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Family Of Dallas Ebola Victim Settles With Hospital That Treated Him

Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas initially sent Thomas Eric Duncan home when he went to the emergency room. He died at the hospital on Oct. 8.
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Big Banks Will Pay $4.25 Billion In Fines Over Currency Manipulation Charges

U.S. firms Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase will pay the largest fines, around $1 billion each, to settle civil charges that they colluded to manipulate the foreign exchange market.
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Obamacare Architect Apologizes For Remarks On The Law's Passage

In a video, economist Jonathan Gruber says "the stupidity of the American voter" was key to the law's passage. He has apologized, but critics say his remarks are an admission of intentional deceit.
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Golden State Joe: California Makes A Play For Coffee's Future

California's coffee crop is new and small, but farmers are optimistic about its potential. Scientists hope that by growing coffee here they can learn more about how to help the crop resist disease.
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South Carolina Same-Sex Marriage Ban Is Overturned

Rejecting the state's argument that it, not the U.S. government, has the authority to define marriage, a federal judge overturned South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage Wednesday.
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Training The Next Generation Of Doctors To Get LGBT Health Right

People who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender often have a hard time getting appropriate health care. Med schools need to integrate LGBT health throughout training, a key group says.
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The Data You're OK Sharing And What You Don't Want Others To See

People consider their personal health information to be more sensitive than their religious views or purchasing habits, according to a survey on privacy by the Pew Research Center.
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China And U.S., Titans Of Carbon Pollution, Move To Cut Gases

China and the U.S. account for more than a third of greenhouse gases — making it vital that any broad climate plans include the pair.
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Florida Election Officials Don't Bother With Write-In Votes

The Tampa Tribune reports that state election officials increasingly are not bothering to tally write-in votes. It's a tragedy for Mickey Mouse, who as a resident of Florida, was often named.
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U.S. Rep. Alma Adams To Be Sworn Into Office

Democrat Alma Adams represents North Carolina's 12th Congressional District. Steve Inskeep talks to her about her new position; she had served in North Carolina's General Assembly for 20 years.

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