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Grandfather: Marysville school shooter hit cousins

When a teenage gunman opened fire at students in a high school cafeteria in Washington state, a relative said, he was not shooting at random targets.

Jaylen Fryberg, who witnesses said gunned down students at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, is the…

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Centers for Disease Control

Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola policy

A mandatory 21-day quarantine imposed by New York and New Jersey on health care workers returning from West Africa caught local and federal officials by surprise and spurred a heated debate on handling the spread of Ebola without cutting the flow of…

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Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed

A health care worker worker who just returned from West Africa is under a mandatory quarantine at a New Jersey hospital. New York, New Jersey and Illinois implement mandatory Ebola quarantine policies as the federal government considers a similar…

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Death toll as Lebanese army, militants clash

Lebanese military forces battled militants in Tripoli on Saturday, resulting in the deaths of two militants and two civilians and injuries to 13 troops, the Lebanese army said.

State media and security officials said nine Lebanese soldiers were…

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Quarantines if you treat Ebola in Africa?

When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home?

Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like…

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Ebola: Millions of doses of vaccines planned

As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year.

There is currently no cure or vaccine for Ebola, which continues to…

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Iraqi forces, Kurds claim gains against ISIS

Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check.

In a post on Facebook, al-Abadi saluted the…

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To hug or not to hug -- never a question

To hug or not to hug? That was not a question for President Barack Obama, who invited previously Ebola-stricken nurse Nina Pham to the White House Friday for a visit and a hug in the Oval Office.

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Mother of US hostage asks for ISIS response

The mother of American hostage Abdul Rahman Kassig has sent a tweet appealing for a response from ISIS to the family's pleas for his life.

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Alleged rapist's killer executed in Iran

An Iranian woman convicted of murder -- in a killing that human rights groups called self-defense against a rapist -- was hanged Saturday, state news agency IRNA reported.

Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was sentenced to death for the 2007 killing of Morteza…

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Classmates question why student opened fire

Two people are dead and four wounded Friday, after 14-year-old Jaylen Fryberg opened fire in his school cafeteria.

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White House: Ebola scare under control

The White House believes Americans shouldn't fear an Ebola outbreak occurring in the U.S. But some are still criticizing the government's response to the situation.

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School shooter was well-liked student

Vigils were held Friday night, hours after a student at a school in Marysville, Washington, shot and killed a classmate and injured four others before turning the gun on himself.

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