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Dallas Ebola Patient Receives Experimental Drug

Brincidofovir has only been tested against Ebola in the lab and has not yet been tested in animals. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved its experimental use on an emergency basis.
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Ebola Patients Remain Hospitalized In Texas, Nebraska

In Dallas, Thomas Eric Duncan remains in critical condition. A cameraman working for NBC in West Africa was also admitted to Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.
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SCOTUS Rejection Of Gay Marriage Cases Will Create Legal Domino Effect

In a surprise move, the Supreme Court rejected appeals of same-sex marriage cases from five states, making gay and lesbian unions legal in Utah, Indiana, Oklahoma, Virginia and Wisconsin.
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White House Makes A Point To Stay Out Front On Ebola

The stakes are higher than usual for the Obama administration, which has been relentlessly buffeted events it can't seem to take charge of.
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From GIs To Gen Z (Or Is It iGen?): How Generations Get Nicknames

Baby boomers, Generation X, millennials — every generation has a name. But where do these names come from, who chooses them, and why do we need them?
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NPR Chief Announces Departure Of Key Digital Strategist

CEO Jarl Mohn announced Monday that Kinsey Wilson is leaving the network. Wilson, whose exit follows the departure of several other NPR executives, is seen as a leader on the digital front.
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Why Ebola Patients Are Getting Treatment In Nebraska

The Nebraska Medical Center is the largest of four high-level biocontainment patient care units in the U.S.
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Supreme Court Declines To Take Up Gay-Marriage Appeals

On Monday, on the first day of its new term, the court stunned the legal world, refusing to take any of the appeals pending on lower court rulings allowing gay marriage.
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Protecting Privacy In The Digital Age: Mikko Hyppönen Answers Your Questions

White hat hacker Mikko Hyppönen on the importance of privacy in the digital age.
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Supreme Court Won't Hear Gay Marriage Cases In New Term

The court's refusal of all the petitions related to bans on same-sex marriage means that same-sex marriage will now be legal in 11 states where it had been banned.

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