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Obama: Ebola Policies Should Support Health Care Workers On Front Lines

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

The U.S. policies, said Obama, should be crafted to avoid discouraging workers from going overseas to help curb Ebola outbreaks.

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Bernard Mayes, NPR's First Chairman, Founder Of Suicide Hotline, Dies

Monday, October 27, 2014

Mayes was a true Renaissance man: He worked as an Anglican priest, a journalist, a radio executive, a university professor and the founder of the first suicide prevention hotline in the United States.

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Army Says Troops Coming Back From West Africa Will Face 'Controlled Monitoring'

Monday, October 27, 2014

The troops will be confined to a housing complex at their base in Italy for 21 days. The news comes just as the White House tried to convince New York and New Jersey to drop mandatory quarantines.

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In Photos: Last Of U.S., British Troops Leave Afghanistan's Helmand Province

Monday, October 27, 2014

Helmand saw some of the bloodiest fighting of the 13-year war. On Monday morning, the last of the American and British troops that shared the camp headed out on helicopters.

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Reports: Boko Haram May Have Kidnapped Dozens More Girls In Nigeria

Monday, October 27, 2014

The reported abductions continue to cast doubt on a truce announced by Nigerian officials. The deal was supposed to culminate in the release of 276 girls the group kidnapped in April.

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Nicaragua Follows Its Own Path In Dealing With Drug Traffickers

Sunday, October 26, 2014

Unlike its Central American neighbors, Nicaragua hasn't waged a head-on military battle with the cartels. The country suffers less violence, but critics says it effectively tolerates trafficking.

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UPDATED: 2 Police Deputies Killed, Another Shot By Assailant In California

Friday, October 24, 2014

One bystander was also shot by. After an hours-long manhunt, police apprehended a 34-year-old suspect.

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Police: Remains Found Near Charlottesville Are Those Of Hannah Graham

Friday, October 24, 2014

The search for the University of Virginia student spanned weeks. Police have charged a 32-year-old man with abduction.

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Shooting At Washington School Leaves 2 Dead, Including Gunman

Friday, October 24, 2014

Television images showed students running out of the Marysville, Wash., high school with their hands up. A local hospital said it had received four victims; three of them are in critical condition.

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Recently Returned From Africa, Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola At NYC Hospital

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A doctor, identified as Craig Spencer, who had worked in Ebola-stricken countries with Doctors Without Borders, had been monitoring his health and arrived at the hospital today with a fever.

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EU Leaders Agree To Cut Emissions By At Least 40 Percent

Thursday, October 23, 2014

The president of the European Council said the agreement marked the "world's most ambitious" energy policy. Environmentalists worry it still falls short of what's needed to curb global warming.

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Second White House Fence Jumper Had Been Arrested Before

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Dominic Adesanya, 23, has been charged with two misdemeanors. Adesanya was stopped on the White House lawn by two Secret Service dogs.

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U.S.-Led Strikes In Syria Have Killed 553, Activists Say

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Most of those killed โ€” 464 โ€” were fighters with the Islamic State. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also counted 32 civilians among the dead.

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Soldier Killed, Suspect Dead In Shooting Near Canadian Parliament

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

A gunman opened fire near Ottawa's National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday. Shots also were fired on Parliament Hill. Two people are dead and police say they are looking for one or more suspect.

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Legendary 'Washington Post' Editor Ben Bradlee Has Died

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Bradlee was the editor who ushered in the paper's golden era, overseeing its reporting during the Watergate scandal.

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NBC News Photojournalist Is Now Ebola Free, Says Hospital

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Nebraska Medical Center says Ashoka Mukpo was cleared by the CDC and will be discharged on Wednesday.

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Missouri Governor Announces Creation Of 'Ferguson Commission'

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The panel will study the social and economic conditions that fueled violent protests over the killing of an unarmed teenager this summer.

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Watchdog: $7 Billion U.S. Effort Doesn't Dent Afghan Poppy Production

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Special Inspector General for Afghan Reconstruction found that despite U.S. counternarcotics efforts, poppy cultivation in Afghanistan reached a record high in 2013.

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'Mr. President, Don't Touch My Girlfriend,' Chicago Voter Teases Obama

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

CNN called it a "presidential love triangle" at an Illinois polling location, but, really, the episode was just some good fun.

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CDC Announces New Guidelines For Health Care Workers Treating Ebola Patients

Monday, October 20, 2014

The new guidelines call for a site supervisor, who makes sure healthcare workers put on and remove their personal protective equipment correctly.

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