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Lionized spy from 'Argo' faces Parkinson's

The ramping-up of Tony's struggles coincided with the ramping-up of his "Argo" fame.

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Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies

Ben Bradlee, Washington Post editor during Watergate, dies

Bradlee guided The Post into one of the world's leading newspapers. He was 93.

October 21, 2014 5:44 pm Photos

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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:

October 21, 2014 3:04 pm Photos

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Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Manufacturers and distributors of impermeable gowns and full-body suits are scrambling.

October 21, 2014 2:00 pm Photos

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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 early as January on more than 20,000 front-line health care workers and others in West Africa’s hot zone — a bigger rollout than envisioned just a few mo…

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WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

WHO: Ebola vaccine trials in W. Africa in January

Although there may not be enough doses to go around, the vaccine could give important protection to the medical workers, like those pictured above in Monrovia, Liberia.

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Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Licensed clinician Margaret Chilcott removes her outer gloves before disrobing and sanitizing, in Anniston, Ala. 

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Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Ebola causing spike in demand for hospital gear

Licensed clinician Roseda Marshall, of Liberia, disrobes after a simulated training session, in Anniston, Ala. As hospitals across the country prepare for a possible new case of Ebola, demand for impermeable gowns and full-body suits has surged. Equipment manufacturers and distributors are s…

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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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First round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

First round of possible Ebola contacts cleared from isolation

A woman walks by the front of L.L. Hotchkiss School Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Dallas. Some students on the the Ebola isolations list have returned to the school after completing a 21-day period of monitoring. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

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WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

A Nigerian health official uses a thermometer on a worker at the arrivals hall of Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos, Nigeria, as part of the country’s effort to contain the Ebola outbreak.

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WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

WHO: Nigeria's Ebola outbreak is officially over

ABUJA, Nigeria — Nigeria is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Monday of a rare victory in the months-long battle against the fatal disease.

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Parker: Quarantine all arrivals from infected countries

Parker: Quarantine all arrivals from infected countries

Extreme circumstances require extreme measures.

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Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Robinson: CDC might want to get its stories straight

Do that and we'll all promise not to panic about Ebola.

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Bono says he wears sunglasses due to glaucoma

LONDON — U2 singer Bono says his ever-present sunglasses aren’t a rock-star affectation — he has suffered from glaucoma for 20 years.

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Josephus Weeks: Hospital incompetence, Ebola killed my uncle

He was the victim of a broken system

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Why I don't breastfeed, if you must know

With my evil formula, I was disrupting the fellow yogis.

October 15, 2014 7:00 pmLoading…
The worry you can conquer

The worry you can conquer

While Ebola grabs the headlines, flu season rapidly approaches. Get vaccinated now.

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Five myths about Ebola

Five myths about Ebola

Closer look shows risks, separates fact from fiction in this crisis.

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We are all Liberians in Ebola fight

We are all Liberians in Ebola fight

No danger of contracting Ebola in US now, but we must act.

October 10, 2014 6:30 pmLoading…

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