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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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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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US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

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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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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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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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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US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

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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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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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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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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Red Cross official: 6 months to contain Ebola

BEIJING (AP) — A top Red Cross official said Wednesday that he is confident the Ebola epidemic that has killed thousands of people in West Afr…

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'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

'Small, fuzzy' comet image could tell a lot

UA's HiRISE camera caught the speeding bullet of a comet Sunday.

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Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for…

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Ebola victim's sister says hospital denied request

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The family of the first Ebola victim to die in the United States says the hospital that cared for him has refused for…

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US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

US expands Ebola checks; Rwanda to check Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fending off demands to ban travel from Ebola-stricken West Africa, the Obama administration instead tightened the nation's d…

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US tightens screening of travelers from W. Africa

US tightens screening of travelers from W. Africa

The latest developments regarding the Ebola scare:

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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA (AP) — The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions a…

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Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

GENEVA — The World Health Organization is pressing the search for an Ebola vaccine and hopes to begin testing two experimental versions as ear…

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Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

CHICAGO (AP) — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drug ingredients may still be for sale even years after safet…

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Study finds drugs still in recalled supplements

CHICAGO — Dietary supplements containing potentially dangerous prescription drugs may be for sale even years after safety recalls, according t…

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Stinky seaweed piling up at upscale Laguna Beach

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Warmer water and recent storm swells are to blame for mounds of stinky kelp piling up on the sand in the upscale S…

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'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

'Cadaver dog' work more accepted by cops, courts

BENTON, Calif. (AP) — The burly Labrador retriever sticks out his wide snout to sniff the dirt and dusty air. He's clearly excited as he runs,…

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CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

CVS tacks tobacco payment to prescription network

First, CVS Health pulled tobacco from its store shelves. Now, it plans to make some customers think twice about filling prescriptions at other…

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Ancient Greek well yields rare wooden statue

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Archeologists in Greece have uncovered a rare wooden statue preserved in the muddy depths of an ancient well in Piraeus,…

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North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

North Dakota reaches deal to keep dinosaur mummy

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Dakota the duckbilled dinosaur might have found permanent digs in Bismarck.

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N. America treated to partial solar eclipse Thurs.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — North Americans, get set for the fourth and final eclipse of the year.

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Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show

Spanish woman free of Ebola, final tests show

MADRID (AP) — Conclusive tests show a Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola is cured of the virus, doctors said Tuesday, signaling a h…

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Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions

Jerusalem stone may answer Jewish revolt questions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists said Tuesday they have discovered a large stone with Latin engravings that lends credence to the theor…

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Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

Newborn Puget Sound killer whale presumed dead

FRIDAY HARBOR, Wash. (AP) — A killer whale born to much hope in early September apparently died while its pod was in the open ocean off Washin…

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Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas…

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CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

CDC releases revised Ebola gear guidelines

ATLANTA (AP) — Federal health officials on Monday issued new guidelines to promote head-to-toe protection for health workers treating Ebola patients.

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New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

New Ebola gear guidelines: head-to-toe coverage

Health care workers should be completely covered — no skin exposed — while caring for Ebola patients, according to revised guidelines issued b…

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First round of Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

First round of Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

DALLAS — The countdown has begun. With the first round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation Monday, all eyes are on Nov. 7.

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GOP governors don't see 'Obamacare' going away

WASHINGTON (AP) — While Republicans in Congress shout, "Repeal Obamacare," GOP governors in many states have quietly accepted the law's major …

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Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

DENVER (AP) — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed awa…

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NBC's Snyderman faces credibility issues

NEW YORK (AP) — The quarantine against possible Ebola exposure ends this week for Dr. Nancy Snyderman, but the troubles clearly aren't over fo…

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Restitution ordered in dinosaur footprint theft

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was …

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In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

CHICAGO (AP) — They say you can never truly go home again, but for Barack Obama, perhaps the old adage doesn't apply.

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Colorado proposes edible-pot ban, then retreats

Colorado proposes edible-pot ban, then retreats

DENVER — Colorado health authorities suggested banning many forms of edible marijuana, including brownies and cookies, then whipsawed away fro…

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If no checks, more Ebola cases might leave Africa

LONDON (AP) — A new study underscores the potential danger of airplane passengers infected with Ebola leaving West Africa: If there were no ex…

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Ebola patient released from Atlanta hospital

ATLANTA (AP) — An Ebola patient who's been treated in Atlanta since early September has been released, hospital officials said Monday.

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La. health dept. seeks end to billing rape victims

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Sexual assault victims in Louisiana should not have to pay for their treatment in emergency rooms, the health departme…

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Ebola: Keeping patients alive as body fights back

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who shared an apartment with the country's first Ebola patient are emerging from quarantine healthy. And while Thomas…

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Urgent-care clinics ill-equipped to treat Ebola

A new concern over the spread of Ebola surfaced recently when a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who searched the apartment of the first patient…

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Everglades trail surveyed for cultural artifacts

EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK, Fla. (AP) — Archaeologists are poking through the muck under a boardwalk in Everglades National Park, looking for ev…

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

WASHINGTON (AP) — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

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Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

Warming Earth heading for hottest year on record

WASHINGTON — Earth is on pace to tie or even break the mark for the hottest year on record, federal meteorologists say.

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