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    Missing cat found hanging by a belt

    Missing cat found hanging by a beltA family wants to know who is responsible for hanging their 8-year-old cat in their neighborhood.
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    UPDATE - DART: Woman ill at Dallas train station not on Ebola list

    UPDATE - DART: Woman ill at Dallas train station not on Ebola listA spokeswoman said they believe the person lived at the apartment compelx where Thomas Eric Duncan became ill
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    Carson Daly encourages Americans to make a difference

    Carson Daly encourages Americans to make a differenceAcross the country, Americans will take time to serve their communities on Saturday, Oct. 25. Carson Daly hopes you will join him for Make a Difference Day.
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    • 1 day, 10 hours ago
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    Nurse Amber Vinson in 'stable' condition fighting Ebola

    Nurse Amber Vinson in 'stable' condition fighting EbolaAmber Vinson is now listed in 'stable' condition at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta. She was the second Dallas nurse to contract Ebola while treating Thomas Eric Duncan, who died of the disease.
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    • 1 day, 11 hours ago
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    Obama: More U.S. Ebola cases possible, but no epidemic

    Obama: More U.S. Ebola cases possible, but no epidemicPresident Obama acknowledged America may see more isolated cases of Ebola in time, but said there is no outbreak here. He stressed facts, not fear about the disease. He also noted lessons learned from mistakes made in Dallas.
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    • 1 day, 12 hours ago
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    Cruise passengers, loved ones worried about Ebola

    Cruise passengers, loved ones worried about EbolaA Carnival cruise ship is headed back to Texas after being turned away from Mexico. That's because a Dallas hospital worker on board may have handle an Ebola specimen. A fellow passenger describes the mood on the ship.
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    • 1 day, 13 hours ago
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    Obama: Ebola travel ban could make matters worse

    Obama: Ebola travel ban could make matters worsePresident Obama said closing America's borders would hamper efforts to stop Ebola at the source and could encourage people coming from West Africa to evade screening. That would make the disease harder to track.
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    Supreme Court OKs controversial Texas voter ID law

    Supreme Court OKs controversial Texas voter ID lawThe Supreme Court is allowing Texas to enforce a new voter identification law, which civil rights groups say will force hundreds of thousands of minorities to be turned away at the polls.
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    • 1 day, 14 hours ago
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    Doctor at center of Ebola cases in tears over loss

    Doctor at center of Ebola cases in tears over lossDr. Gary Weinstein, the Texas Health Presbyterian doctor who has treated all three Ebola patients in the U.S., sat down in an exclusive interview with WFAA.
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    • 2 days ago
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    Ebola patient Nina Pham in 'fair' condition

    Ebola patient Nina Pham in 'fair' conditionEbola stricken nurse Nina Pham is now at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. Pham is one of two nurses who cared Ebola patient Thomas Duncan, who passed away from the virus.
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    • 2 days, 2 hours ago
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    Obama jokes about his credit card getting declined

    Obama jokes about his credit card getting declinedPresident Obama said his "credit card was rejected" at a New York restaurant last month as he was visiting the United Nations.
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    Same-sex marriage now legal in Arizona

    Same-sex marriage now legal in ArizonaArizona same-sex couples begin marrying immediately after Attorney General Tom Horne announced that he will not appeal the court ruling striking down Arizona's marriage restriction.
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    Childhood cancer survivor trades illness for scrubs

    Childhood cancer survivor trades illness for scrubsThere is nothing unusual in an intern shadowing a doctor on the job. But Michael Stevens isn't just any intern. He has spent the past several months shadowing pediatric oncologist Dr. John Bergsagel at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta.
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    6-month-old baby girl left in car for 6 hours dies

    6-month-old baby girl left in car for 6 hours diesA 6-month-old baby girl died after being left in a parked car for six hours in Oregon.
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    Twin sisters adopted by 2 families reunited years later

    Twin sisters adopted by 2 families reunited years laterTwins seperated at birth when they were adopted by families in two different countries were reunited, they have the same biological parents in China but they never knew it till last year.
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    Critic's Corner: 'American Dad' moves to TBS

    Critic's Corner: 'American Dad' moves to TBSUSA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews the television lineup for Monday, October 20th, with 'Jane the Virgin,' 'The Millers' and 'American Dad.'
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    Amputee donates leg for dog training

    Amputee donates leg for dog trainingAn amputee gave the Spokane County, Washington, Sheriffs Office one of the most unique gifts it has ever received. The man donated his leg, so cadaver dogs could train with it. Those dogs went on to help locate victims in the Oso mudslide.
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    White House: Ron Klain is right person for Ebola 'czar'

    White House: Ron Klain is right person for Ebola 'czar'White House press secretary Josh Earnest explains why President Obama chose veteran government insider Ron Klain to coordinate his administration's efforts to fight the Ebola virus.
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    • 2 days, 9 hours ago
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    Loud-music shooter Michael Dunn gets life in prison

    Loud-music shooter Michael Dunn gets life in prisonMichael Dunn has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of Jordan Davis. The unarmed teen was fatally shot during a parking lot dispute over loud music in November 2012.
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    College dropout rakes in $35M on makeup brushes

    College dropout rakes in $35M on makeup brushesAnisa Telwar Kaicker knew that starting her own business without a college degree would be challenging, but she was determined. Today, she is in charge of a 35 million dollar makeup brush business that partners with companies like Lancome and Mac.
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    • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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    'Lion' sightings excite Atlanta suburb

    'Lion' sightings excite Atlanta suburbResidents in an Atlanta suburb say they have photo evidence that a lion is living in their woods. But is this creature really akin to the mythological Big Foot, Chupacabra, and the Loch Ness Monster?
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    Doctors update Ebola nurse Nina Pham's condition

    Doctors update Ebola nurse Nina Pham's conditionNina Pham, the first nurse to test positive for Ebola, was listed in "fair" condition Friday and "resting comfortably" at a state-of-the-art facility at the National Institutes of Health in Maryland.
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    • 2 days, 11 hours ago
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    Bridal shop closed after Amber Vinson shopped for gowns

    Bridal shop closed after Amber Vinson shopped for gownsThe bridal store in Akron, Ohio where the second nurse infected with the Ebola virus shopped for bridesmaid gowns is closed indefinitely until the CDC clears them to reopen.
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    Cross-dressing teenage boys asked to leave school

    Cross-dressing teenage boys asked to leave schoolTwo boys were asked to change clothes or go home after they chose to dress like Nicki Minaj and Miss America on dress-like-a-celebrity day at school. See how their fellow students showed their support for them the following day.
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    Big tropical storms rage near Bermuda and Hawaii

    Big tropical storms rage near Bermuda and HawaiiPacking ferocious winds of up to 145 mph, Hurricane Gonzalo continued on a path toward Bermuda on Friday as a Category 4 storm. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Ana is forecast to pass near Hawaii over the weekend, potentially as a Category 1 hurricane.
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    How an online game led to a man losing 390 pounds

    How an online game led to a man losing 390 poundsTwo years ago, it was a task for Brian Flemming to walk up a flight of stairs. He weighed 625 pounds and suffered from depression and alcoholism. Now, Flemming is preparing to run a half marathon. Video by Ryan Garza.
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    • 2 days, 14 hours ago
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    Nina Pham now in Maryland for Ebola treatment

    Nina Pham now in Maryland for Ebola treatmentNina Pham is now beginning Ebola treatment in Maryland. She was transferred from Texas Health Presbyterian for fear the virus has overwhelmed the hospital. Another one of the hospital's employees has been isolated on a cruise.
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    • 2 days, 15 hours ago