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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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Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Colorado proposes edible pot ban, then retreats

Lower-dose, pot-infused treats called the Rookie Cookie are offered to customers at The Growing Kitchen in Boulder, Colo. 

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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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In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

President Obama, center, stands with Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn, left, and U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin during an early-voting and campaign rally for Quinn at Chicago State University on Sunday. Obama went back to Washington on Monday. 

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In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

In Chicago, a warm homecoming for unpopular Obama

CHICAGO — 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 from the suggestion Monday after it went public.

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After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

After U.S. airdrop, Turkey agrees to let Iraqi Kurds cross to fight at Kobani

Thick smoke and flames from a U.S.-led coalition airstrike in Kobani, Syria, can be seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, Turkey, on Monday. Kobani has been under assault by Islamic State extremists since mid-September. 

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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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Dental care ranks as a top concern for seniors

Dental care is a top concern among Tucson seniors, recent surveys show.

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, center, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero attends the media in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero, shows to the media a video of Romero's husband, who is in quarantine, in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now c…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

An unidentified mother gets ready to take a picture of her daughter in front of the Carlos III Hospital, where Ebola patient Teresa Romero is receiving treatment, in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test h as shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now c…

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

MADRID — A Spanish nursing assistant infected with Ebola after treating missionary priests with the disease repatriated from West Africa has managed to beat it after nearly two weeks of treatment in Madrid and has no traces of the virus in her bloodstream, according to test results released …

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Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Spaniard with Ebola beats the disease, test shows

Teresa Mesa, left, spokesperson of Ebola patient Teresa Romero speaks to the media in front of the Carlos III Hospital in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014. Spain says a test has shown a nursing assistant who became infected with Ebola is now clear of all traces of the virus. A blood test…

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CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

CDC to revise Ebola protocol, services ready team

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, as the House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a hearing to examine the response to the …

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CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

CDC protocal eliminates skin exposure in hospitals

WASHINGTON — Revised guidance for health-care workers treating Ebola patients will include using protective gear “with no skin showing,” a top federal health official said Sunday, and the Pentagon announced it was forming a team to assist medical staff in the U.S., if needed.

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

FILE - This Oct. 15, 2014 shows President Barack Obama, third from left, talking to media about Ebola during a meeting in the Quite House Cabinet Room with the team coordinating the government’s response to the Ebola outbreak. Leading into midterm election, Obama delayed acting on immigratio…

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Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

Obama switches gears, confronting Ebola head on

FILE- In this Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014, file photo released by U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Coast Guard Health Technician Nathan Wallenmeyer, left, and CBP supervisor Sam Ko, right, conduct prescreening measures on a passenger who has arrived from Sierra Leone at O'Hare Internatio…

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