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Ebola Exposure: U.S. Health Worker Will Fly to Nebraska

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 1:28am
An American health worker who experienced a high-risk exposure to the Ebola virus in Sierra Leone is being sent to a U.S. hospital for observation.

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Heat and Smoke Delay Search of Burning Greek Ferry

Sun, 01/04/2015 - 12:14am
Searchers are trying to reach vehicle deck on the ferry, on which at least 11 people lost their lives, and hope more bodies are not found.

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In Wake of Police Shootings, Obama Speaks Bluntly About Race

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 11:39pm
President Barack Obama has spoken bluntly on the issue in the wake of a group of police killings of African-American men.

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Van Slips on Ice, Kills Driver in Pennsylvania

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 11:08pm
The driver tried to stop the van by running behind it as it slid in ice-covered Armstrong County, and the vehicle rolled over him Saturday.
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Twisters Hit Mississippi as Storms Sweep Through South

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 9:40pm
Two twisters were confirmed in Mississippi, one near where mobile homes were severely damaged in storms Saturday, and a big chill is ahead.

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Seven-Year-Old Plane Crash Survivor Lit Stick to Find Safety

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 8:29pm
Sailor Gutzler, using survival skills taught from her father, managed to light a stick from the burning plane and find her way to a home, family said.

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Cat Cafes Make Every Day Caturday

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 8:26pm
It's a purrfect place for cat lovers. This kitty cafe serves up snuggles.
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NYC Cat Cafe Makes Every Day Caturday

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 8:26pm
It's a purrfect place for cat lovers. This kitty café serves up snuggles.
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Cat Cafes Makes Every Day Caturday

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 8:26pm
It's a purrfect place for cat lovers. This kitty cafe serves up snuggles.
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Rescuers Free Woman Stuck in California Chimney

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 8:06pm
It took firefighters two hours to save a woman after she became stuck in a chimney above a 12-by-12 brick fireplace in Riverside County Saturday.
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Replica of Mythical Tomb of Osiris Unearthed in Egypt

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 7:29pm
A Spanish-Italian archaeological team says it has discovered an ancient Egyptian replica of the tomb associated with Osiris, the god of the dead.
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No Bail for Sex Assault Suspect Beaten Up by Nephew

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 7:15pm
William Mattson, 52, was beaten by his nephew during a New Year's party after he allegedly tried to assault the nephew's girlfriend, poilce said.

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Edward Brooke, First Black Elected U.S. Senator, Dies

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 6:55pm
Brooke, a liberal Republican who represented Massachusetts, was the first black person to win a popular election to the Senate.
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U.S. Army Vet Has Sex Reassignment Surgery at 74

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 6:43pm
U.S. Army veteran Denee Mallon was one of the first people to undergo sex reassignment surgery covered by Medicare at age 74.

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Another U.S. Navy Ship Joins Search for AirAsia Flight

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 6:16pm
The littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth joins the destroyer USS Sampson as searchers try and find the wreckage of the jet that had 162 on board.
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Winter Wallop: Storms Make Mess of Midwest, Northeast

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 6:08pm
Kansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan could see up to 3 inches of accumulation Saturday. The Northeast could see up to 6 inches.

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Greek Ferry Smolders: Search for Bodies Delayed

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 5:26pm
For a second day, fierce heat from a slow-burning blaze aboard the Norman Atlantic ferry kept investigators from searching for more bodies.

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Floating on Zero Gravity Day? Don't Get Fooled Again

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 2:40pm
Don't be misled by an old April Fool's prank that's making the rounds: There will not be a moment of worldwide weightlessness at 9:47 a.m. PT Jan. 4.

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Body Found in River Is Pennsylvania Student: Family

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 2:16pm
The parents of missing West Chester University student Shane Montgomery confirmed a body found is the 21-year-old Roxborough native.
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3-D Printed Candies: Coming to a Sweet Tooth Near You?

Sat, 01/03/2015 - 2:01pm
CNBC's Sara Eisen reports on efforts to get printed food out of the research lab, and into restaurants, stores, and consumers mouth's.
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