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Ebola Victim Nina Pham Speaks From Hospital

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 10:28pm
Texas nurse Nina Pham was in good spirits as she prepared for her trip to the National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland.






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Obama: Ebola Czar 'May Make Sense'

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:45pm
The president said a travel ban to the West African nations hardest-hit by Ebola would result in travelers lying about where they've been.






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Joan Rivers Died From 'Therapeutic Complication'

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:17pm
Joan Rivers died from brain damage due to lack of oxygen during a medical exam, a “predictable complication,” officials say.






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Obama Addresses Ebola Travel Ban

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:16pm
From the Oval Office, President Obama talks about the importance of confront Ebola at the source in Africa and explains why he is not implementing a travel ban.
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Joe Biden's Son Hunter Kicked Out of Navy for Cocaine

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:14pm
Vice President Joe Biden's son washed out of the Navy Reserve earlier because he tested positive for drugs , it was revealed on Thursday.
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Joe Biden's Son Hunter Kicked Out of Navy for Drug Use

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:14pm
Vice President Joe Biden's son washed out of the Navy Reserve earlier because he tested positive for drugs , it was revealed on Thursday.






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Tulane Looking for Rapid Ebola Test

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 8:07pm
Researchers at Tulane University are working to develop a blood test that could detect the Ebola virus in a matter of minutes. WDSU's Gina Swanson reports.
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Obama Authorizes National Guard, Reserves for Ebola Fight

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:46pm
Sources said eight engineers and logistical specialists from the National Guard would probably be included in the first deployment.






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Body Found in Search for Actress Misty Upham

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:21pm
A family member discovered a body in Washington state Thursday which may be that of missing actress Misty Upham, police said.






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Teen Gets 7 Years for Setting Student's Skirt on Fire

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:02pm
Richard Thomas set a gender non-conforming student's skirt on fire last year, causing severe burns, but the victim's family disagreed with jail time.
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Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Hot Seat Over Ebola Response

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:29pm
Brianna Aguirre, a nurse at Texas Presbyterian, is speaking out about how the hospital handled the treatment of Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan.
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Obama Authorizes Call-Up of National Guard to Fight Ebola

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:28pm
President Obama signed an executive order authorizing the Pentagon to call up the National Guard to help combat the spread of Ebola in West Africa.
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Frontier Airlines Contacts Passengers on Ebola Patient's Flight

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:26pm
Experts say it is highly unlikely that Amber Vinson, the second nurse infected with Ebola in Dallas, was contagious on the plane.
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Florida Governor Race Begins With Fight Over Charlie Crist's Fan

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:25pm
In one of the strangest debate moments in modern politics, Florida Gov. Rick Scott initially refused to come onstage because of a small electric fan.
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Workers Walk the World's Tallest Arch on Ropes

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:24pm
There's only one way to check up on the condition of Missouri's Gateway Arch, the tallest man-made monument in the Western hemisphere.
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Brian Williams: Sphinx of 'Ten Commandments' Found in Cali

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:23pm
Archaeologists in a California desert have dug up a giant plaster sphinx from the set of Cecil B. DeMille’s 1923 film, "The Ten Commandments."
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Baby Bear Reunites With Mom After Getting Stuck in Trash Bin

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:22pm
A bear cub that got stuck in a Pasadena trash bin is safe thanks to a few human helpers.
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City Postpones Trick-or-Treating to All Saints Day

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:46pm
A New Mexico town postpones trick-or-treating so it won't interfere with a high school football game being played Halloween night. KOB's Lauren Hansard reports.






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Ebola Nurse May Have Been Sick Earlier Than Thought

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:33pm
Federal health officials are now tracking passengers who were on the plane Ebola-infected nurse Amber Vinson took from Dallas to Ohio on Oct. 10.






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Accused White House Intruder Hit With New Charges

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:08pm
A federal grand jury returned an indictment Thursday against a man who allegedly entered the White House Sept. 19, adding two more counts.
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