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Maine Judge Rejects State's Bid To Restrict Nurse's Movements

The request by state officials would have compelled Kaci Hickox, who shows no symptoms of Ebola, to isolate herself until Nov. 10.
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Lava Flow In Hawaii Spares Homes, But Threatens To Cut Off Community

The state has sent National Guard troops to the town of Pahoa to assist with a road block and security.
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50 Great Teachers: A Celebration Of Great Teaching

Our new series will tell the stories of great teachers, and explore some big questions: What is great teaching? Can it be taught? How do good teachers become great ones?
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Alleged Cop-Killer Arraigned After Arrest Ends Extensive Manhunt

Eric Frein, who investigators say fatally shot a police officer and wounded another, was arrested on Thursday after eluding authorities for 48 days.
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Selfies With Bears Prompt Warning From Park Rangers

Selfies with bears are showing up on Instagram. Rangers in South Lake Tahoe have been sufficiently worried to issue a warning: Wild bears are unpredictable, and could attack. #bearselfie
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For Morbid Anatomy Museum Founder, Spooky Things Are Life's Work

Joanna Ebenstein, and her father, recall her lifelong fascination with stomach-turning body parts, among other things.
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Doppelnamers: When Your Digital Identity Is Also Someone Else's

Finding your email double or Twitter twin is easier than ever, with Web searches and social media reminding us how un-special our names really are. So how do you stand out when others share your name?
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In Swing State Of Colorado, Voter Says She Has To Settle For Choice Of Evils

One of the contests that could decide control of the Senate is in Colorado. Steve Inskeep traveled there to knock on voters' doors. In this first part, we meet Ili Bennett, a woman hit hard by the Great Recession and hungry for big changes in the country.
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For This Colorado Voter, Oil And Gas Debate Plays Out On His Property

Knocking on doors in Colorado, Steve Inskeep asks Antionio Covello about the election. The successful Denver business owner, a conservative, weighs mineral rights, foreign policy and division at home.
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Activists Against Voter Restrictions May Be Hindering Their Own Cause

Those fighting new voting laws are watching the polls closely for evidence that the legislation restricts the right to vote. But these same groups are pushing voter turnout, in some cases to vote the proponents out of office.

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