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CDC Releases Revised Ebola Gear Guidelines
ATLANTA — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.Officia...
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Police report possible new sighting of ambush suspect Eric Frein
A Pennsylvania law enforcement official reported a possible sighting of ambush suspect Eric Frein Monday, prompting an extensive and ultimately unsuccessful ...
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Met Opera premiere of controversial 'Death of Klinghoffer' gets standing ovation
The Metropolitan Opera premiere of "The Death of Klinghoffer", a show that dramatizes a 1985 terror attack on a cruise ship and critics say glamorizes Palest...
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Missouri state senator arrested in Ferguson
Police said Jamilah Nasheed was standing in the street, blocking traffic.        
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Obama giftwraps another sound bite for Republicans
A couple weeks ago, President Obama declared that, while he wasn't on the Nov. 4 ballot, his policies were. And just about every GOP candidate in a red or sw...
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Sex offender suspected in 7 Indiana murders. More victims are possible.
GARY, Ind. ? Police investigating the slayings of seven northwestern Indiana women whose bodies were found over the weekend said Monday they believe it is th...
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New Satellite Images Show Dramatically Changed Landscape in Battle for Kobani
A new series of satellite images of the northern Syrian town of Kobani before and after Islamic State (ISIS) militants moved into the town shows the massive ...
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CDC issues formal guidelines giving workers more protection against Ebola
Federal health officials Monday tightened infection-control guidelines for health-care workers caring for Ebola patients, explicitly recommending that no ski...
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Vice President Biden Touts Plan to Improve NYC's 'Third-World' Airports
NEW YORK — Vice President Joe Biden, who infamously dubbed New York City's outdated LaGuardia Airport "a third-world country," joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo...
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How Nigeria and Senegal Halted Ebola When Other Countries Failed
On July 20, the Ebola outbreak that had been simmering in West Africa for months, growing more out of control by the day, arrived in Nigeria, Africa's most p...
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Ferguson protesters wield pumpkins to make a point: ‘We have pumpkins. We are not armed.’
You may already know about how the Keene Pumpkin Festival in New Hampshire turned violent over the weekend, withinjuries and at least 14 arrests. And you may...
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Monica Lewinsky: 'I Was Periodically Suicidal'
Monica Lewinsky made her first public appearance in over 10 years at the Forbes Under 30 Summit on Monday, speaking out against the "reputation-shredding pow...
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Teacher who flew to Dallas for Common Core seminar put on leave out of Ebola fear
Ebola hysteria in the United States just keeps growing, with the latest evidence the case of a Maine teacher who flew to Dallas to attend an educational conf...
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How Jimi Hendrix stopped being black
Two weeks after closing Woodstock with his reinvention of "The Star Spangled Banner," Jimi Hendrix decided to offer a free concert for a group he called "my ...
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Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its mission a mystery
Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details ...
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Thousands of federal workers on extended paid leave
Tens of thousands of federal workers are being kept on paid leave for at least a month ? and often for longer stretches that can reach a year or more ? while...
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Washington is the best city to visit in 2015, according to Lonely Planet. Wait, what?
Congratulations to Washington, D.C., picked by "esteemed international guidebook publisher" Lonely Planet (its description) as the "world's best city to visi...
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We need to talk about pumpkin-related violence in this country
Were you in Keene over the weekend? In case you haven?t heard of it, Keene is a small city in New Hampshire with about 22,000 residents. (Keene ?is a GREAT p...
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Compassion urged as 43 in Dallas end Ebola monitoring
A 21-day monitoring period ends for dozens of people who had close contact with Ebola patient.        
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Look up! Orionid meteor shower coming the next 2 nights
There could be as many as 25 meteors per hour.        
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China Intercepts iCloud Logins in Apparent Attempt to Steal Passwords
Chinese authorities are attacking users who are connecting to Apple's iCloud website in what appears to be a surveillance push to steal users' login credenti...
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World's Oceans Set All-Time Heat Record for Third Time This Year
For the third month this year, the world's oceans set a record for the warmest they have ever been since at least 1880, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...
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True Player Ruth Bader Ginsburg Loves 'Notorious RBG' Meme
In non-Taylor Swift-related, Tumblr-inspired shirt news, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg loves the Notorious RBG T-shirt. She also claims to own a ...
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1,000 will be summoned to seat Boston bombing jury
Dzhokhar Tsarnaev faces trial Jan. 5, accused in the 2013 bombings that killed three.        
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Indiana man held after bodies of seven women found
It started with one body at a motel in Hammond, Indiana.
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Monica Lewinsky Joins Twitter
Monica Lewinsky joined Twitter on Monday.The former White House intern of blue dress fame kicked off her tweets with the simple message "#HereWeGo." Within t...