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No Law Requires People to Tell Airlines They're Sick

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 5:12pm
It's "highly unlikely" that Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan would be prosecuted under U.S. law for not telling airlines he might be seriously ill.
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Teresa Giudice of 'Real Housewives' Gets 15 Months

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 5:06pm
Teresa and Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice are scheduled to be sentenced Thursday on conspiracy and bankruptcy fraud charges in federal court in Newark.
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Fighting Ebola 101: 6 Household Items That Can Protect You

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:26pm
Without enough haz-mat suits to go around, charities are shipping household items out to West Africa to protect people against transmission of the deadly virus.
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GM Recalls 117,651 Vehicles in North America

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 4:12pm
All are from model years 2013 or 2014 and includes certain models of Chevrolet Tahoes and Suburbans and Cadillac CTS and Escalades, among others.






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What's a 'Contact'? Your Guide to Ebola Jargon

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:57pm
Confused by all the Ebola jargon? We can help you out.






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Where It Started: Taxi Driver on Ebola Patient's Fateful Ride

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:45pm
A Liberian taxi driver told NBC News about the U.S. Ebola patient's taxi ride with a pregnant victim.
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Dracula's Dungeon Found in Turkey? Tale Gets Tangled

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:27pm
A report about the discovery of dungeons that once held the real-life "Dracula" has sparked a buzz on the Internet — plus follow-up questions.
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Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Faces Death Penalty

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:07pm
Alton Nolen is accused of beheading one co-worker with a vegetable knife and stabbing another one repeatedly after getting suspended from his job.






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Watch Live: Health Officials Discuss Texas Ebola Patient

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:45pm
Authorities in Dallas plan to update the public on the race to contain Ebola there.






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Coming Up: Health Officials Speak on Texas Ebola Patient

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:45pm
Authorities in Dallas plan to update the public on the race to contain Ebola there.






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Former Judge to Decide Ray Rice's Suspension Appeal

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:05pm
Former U.S. District Judge Barbara S. Jones has been appointed to preside over a hearing to decide whether Rice’s suspension should be overturned.






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Town Trustee Says Biracial Sperm-Mixup Tot Welcome

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:57pm
Jennifer Cramblett described Uniontown, Ohio, as "racially intolerant" in a lawsuit against the sperm bank that gave her vials from a black donor.






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Take Cover: 40 Million in the Path of Violent Storms

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:56pm
Some 40 million people mainly in the Midwest and parts of the South are facing flash floods, hail and even the possibility of tornadoes Thursday.






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Hong Kong Leader Won't Resign, Warns Protesters

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:55pm
The protests are the most serious challenge to Chinese authority in Hong Kong since China resumed control of it from Britain in 1997.






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Turkey OKs Larger Military Role in ISIS Fight

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:32pm
Parliament voted 298-98 in favor of the motion which sets the legal framework for any Turkish military involvement in Iraq or Syria.






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How Ebola Made Its Way to the United States

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:57pm
A timeline of how a man contracted Ebola and became the first case diagnosed in the United States.
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George W. Bush: My Brother Jeb 'Wants to Be President'

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:25pm
"He's a very thoughtful man and he's weighing his options," says the former president.






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Stormy Forecast Adds to Chicago Airport Woes

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:21pm
Nearly 450 flights were canceled Thursday morning at O'Hare International Airport and nearly 300 flights were canceled at Midway ahead of approaching storms in the Chicago area.






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Saudi Arabia Shows Off Anti-Terror Acrobatics

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:12pm
Saudi Arabia's military put on an acrobatic show of strength on Sunday as millions of Muslims began to arrive in Mecca for the annual hajj pilgrimage.






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