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Nurse Nina Pham To Be Transferred To NIH For Ebola Treatment

The first of two nurses who became infected after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital will be moved to a "high-level containment" facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.
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Ebola Blame Game Takes The Stage At Midterm Election Debates

For a campaign season in search of an issue, Ebola promises to be a prime topic. The virus touches on issues central to both parties — the role of government and its competence.
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Clinics Caught Up In Appeal Process Of Texas Abortion Law

A legal battle over a tough abortion law in Texas reached the U.S. Supreme Court this week. The court ruled some clinics that provide abortion may reopen — even though they don't comply with the law.
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Black Students Gather At Harvard To Watch 'Dear White People'

Dear White People follows the stories of four black students at a prestigious, majority white college, where racial tensions are threatening to bring chaos to the campus.
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Ebola Virus Takes Center Stage In Washington

President Obama has canceled travel plans. Head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Thomas Frieden appears before a congressional panel to answer questions on U.S. Ebola preparedness.
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Justice Department's Civil Rights Division To Get Interim Leader

ACLU deputy legal director Vanita Gupta will lead the Civil Rights Division at the Justice Department. She will likely be nominated for Senate confirmation to hold the job permanently.
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Clay Aiken: An American Idol On The Campaign Trail In North Carolina

American Idol runner-up Clay Aiken has hung up his microphone as he runs for Congress as a Democrat representing the rural center of the state. But the campaign is a long shot.
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W.Va. Pottery Company Keeps Popular Fiesta Line Thriving

Homer Laughlin China Co. has been making the brightly colored Fiesta dishes for decades at its factory on the banks of the Ohio River. And it's still going strong.
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For More Millennials, It's Kids First, Marriage Maybe

Millennials, particularly those with less education, are upending the traditional order of love, marriage, baby carriage. Many say they don't feel financially secure enough to tie the knot.
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Amazon To Hire 80,000 Holiday Workers

An increase in customer demand is prompting Amazon to add 14 percent more temporary workers this holiday season than it hired last year at this time.

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