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Ebola Workers Attacked By Villagers In Guinea

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Several people, including health workers and three journalists, have been found dead days after they were attacked while spreading awareness of Ebola in a Guinean village.

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'Portland, Maine' Is Tim McGraw's Break Up Song

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Portland's spokesman says whoever it was that broke Tim McGraw's heart in that song made a good choice moving to Portland. She says the mayor would happily give the singer a personal tour of the city.

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Retailers' Customers Cautioned As Cyber Attacks Continue

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Home Depot says some 56 million card holders were possibly compromised in a cyber attack. It says there's no evidence that debit PIN numbers were comprised or that the breach effected online shoppers.

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General Mills To Close 2 Plants, Hundreds To Be Let Go

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

General Mills blames the move on an industry-wide decline in breakfast cereal sales. It says sales of its brands have dropped by 10 percent in the last quarter alone.

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Dr. Paul Farmer Joins West Africa's Fight Against Ebola

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Dr. Paul Farmer, who is best known as cofounder of the international aide group Partners in Health, is in Liberia. He talks to Audie Cornish about efforts to get ahead of the virus.

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NFL Fans Still Watch Football Despite Players' Scandals

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

As NFC division rivals Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Atlanta Falcons took to the field Thursday night, fans watching at nearby sports bars reflected on what's currently a tumultuous time for the NFL.

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Movie Review: 'Last Days In Vietnam'

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Director Rory Kennedy's documentary isn't an examination of the rights or wrongs of U.S. involvement in Vietnam, but a thrilling narrative told with first-person stories of the war's chaotic end.

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Spain Tries To Tamp Down Catalonia's Separatist Movement

Fri, 09/19/2014 - 4:02am

Catalans see the Scottish independence referendum as an exercise of democracy that they've been denied. The Spanish government sees it as a threat.

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Dog From Philadelphia Ends Up In Oregon Shelter

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:14am

The Jack Russell terrier was wearing a microchip when she was taken to the shelter in Portland. The question is how did she get there?

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High School Reconsiders Student's Yearbook Photo

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 6:01am

Draven Rodriguez posed with his cat. The school's principal rejected the photo. It will appear in the yearbook after all — on the principal's page promoting animal rescue and adoption.

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Jacqueline Woodson On Being A 'Brown Girl' Who Dreams

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:29am

In her new memoir for young adults, Woodson uses free verse to tell the story of growing up in the 1960s and 1970s. Her work for young readers often touches on themes of race and identity.

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Jacqueline Woodson On Being A 'Brown Girl' Who Dared To Dream

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:29am

In her new memoir for young adults, Woodson uses free verse to tell the story of growing up in the 1960s and 1970s. Her work for young readers often touches on themes of race and identity.

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NFL's Greg Hardy Sits Out While Domestic Violence Case Is Appealed

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

Carolina Panthers player Greg Hardy agreed to be put on the NFL's exempt list until his legal troubles are settled. His case is one of several that brought scrutiny to the NFL.

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Senate To Vote On Bill To Authorize Arming Syrian Rebels

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

The House voted Wednesday to authorize the training and equipping of Syrian rebels to fight militants in the group called Islamic State also known as ISIS. The vote didn't split down party lines.

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Kerry Briefs Skeptic Senators On Coalition Plans Against ISIS

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

President Obama says more than 40 countries are joining together to fight the Islamic State militants. Secretary of State John Kerry has returned from a trip to try to put together a coalition.

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Scottish Voters Cast Ballots On Whether To Cut Ties To U.K.

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

Voting is underway in Scotland on a referendum that will decide if the country becomes independent. British Prime Minister David Cameron has promised Scotland more autonomy if it stays in the union.

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Wis. Court Reinstates Voter ID Law, Causes Chaos Before Election

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

Last week, a federal appeals court reinstated the photo identification requirement. It had been blocked in a lawsuit brought by voter advocacy groups.

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'American Gothic' House Available To Rent

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

The renter of Iowa's most famous house is moving out. The farm house pictured in Grant Wood's painting, American Gothic, is rented out by the state's historical society.

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Vermont Nonprofit Successfully Helps Homeowners Weatherize

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

Old houses that dot New England's landscape are often expensive to heat. A nonprofit housing agency in Vermont is using customer service to get homeowners to make their houses more energy efficient.

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Holder Urges Bigger Rewards For Wall Street Whistleblowers

Thu, 09/18/2014 - 4:06am

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says the government needs to pay whistleblowers more money if it wants to prevent financial sector fraud.

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