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How Ebola virus spreads

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…

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Hong Kong tense amid National Day ceremonies

Hong Kongers marked China's National Day in unprecedented fashion Wednesday, as pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of the Asian financial hub for…

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Who's next to join campaign against ISIS?

A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air…

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Va. authorities check ties in unsolved cases

As the fall disappearance of a college student haunts Virginia yet again, police across the state are scrambling to determine whether Jesse Matthew, the…

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Should U.S. worry after 1st Ebola diagnosis?

For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola.

The unidentified man, who is being treated at a Dallas hospital, didn't…

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First US Ebola case diagnosed -- now what?

In this age of modern air travel, it was just a matter of when, not if. A man at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United…

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Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Will markets shake off the September slump as the new month begins?

Here are five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:

1. Weak…

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Ukraine: Shells hit school, bus, killing 10

A school and a public transit bus were shelled in war-torn eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, leaving at least 10 people dead, officials in the country's Donetsk…

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Can the Secret Service actually change?

Some people are wondering about the capability of the Secret Service after a string of other blunders in recent years.

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Searchers look for bodies as volcano erupts

Efforts to recover bodies from an erupting volcano in central Japan resumed Wednesday, after search teams had been hampered by gas and hot ash shooting into…

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