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N.Y., N.J. Say Quarantine Will Keep Some People At Home, Not At Hospitals

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that individuals who may have been exposed to Ebola will be required to remain at home for three weeks. New Jersey said it, too, would allow home quarantine.
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Evacuations Possible As Lava Continues To Flow From Hawaii Volcano

Lava from the Kilauea volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is approaching a rural town.
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As Downtown LA Grows, So Does Urgency To Fix Skid Row

In Los Angeles, more than a thousand people sleep on the street in cardboard boxes and tents — just a mile away from City Hall. Many want to fix Skid Row, but how to do it is extremely controversial.
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Governors Defend Decisions On Ebola Quarantines

The governors of New Jersey and New York on Sunday defend their decision to quarantine medical workers who had contact with Ebola patients in West Africa.
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LeVar Burton Reads 'Go The [Expletive] To Sleep'

To any over-exhausted parents who suspect they're hallucinating, we assure you: former Reading Rainbow host LeVar Burton gave a reading of the 2011 bestseller this weekend.
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Christie Defends Quarantine And Jabs At CDC Over Ebola

Dr. Anthony Fauci, leader of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, disagrees, says the quarantine could hamper efforts to combat the deadly outbreak in West Africa.
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Lifted On Giant Inner Tubes, An Old Tree Moves In Michigan

A 250-year-old oak tree once stood in the way of the University of Michigan's new business school — until they moved it this weekend. It wasn't easy, though, and definitely not cheap.
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Fresh From Appalachia: Chinese Medicinal Herbs

As alternative medical treatments gain traction in the U.S. and the demand for Chinese herbs grows, farmers in Appalachia are responding.
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Nurse Criticizes Quarantine After Negative Ebola Test, Hires Lawyer

Kaci Hickox says she doesn't have a fever; a preliminary blood test came back negative for Ebola. She reportedly hired a civil rights attorney to work for her release Sunday.
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An Unlikely Friday Night Pizza Café Has A Big Heart

One night a week, Erin and Robert Lockridge serve homemade pizza out of an empty corner café in Cincinnati, and diners pay what they can. The couple sees their work as God's mission in the community.

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