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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined

NEW YORK (AP) — A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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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 first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 October 2014

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

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

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Ex-Mountie hero of shootout at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — The standing ovation began even before Sergeant-at-Arms Kevin Vickers entered the Parliament chamber in his black robe, carrying the golden ceremonial mace on his right shoulder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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3 states wage fight to keep same-sex marriage ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three states are continuing their legal fight against same-sex marriage, despite rulings from federal appeals courts that oversee those states that concluded gay and lesbian couples have the right to marry.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Highlights of ballot initiatives voters to weigh

Large companies and national advocacy groups are putting millions of dollars in ads behind ballot measures this year, from questions about oil companies' profits in Alaska to medical marijuana in Florida, according to an analysis of advertising data released Thursday from the Center for Public Integrity. Some $119 million in television ads had been aired through Monday to influence the 158 statewide ballot questions nationwide.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Burns' series gives PBS a ratings milestone

NEW YORK (AP) — Ken Burns' series "The Roosevelts" earned PBS its biggest audience in two decades, making it the documentary maker's third most popular film after "The Civil War" and "Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery."

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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Pennsylvania town can keep Jim Thorpe's body

Jim Thorpe's body will stay in the Pennsylvania town where he was laid to rest six decades ago after a federal appeals court on Thursday threw out a ruling that could have resulted in his reburial on American Indian land in Oklahoma.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 October 2014

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