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Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola observation in Dallas

After Ebola diagnosis, health officials begin 'contact investigation.'

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:19:55 -0400
Ebola Puts Stress on Liberian Health Workers

The Ebola outbreak is putting stress on first responders in Liberia. Ambulance drivers say they are struggling with chronic shortages of safety equipment and patients who don't want to go to the hospital. (Oct. 1)

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:59:39 -0400
Where the jobs are: The new blue collar

More than 2.5 million good-paying jobs will be created in the next few years. Will workers know how to get them?

      
 
 

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:24:49 -0400
Photos: View gripping images from inside Hong Kong protests

Protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday kicked off the National Day holiday with a captivating display of mass civil disobedience in hopes of greater democracy.

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:38:30 -0400
Raw: British carry out first airstrike in Iraq

Great Britain says two Tornado aircraft hit a heavy weapons post and an armored vehicle in northwest Iraq. It was the RAF's first combat mission in Iraq since Britain's parliament approved the move last week. (Oct. 1)

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:22:35 -0400
Watch two Suez Canal container ships collide

The crash reportedly occurred after one container ship had technical problems.

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 03:16:58 -0400
Court hears case of Colo. worker fired over pot

Colorado's Supreme Court on Tuesday heard arguments in a case involving a medical marijuana patient who was fired by his employer after failing a drug test in 2010. (Sept. 30)

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:57:40 -0400
Look out below: Danger lurks underground from aging gas pipes

Even small cracks or accidents can trigger a destructive explosion.

      
 
 

Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:02:34 -0400
Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun restriction

The law lets people ask a judge to remove guns from a relative they think poses a threat.

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:25:29 -0400
School test results to include new element

Scores will assess instruction in writing, arts, humanities and practical living.

      
 
 

Wed, 1 Oct 2014 01:23:30 -0400
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