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History of Ebola outbreaks

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:40am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:39am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:37am
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?

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:33am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 10:30am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:44am
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Graham suspect investigated in '03

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:41am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:33am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:27am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:07am
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?

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:06am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 9:03am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:45am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:22am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 8:20am
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:52am
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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Texas girl missing 12 years is found

CNN - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 10:48pm
Sabrina Allen, a Texas girl allegedly kidnapped by her noncustodial mother 12 years ago, was recovered safely in Mexico.
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Watch Thursday's show!

CNN - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 7:17pm
October 2, 2014
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Guilty verdict in loud-music murder trial

CNN - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 4:14pm
The jury has reached a verdict in Michael Dunn's "loud-music" murder trial after about five hours of deliberation.
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Intruders kill hundreds of chickens with golf club, officials say

CNN - Wed, 10/01/2014 - 3:47pm
Suspects in a bizarre burglary beat to death 920 chickens at a farm in central California earlier this month, authorities say.
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