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Maine Judge Rejects Nurse's Quarantine Order

A judge in Maine has denied the state's request to keep nurse Kaci Hickox in quarantine. Hickox returned from treating Ebola patients in West Africa just over a week ago. Maine's governor sought to keep her confined to her home.
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Virgin Galactic 'Spaceship Two' Crashes In Calif.

The Virgin Galactic Spaceship Two was undergoing a test flight when it crashed in the California Desert. The spaceship is designed to take tourists to space.
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Former Band Member Convicted Of Manslaughter In Hazing Death

A former member of Florida A&M University's marching band was convicted of manslaughter on Friday. Prosecutors said Dante Martin helped organize the hazing that took Robert Champion's life.
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U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power Sees Signs Of Hope In West Africa

After a four-day visit to Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, she reports progress — along with the need for continued support.
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College Football Might Not Look That Much Different Without BCS

The much-despised Bowl Championship Series is gone and in its place is the playoff fans have wanted for years. So that's the end of the controversy, right? Stefan Fatsis talks to Audie Cornish.
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Obama Tries To Rally Women Voters As Midterms Near

President Obama makes the case for economic policies that would benefit women amid hopes that women will turn out for Democrats on Election Day.
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Protests May Await Redskins When They Land In Minn. For Vikings Game

The owners of Washington, D.C.'s NFL franchise are facing what could be the largest protest yet against their team's name. The team plays the Vikings on Sunday in Minnesota — a state with more than 100,000 people who claim Native American ancestry.
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Albuquerque Police Reach Settlement To Address Excessive Force

Albuquerque Police have reached a settlement agreement with the Justice Department over use-of-force policies. The police have agreed to take steps to address issues that led to, what the Justice Department claims, is a pattern of unconstitutional uses of force.
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In New Hampshire, Two Different Tales Of Scott Brown's State Jump

The very close U.S. Senate race in New Hampshire could come down to where Republican challenger Scott Brown is from.
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A Field Of Medicine That Wants To Know Where You Live

Where do you live? Health specialists think that simple question could make a difference in how doctors prevent and treat diseases for individuals. That's expanding its storied role in public health.

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