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Comet narrowly misses Mars

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Comet Siding Spring passed so close to Mars, NASA spacecraft had to move out of the way. Check out the NASA animation.

2 officers die in 'one-man crime spree'

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Two California police officers were killed in a shooting rampage that started outside a Sacramento motel.

Quarantined nurse slams policy

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Kaci Hickox, a nurse under mandatory quarantine in New Jersey after caring for Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, has blasted more stringent state policies for dealing with health care workers returning from West Africa, saying the change could lead to medical professionals being treated like "criminals and prisoners."


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More than 10,000 people infected with Ebola, WHO says

Nearly half of the more than 10,000 Ebola patients in largest outbreak ever have died, the World Health Organization said Saturday

War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future

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War-scarred Ukraine votes for pro-Western future
War-weary Ukrainians vote Sunday for a powerful new parliament in which a likely alliance of pro-Western and nationalist forces will confirm the ex-Soviet country's historic ... more

US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa

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US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries ... more

Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with ... more

Canada Parliament gunman aimed to go to Saudi Arabia, not Syria: mother

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TORONTO (Reuters) - The Canadian citizen who police contend shot dead a soldier at the nation's war memorial before charging into Parliament had intended to ... more

Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking

Southern Illinois residents rally, wait for fracking
Wayne Woolsey, an oilman since 1958, says he has core samples pulled from deep below the shale rock here that "look awful promising," comparable to ... more

Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with ... more

War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election

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KIEV (Reuters) - War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to ... more

Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

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MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in ... more

The 12 Laws Of Business Power

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The 12 Laws Of Business Power
A number of my UC Santa Barbara entrepreneurial students have asked my opinion of Robert Greene's The 48 Laws Of Power, prompting me to check ... more

Well: Ask Well: Ebola Testing for All New Arrivals?

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Well: Ask Well: Ebola Testing for All New Arrivals?
Readers ask: Why isn’t everyone who arrives from West Africa immediately tested for Ebola? Why don’t we look at their blood under a microscope?

Blackhawks Game Day: Tied with Blues 1-1 after one period

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Blackhawks Game Day: Tied with Blues 1-1 after one period
ST. LOUIS -- Another chapter in the rivalry between the Chicago Blackhawks and St. Louis Blues was written Saturday night when the teams faced off ... more

iPad Air 2 Review: Why Apple's New Tablet Destroys The Competition

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iPad Air 2 Review: Why Apple's New Tablet Destroys The Competition
Apple's latest tablet, the iPad Air 2, may only be a small jump from last year's iPad Air, but that does not take into account ... more

A Brief History of Apple Hacking

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A Brief History of Apple Hacking

5 hurt in shootings Saturday

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5 hurt in shootings Saturday
Five people were injured in daytime shootings Saturday, including a 13-year-old boy who may have shot himself, police said.

Steve Ballmer opens a new window as Clippers' enthusiastic owner

Steve Ballmer opens a new window as Clippers' enthusiastic owner
Steve Ballmer delivered many lessons this fall to the 80 students who squeezed their way into his much-anticipated class at the Stanford Graduate School of ... more

Kansas State puts up strong defensive effort in 23-0 shutout of Texas

Kansas State puts up strong defensive effort in 23-0 shutout of Texas
In an era of high-octane offenses producing gaudy statistics and prodigious point totals, it makes sense that Kansas State's old-school coach can appreciate an old-school ... more

Kansas City Royals v San Francisco Giants: 2014 World Series - live!

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Kansas City Royals v San Francisco Giants: 2014 World Series - live!
Royals have 2-1 World Series lead over the GiantsGame 4: Giants Madison Bumgarner v Royals Jason VargasJoin the fun, tweet: @lengeldavidemail: david.lengel.freelance@theguardian.com 8.35pm ET @LengelDavid ... more

Live updates: USC vs. Utah

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Live updates: USC vs. Utah
USC announced its starting lineups.

Stow Shouts 'Play Ball!' Before Game 4 of Series

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San Francisco Giants fan Bryan Stow yells 'Play ball!' from wheelchair at World Series

Bob Carroll dies at 48; a lauded improvisational tap dancer

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Bob Carroll dies at 48; a lauded improvisational tap dancer
Some local Home Depot customers might remember Bob Carroll as that affable, prematurely balding guy in carpentry — never realizing that Carroll was among the ... more

Live updates: USC vs. Utah

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Live updates: USC vs. Utah
USC announced its starting lineups.

High school football: A chance to run makes the difference in Week 8

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High school football: A chance to run makes the difference in Week 8
Despite the emphasis on passing this season and some extraordinary play at quarterback, teams that want to win a championship still need to be to ... more

Jack Bruce dies at 71; bassist for rock supergroup Cream

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Jack Bruce, whose muscular yet melodic bass lines helped power the bluesy British rock trio Cream, died Saturday at his home in Suffolk, England. He ... more

Now It's A Matter of Legacy Building At Michigan State Over Michigan

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For over 3 decades Michigan beat Michigan State in football the way you would expect of a big brother against a weaker little brother. But ... more
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Bewitched Remake in the Works for NBC

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What's wrong with Australian cinema?

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Two decades after the double gold of Muriels Wedding and Priscilla, Australian film is having a moment. A soul-searching moment. Whats stopping audiences watching it ... more

Canadians flock to Parliament Hill, site of attack on soldier

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OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with ... more

War-weary Ukraine set to pick pro-Western parliament in election

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KIEV (Reuters) - War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to ... more

Washington state teen shooter's family living in 'nightmare'

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MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in ... more

Fiancee of Ebola patient returns home

Morgan Dixon, the fiancee of Ebola patient Dr. Craig Spencer, was released from Bellevue Hospital in New York City but remains in quarantine.

More than 10,000 people infected with Ebola, WHO says

Nearly half of the more than 10,000 Ebola patients in largest outbreak ever have died, the World Health Organization said Saturday

Nurse quarantined in N.J. criticizes the way she has been treated

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Kaci Hickox writes first-person account of her experience as third state implements mandatory quarantine for high-risk travelers

Well: Ask Well: Ebola Testing for All New Arrivals?

published less than 1 hour ago
Well: Ask Well: Ebola Testing for All New Arrivals?
Readers ask: Why isn’t everyone who arrives from West Africa immediately tested for Ebola? Why don’t we look at their blood under a microscope?

U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment "frenzy of disorganization"

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U.S. nurse quarantined over Ebola calls treatment "frenzy of disorganization"
By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK (Reuters) - Illinois joined New York and New Jersey in imposing mandatory quarantines for people arriving with a risk of ... more