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Second Nurse Tests Positive for Ebola

October 15, 2014 10:04 am

The second Dallas healthcare worker to be diagnosed with Ebola flew on Oct. 13, the day before she reported symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are asking all passengers on that flight to call the agency. According to the flight’s crew, the healthcare worker, 29-year-old Amber Jay Vinson, showed no signs or symptoms […]

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Ebola Virus Nurse Getting Better

October 14, 2014 10:11 pm

Health officials scrambled to learn how a Dallas health care worker caught Ebola at a Texas hospital where she had cared for a man who died from the deadly virus. The woman was identified Monday as nurse Nina Pham, her family confirmed. Pham, 26, became infected while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, the first Ebola patient […]

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Amanda Bynes: Shoplifting Twice in One Day?

October 10, 2014 5:17 pm

Former child star, Amanda Bynes, was accused of shoplifting twice on New York City on Wednesday. According to the website, employees at a boutique clothing store, Pookie & Sebastian, began to suspect Bynes’ behavior. Customers told TMZ she was dancing and muttering about plastic surgery. Eventually, she attempted to leave the store with a shirt […]

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Kim Jong-un Mysteriously Absent from the Public

October 10, 2014 3:42 pm

NORTH KOREA– For the past 35 days, Kim Jong-un has been mysteriously not involved with the public, causing wide speculation that he may have fallen ill or victim of a possible coup. U.S. intelligence official calls the rumors false. After Kim was absent for the major event, Workers’ Party, celebrating the founding’s anniversary, the public […]

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NFL Focusing on Personal Conduct

October 9, 2014 11:12 am

NEW YORK– On Wednesday, October 8, Roger Goodell met with the full body of NFL owners. The agenda for the meeting was filled with discussion of domestic violence and discipline for misbehavior, educating everyone involved in the league on the dangers of abuse. Usually this time of the season is rejoiced by Americans, welcoming back […]

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NASA Invites You to “Send Your Name to Mars”

October 9, 2014 10:56 am

NASA is offering the public a chance to participate in the ‘Journey to Mars’, and the first flight of the new Orion spacecraft that will eventually transport humans to the Red Planet. The first Orion test flight, dubbed Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) is scheduled to take-off December 4, 2014 from Cape Canaveral in Florida. The […]

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Travelers from Ebola-Stricken Countries: Extra Precautions

October 9, 2014 10:45 am

As a new procedure to ensure prevention of the outbreak of Ebola, officials will be taking travelers’ temperatures from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa. Their temperatures will be taken upon arrival in US airports. This new procedure will begin Saturday, October 11 at New York’s JFK International Airport. Airports following this initial start will be […]

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Secret Service Changes Being Considered

October 9, 2014 9:56 am

WASHINGTON (AP) — A key lawmaker is asking new questions about whether the White House covered up allegations that a volunteer aide was involved in a Secret Service prostitution scandal. Rep. Jason Chaffetz (CHAFE-its) says there’s compelling evidence that a volunteer member of the White House advance team had a prostitute in his hotel room […]

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New Developments in Ebola Battle

October 8, 2014 10:11 pm

MARIPOSA, Calif. — There was silence in the crowd and solemn faces, as a procession carrying the body of a CalFire pilot passed by in the town of Mariposa. The town is located about 40 minutes away from the site where the pilot’s plane crashed near Yosemite National Park, and many of the people who […]

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Texas Ebola Patient Dies

October 8, 2014 11:36 am

Dallas, Texas – The Liberian man diagnosed with Ebola last month just days after arriving in Texas has died following nearly two weeks in a Dallas hospital’s isolation room, officials confirmed. Thomas Eric Duncan, believed to be 42, who became the first person diagnosed with the killer virus on American soil during the current pandemic, died early […]

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