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Dallas Schools Try Calm Parents Nervous About Ebola

In Dallas, school officials are working to keep students and parents calm. There have been some reports of children being kept home due to Ebola fears, but largely parents and students are taking the news in stride.
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A Mini-Stroke Called A TIA Can Spark Post-Traumatic Stress

Having a full-blown stroke can cause post-traumatic stress disorder, and that's also true for tiny strokes called TIAs, a study finds. Worry over future stroke risk may be a factor.
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Supreme Court Declines To Hear Gay-Marriage Cases ... For Now

Although there are seven same-sex-marriage cases pending before the court, the justices like to thoroughly vet a big issue like this before they choose which cases to hear and when.
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California Cracks Down On Farmers Market Cheaters

Did your local farmer really grow that heirloom apple he just sold you? California wants to know, so it's sending more inspectors out to make sure the produce sold at markets really is local.
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Officials: 100 'Potential Contacts' Linked To Dallas Ebola Patient

Texas health officials say that "out of an abundance of caution, we're starting with this very wide net."
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Why A Thermometer Is A Good Tool For Airport Ebola Screenings

With ear probes, infrared cameras and laser beams pointed at passengers' foreheads, airports around the world are trying to stop infected travelers before they board a plane.
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New Orleans Schools Face A Surge Of Unaccompanied Minors

America's classrooms are seeing a surge of kids from Central America who crossed into the U.S. illegally. Educating them is expensive, and one school in New Orleans is scrambling to cover the costs.
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Hong Kong Leader Says Government Will Meet With Demonstrators

Leung Chun-ying told reporters that he appointed his deputy to meet with student activists to discuss "constitutional development," but he renewed warnings about occupying government buildings.
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Even If He Wins, Einstein Can't Hold Office In Oakland, Calif.

Residents of Oakland have a new mayoral candidate to choose from: Einstein. But in Oakland, canines are not permitted to hold public office.
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Health Officials Trace Travels Of First Ebola Patient In U.S.

The man was infected in Liberia but didn't develop symptoms until about 4 days after arriving in Dallas. His case raises concerns about how prepared airports and airlines are to handle the disease.

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