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Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."
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Typhoon Vongfong Bears Down On Japan

The storm, briefly classified as a "super typhoon," will still have winds in excess of 100 mph when it hits Okinawa on Saturday.
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Breaking The Chains That Bind The Mentally Ill

In low-income countries, a person with schizophrenia might be chained to a tree or to a hospital bed. On World Mental Health Day, WHO is urging an end such practices.
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Koreas Exchange Fire; Kim Jong Un No-Show At Big Event

There were no reported injuries from the machine gun exchange along the countries' tense border. The incident comes as the North Korean leader has not been seen in public for more than a month.
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Pakistani Teen Malala Yousafzai Shares Nobel Peace Prize

The activist who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls shares the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.
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101st Airborne Switches Gears; Prepares To Fight Ebola

The 101st Airborne leaves for Liberia over the next few weeks to help battle the Ebola outbreak. Soldiers say in some ways, the Ebola virus is a more intimidating enemy than insurgents.
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Pakistani Teen Shares Nobel Peace Prize

Malala Yousafzai, who was shot by Taliban militants for promoting education for girls, will share the prize with Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian campaigner against the exploitation of children.
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Gaza Donors Want Assurances Cycle Of War Is Broken

Palestinian officials will ask international donors for $4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the recent war. That was the third deadly conflict in 6 years between Israel and the militant group Hamas.
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When Holding An Orphaned Baby Can Mean Contracting Ebola

Anne Purfield and Michelle Dynes, epidemiologists at the CDC, recently spent several weeks in Sierra Leone. The Ebola epidemic, they explain, has taken a heavy toll on local health care workers.
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Kaine: Congress Likely To Vote On Military Action Against ISIS

The U.S. Senator from Virginia says momentum is building behind his effort to force a vote on a military campaign against the Islamic State.

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