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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

The hunt for an Ebola vaccine will produce data soon about whether two experimental vaccines are safe and could lead to larger medical trials in West Africa by January, a top World Health... Read more »

Published 27 minutes ago

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the... Read more »

Published 30 minutes ago

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Nobel laureate to be honored in Philadelphia

When Malala Yousafzai visits Philadelphia to accept an award for her efforts to promote girls' education, she will do so as the world's youngest Nobel laureate. Read more »

Published 52 minutes ago

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America says no to cappuccino potato chips

America has rejected the idea of cappuccino-flavored Lay's potato chips. Read more »

Published 1 hour ago

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San Francisco radio stations ban hit song 'Royals' during World Series

The popular song "Royals" by New Zealand artist Lorde is getting caught up in the fervor over the upcoming World Series between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals. Read more »

Published 17 hours ago

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Renting a car? Using a debit card could damage credit score

Some customers prefer to use a debit card rather than a credit card to make purchases as a means of limiting debt and managing their finances. But the choice could backfire when it comes to renting... Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Family: Ebola nurse didn't ignore medical protocol

A Dallas nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus after flying to Cleveland and returning home did not ignore medical or government protocols related to the disease, her family said. Read more »

Published 21 hours ago

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Iran says number of foreign tourists surges

The number of foreigners visiting Iran jumped dramatically over the 12-month period ending in March, with 35 percent more tourists compared to the same period a year earlier, Iran's top tourism official said Saturday. Read more »

Published yesterday

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EU seeking to create $1.27 billion Ebola fund

European Union nations are working to reach 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid by the end of the week to fight Ebola in West Africa and are seeking a common approach to the crisis. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Kin: Nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying wouldn't knowingly expose anyone

The family of a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola after flying to Ohio and returning home says she wouldn't knowingly expose herself or anyone else. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Comedians honor Jay Leno with humor prize in DC

The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former "Tonight Show" host Sunday when he received the nation's top humor prize. Read more »

Published yesterday

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NYC to prepare workers for possible Ebola cases

New York City is offering specialized Ebola training to those who could be at the front lines if the deadly virus were found in the country's largest city. Read more »

Published yesterday

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World War II drama 'Fury' blasts 'Gone Girl' from top of box office

The bloody World War II drama "Fury" blew past "Gone Girl" at theaters this weekend. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Test shows Spain nursing assistant clear of Ebola

A Spanish nursing assistant appears to have recovered from the Ebola virus, authorities said Sunday, nearly two weeks after she became the first person infected outside West Africa in the current... Read more »

Published yesterday

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On the road to find peace — and the world's funniest person

It was last summer and Israeli-Palestinian tensions were at the highest they'd been in some time when Jamie Masada hit on a formula for world peace: Forget about guns and bombs, and just tell jokes... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Friends, family of Dallas Ebola patient reach milestone, set to emerge from monitoring

As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and fear that she too had contracted the disease while confined to a stranger's home... Read more »

Published yesterday

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3 Ohioans now quarantined after Ebola nurse visit; 153 people being monitored

Two more people have been quarantined in northeast Ohio following the visit by a Dallas nurse who tested positive for Ebola, raising the total to three following the issuance of new monitoring... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit

In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned from Zambia, an African nation far from the area hit by the disease. In... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Cruise ship docks with Ebola-watched health worker

A cruise ship carrying a Dallas health care worker who was being monitored for Ebola returned to port Sunday after an eventful seven-day trip in which passengers had their vacations briefly... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Rock star Steven Tyler encourages drug court graduates

Although he performed before a crowd of 20,000 a few nights ago, rock 'n' roll superstar Steven Tyler admitted to a touch of nerves as he addressed 11 Maui Drug Court graduates and their families... Read more »

Published yesterday

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New England raking in millions from leaf peepers

Money really does grow on trees in New England in the autumn — and all six states are raking it in. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

President Barack Obama delayed acting on immigration and an attorney general nomination this fall to dodge the politics of the midterm campaign season. But there was one topic he could not push... Read more »

Published yesterday

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Brad Pitt war film wraps up London Film Festival

Brad Pitt was bringing the London Film Festival to a storming conclusion Sunday with "Fury," David Ayer's mud- and blood-splattered tale of a tank crew in the closing days of World War II. Read more »

Published yesterday

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Cyanide homicide trial likely battle of experts

The upcoming homicide trial of a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher figures to be a battle of medical experts. Read more »

Published yesterday

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it... Read more »

Published Oct. 19, 2014

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