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Mishandling Of Ebola Sample May Have Exposed CDC Technician To Virus

5 hours 19 min ago

The worker will be monitored for symptoms. Officials are investigating the incident, in which the virus was moved from a high-security lab to a low-security lab at the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta.

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When Home And Health Are Just Out Of Reach

6 hours 37 min ago

Health insurance doesn't pay for housing, but sometimes that is what a patient needs most. A Medicaid experiment helps some elderly and disabled people move out of institutions into their own homes.

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Japanese Artist Indicted For 'Vagina Kayak'

6 hours 48 min ago

Provocative artist Megumi Igarashi has been arrested twice in Japan this year for distributing data that lets people make a 3-D printed kayak that incorporates a model of her genitals.

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A Blizzard Of Cash: Christmas Comes Early To Hong Kong

6 hours 51 min ago

Drivers and pedestrians leapt into busy Hong Kong traffic to scoop up millions of dollars of bills spilled by a security van. Much of it has not been returned.

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Would You Like Health Insurance With Those Stocking Stuffers?

9 hours 26 min ago

While shoppers rush to the mall to pick up the last neckties and Transformers for Christmas, health officials are trying to pitch them on an unconventional gift this holiday season: health insurance.

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U.S. Strikes Have Killed 1,100 ISIS Fighters And Cost $1 Billion

9 hours 35 min ago

Spending exceeds $8 million per day. Operation Inherent Resolve, as the U.S.-led operation against the Islamic State is known, is getting its own inspector general to oversee government costs.

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China's Fierce Anti-Corruption Crackdown: An Insider's View

10 hours 11 min ago

China's president has pushed hard to combat corruption. But he's meeting resistance from some bureaucrats who say their incomes have fallen because bribes are less common.

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Sony To Stream 'The Interview' On YouTube, Other Sites Starting Today

10 hours 53 min ago

The studio said the comedy will also be available to rent on Google Play, Microsoft's Xbox Video and a dedicated website at a price of $5.99. It's also being shown in more than 200 theaters.

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Son's Death 'Doesn't Make Any Sense,' Say Parents Of Berkeley Teen

10 hours 54 min ago

Toni Martin-Green came forward last night to say it was her son who was shot and killed in Berkeley, Mo. Today, she says, "I am trying to remain calm."

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Contractor Freed By Cuba Will Get $3.2M From U.S.

11 hours 39 min ago

A USAID official confirmed the payment to Alan Gross, who spent five years in a Cuban prison. It's part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company for which he worked at the time of his arrest.

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A Very Native American Christmas

11 hours 51 min ago

For some Native Americans, Christmas has been a time for decorated trees, Santa Claus and lots of old traditions.

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Teacher Wins $150,000 Prize — And Donates It All To Her School

13 hours 8 min ago

Nikki Bollerman recently won a contest that gave books to her students. The third-grade teacher, 26, decided the cash that came with it should also go to her school.

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25 Years After Death, A Dictator Still Casts A Shadow In Romania

13 hours 18 min ago

Nicolae Ceausescu ruled with an iron fist for 25 years until he was overthrown and executed on Christmas Day in 1989. A quarter-century after his ouster, the country is still dealing with his legacy.

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New Blood Donation Rules Would Still Exclude Many Gay Men

13 hours 29 min ago

The FDA recommends overturning a lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men. It's the right solution, but it still won't help me donate.

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Turkey's President And His 1,100-Room 'White Palace'

13 hours 39 min ago

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the massive presidential complex is a symbol of Turkey's growing importance. But as one opposition politician puts it: Only dictators want to live in palaces.

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An Update On For-Profit Colleges

14 hours 54 min ago

New regulations and new complaints for a troubled sector; a new owner for a troubled college.

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Former President George H.W. Bush To Remain In Hospital

14 hours 57 min ago

Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, is being kept at Houston Methodist Hospital for observation, following breathing difficulties.

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Jordanian Plane Goes Down Over Syria; Islamic State Captures Pilot

15 hours 20 min ago

U.S. military officials tell NPR they believe the plane wasn't shot down by ISIS, and they're still working to determine what brought the plane down.

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Police Kill Young Man In Missouri; 'It's Not What People Portray,' Mayor Says

15 hours 22 min ago

Police say a black 18-year-old had a gun when he was shot at a gas station in a St. Louis suburb that's just two miles west of Ferguson. Police have released a video of the incident.

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Guyanese Christmas Gives A Whole New Meaning To Slow Food

16 hours 29 min ago

Two classic Christmas dishes beloved by the people of Guyana are pepperpot and garlic pork. To get the flavors just right, you have to cook them and let them sit out for weeks.

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