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Globe Trot: Ebola death toll tops 4,000

By Jamie Dean
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International | EBOLA’S VICTIMS: Thousands of Ebola victims continue to die in West Africa, and the CDC warns the virus could infect as many as 1.4 million people in…

Healthy baby born after mother gets new womb

By Kiley Crossland
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Health | A woman who had a womb transplant last year has given birth to a healthy baby boy, the world’s first following such radical fertility measures, according to…

First Ebola patient diagnosed in the U.S. dies

By Leigh Jones
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Ebola Virus | Thomas Eric Duncan contracted the disease in Liberia before traveling to the United States

ISIS, Ebola—Americans can handle the truth

By Cal Thomas
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Ebola Virus | The Ebola virus is not a threat, but ISIS is. That’s what some of our leaders tell us. Should we believe them? Do they have a track record for truth-telling…

Virginia AG relaxes requirements for reporting child abuse

By Courtney Crandell
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Child Sexual Abuse | Virginia state law doesn’t require health care providers to report cases of 14-year-old girls who get pregnant, unless evidence points to parental or…

Far from battle, drone pilots still feel stress of war

By Michael Cochrane
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Military | Drone operators can track enemy targets for weeks, analyzing the carnage unleashed by their missile strikes for hours afterward during long shifts. Then they…

Midday Roundup: Pope calls meeting to tackle family matters

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Catholic family values. More than 200 senior Roman Catholic bishops gather today for the Synod on the Family at the Vatican. The group will try to find ways…

Jahi McMath’s family seeks reversal of brain-death ruling

By Caroline Leal
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Newsworthy | The family of a 13-year-old California girl—who was declared brain-dead 10 months ago following complications from sleep apnea surgery—is seeking an…

Quarantine in effect for Ebola patient’s relatives

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | The Dallas family of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan is waiting under armed guard in their apartment for a cleaning crew to sanitize their home. The county…

Liberia: Texas Ebola patient lied about exposure on travel forms

By Andrew Branch
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Ebola Virus | Liberian officials said today they plan to prosecute Thomas Eric Duncan, the man who brought Ebola to Texas, for allegedly lying on an airport questionnaire…

Dallas Ebola patient might have infected others, including children

By Lynde Langdon
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Ebola Virus | Texas Gov. Rick Perry and other health officials said at a press conference this afternoon that a handful of school-aged children had contact with a man…

First Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S.

By Leigh Jones
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Ebola Virus | The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced late this afternoon it has confirmed the first case of Ebola in the United States. The unidentified…

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