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First U.S. Case Of Ebola Confirmed In Dallas

September 30, 2014 - 5:42pm

A man who flew to the U.S. from Liberia has tested positive for Ebola. He was not sick on the plane, but developed symptoms later. He is currently in isolation at a hospital in Dallas.

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New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage Hike

September 30, 2014 - 5:31pm

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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New York Boosts Pay For Thousands With Hourly Wage Hike

September 30, 2014 - 5:31pm

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed an executive order Tuesday that raises the hourly rate from under $11.90 to $13.13 an hour for thousands of fast-food and retail workers.

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BRAIN Initiative Bets on Wearable Scanners, Laser-Controlled Cells

September 30, 2014 - 5:06pm

A wearable PET scanner and lasers that could control individual brain circuits are among the projects funded by a $46 million federal effort to accelerate research on the human brain.

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BRAIN Initiative Bets on Wearable Scanners, Laser-Controlled Cells

September 30, 2014 - 5:06pm

A wearable PET scanner and lasers that could control individual brain circuits are among the projects funded by a $46 million federal effort to accelerate research on the human brain.

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EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

September 30, 2014 - 5:01pm

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.

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EBay Spins Off PayPal Into Fast-Changing World Of Mobile Payments

September 30, 2014 - 5:01pm

Commerce and payments are splitting up. Ebay is breaking away from PayPal and its payments operation will turn into a separate, publicly traded company.

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Contractor With Criminal History And Gun Was Allowed On Elevator With Obama

September 30, 2014 - 4:30pm

The security lapse happened when President Obama visited the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. The incident continues to raise questions about the Secret Service's efficacy.

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Preventing Worker Burnout Can Boost The Bottom Line

September 30, 2014 - 4:12pm

Weary employees could need more than just time off to re-energize. Some employers have ditched the time cards, let workers set their own schedules or allow them to rotate jobs to prevent burnout.

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How One Chauffeur Took Down A Corrupt Brazilian Politician

September 30, 2014 - 4:08pm

Antonio Cavalcante helped get a candidate for governor barred after showing that the politician had embezzled millions of dollars while he was a state legislator.

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Ebola Researchers Have A Radical Idea: Rush A Vaccine Into The Field

September 30, 2014 - 4:08pm

Traditional methods for containing the Ebola outbreak aren't working fast enough. So some scientists want to bypass the typical trial phases and bring new vaccines directly to people at risk.

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'Human Flesh' Burger Is A Treat To Tempt The Walking Dead

September 30, 2014 - 4:04pm

In a stunt to promote the next season of the hit zombie show The Walking Dead, London chefs have concocted a burger inspired by human flesh. They're giving them away Tuesday at a pop-up restaurant.

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U.S. Charges Four Hackers Over Theft Of Games From Microsoft, Army

September 30, 2014 - 3:17pm

The four men were between the ages of 18 and 28 and stole games before they were released. They also stole Apache helicopter simulator software developed by a video game manufacturer.

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Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags Is Enacted In California

September 30, 2014 - 3:07pm

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed SB 270, the first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags in the U.S. It requires a 10-cent fee for the use of compostable or paper bags.

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WATCH: Container Ships Collide In Suez Canal

September 30, 2014 - 1:08pm

The two vessels, one flagged in Germany and the other in Singapore, come together after one appears to lose rudder control.

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Secret Service Chief On White House Breach: It Won't Happen Again

September 30, 2014 - 1:00pm

Going into Julia Pierson's hearing before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Tuesday, President Obama has expressed confidence in her and the agency she leads. Will that change?

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Aral Sea's Eastern Basin Has Dried Out, NASA Photos Show

September 30, 2014 - 12:57pm

"For the first time in modern history, the eastern basin of the South Aral Sea has completely dried," NASA says, citing satellite photos from 2000 and 2014.

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Doggone It, The World Can Wipe Out Rabies

September 30, 2014 - 12:45pm

Rabies kills tens of thousands of people each year. Now scientists are hoping to mount a final siege against the virus globally. The trick? Getting all of our four-legged friends in for a shot.

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Putting Caffeine In Your Underwear Won't Make You Slimmer, Alas

September 30, 2014 - 11:43am

Here's a government service: The Federal Trade Commission has told two companies to quit selling caffeinated women's undergarments because they don't actually slim your nether regions as advertised.

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Database Flaws Cloud Sunshine On Industry Payments To Doctors

September 30, 2014 - 10:57am

A federal website set to go live Tuesday will disclose drug and device companies' ties to doctors. The release marks a milestone, but could be misleading for patients checking up on their doctors.

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