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Student evades monitors, spreads Ebola to Senegal

A university student infected with Ebola evaded health surveillance for weeks as he slipped into Senegal, carrying the deadly virus to a fifth West African nation showing how quarantines, border... Read more »

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Group trips across Grand Canyon will need permit

Groups of hikers and runners who want to do grueling excursions across the Grand Canyon will soon need a permit — a move officials say will cut back on overcrowding, litter and safety issues... Read more »

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It's about time the government recognize the realities of parenthood

In the least surprising news of the decade, government officials announced recently that it’s expensive to raise a kid. Read more »

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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt wed privately at chateau in France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in the French hamlet of Correns, a spokesman for the couple says. Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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UN: Ebola cases could eventually reach 20,000

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa eventually could exceed 20,000 cases, more than six times as many as are now known, the World Health Organization said Thursday. Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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Angelina Jolie, Brad Pitt wed in Chateau Miraval, France

Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt were married Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France, says a spokesman for the couple. Read more »

Published Aug. 28, 2014

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Fallon to lead honors as Leno wins top humor prize

Jimmy Fallon will lead top comedians in saluting his "Tonight Show" predecessor Jay Leno with the nation's top humor prize in October at the Kennedy Center in Washington. Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Keaton hailed in Venice Film Fest opener 'Birdman'

Well before the turn of the millennium, Michael Keaton was the first 21st-century superhero. Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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3 ways insurers can still avoid covering the sick

Insurers can no longer reject customers with expensive medical conditions thanks to the health care overhaul, but there's still wiggle room for them to discourage the sickest and costliest patients... Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Japan lab unable to replicate stem cell results

The Japanese laboratory that retracted a paper reporting a potentially major breakthrough in stem cell research said Wednesday its researchers have not managed to replicate the results. Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being evacuated to Europe. Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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3rd doctor dies from Ebola in Sierra Leone

A third top doctor has died from Ebola in Sierra Leone, a government official said Wednesday, as health workers tried to determine how a fourth scientist also contracted the disease before being... Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Video games come of age as spectator sport

Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play "Pac-Man." And for decades, kids have gathered in living rooms to marvel at how others... Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Final ruling issued against part of polygamy ban

A federal judge in Utah has issued a final ruling that strikes down parts of the state's anti-polygamy law in a lawsuit filed by the family that appears on the TV show "Sister Wives." Read more »

Published Aug. 27, 2014

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Ebola has 'upper hand,' says US official

Ebola still has the "upper hand" in the outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, but experts have the means to stop it, a top American health official said during a visit to... Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Report: No proof veterans died because of delays

The Veterans Affairs Department says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a... Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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UN health agency urges crackdown on e-cigarettes

Governments should have tougher rules for electronic cigarettes — banning their use indoors and putting them off limits for minors — until more evidence can be gathered about their... Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Ask Mr. Dad: Handling a child’s back-to-school anxieties

Dear Mr. Dad: School is starting and my 11-year-old daughter is pretty stressed out. Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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US health official: Ebola has 'upper hand'

The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it. Read more »

Published Aug. 26, 2014

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Miley Cyrus about VMA success: 'I'm in constant gratitude of life'

Miley Cyrus said when she stole the night at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, she didn't realize her impact and influence. Now, the singer says she wants to use her powers for good. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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VA says no proof delays in care caused vets to die

The Department of Veterans Affairs says investigators have found no proof that delays in care caused any deaths at a VA hospital in Phoenix, deflating an explosive allegation that helped expose a... Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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Miley Cyrus: 'I'm in constant gratitude of life'

Miley Cyrus said when she stole the night at last year's MTV Video Music Awards, she didn't realize her impact and influence. Now, the singer says she wants to use her powers for good. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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Liberia: Doctor given experimental Ebola drug dies

A Liberian doctor who received one of the last known doses of an experimental Ebola drug has died, officials said Monday, as Canada said it has yet to send out doses of a potential vaccine that the government is donating. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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Tribe's casino plan roils quaint Martha's Vineyard

On the western tip of Martha's Vineyard, bright clay cliffs and a red brick lighthouse draw visitors as they pile out of cars and tour buses and head up to this town's scenic overlook. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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Japan ready to offer flu drug for Ebola treatment

Japan said Monday it is ready to provide a Japanese-developed anti-influenza drug as a possible treatment for the rapidly expanding Ebola outbreak. Read more »

Published Aug. 25, 2014

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