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Fever Rising: U.S. Airports to Screen for Ebola

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:15pm
Passengers arriving in Atlanta, New York, Washington and Chicago will have their temperature taken and fill out questionnaires.






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What Will Happen to Texas Ebola Victim's Body?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:44pm
Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday.






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As ISIS Storms Syrian City, U.S. Focuses On Bigger Fight

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:34pm
John Kerry said that “as horrific as it is to watch in real time what's happening in Kobani, its also important to remember you have to step back."
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Pope Francis Encourages Sex Talk at the Vatican

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:34pm
Pope Francis has convened a high-level meeting to review the church's policies on marriage and the family, with surprising results.






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Online Dating Hookup Ends in Home Invasion: Cops

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:05pm
A Connecticut man was attacked and robbed at his apartment — and police said a woman the victim met through an online dating Web site was involved.






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What Midterms? Americans Focused on Ebola, ISIS

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:57pm
Only 15 percent of Americans say they’re following election news “very closely,” and nearly one-in-four saying they’re not paying attention at all.






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Share Your Artificial Turf Stories With Us

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:27pm
Do you or your kids play on synthetic turf fields made of recycled tires? If so, share your experience and any health concerns you may have.
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Bill Clinton Careful to Remain Mum on Hillary in 2016

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:23pm
Former President Bill Clinton acknowledged Wednesday that his wife's possible presidential run has somewhat censored the normally candid politician.
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Vikings Star's Child-Abuse Trial Set for December

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:19pm
Adrian Peterson is charged with whipping his young son with a tree branch.






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Justice Kennedy Puts Hold on Idaho Gay Marriage Ruling

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:07pm
Kennedy granted a request from state officials to put a temporary hold on the appeals court ruling that struck down Idaho's ban on same-sex marriage.
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Okinawa Tragedy: Third Dead U.S. Airman Pulled From Sea

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:58am
The body of the third U.S. airman swept away while taking photos of Typhoon Phanfone was recovered on Wednesday, the U.S. Air Force said.
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Gift of Life? Brantly Gives Blood to NBC News Freelancer

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:53am
Ashoka Mukpo’s family told NBC News on Wednesday that Dr. Kent Brantly was contacted after officials realized their blood types matched.






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U.S. Air Force Pilot Ejects as F-15 Crashes in England

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:49am
A U.S. Air Force F-15 fighter jet crashed during a training exercise in England Thursday but the pilot ejected safely, defense officials said.
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Body of Pilot Who Died in Yosemite Fire to Be Recovered

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:35am
The body of a pilot who died fighting a fire in Yosemite National Park will be recovered Wednesday morning, Cal Fire said at a news conference.






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Two NY Cops Charged With Sex Assault at Casino

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:23am
An officer with the NYPD and a New York State Trooper are facing multiple charges after an investigation into the April 2014 sexual assault.
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Ebola Claims First Victim in the U.S., Hospital Confirms

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:18am
Dallas Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan has died, the Dallas hospital reports.
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'We Need to Be Persistent': Hong Kong Protest Leader

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:14am
A student leader who helped spark Hong Kong's demonstrations has promised a long-term fight against Beijing despite a drop-off in protester numbers.
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Eerie Blood Moon Dazzles Lucky Viewers

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:08am
The full moon turned red for half of the world during Wednesday's lunar eclipse.
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Ebola Epidemic Could Cost Africa More Than $30B

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:00am
World Bank says the economic impact in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone was already serious and would grow if the disease spreads.
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Tourist Spends 20 Days in Moroccan Jail for Being Gay

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:27am
British tourist Ray Cole told of his “horrendous” ordeal after spending 20 days in jail in Morocco for being gay.
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