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Oil CEO Dies in a Moscow Plane Crash

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:09pm
The CEO of one the world's largest oil companies died in Moscow when his plane "collided with a snow-clearing machine," according to a spokesperson.

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Infection Protection: New Ebola Guidelines Stress Gear Ritual

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:41pm
The CDC issued new detailed guidelines Monday for health care workers who meet Ebola patients.

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Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against California Mayor's Wife

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:35pm
The brother of Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo has filed suit against Crespo's wife, who allegedly shot her husband dead during an argument.
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'We're a Family': Nurses at Ebola Hospital Break Silence

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 8:00pm
Three nurses from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and where two nurses contracted the virus spoke to reporters Monday.

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Pooch Perfect: Pilots Fly Rescue Dogs to 'Forever Homes'

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:55pm
An organization called "Pilots N Paws" coordinates pilots with shelters to bring dogs — and other animals — to safety.

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American Fights for Liberian Orphans Amid Own Ebola Scare

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:37pm
When Liberia closed schools to fight Ebola, Katie Meyler didn't go home to New Jersey: She raced to help children victimized twice by the epidemic.
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Alabama House Speaker Arrested on 23 Felony Charges

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 7:37pm
Mike Hubbard is accused of misusing his office as speaker and his previous post as chairman of the Alabama Republican Party.
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Brian Williams: Nine Female Justices Enough for Ginsburg

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 6:20pm
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg says she’s often asked how many female justices would be “enough” on the Supreme Court.
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Soccer Player Dies After Goal-Celebration Flip

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:59pm
Peter Biaksangzuala damaged his spinal cord while attempting to do a front-flip after scoring a goal for his club, Bethlehem Vengthlang FC.

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Human Brain Finds Fairness Naturally Rewarding: Study

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:57pm
New research shows that the same part of the brain that lights up when a person is rewarded for their work responds more when that award is fair.

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Hannah Graham Case Suspect Charged in Previous Sex Attack

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:17pm
The older assault has been linked by DNA to the 2009 murder of another college student.

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Apple's iOS 8.1 Is Out Now: Here's What's New

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 5:01pm
Apple launched iOS 8 with some major features absent. Now, with the official release of iOS 8.1, Apple is finally bringing these holdouts to mobile.
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Every Last Penny: The Booming Funeral Business

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:58pm
From the hearse to the casket, the average cost for a funeral can run up to eight thousand dollars. But a time of mourning doesn't have to be a time of spending, if you're careful.
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Another U.S. Ebola Patient Recovers at Emory

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:37pm
An American doctor infected with Ebola last month has gone quietly home after spending six weeks at Emory University’s special biocontainment unit.

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Imagine: New Tarantula Named After John Lennon

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:05pm
Researchers who discovered a new species of tarantula in Western Amazonia, Brazil, named it after one of their musical heroes.
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Watch Live: Nurses Speak at Dallas Ebola Hospital

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:05pm
Three nurses from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and where two nurses contracted the virus will speak to reporters Monday.

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Record Number of Asian American Candidates Run

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 4:03pm
More Asian American/Pacific Islanders are running in the midterm elections than ever before. Can their participation help drive voter turn out?

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Caught on Camera: Man Rescued From Inferno

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:57pm
Dramatic video shows an anonymous Good Samaritan carrying an elderly man from a burning home. KSEE's Jessica Porter reports.

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Keene's BearCat Remained Caged During Pumpkin Riots

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:56pm
Keene, New Hampshire, which bought an armored vehicle to protect against terrorist attacks, was the scene of drunken riots this weekend.
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In-Person Voter Fraud a 'Phantom Problem': Labor Sec.

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 3:46pm
Labor Secretary Tom Perez, considered a potential successor to Attorney General Eric Holder, who is stepping down, said voter fraud is not an issue.

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