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Obama announces new birth control fixes for religious groups

Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control... Read more »

Published 11 hours ago

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Huckabee: 'Stop the fight' over Common Core

Conservatives should "stop the fight" over Common Core and instead consider the benefits that the academic standards offer students in struggling schools, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee said... Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health... Read more »

Published 16 hours ago

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Nigeria confirms 2 new Ebola cases

Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola and died, Health... Read more »

Published 19 hours ago

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US diplomats barred from ice bucket challenge

The charity stunt has lured athletes, celebrities, politicians and rock stars and gone viral on the Internet, but don't look for U.S. diplomats to get in on the fun. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the aid group he was working for said. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts — in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Emmy hopefuls play the angles to nab trophies

If it walks like a drama and talks like a drama and yet calls itself a comedy, that's just fine with the Emmy Awards. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Aid group: US doctor who had Ebola has recovered

At least one of the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa has recovered and was to be discharged Thursday from an Atlanta hospital, a spokeswoman for the... Read more »

Published yesterday

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A tough label to chew on: What does ‘natural’ really mean?

When you buy a box of crackers labeled “natural,” do you just assume they’re organic? Don’t. When you choose an “all natural” chocolate syrup for your... Read more »

Published Aug. 21, 2014

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2 American Ebola patients released from hospital

After nearly three weeks of treatment, the two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, officials said Thursday. Read more »

Published Aug. 21, 2014

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WHO: West Africa Ebola death toll rises to 1,350

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that... Read more »

Published Aug. 20, 2014

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Jackie Chan expresses shame over son's drug arrest

Jackie Chan apologized to the public Wednesday over his son's detention on drug charges in Beijing, saying he's ashamed and saddened. Read more »

Published Aug. 20, 2014

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Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

Security forces blocked off a seaside slum in Liberia's capital Wednesday, stepping up the government's fight to stop the spread of Ebola, unnerving residents and reportedly sparking a protest. Read more »

Published Aug. 20, 2014

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Restaurants experimenting with pay-in-advance tickets

With restaurant patrons increasingly jumping on the Internet to make reservations, some high-end eateries here and across the country are adding a new tech wrinkle: having their clientele pay for... Read more »

Published Aug. 20, 2014

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MAC Commissioner: ESPN deal brings stability

Mid-American Conference Commissioner Jon Steinbrecher says the league's new 13-year media rights agreement with ESPN provides long-term stability to the conference at uncertain time for college athletics. Read more »

Published Aug. 19, 2014

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Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

Calling all London tourists: Peter Pan, Sherlock Holmes and Queen Victoria want to have a word with you. Read more »

Published Aug. 19, 2014

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Liberia: 3 receiving untested Ebola drug improving

Three Liberian health workers receiving an experimental drug to treat Ebola are showing signs of recovery, officials said Tuesday. Read more »

Published Aug. 19, 2014

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Want to increase attraction in your relationship? Talk about money

al planning may seem like an unlikely source of romance. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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100,000 elephants killed in Africa, study finds

Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, a huge spike in the continent's death rate of the world's largest mammals because of an increased demand for... Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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McDonald's confronts its junk food image

At a dinner McDonald's hosted for reporters and bloggers, waiters served cuisine prepared by celebrity chefs using ingredients from the chain's menu. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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Some who fled Liberia Ebola clinic re-hospitalized

Some of the people who fled an Ebola quarantine center in a Liberian slum when it was looted over the weekend are again under observation at a hospital Monday, a health official said. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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Middle-class shoppers more sensitive to back-to-school supply costs

The giant pencil cutouts screaming “One Big Sale Here” throughout the Target store are a dead giveaway: This is the country’s second-biggest shopping season. Read more »

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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