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Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone

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Ebola zone: Funerals and ghost towns

At the gravesite in a northern Liberia village, there are no religious or traditional burial rites. No ceremony, no mourning, no family members, and no final goodbyes.

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Jennifer Lawrence, 2014 Oscars

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Jennifer Lawrence's rep slams stolen pics

In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.

Apple confirmed Monday to CNN that it is looking into reports that its popular iCloud online data backup…

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Hall Rutherford Reception

From Hall Wines

World's best wine-tasting experience

"Beyond the hedonism of tasting these wines -- and the hedonism of tasting these wines is going to be off the charts -- I think there will be two very important ideas that come out of this," says wine educator and "The Wine Bible" author Karen…

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Russian bank offers cats with mortgages

Would you like a cat with that mortgage? Russia's biggest bank, Sberbank, is offering to deliver cats to the doorsteps of new mortgage clients as part of a quirky promotional campaign.

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Magnetic levitation lamp

From Crealev

Can levitating appliances be far off?

Ger Jansen is puzzling about how to fit a windshield. His problem is not installing it in a car, but hanging the glass in thin air and keeping it hovering for a prolonged display.

This is a fairly typical challenge for the Dutch engineer, who along…

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Breast-feeding

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Why are so squeamish about breast-feeding?

Every time I hear about another case of a woman breast-feeding her baby in a restaurant, department store or on a plane who is asked to cover up, head to the bathroom or leave altogether, I wonder why in 2014 we remain so incredibly uncomfortable…

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Planes get a second life

From Southwest Airlines

Airlines saving lives with trashed leather

Aviation isn't known as the most eco-friendly industry. Carbon emissions aside, running an airline produces an incredible amount of waste. Southwest Airlines, for one, has decided to do something about it.

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Pit bull saves boy from bees

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Pit bull saves Ore. boy from bees

An Oregon City family is calling their pit bull a hero for saving their son from a swarm of bees.

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Students in classroom

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Doctors: School start times unhealthy for students

If you think school starts too early, you aren't the only one.

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Weird sea critters invade West Coast beaches

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches, puzzling tourists and thrilling scientists quick to explain the phenomenon.

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