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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:26am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:23am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 9:20am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:54am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:22am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:08am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 8:03am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:58am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:53am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:50am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 7:20am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 6:35am
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

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:21am
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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Chuck Todd: Takeaways From 'Meet the Voters' in Iowa

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:15am
The party that wins the wildly close Senate race here will very likely control the chamber next year.






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Should We Go Home? Hong Kong Protesters Plan Vote

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:07am
Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong plan to hold a spot referendum Sunday on whether to stay in the streets or accept offers for more talks.
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Don't Panic: Why Ebola Won't Become an Epidemic in NYC

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 5:00am
A New Yorker has Ebola, but the city's in no danger -- and here's why not.






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'Epidemic of Fear': Shrugs, Jitters at NYC Ebola Case

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:50am
Reaction to the news that a doctor tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus in New York was met with indifference to wariness over subway commutes.






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Trapped Again: Yazidis Fear New ISIS Onslaught in Iraq

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:50am
“The situation is really bad, and it’s worsening by the minute,” one fighter said.






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$50,000 Reward to Find Killer of Girl Shot Outside Home

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:30am
A more than $50,000 reward was offered Thursday to find the killer of a 9-year-old girl who was playing with her friends in front of her family's Anaheim home when she was fatally shot.






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Girl, 4, Found Dead at NYC Homeless Shelter: Cops

Fri, 10/24/2014 - 4:24am
A 4-year-old girl was found dead at a Queens homeless shelter and authorities are classifying her death as "suspicious," police say.






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