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WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

WHO: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses ready in 2015

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines could be ready for use in 2015 and five …

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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

NEW YORK (AP) — Officials tried to tamp down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of peo…

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Lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola

Lawmaker: New case raises questions on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — The new case of Ebola diagnosed in New York City has raised "even more questions about procedures in treating patients and r…

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Pakistan detects more polio cases on awareness day

ISLAMABAD (AP) — The World Health Organization said Friday that three more polio cases have surfaced in Pakistan, bringing the number of new c…

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Aid group: Ebola contagion risk can't be zero

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola's spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without…

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Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still domi…

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Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's ord…

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Cameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight

Cameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.2…

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UK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor

PRAGUE (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor.

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's f…

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Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, …

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Aid group: Ebola contagion risk can't be zero

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Despite stringent infection-control measures, the risk of Ebola's spread cannot be entirely eliminated, Doctors Without…

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Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

Cloning whistleblower: Little changed in S. Korea

CHUNCHEON, South Korea (AP) — The whistleblower who exposed breakthrough cloning research as a devastating fake says South Korea is still domi…

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Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

Beds at Ebola treatment units empty in Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Even as Liberians fall ill and die of Ebola, many beds in treatment centers are empty because of the government's ord…

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Cameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight

Cameron: EU secures $1.25 billion for Ebola fight

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron says that the European Union and its 28 member nations have secured 1 billion euros ($1.2…

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UK boy finishes proton therapy in Prague for tumor

PRAGUE (AP) — A clinic in Prague says British boy Ashya King has completed his proton beam therapy treatment for a life-threatening brain tumor.

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft on Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's f…

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High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

High court to hear Medicaid arguments at UA

Nov. 6 session will be at the College of Law. Seating is limited.

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Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles

DALLAS (AP) — In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, …

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NY doctor back from Guinea has Ebola, 1st in city

NEW YORK (AP) — An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive fo…

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Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case.

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CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams

NEW YORK (AP) — The government's new federal Ebola response squads were getting their first test Thursday, dispatched to New York to help care…

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China launches experimental moon orbiter

BEIJING (AP) — China launched an experimental spacecraft Friday to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country's firs…

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Ebola: How it spreads

Some facts about how Ebola spreads:

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Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear.

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EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

EU leaders seek more Ebola funding at summit

BRUSSELS (AP) — Britain pledged an additional 100 million euro ($126 million) to fight Ebola and Prime Minister David Cameron called on the ot…

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1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

1st Ebola case in W. African nation of Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali reported its first case of Ebola late Thursday, marking a major setback for West African efforts to contain the deadl…

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Paintings on natural features in national parks spark furor

Paintings on natural features in national parks spark furor

SALT LAKE CITY — A series of colorful, eerie faces painted on rocks in some of the West’s most pristine, well-known national parks has sparked…

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Obama looks to inventors for ways to fight Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is looking for a few smart ideas from the science and technology fields that could help address the c…

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Findings on teen dating abuse startle researchers

NEW YORK — From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America’s adolescents, according to a new, federally fun…

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Report: Better shields needed for private tax data

WASHINGTON (AP) — The federal government and the states should improve how they protect the security of confidential tax information of people…

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Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

Stone tools show ancient settlement high in Andes

NEW YORK (AP) — The air was thin, the nights were cold, the sun could easily burn the skin. But about 12,000 years ago, small groups of hunter…

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Study: Peers biggest factor in solar-energy purchases

Who chooses to install solar panels on their roof? You might assume that the people who do so are probably fairly rich (an average installatio…

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US announces $840M to improve medical care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is announcing an $840 million grant program to help doctors and hospitals improve the quality of ca…

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After alarm, Lebanese man tests negative for Ebola

BEIRUT (AP) — A Lebanese man who arrived in Beirut from West Africa believing he may have Ebola was reassured by doctors that he is disease fr…

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HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

HealthCare.gov's EZ form not for legal immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — HealthCare.gov's simpler online application is being touted as a big win for consumers. But it can't be used by legal immigr…

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Swiss scientists determine comet's 'perfume'

Rotten eggs, horse urine, formaldehyde, bitter almonds, alcohol, vinegar and a hint of sweet ether.

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AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola

AP-GfK Poll: Disapproval, doubt dominate on Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans have at least some confidence that the U.S. health care system will prevent Ebola from spreading in this country b…

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Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

Patients avoiding Dallas hospital where Ebola hit

DALLAS (AP) — The Dallas hospital where a man diagnosed with Ebola died and two nurses were infected with the virus has seen patients flee the…

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Woman who beat Ebola mourns for her slain dog

MADRID (AP) — The husband of the Spanish nursing assistant who beat Ebola says his wife now knows that authorities killed their dog Excalibur …

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Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

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Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Entire series: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

Part 1: Recycled bottles help rebuild reservation, one man's life

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Australia weighs US request for Ebola Africa team

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — Australia's prime minister said Thursday he was considering a personal request from President Barack Obama to send …

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Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

Goofy dinosaur blends Barney and Jar Jar Binks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly 50 years ago, scientists found bones of two large, powerful dinosaur arms in Mongolia and figured they had discovered…

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Family: Doctors don't detect Ebola in nurse's body

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors no longer detect Ebola in a Texas nurse who flew to Ohio and back before she was diagnosed with the virus, her f…

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US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

ATLANTA (AP) — All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the …

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Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

Hospital of Ebola patient posts poor ER benchmarks

DALLAS (AP) — Diplomas from outstanding medical schools. Records free of discipline. A team trusted by a president.

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California malpractice cap generates big spending

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran o…

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Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

Obama expresses optimism about Ebola in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama expressed confidence Wednesday about the ability to contain Ebola in the U.S., taking special note of…

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Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings.

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Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring

Key features of rigorous new US Ebola monitoring

CHICAGO (AP) — Rigorous monitoring of travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken West African countries is being implemented to keep the virus fro…

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Fired Denver schoolteacher charged in lab fire

DENVER (AP) — A Denver school chemistry teacher who was fired after four students were burned in a science experiment gone wrong now faces a c…

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AP-GfK Poll: Public wants tighter Ebola screening

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans overwhelmingly want tougher screening for Ebola, according to a poll released as federal health authorities took n…

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Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

Dozens released Ebola-free from Sierra Leone site

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Dozens of Ebola survivors have been discharged from a treatment center near Sierra Leone's capital and told they…

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WHO: Ebola responsible for 4,877 deaths

LONDON (AP) — Ebola is now believed to have killed 4,877 people globally and that the spread of the lethal virus remains "persistent and wides…

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3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station

3rd spacewalk in 3 weeks at space station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — Spacewalking astronauts doubled as trash men Wednesday, heaving an old science experiment and two antennas overboa…

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Solar flare knocks out some radio temporarily

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters say a brief but strong solar flare Wednesday morning temporarily blacked out a few radio communication s…

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CDC: Monitoring for all coming from Ebola nations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Significantly expanding their vigilance, federal health officials said Wednesday that they would begin monitoring all travel…

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German firm wins appeal in Spain thalidomide case

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court on Wednesday accepted a German pharmaceutical company's appeal against a ruling that had ordered it to pay compe…

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Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

Johnson & Johnson plans Ebola vaccine testing

NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) — Johnson & Johnson will begin safety testing in early January on a vaccine combination that could protect people…

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