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How America is hurting itself

CNN: Top Stories - 10 hours 42 min ago
Despite the tireless efforts of many health professionals, progress against Ebola and other diseases has been slowed by federal budget cuts. To boost our efforts to prevent epidemics, federal investment in biomedical research should be revived.
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Watch Live: Parents of Michael Brown Speak

MSNBC: U.S. news - 10 hours 43 min ago
Rev. Al Sharpton and the parents of Michael Brown, Lesley McSpadden, and Michael Brown, Sr., speak to the press.
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What politicians want us to fear

CNN: Top Stories - 10 hours 44 min ago
Politicians in both parties might have seriously miscalculated. The election returns aren't in yet, so we can't know for sure. Still, if trends continue, this could turn out to be a bad year for fear.
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What does justice mean for Ferguson?

CNN: Top Stories - 10 hours 46 min ago
The Michael Brown case has great significance because it is yet another in a growing line of tragedies that further demand a conversation about our civil liberties within the criminal justice system.
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Fishy Outcome for Botched IPO by Chinese Firm

MSNBC: Business - 10 hours 46 min ago
Public offering gets suspended after company admitted in prospectus it was in no danger of being punished for exceed international tuna quotas.






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Rocket operator hit destruct button

CNN: U.S. - 10 hours 50 min ago
After it became apparent there was a problem with the launch of the NASA-contracted Antares rocket, the company that operated the flight hit the destruct button, a spokesman said Thursday.
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Pirate Bay Founder Jailed for Hacking Data

MSNBC: Tech & science - 10 hours 51 min ago
A Danish court on Friday sentenced the Swedish founder of file-sharing site The Pirate Bay to 3½ years in prison.






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Chewing fat on rubber-chicken circuit

CNN: Top Stories - 10 hours 53 min ago
Why did nearly 1,000 Iowans pay $100-a-pop to chew wilted salads and poke at dried-out chicken breast with a bunch of strangers inside a drafty conventional hall? Politics, of course.
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Mary Landrieu blames racism for Obama's unpopularity in Louisiana

CNN: Politics - 10 hours 56 min ago
Asked Thursday why President Barack Obama has a hard time in Louisiana -- where his approval rating hovers around 40% -- Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu said a big reason has to do with his race.
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Russia-Ukraine gas deal to keep Europe warm

CNN: Business - 10 hours 57 min ago
Russia and Ukraine's new energy deal ensures gas will flow freely to Europe just in time for winter.
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Power tweets picture of airport Ebola screening

CNN: Politics - 10 hours 57 min ago
As fear about the spread of Ebola continues, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power says she'll be following standard health protocol following her return from Africa.
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How McConnell would run the Senate

CNN: Politics - 10 hours 58 min ago
Mitch McConnell could soon get a taste of just how daunting it is to run the Senate after years of slamming Democrats for mismanaging the chamber.
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UVa-Wise to host Coffee Night Nov. 11

TriCities.com - 10 hours 58 min ago
his year's Coffee Night at UVa-Wise will feature Betsy Sholl, the former poet laureate of Maine.
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What is an enlarged heart?

FOX News: Health - 10 hours 59 min ago
My dad's doctor told him he has an enlarged heart at his last appointment. What does that mean? 

 

Categories: FOX News

First college game is dying player's last

CNN: U.S. - 11 hours 34 sec ago
The NCAA moved up opening day so a player with terminal brain cancer can realize her dream of playing college basketball.
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How Jorge won lottery twice

FOX News: Top Stories - 11 hours 49 sec ago
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See Frein outside courthouse

CNN: Top Stories - 11 hours 2 min ago
Eric Frein, who is accused of killing a state trooper, has been captured and is making his first court appearance.
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Halloween buy-back program aims to cut down on cavities, help troops overseas

FOX News: Health - 11 hours 5 min ago
As pint-sized ghosts, goblins and the latest Pixar characters dash through neighborhoods on Halloween night collecting pounds of candy, dentists are gearing up to cash in – but not in the way you might expect.
Categories: FOX News

Recycle e-waste, shred documents, donate used clothing in Abingdon

TriCities.com - 11 hours 5 min ago
Sustain Abingdon will host a recycling day next month in the parking lot of the Abingdon Police Department.
Categories: TriCities.com

Republican holds momentum in Arkansas Senate race, Dem acknowledges Obama a 'drag'

FOX News: Politics - 11 hours 10 min ago
The work Rep. Tom Cotton has done since he declared he would challenge incumbent Democratic Sen. Mark Pryor has him going into Election Day with a head of steam.
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