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Midday Roundup: Medical missionaries among Ebola ‘fighters’ honored by Time

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Newsworthy | Persons of the year. A SIM missionary doctor in Liberia graces one of several covers of Time magazine, which this week named “the Ebola fighters” its…

Midday Roundup: Last-minute details tie up budget deal in Congress

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Newsworthy | Deadline. Time is running out for Congress to vote on a budget bill that would keep the government open past midnight tonight. The House and Senate…

Senate report: CIA interrogations crossed the line

By Lynde Langdon
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Government | The Senate Intelligence Committee has released a grisly report on the CIA’s torture practices in the post 9/11 years. The report claims to debunk the…

Midday Roundup: Renegade flu strain defies this year’s vaccine

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Newsworthy | Flu shot fail? Experts fear this year’s flu vaccine may not provide complete protection. That’s because a “drifted,” or mutated, strain of the H3N2…

The CDC (finally) has a plan for Ebola

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Ebola Virus | By the time the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released its guidance for hospitals treating Ebola patients earlier this week, the United…

Midday Roundup: NASA’s Orion safely lands after soaring out of this world

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Newsworthy | Blastoff. The spacecraft Orion successfully splashed down in the Pacific Ocean after an early morning test flight today. The next-generation rocket ship…

Midday Roundup: Windy weather blows Orion launch back a day

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Newsworthy | Postponed. High winds and glitches forced NASA to cancel today’s test flight of the Orion spacecraft, the next-generation rocket ship designed to replace…

GOP leader: Obama’s pick for Pentagon chief has broad support

By Lynde Langdon
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Defense | President Barack Obama has chosen former Pentagon second-in-command Ashton Carter to replace Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense, a senior Republican senator…

Midday Roundup: Ferguson protests take to the football field

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Newsworthy | Hands up. Five St. Louis Rams football players protested the shooting of Michael Brown at game time yesterday. Before taking the field for pregame…

Darren Wilson resigns from Ferguson Police Department

By Lynde Langdon
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Ferguson | Darren Wilson, the Ferguson, Mo., police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, has resigned his position, his attorney announced today. “There’s no…

Peacemakers emerge in St. Louis after night of rage

By Lynde Langdon
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Race Issues | Community comes together to help clean up the damage left by rioters

Midday Roundup: Grand jury documents reveal Ferguson officer’s story

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Completely overpowered. Members of the public can now review almost all the evidence that the St. Louis grand jury saw in its review of the Michael Brown…

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