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    Trailer: 'Left Behind'

    Trailer: 'Left Behind'Based on the best-selling book, survivors must cope after millions of people suddenly vanish in 'Left Behind.' Academy Award-winning actor Nicolas Cage stars alongside Lea Thompson and Chad Michael Murray.
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    N.C. school shooting 'not a plot to shoot up school'

    N.C. school shooting 'not a plot to shoot up school'A shooting outside of Albemarle High School in North Carolina left one student hospitalized and another behind bars. Police stress the shooting was an isolated incident.
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    Officials: Second person being monitored for Ebola

    Officials: Second person being monitored for EbolaHealth officials are closely monitoring a possible second Ebola patient who had close contact with the first person to be diagnosed in the U.S., the director of Dallas County's health department said Wednesday.
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    Jordan Davis' dad: Forgiving Michael Dunn not up to me

    Jordan Davis' dad: Forgiving Michael Dunn not up to meThe father of Jordan Davis, the teen killed by Michael Dunn after a confrontation about loud music, explains why this retrial for a murder conviction is important to him.
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    Flesh-eating bacteria threatens to take woman's arm

    Flesh-eating bacteria threatens to take woman's armA Georgia woman is battling a flesh-eating bacteria that's already taken parts of her arm and is threatening to take the rest. Her family says they don't know where she picked up the bacteria and may never know.
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    Texas troops among thousands to be sent to fight Ebola

    Texas troops among thousands to be sent to fight EbolaFort Bliss will send troops to help combat the spread of Ebola in Liberia. Nearly 500 soldiers could deploy to West Africa to provide support for health care workers, as part of the 3,000 U.S. military personnel ordered there by President Obama.
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    VA bills dead veteran for 59 cents

    VA bills dead veteran for 59 centsNavy veteran David Perry died on June 5. But the embattled Department of Veterans Affairs keeps sending him notices - and a bill for 59 cents.
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    Mom accused of stabbing boyfriend to death over texts

    Mom accused of stabbing boyfriend to death over textsPolice say a woman stabbed her son's dad to death after reading text messages on his phone while he was sleeping. Police say the messages sent from another woman stated he had fathered another child.
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    Balance of power: What it means and why it matters

    Balance of power: What it means and why it mattersUSA TODAY's Washington Bureau Chief Susan Page takes a look at the balance of power in Congress as we head into the midterm elections.
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    Witness: Fake money, iPad sparked school shooting

    Witness: Fake money, iPad sparked school shootingA Fern Creek High School student claims the suspect in Tuesday's campus shooting was upset about being paid counterfeit money for an iPad. She describes the moments surrounding the shooting.
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    Tracy Morgan: 'I can't believe Walmart is blaming me'

    Tracy Morgan: 'I can't believe Walmart is blaming me'Tracy Morgan is speaking out against Walmart after the company blamed him for his own injuries in a car crash involving the comedian's limo bus and a Walmart truck earlier this year. Morgan is suing the company for negligence.
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    Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola observation in Dallas

    Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola observation in DallasThree Dallas Fire-Rescue paramedics and several emergency room workers at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital are off work and under observation after making contact with the patient now being treated for Ebola.
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    Ebola patient fighting for life at Dallas hospital

    Ebola patient fighting for life at Dallas hospitalThe first Ebola case in the U.S. was confirmed by the CDC Tuesday. The patient was diagnosed and is being treated at a Dallas hospital.
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    Microsoft jumps to new Windows 10 in surprising move

    Microsoft jumps to new Windows 10 in surprising moveIn a surprising move skipping Windows 9, Microsoft on Tuesday unveiled the next version of Windows - Windows 10.
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    Critic's Corner: 'The Mysteries of Laura'

    Critic's Corner: 'The Mysteries of Laura'USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for Wednesday, October 1st with 'The Mysteries of Laura,' 'The Goldbergs' and 'Black-ish.'
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    Wednesday's forecast: Cold front moves into Midwest

    Wednesday's forecast: Cold front moves into MidwestThe national weather forecast for Wednesday, October 1st calls for showers and thunderstorms in the Midwest, cloudy in the DC and Boston area and snow showers in the Rockies.
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    CDC confirms first Ebola patient ini the U.S.

    CDC confirms first Ebola patient ini the U.S.The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed the first case of Ebola in a critically ill patient diagnosed at a U.S. hospital in Dallas.
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    Trailer: 'The Good Lie'

    Trailer: 'The Good Lie'Academy Award-winning actress Reese Witherspoon stars as an employment agency counselor in "The Good Lie." Tasked with helping Sudanese refugees settle into life in America, she finds her life changing as well.
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    Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, apologizes for charge

    Michael Phelps arrested for DUI, apologizes for chargeOlympic champion swimmer Michael Phelps was arrested for driving while under the influence early Tuesday morning, according to police.
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    Trailer: 'Annabelle'

    Trailer: 'Annabelle'An expecting couple begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences after they bring a vintage doll into their home in "Annabelle."
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    Home with missile bunkers for sale

    Home with missile bunkers for saleA custom home with cold war anti-aircraft missile bunkers is up for sale in Northern California.
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    'Mighty Mites' lose to breakaway banner in adorable way

    'Mighty Mites' lose to breakaway banner in adorable wayWatch this adorable video of the Wallkill, New York Mighty Mites as they attempt to run through the banner before their game on September 20. (Video courtesy Fred Maruca and YouTube.com/James Cracolici)
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    Watch driver ram building in attempt to escape cops

    Watch driver ram building in attempt to escape copsA man was arrested and charged with injuring a police officer following an incident that included him ramming an SUV into the side of a Valero gas station.
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    NASA images: World's fourth-largest lake drying up

    NASA images: World's fourth-largest lake drying upThe Aral Sea used to be one of the largest lakes in the world. NASA satellite images capture its dramatic shrinking.
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    Adorable 7-year-old shocks homeless with generosity

    Adorable 7-year-old shocks homeless with generosityCaiden Perez may seem like your average seven-year-old, but this second-grader is giving back to those in need.
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    10Best's most amazing pink places for October

    10Best's most amazing pink places for OctoberIn honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month this October, USA TODAY's 10Best has compiled a list of iconic pink landmarks found around the world.
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    Workers sickened in BP oil spill cleanup await fate

    Workers sickened in BP oil spill cleanup await fateBP oil spill cleanup workers are upset over an interpretation that blocks them from medical settlement payments. A judge is now reconsidering his original ruling.
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