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Obama: We Can't Give In to Ebola 'Hysteria'

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 7:05am
Obama, in his weekly address, made clear that he is not leaning toward travel bans from Ebola-ravaged countries.

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Troops Ramp Up Search for 40 Missing Trekkers

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 5:29am
Nepali troops searched rugged snow-covered Himalayan terrain in their most intensive effort to find any remaining survivors of a blizzard that killed 30 people and injured 175.

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San Diego State Student Dies After Contracting Meningitis

Sat, 10/18/2014 - 12:18am
San Diego State University is mourning the loss of 18-year-old freshman Sara Stelzer, who officials say died after contracting meningococcal disease.

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Lights Out: Hurricane Knocks Out Power in Bermuda

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:56pm
The powerful Category 3 storm was lashing the British territory with fierce wind and rough surf that could raise coastal seas as much as 10 feet.

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Obama Sends Aide to Texas to Help With Ebola Response

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 10:34pm
President Obama and Texas Governor Rick Perry late Friday named three officials who will help coordinate the response to Ebola in Dallas.
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Two Bikers Die in 30-Foot Plunge Off NYC Expressway

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:58pm
Motorcyclist Jose Chevere and passenger Jalissa Otero were killed after they struck a concrete barrier and were thrown off the Gowanus Expressway.
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'We Fell Short,' Texas Ebola Hospital Executive Says

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:24pm
An executive of the hospital where the first U.S. Ebola death occurred describes the initial response and staffers' morale since two nurses fell sick.
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Ebola in America: Who's Being Watched Most Closely

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:13pm
A look at who’s being watched most closely after Ebola found its way to the United States.

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Is San Francisco Ready for Another Big Quake?

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 9:02pm
The 6.9-magnitude Loma Prieta quake killed 63 people and injured 3,000 when it struck the Bay Area 25 years ago, but a bigger one could be on the way.

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Declined: Obama Says His Credit Card Was Denied in NYC

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 7:58pm
Not even the president of the United States is immune to the embarrassment of a declined credit card, apparently.

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Coroner Confirms Body Found Is Actress Misty Upham

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:52pm
The King County Medical Examiner's Office said "August: Osage County" actress Misty Upham died Oct. 5, 11 days before she was found in Auburn, Wash.
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This Week in Schadenfreude: All Governors Edition

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:49pm
It's a special This Week in Schadenfreude featuring Governors Nikki Haley, Rick Scott and Scott Walker.
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First Lady Picks Up Tab After Obama's Credit Card Denied

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 6:42pm
The president was out to dinner with the First Lady when he had to tell the waitress, 'No I really think...I've been paying my bills.'
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Florida Dad Fatally Shoots 2 Kids, Then Himself

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:56pm
David Mohney, 52, shot dead his 11-year-old son, 14-year-old daughter and wounded another daughter before turning the gun on himself, authorities say.

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U.S. Airstrikes Hit ISIS in Key Syrian City

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 5:53pm
U.S. fighter aircraft launched seven airstrikes against ISIS in Syria, and its allies struck militant targets in Iraq, the U.S. military said Friday.
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Eagle Scout Wrongly Arrested for Sex Crime Gets $175,000

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 4:15pm
An Eagle Scout's two and a half year struggle to regain his good name has ended with police acknowledging his innocence.

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Midterm Madness: Ask Chuck Todd Questions on Facebook

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:53pm
The moderator of "Meet the Press" is doing a Q&A.

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Virologist Who Co-Discovered Ebola: Crisis Was 'Avoidable'

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:51pm
The virologist who co-discovered the Ebola virus nearly 40 years ago says the international response to the ongoing outbreak was too slow.
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Ebola Fear Factor: Why America Needs a Viral Reality Check

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:30pm
Stores shuttered and schools closed, yet Ebola's not really spreading here. Why all the fear?

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MMA Fighter War Machine Attempts Suicide in Jail

Fri, 10/17/2014 - 3:28pm
Jonathan Koppenhaver is charged with domestic battery and attempted murder for attacking adult entertainer, Christy Mack, and a man in her home.

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