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EU seeks $1.27 billion in Ebola aid for W. Africa

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union committed itself Monday to step up efforts toward getting 1 billion euros ($1.27 billion) in aid to fight…

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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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Lebanon imposes new measures against Ebola

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon is imposing new measures to prevent the Ebola virus from reaching the Middle Eastern nation, the health minister said Monday.

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WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle agai…

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Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing

When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill him…

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World Health Organization declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola

GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola.

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Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

CHICAGO (AP) — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response …

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Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Q: Sometimes I get excruciating gas pains. They usually go away after a little flatulence or going to the bathroom. What can I do to stop the …

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Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought …

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a t…

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Clinics recommend hospitals for Ebola testing

When a Dallas County sheriff's deputy who had entered the apartment of the first patient to die from Ebola in the U.S. started feeling ill him…

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World Health Organization declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola

GENEVA (AP) — World Health Organization declares that Nigeria is now free of Ebola.

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Obama keeps his schedule clear to focus on Ebola

CHICAGO (AP) — Rarely one to leave anything to chance, President Barack Obama is playing it by ear this week as his administration's response …

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Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Gas pains; teen sleep and revising early school start times

Q: Sometimes I get excruciating gas pains. They usually go away after a little flatulence or going to the bathroom. What can I do to stop the …

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Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country and has brought …

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, Pentagon preps team

ATLANTA (AP) — Revised guidance for health care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear "with no skin showing," a t…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa …

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Friends, family of Ebola patient reach milestone

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — As her boyfriend Thomas Eric Duncan lay dying of Ebola in a Dallas hospital bed, Louise Troh battled loneliness and f…

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New military medical team to help with Ebola in US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered the military to prepare and train a 30-member medical support team that could prov…

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Belgium's main airport to begin Ebola screening

PARIS (AP) — Brussels Airport says it will begin screening passengers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.

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Ebola: Africa's image takes a hit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — In the United States, some parents fearful of deadly Ebola pulled children out of a school after the principal returned fr…

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UK nurse back in Sierra Leone after Ebola recovery

LONDON (AP) — A British nurse who contracted Ebola while working in Sierra Leone has returned to the country after treatment in London.

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German minister: EU should consider Ebola mission

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister has suggested that the European Union could send a civilian mission to West Africa to help combat the…

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Spain gives US go-ahead to use bases against Ebola

MADRID (AP) — Spain has agreed to allow the U.S. to use two military bases in the southwest of the country to support its efforts to combat th…

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Ebola monitoring inconsistent as virus spread

DALLAS (AP) — The top administrator in Dallas County rushed to Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital this week responding to urgent news: One of …

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Ebola lapses persisted for days at Dallas hospital

DALLAS (AP) — Just minutes after Thomas Eric Duncan arrived for a second time at the emergency room, the word is on his chart: "Ebola." But de…

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First US Ebola victim remembered for compassion

SALISBURY, N.C. (AP) — Thomas Eric Duncan was remembered Saturday as a big-hearted and compassionate man whose virtues may have led to his inf…

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WHO won't discuss Ebola mistakes document

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization said Saturday that it wouldn't explain details contained in an internal document obtained by The A…

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Food deliveries in Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The U.N.'s World Food Program on Saturday delivered emergency food rations to 265,000 people, many of them quara…

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Gay-rights group backs use of HIV-prevention pill

NEW YORK (AP) — The largest U.S. gay-rights organization Saturday endorsed efforts to promote the use of a once-a-day pill to prevent HIV infe…

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Mission Unaccomplished: Containing Ebola in Africa

Looking back, the mistakes are easy to see: Waiting too long, spending too little, relying on the wrong people, thinking small when they neede…

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Castro: Cuba would cooperate with US against Ebola

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba stands ready to cooperate with the United States in the battle against Ebola, former leader Fidel Castro said in an article…

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Effectiveness of Ebola travel ban questioned

WASHINGTON (AP) — A ban on travel from West Africa might seem like a simple and smart response to the frightening Ebola outbreak there. It's b…

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Obama: US can't cut itself off from West Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama urged Americans on Saturday not to succumb to hysteria about Ebola, even as he warned that addressing…

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Officials fear Ebola's on AIDS path; some disagree

NEW YORK (AP) — Is Ebola the world's worst infectious disease threat since AIDS?

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'Ebola czar' an expert on Washington, not medicine

WASHINGTON (AP) — If there's one thing the "Ebola czar" knows, it's government.

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Student with meningitis on life support

SAN DIEGO (AP) — An 18-year-old San Diego State University student with meningitis remained on life support late Friday night but she was not …

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News Guide: A look at latest Ebola developments

President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response as public-health officials expanded their containment e…

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US monitors health care worker aboard cruise ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — A cruise ship with a Dallas health care worker aboard who is being monitored for signs of Ebola did not receive clearance to…

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WHO faulted for Ebola failures as Obama taps czar

LONDON (AP) — The World Health Organization bungled efforts to halt the spread of Ebola in West Africa, an internal report revealed Friday, as…

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Anti-abuse label approved for painkiller Embeda

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says it has approved new labeling for another opioid designed to limit painkiller abuse.

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Ebola 'czar' knows Washington, but not medicine

WASHINGTON (AP) — If there's one thing the "Ebola czar" knows, it's government.

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Hagel seeks info on Iraq chemical weapons exposure

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has asked his military chiefs and service-branch secretaries to look into questions about the …

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A look at latest Ebola developments

A look at latest Ebola developments

President Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation’s Ebola response as public-health officials expanded their containment efforts …

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1st Dallas nurse with Ebola in fair condition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The first nurse to be diagnosed with Ebola after treating an infected man at a Dallas hospital has been sitting up and eatin…

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UN: We botched response to the Ebola outbreak

LONDON (AP) — In a draft document, the World Health Organization has acknowledged that it botched attempts to stop the now-spiraling Ebola out…

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SPIN METER: Shaky claims on Ebola budgets

WASHINGTON (AP) — Budgets for the agencies responsible for fighting Ebola have lost ground in recent years, sparking a partisan blame game in …

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Obama names Ebola 'czar' as precautions expand

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama turned to a trusted adviser to lead the nation's Ebola response on Friday as efforts to clamp down on…

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Obama's man on Ebola is former Biden staff chief

WASHINGTON (AP) — He's tackled the financial crisis, served two vice presidents and been portrayed by Kevin Spacey in an HBO film, but Ron Kla…

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Chimerix gets FDA OK to test drug for Ebola

WASHINGTON (AP) — A North Carolina drugmaker plans to test its experimental antiviral drug in patients who have Ebola, after getting authoriza…

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Quiet 'whiz kid' became public face of Ebola fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Last May, as Ebola crept across West Africa, America's top infectious disease expert told a group of Harvard students in a c…

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Nurse with Ebola arrives at NIH in Maryland

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal health official says a nurse infected with the Ebola virus is stable and resting comfortably at the National Insti…

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Obama to name Ron Klain, former Biden chief of staff, as point man on US Ebola response

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama to name Ron Klain, former Biden chief of staff, as point man on US Ebola response.

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4 suspected Ebola cases in Spain test negative

MADRID (AP) — Four people suspected of having Ebola in Spain have tested negative in a first round of tests, the government said Friday.

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Hospitals grapple with possibility of Ebola

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Step inside All Children's Hospital and you're greeted with three things: hand sanitizer, tissues and masks decora…

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Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit…

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Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

Free mammograms offered Saturday in Tucson

They're being paid for by Jim Click Automotive for Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

Some people are hardwired to be more trusting

How do you decide if you can trust someone? Is it based on their handshake, the way they look you in the eye or perhaps their body language?

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