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WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Read more »

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Jack Bruce, bassist of 60's band Cream, dies at 71

British musician Jack Bruce, best known as the bass player and vocalist of the power blues trio Cream, died Saturday at his home, his family and publicist said. He was 71. Read more »

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Herbie Hancock honored at jazz benefit concert at Apollo

Herbie Hancock enjoyed "A Great Night in Harlem" with a look to the past and the future as the legendary jazz pianist received a lifetime achievement award from the Jazz Foundation of America at a... Read more »

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Ebola-stricken doc in New York described as driven do-gooder

Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know... Read more »

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Sonar mapping shines new light on partially sunken USS Utah at Pearl Harbor

Above the water, the effects of 73 years on the partially sunken warship USS Utah are evident at its resting place just off Ford Island. Read more »

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Obama: Science, not fear, key to Ebola response

President Barack Obama says the U.S. must be guided by science — not fear — as it responds to Ebola. Read more »

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Ebola: More calls for travel bans or quarantines

The Ebola virus's arrival in New York City and yet another West African nation — Mali — renewed questions about whether stricter travel restrictions would help lock down the deadly... Read more »

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Ebola: New York had jump-start, Dallas had to learn fast

Talk about a tale of two cities: A Dallas hospital got a pop quiz in Ebola and made an early mistake. New York got a peek at the answer sheet and was better prepared at the start. Read more »

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TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family. Read more »

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Dallas nurse, now free of Ebola, receives thanks and hug from Obama

A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms. Read more »

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WHO: Toddler's bus ride into Mali put many at risk for Ebola

Many people in Mali are at high risk of catching Ebola because the toddler who brought the disease to the country was bleeding from her nose as she traveled on a bus from Guinea, the World Health... Read more »

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Ebola jitters for some — but not all — New Yorkers

Traveling into Manhattan by subway from Brooklyn on Friday, the day after a New York doctor was diagnosed with Ebola, Dennis Johnson and his fiancee, Lian Robinson, were trying to be sensible about... Read more »

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As Ebola reaches New York, what you need to know

Now that a doctor in New York has been diagnosed with Ebola, health officials are once again stressing that the virus poses little risk in the U.S. Read more »

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New York, New Jersey order Ebola quarantine for doctors, others

Alarmed by the case of an Ebola-infected New York doctor, the governors of New Jersey and New York on Friday ordered a mandatory, 21-day quarantine of all medical workers and other arriving airline... Read more »

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Aid group: Ebola contagion risk can't be zero

Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola's spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without Borders said Friday after one of its doctors caught the dreaded disease while... Read more »

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EU leaders produce more Ebola funding at summit

The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the... Read more »

Published Oct. 23, 2014

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

HealthCare.gov's new EZ application for coverage can't be used by legal immigrants or naturalized U.S. citizens, prompting concern that many Hispanics and Asians will go right back into long... Read more »

Published Oct. 23, 2014

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Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the hospital, with a more than 50 percent decline in visits to its... Read more »

Published Oct. 23, 2014

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Threat to break isolation in Liberia over food

Dozens of people quarantined for Ebola monitoring in western Liberia are threatening to break out of isolation because they have no food, the West African nation's state radio reported Thursday. Read more »

Published Oct. 23, 2014

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EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

The European Union on Thursday came up with another 24.4 million euros ($31 million) to fight Ebola, as the bloc's leaders pressed to create a 1 billion-euro ($1.26 billion) fund to fight the... Read more »

Published Oct. 23, 2014

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Fans go crackers for crazy Cheez-It creations

Chocolate-covered Cheez-Its, wedding cake Cheez-Its, even a Cheez-It cocktail... They're all out there. Ditto for Cheez-It jewelry and even Cheez-It tattoos (would that be Cheez-tats?). Read more »

Published Oct. 22, 2014

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US journalist recovers; Ebola 'czar' gets to work

A TV news cameraman treated for Ebola was ready to go home Wednesday, the fifth patient transported from West Africa to recover at a U.S. hospital, as President Barack Obama's new Ebola "czar" got... Read more »

Published Oct. 22, 2014

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Ebola airport checks expand; nurses get training

The federal government is closing a gap in Ebola screening at airports while states from New York to Texas to California work to get hospitals and nurses ready in case another patient turns up... Read more »

Published Oct. 22, 2014

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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 Oct. 21, 2014

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Ebola cases rise sharply in western Sierra Leone

After emerging months ago in eastern Sierra Leone, Ebola is now hitting the western edges of the country where the capital is located with dozens of people falling sick each day, the government said Tuesday. So many people are dying... Read more »

Published Oct. 21, 2014

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