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Better strategies sought to curb domestic violence

At a school football field near Pittsburgh, an assistant coach tackled a topic unrelated to the upcoming game. Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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US Hospital: Surgeon with Ebola 'extremely ill'

The Nebraska doctors treating a surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone say he is in extremely critical condition. Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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US to screen travelers from Mali for Ebola

Travelers from Mali will be subject to the same screening and monitoring that was ordered for people arriving from three other Ebola-affected countries, U.S. health officials said Sunday. Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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Heart stents may require longer blood thinner use

Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the one year doctors recommend now. A large study found that continuing for... Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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Hand transplant recovery sheds new light on touch

Recovery of feeling can gradually improve for years after a hand transplant, suggests a small study that points to changes in the brain, not just the new hand, as a reason. Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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'Dumb and Dumber To' tops box office with $38.1 million

Twenty years after the 1994 original, "Dumb and Dumber To" opened with $38.1 million at the weekend box office, according to studio estimates Sunday. The Universal sequel debuted almost exactly two... Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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Administration says HealthCare.gov working well

The Obama administration says the health care website is working well as a crucial second sign-up season for President Barack Obama's health overhaul gears up. Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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Mali on high alert with new Ebola cluster

It all started with a sick nurse, whose positive test for Ebola came only after her death. In a busy clinic that treats Mali's elite as well as wounded U.N. peacekeepers, who was the patient who... Read more »

Published Nov. 16, 2014

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Surgeon with Ebola arrives in US for treatment

A surgeon who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated. Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Health care push comes to bars, nail salons

The pitch for health care coverage is being made at nail salons, pizzerias, mosques — and even bars. Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Film Awards honor Oscar hopefuls; ratings dismal

About halfway through the first televised Hollywood Film Awards, Chris Rock took the stage to accept a trophy for his film "Top Five." ''Wow, do you feel the excitement in the room?" he asked... Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Amateurs learning how to clown around for Thanksgiving Day Parade

If you're going to be a clown in the Thanksgiving Day Parade, you can't just go out there and fool around. There are rules. Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Jennifer Aniston ready for a 3rd 'Horrible Bosses' movie

Jennifer Aniston said she pushed her sex-crazed dentist character as far as she could in in "Horrible Bosses 2," but she's willing to try again in a third installment. Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Hopes and fears as health law sign-up season opens

The second sign-up season under President Barack Obama's health overhaul opened Saturday, with hopes that this time consumers will have a positive experience. Read more »

Published Nov. 15, 2014

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Surgeon with Ebola coming to US for care

A surgeon working in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola and will be flown Saturday to the United States for treatment, officials from Sierra Leone and the United States said. Read more »

Published Nov. 14, 2014

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Challenge to Obamacare on contraceptives rejected

A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a challenge to Obamacare that would have enabled non-profit religious organizations to avoid government-approved contraception programs. Read more »

Published Nov. 14, 2014

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Awards season starts early with 1st televised show

For those who feel like Hollywood's awards season can't start soon enough, you're in luck. Read more »

Published Nov. 14, 2014

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Drug maker arrested in India sterilization deaths

Indian police have arrested the director of a drug manufacturing firm that allegedly supplied medication to women in a mass sterilization that left 13 dead, news reports said Friday. Read more »

Published Nov. 14, 2014

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Justice Clarence Thomas hints at court split on gay marriage review

Justice Clarence Thomas is suggesting that the Supreme Court was divided over whether to hear the gay marriage cases the justices rejected last month without comment. Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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USAID urges emergency funds for Ebola hot spots

A U.S. official estimates there are 3,000 active cases of Ebola in West Africa, many in small clusters dotted throughout the countryside that require a more rapid and flexible response. Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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LeBron: Health risks mean sons won't play football

LeBron James won't let his two sons play organized football because of the sport's health risks. Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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Liberia president to end Ebola state of emergency

Liberia's president said Thursday she is lifting a state of emergency imposed to control an Ebola outbreak that has ravaged the country but added that the move does not mean the outbreak is over. Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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Response to Ebola needs flexibility, experts say

Many beds are empty at newly opened Ebola treatment units in Liberia's urban centers because the outbreak is now flaring in more rural parts of the country. In Sierra Leone's capital, there aren't... Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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Small business insurance exchanges seek rebound

nrollment for the health overhaul's small business insurance exchanges fell far short of the 2 million workers who were expected to sign up this year. The shortfall calls into question the future... Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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Small business insurance exchanges seek rebound

Early enrollment for the health overhaul's small business insurance exchanges fell far short of the 2 million workers who were expected to sign up this year. The shortfall calls into question the... Read more »

Published Nov. 13, 2014

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