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Can you catch Ebola on a plane?

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:52
You're settling into your tiny coach seat on your next business trip, and the person next to you starts coughing.
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Is Pluto a planet or not?

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:51
Poor Pluto. Is it or isn't it a planet?
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Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Oklahoma beheading

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 13:28
Oklahoma will seek the death penalty for Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, who is charged with first-degree murder in the beheading of a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace, District Attorney Greg Mashburn said in a court document Thursday.
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Another NFL player focus of sex assault allegations

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:54
The NFL, already under a spotlight for its handling of domestic violence cases, now has one of its players under investigation for an alleged sexual assault last month.
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History of Ebola outbreaks

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:40
Here's some background information about Ebola, a virus with a high fatality rate that was first identified in Africa in 1976.
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Opinion.: A tragedy of errors

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:39
Running at full speed since the summer, a lab with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, testing blood samples collected by American hospitals on patients they suspected of having Ebola, has returned a negative result in every case. Until Tuesday.
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Your #Ebola questions answered

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:37
Thomas Eric Duncan traveled from Liberia to Texas, before testing positive for Ebola. The first Ebola case diagnosed in the U.S. has raised many questions and concerns, which CNN has been responding to on social media using the hashtag #EbolaQandA. We'll continue to answer them online and on TV, but here are some of your most frequently asked questions:
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Can Ebola go airborne?

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:33
Today, the Ebola virus spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood and vomit. But some of the nation's top infectious disease experts worry that this deadly virus could mutate and be transmitted just by a cough or a sneeze.
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How the Ebola virus spreads

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:30
Yes, Ebola is a scary infectious disease. But the first thing you should know is that it's not very contagious -- the virus isn't spread through the air via coughs or sneezes like the common cold. It's spread through frequent contact with bodily fluids and can be spread only by someone who is showing symptoms.
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9 coolest space Twitter accounts

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:44
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Graham suspect investigated in '03

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:41
The man charged with the abduction of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham was also investigated for alleged sexual assault when he was in college over a decade ago.
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9 ways to get to know the Bronx

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:33
About 8.4 million people can rightfully call themselves New Yorkers, according to 2013 census data. There are no official numbers to back this up, but it'd be a pretty solid bet to say that an awful lot of them have never spent much time exploring the Bronx beyond Yankee Stadium, the Bronx Zoo, the Bronx Botanical Gardens and maaayyybe going out for a plate of manicotti and some tiramisu on Arthur Avenue.
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Reporter unfazed by haunted house

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:27
Busch Gardens in Tampa, Florida, contains eight haunted houses, more than 100 scary characters and one fearless reporter.
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4 patients with enterovirus 68 die

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:07
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
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Was there grand jury misconduct in Ferguson?

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:06
Prosecutors in St. Louis County, Missouri, are investigating a Twitter post claiming the grand jury hearing evidence in the Ferguson shooting hasn't heard enough to warrant charging the police officer who shot and killed unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
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Kid's insults to mom go viral

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 09:03
4-year-old's hilarious insults zing mom! Jeanne Moos reports on "momhead" video that has moms laughing their heads off.
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Jury mistake frees drunk driver

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:45
A jury mistakenly gave probation instead of a decade in prison for a drunk driving crash where a child lost his leg.
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Realtor's killing highlights risk

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:22
The suspect in the killing of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter was asked this week by reporters: "Why Beverly?"
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At 90, Jimmy Carter still surprises

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 08:20
Jimmy Carter's presidency swirled with turmoil, but his post-White House work promoting human rights, democracy and peace has earned him high praise. Carter turned 90 Wednesday. Here are a few facts to help reflect on the long life of America's 39th president:
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Ice melt forces walruses to beach

Thu, 10/02/2014 - 07:52
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
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Punxsy's 9th-grade football team picked up a win over Route 36 rival Brookville on Wednesday night...

 

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