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Hagel approves 21-day quarantine for troops returning from Ebola response

Hagel approved a quarantine for troops returning from Ebola response missions.

Ebola: Danger in Sierra Leone, progress in Liberia

Liberia is making some progress in containing the Ebola outbreak while the crisis in Sierra Leone is going to get worse, the top anti-Ebola officials in the two countries said. Read more »

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Photo gallery: A look back at the Rumble in the Jungle

It was 40 years ago that two men met just before dawn on Oct. 30, 1974, to earn $5 million in the Rumble in the Jungle. In one of boxing's most memorable moments, Muhammad Ali stopped the... Read more »

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DeseretNews National wins a 2014 EPPY Award

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Deseretnews.com has been recognized as one of the best media-affiliated websites in the United States. Read more »

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Sri Lanka says no hope finding mudslide survivors

Hundreds of desperate Sri Lankan villagers clawed through the wreckage of a deadly landslide Thursday, defying police orders after a top disaster official said there was no chance of finding more... Read more »

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Gunfire, arrests erupt as Giants fans revel in win

The celebration in San Francisco's streets over the Giants' World Series victory turned raucous and violent in some areas with people injured by gunfire, officers hurt by bottles thrown by... Read more »

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New dynasty: Giants capture 3rd title in 5 years

Bruce Bochy is crazy superstitious. It's a little-known fact about the unflappable San Francisco Giants manager. Read more »

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Protesters storm Burkina Faso parliament, set fire

Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, forcing the government to cancel a vote to allow the president to seek another term next year. Read more »

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Israeli police kill suspected Palestinian shooter

Israeli police on Thursday shot and killed a Palestinian man suspected of trying to kill a hard-line Jewish activist in Jerusalem, an incident that quickly sparked clashes between masked stone... Read more »

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Reporter's family urges Iran to release him

The family of an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post who has been jailed in Iran since July is urging authorities to release him, saying on Thursday that his continued... Read more »

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New York, New Jersey ponder Sandy 2 years later

Officials and residents in towns throughout coastal areas of New York and New Jersey are taking stock of the recovery from Superstorm Sandy on the second anniversary of the storm. Read more »

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This week in history: McClellan becomes the Army's commanding general

On Nov. 1, 1861, Abraham Lincoln appointed George B. McClellan to the post of commanding general of the United States Army. A first-rate organizer, McClellan proved to be far from a great commander. Read more »

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Paul: GOP must improve appeal in hard-hit cities

Prospective 2016 presidential candidate and Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul said Wednesday that his Republican Party must change and do a better job of appealing to residents of hard-hit cities like Detroit. Read more »

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Utah humanitarian aid worker returns from Ebola-stricken Liberia

The Utah Department of Health is monitoring a second Utahn who has returned from a country in West Africa where Ebola is spreading. Read more »

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NFL-backed study: $255M boost to UK from franchise

An NFL franchise in London could generate more than $250 million a year for Britain, according to a study released Wednesday. Read more »

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Obama on Ebola fight: US can't seal itself off

President Barack Obama says the United States can't hermetically seal itself off from the world in the fight against Ebola. Read more »

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Internet experts: ‘Widespread harm’ likely from cyber attack in next decade

Be afraid of potentially devastating cyber attacks, and be better prepared to guard against them. But also be wary of the risks — especially to privacy — that accompany a growing focus... Read more »

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Army blows up houses, Egyptians evacuate near Gaza

With dynamite and bulldozers, Egypt's army demolished dozens of homes along its border with the Gaza Strip on Wednesday, after the military ordered residents out to make way for a planned buffer... Read more »

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Friends remember Ben Bradlee as lion of journalism

Ben Bradlee, the longtime executive editor of The Washington Post during some of its proudest moments, was remembered as a "journalistic warrior" Wednesday during his funeral at Washington National... Read more »

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Holder: Ferguson police need 'wholesale change'

Attorney General Eric Holder says it's clear that there's a need for "wholesale change" in the Ferguson, Missouri, police department. Read more »

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WHO: Ebola decline in Liberia could be real trend

The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, but the epidemic is far from over. Read more »

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Man let go in courthouse shooting because of alibi

The man once identified as the suspected gunman in a courthouse shooting in North Carolina had a credible alibi that led to his release, the police chief said Wednesday as investigators sought a... Read more »

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A place with a view: Inside NYC's tallest apartment

If you're looking for a place with a view, this New York City building might be the place for you — but you will need deep pockets. Read more »

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Child rape suspect caught in NY after month on lam

A Massachusetts child rape suspect who authorities say cut off a court-ordered GPS monitoring device and went on a cross-country crime spree has been captured in New York after more than a month on... Read more »

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NY police investigate woman's killing, train death

Police on Wednesday were investigating a possible connection between a woman who was found dead in the street outside an apartment building and a man who was fatally struck by a train nearby. Read more »

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Elton John at AIDS event: Pope Francis is my hero

Elton John has called Pope Francis "my hero" for his compassion and push to accept gays in the Catholic church, at his annual AIDS benefit. Read more »

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