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Film academy hosts 1st exhibit in new museum site

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is holding its first exhibit in the space that will become Hollywood's premier museum devoted to the movies. Read more »

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Olympian Michael Phelps arrested on DUI charge

Authorities say Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has been arrested on a DUI charge in Maryland. Read more »

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Colorado high court considers pot firing case

Pot may be legal in Colorado, but you can still be fired for using it. Read more »

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UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in Ghana

The U.N. mission to combat Ebola opened its headquarters on Monday in Ghana, where it will coordinate aid for the accelerating West African crisis. Read more »

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Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry

It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse,... Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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Pilots end strike at Air France after 14 days

Air France's leading pilots union on Sunday announced an end to a 14-day strike that grounded roughly half of the airline's flights, stranded passengers worldwide and led to stern shows of... Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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Ebola clinics fill up as Liberia awaits aid

Fourteen-year-old D.J. Mulbah set off at dawn with his mother and grandmother in desperate pursuit of a coveted bed at the Ebola clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Liberia's capital. Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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National Institutes of Health to treat US doctor exposed to Ebola virus

The National Institutes of Health is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone. Read more »

Published Sept. 28, 2014

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After sabotage, air travel system slowly recovers

The nation's air travel system is beginning a slow recovery after an alleged act of employee sabotage at a control center brought Chicago's two international airports to a halt. Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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George Clooney marries human rights lawyer in Venice

George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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Liberia: Top doctor goes under Ebola quarantine

Liberia's chief medical officer is placing herself under quarantine for 21 days after her office assistant died of Ebola. Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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New mosquito-borne virus spreads in Latin America

An excruciating mosquito-borne illness that arrived less than a year ago in the Americas is raging across the region, leaping from the Caribbean to the Central and South American mainland, and... Read more »

Published Sept. 27, 2014

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Liberians allowed to stay in US amid Ebola crisis

President Barack Obama's administration won't deport Liberian immigrants from Rhode Island and other states back to the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa for at least two more years. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Virus probed in paralysis cases in 9 Colorado kids

Health officials are investigating nine cases of muscle weakness or paralysis in Colorado children and whether the culprit might be a virus causing severe respiratory illness across the country. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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George Clooney, fiancee arrive in Venice for wedding

George Clooney vowed he would never marry again, giving hope to millions of women that they one day might get their chance at romance with Hollywood's most eligible bachelor. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Eradicating potato pest is tough going in Idaho

A team of scientists at the University of Idaho is trying to find a way to stop a microscopic parasite that damages potato crops and has now infested 2,400 acres in southeastern Idaho. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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California cities crack down on ride-sharing firms

Ride-sharing companies Uber, Lyft and Sidecar are being threatened with legal action in San Francisco and Los Angeles over how they screen drivers and charge passengers, along with other business... Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Original stars to return to 'Chicago' as it becomes 2nd longest-running show in Broadway history

Look closely and you'll see some familiar faces at the Nov. 23 performance of "Chicago." Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Republicans rallying behind religious liberty

Prospective Republican presidential candidates are promoting religious liberty at home and abroad at a gathering of evangelical conservatives, rebuking an unpopular President Barack Obama while skirting divisive social issues that... Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Constant phone calls allowed on European flights

European skies may soon be alive with the sound of small talk with new safety rules allowing the use of all portable electronics, including cell phones, at any time during flights. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Celebrated Manet portrait headed to NYC auction

A celebrated portrait by Edouard Manet of a Parisian actress in a fancy dress and bonnet is heading to auction and could set a record for the artist. Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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WHO: 1000s of Ebola vaccine doses in coming months

Thousands of doses of experimental Ebola vaccines should be available in the coming months and could eventually be given to health care workers and other people at high risk of the deadly disease,... Read more »

Published Sept. 26, 2014

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Congress releases war funds to fight Ebola

Top lawmakers in Congress have approved the use of leftover Afghanistan war money to fight Ebola in West Africa. Read more »

Published Sept. 25, 2014

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9/11 illness kills 3 retired firefighters in 1 day

Three retired firefighters who worked at ground zero have died on the same day from 9/11-related illnesses, fire officials said Thursday. Read more »

Published Sept. 25, 2014

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3rd US Ebola patient released from hospital

The third American aid worker who contracted Ebola in Africa was released Thursday from a Nebraska hospital. Read more »

Published Sept. 25, 2014

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