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Secret Burials Thwarting Efforts to Stamp Out Ebola: U.N.

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:35pm
"The flares that we're seeing are usually because there has been an unsafe burial, probably done secretly," said U.N. special envoy Dr. David Nabarro.
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San Francisco Sports Cathedral Candlestick Park Coming Down

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:26pm
Crews have started tearing down the iconic Candlestick Park, longtime home of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers.
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Harper Lee's New Book Brings Mixed Emotions in Hometown

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:23pm
Among those most startled by the announcement of the reclusive writer's follow-up to "To Kill a Mockingbird" were the people of Monroeville, Alabama.

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Breath of Fresh Air: Medicare to Cover Lung Cancer Screens

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 7:18pm
Medicare said Thursday it will pay for lung cancer screening for people at the highest risk.
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End of an Era: RadioShack Files for Bankruptcy

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:39pm
The struggling electronics retailer says it will sell up to 2,400 stores.

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Man Convicted of Sexually Assaulting Men He Met at Beer Pong

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:38pm
Police believe Joey Poindexter may have targeted young men at bars for the past 10 years.

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Third Trial Starts for NY Man Accused of Killing Wife on 9/11

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 6:28pm
Prosecutors have twice won convictions against the wealthy businessman, only to see the convictions overturned.

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Barber Gives 'Bad' Boys 'Benjamin Button' Cuts

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:51pm
Barber in Snellville, Ga., is getting attention after giving a 10-year-old boy an "old man" haircut as a method of discipline for bad behavior.

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ISIS Execution Could Bolster Fight Against Group

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:28pm
Jordan's King Abdullah II has pledged an "earth-shaking" response in retaliation for the terror group's execution of a captured fighter pilot.

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Bobbi Kristina Brown 'Is Not Brain Dead': Source

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 5:20pm
The 21-year-old daughter of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown has been in a medically induced coma since being found face down in a bathtub last week.

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Five Babies Infected in Chicago-Area Measles Cluster

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:57pm
Five babies under the age of 1 have been infected with measles in a cluster at a suburban Chicago daycare center, officials said Thursday.

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Bobby Brown Waits Outside Daughter's Hospital

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:57pm
Singer Bobby Brown and a group of other men wait outside the hospital where daughter Bobbi Kristina remains hospitalized after being found unconscious in a bathtub.
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Glam Rocker Gary Glitter Convicted of Indecent Assault

Thu, 02/05/2015 - 4:57pm
His "Rock and Roll Part 2" became an unmistakable, cheer-along stadium anthem in the United States.
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