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Midday Roundup: Brantly donates blood to fellow Ebola victim

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Newsworthy | Gift of life. Doctors have treated Rick Sacra, a missionary doctor who contracted the Ebola virus in Liberia, with serum extracted from blood donated by Kent…

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

Wait for answers threatens fragile calm in Ferguson

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Police | The conflict in Ferguson, Mo., might have simmered for a time, but the heat is rising again as residents lose patience with the government’s response to the…

Midday Roundup: Hundreds of children sick from rare virus

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Newsworthy | Sick day. An outbreak of severe respiratory illness has sent hundreds of children to hospitals in the Midwest. Health officials believe a rare enterovirus…

Chick-fil-A founder Truett Cathy dies

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Obituary | S. Truett Cathy, the unashamed Christian founder of Chick-fil-A, died this morning at his home in Atlanta. He was 93. Cathy is credited with inventing…

NATO’s agenda: Stop ISIS, contain Putin

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International | As world leaders wrap up a two-day NATO summit in Wales, U.S. President Barack Obama laid out the organization’s plans to tackle two major threats to…

Midday Roundup: Comedy pioneer Joan Rivers dies at 81

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Newsworthy | Queen of Mean. Joan Rivers died Thursday in New York City of complications from throat surgery. She was 81. The acerbic comedienne made a 40-plus year career…

Midday Roundup: NATO meets amid worldwide instability

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Newsworthy | Evolving challenges. The conflicts in Northern Iraq and Ukraine top the agenda at a critical NATO meeting that starts today in Wales. U.S. President…

Tinder for the explosion in Ferguson

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Education | A battle over a failing school district helped stoke the fires of racial tension that engulfed North County, Mo., after Michael Brown’s death

Federal judge strikes down part of major Texas abortion law

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Abortion | A federal judge Friday ruled against new abortion restrictions set to go into effect in Texas this Monday. The ruling blocks a requirement that abortion…

Midday Roundup: Britain raises threat level amid fears terrorism will spread from Syria

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Newsworthy | Heightened security. Conflict escalation in Iraq and Syria led Britain to raise its terror threat level from substantial to severe Friday. The new threat…

Culture of apathy allowed U.K. child abuse ring to flourish

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Child Sexual Abuse | Fear, apathy, and selfishness led civil authorities in an English borough to look the other way as hundreds of children were sexually abused, according a…

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