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  • Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse
    Judge rejects attempt to isolate nurse

    FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — A Maine judge gave nurse Kaci Hickox the OK to go wherever she pleases, handing state officials a defeat Friday in the nation's biggest court case yet over how to balance personal liberty, public safety and fear of Ebola.

  • 6 Savvy Moves to Stretch Your Retirement Savings
    6 Savvy Moves to Stretch Your Retirement Savings

    You set aside part of your paycheck in either an employer-sponsored retirement plan or a retirement account that you set up on your own, such as an IRA. In a recent Wells Fargo survey of middle-class Americans, who had a median household income of $63,000, 70% of respondents reported having a company retirement plan.

  • Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers
    Study: Mislabeled shrimp at restaurants, grocers

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Ever thought that big, pink Gulf coast shrimp you ordered at the restaurant or bought from the store didn't taste juicy or salty enough?

  • How a tech-savvy grandma is trying to lead Kansas Democrats out of the wilderness
    How a tech-savvy grandma is trying to lead Kansas Democrats out of the wilderness

    In 2010, a historic Election Day sweep in Kansas saw Democrats lose every statewide office. Many people wrote them off for dead, but Joan Wagnon reused to believe it. Now the 74-year-old state chair is using technology to rebuild and modernize the party.

  • Groom Leaves Bride After Her Wedding Joke
    Groom Leaves Bride After Her Wedding Joke

    This apparent wedding joke did not go over well with the groom.

  • US judge says nurse can leave home in Ebola row
    US judge says nurse can leave home in Ebola row

    A US judge ruled that a nurse quarantined by her home state after treating Ebola patients could leave home and frequent public places, saying she was not infectious. The decision from a district judge in the northeastern state of Maine is the latest twist in a bitter row over enforced quarantine of American medics returning from relief work in West Africa. It reversed a temporary order that prevented her from visiting cinemas and shopping centers, and demanded she keep three feet away from others while Judge Charles LaVerdiere examined the case. Kaci Hickox insists that she is perfectly healthy and has fought efforts of US authorities to keep her in quarantine for 21 days, the incubation period for the virus, since returning home.

  • UN: Growing number of foreigners in terror groups
    UN: Growing number of foreigners in terror groups

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A new United Nations report says the world faces a challenge of foreign fighters in terror groups on an "unprecedented scale," with about 15,000 in Syria and Iraq alone.

  • 8 Ways You're Telling Your Boss, 'I Don't Want to Be Here'

    Do you occasionally daydream about responding to an impossible deadline request by laughing in your boss's face and dumping your coffee on her shoes? Or maybe your happy thought is about devoting most slides of your big presentation to the challenges and triumphs of your fantasy football team. Or, speaking of fantasies, how about that one in which you simply hit the snooze button a few times, brew yourself some coffee, pick up a book and never, ever go to the office again?

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