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CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 7:04pm
October 3, 2014
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80 monitored in U.S. Ebola case

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 6:02pm
America's first diagnosed Ebola victim is contained, but three things are still spreading: fear, frustration and the search for his contacts.
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Woman sues sperm bank over mix-up

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:38pm
At five months pregnant, Jennifer Cramblett and her same-sex partner learned that Cramblett had been inseminated with the wrong sperm from the wrong donor with the wrong ethnicity.
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California mayor shot, killed; wife detained

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 3:16pm
The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.
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4 arrested in clubbing deaths of hundreds of chickens

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 2:13pm
Four suspects are in custody after more than 900 chickens appeared to have been killed by intruders at a farm in central California in September, authorities say.
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Can you catch Ebola on a plane?

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:52pm
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?

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:51pm
Poor Pluto. Is it or isn't it a planet?
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Prosecutor to seek death penalty in Oklahoma beheading

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 1:28pm
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

CNN - Thu, 10/02/2014 - 12:54pm
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

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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