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Atlanta Hospital Prepares To Treat 2 Ebola Patients

Two American aid workers who were infected with the Ebola virus are being flown from West Africa to the U.S. Emory University Hospital says they'll have a state-of-the-art containment unit.
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Tech Week: The CIA Apologizes, Twitter Soars, Foursquare Swarm

In this week's roundup of digital culture headlines, the hardcore Foursquare users have a problem with Swarm. Twitter got a big boost. And why buy shoes when you can print your own?
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House Approves Border Security Spending Bill, 223-189

The $694 million Border Security Supplemental Spending Bill was endorsed one day after the House Republican leadership canceled its plan to hold a vote on the legislation.
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Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On A Food Stamp Budget

A Canadian scholar was unimpressed with the cookbooks available for people on food stamps in the U.S. So she decided to come up with her own set of tips and recipes for eating well on $4 a day.
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GM Stays At The Top As U.S. Car Sales Surge In July

An analyst says GM might have benefited from the safety recalls that brought customers back to its dealerships. Many automakers saw strong gains compared to last year.
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A Right Or A Privilege? Detroit Residents Split Over Water Shut-Offs

The city's been shutting off water to thousands of customers who aren't paying their bills. Some argue it's a violation of a basic human need; others say nonpayers are effectively stealing water.
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Panel Says Plan To Cut Army Strength Goes Too Far

The Pentagon has recommended cutting troop strength to 450,000, but a bipartisan report says that given the global threats, the reduction is too big.
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NYC Man's Chokehold Death Was A Homicide, Medical Examiner Says

The controversial death of Eric Garner was captured in a video that showed his confrontation with police on a Staten Island sidewalk.
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Breast-Feeding Is Still Difficult For Many Moms

Access to lactation specialists is slowly improving in the U.S., according to a CDC survey. And that can help many women who want to breast-feed stick with it longer, health officials say.
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Some Public Pension Funds Making Big Bets On Hedge Funds

States and cities have been investing billions of pension money dollars in hedge funds. That's costing a lot of money in fees, and experts say the pensions don't have much to show for it.

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