diagnosis of Ebola in New York City to the latest developments in Canada’s Parliament shooting, see the stories we're following.






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High School Football Canceled Amid 'Waterboarding' Claims

8 hours 32 min ago
The school has one of the premiere high school football programs in Pennsylvania
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Gov. Cuomo Is 'Confident' About NYC's Ebola Response

8 hours 36 min ago
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he's "as confident as one can be" about the protocols taken by health care workers handling the newest Ebola patient.
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Want to Become a Billionaire? Go Ivy League

8 hours 39 min ago
American universities produce most of the world's billionaires, a new study shows.
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One's First Tweet! Queen Makes Her Debut on Twitter

9 hours 9 min ago
The U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth II sent her first personal tweet Friday, signing off her inaugural social message "Elizabeth R."






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'I Told Him He Was Loved': Bystander to Dying Soldier

9 hours 54 min ago
Barbara Winters, who tried to save Cpl. Nathan Cirillo after he was shot in Ottawa, told him he was a "brave man, he was a good man, and he was loved."






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NYPD Cop Attacked With Hatchet, Suspect Shot Dead

11 hours 8 min ago
The officer was taken to a hospital in serious condition after the 2 p.m. attack in Queens, which left a suspect shot dead by police.






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