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  • Family of Ebola-stricken nurse Amber Vinson defends her trip to Ohio

    The family of Ebola-infected Dallas nurse Amber Vinson is defending her from critics who say she was careless in traveling to Ohio knowing she may have been potentially exposed to the deadly virus — and traveling back after developing symptoms.

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    Expelled Nazis got millions in Social Security (11 photos)

    Dozens of suspected Nazi war criminals and SS guards collected millions of dollars in Social Security payments after being forced out of the United States, an Associated Press investigation found. (AP) Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries and follow us on Tumblr

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  • Can this man save California's GOP?

    California GOP gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari may or may not believe that he can beat Democratic incumbent Jerry Brown. But what he does believe is even more grandiose and improbable than that. He believes he's on the verge of remaking the entire Golden State GOP in his own image. The crazy…

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    Photos of the day - October 19, 2014 (21 photos)

    People are silhouetted on the top of a hill close to the border line between Turkey and Syria as they watch the U.S led airstrikes, a Pakistani vendor adjusts a wall clock displayed at his stall for sale at a weekly bazaar in Islamabad and Cardinals and bishops attend a mass for the beatification…

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    Beauty and the beast (13 photos)

    A man has photographed a stunning set of images of beauty and the beast - as his wife poses in front of epic storms. Nicolaus Wegner, 34, snaps other half Daow, 32, dangerously close to tornadoes and lightning storms. But the results are spectacular - as she stands fearlessly looking towards Mother…

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  • Ahead of Clinton fundraiser, flying monkey posters take flight

    A series of anti-Clinton signs appeared in and around Brentwood, Calif., apparently the work of the right-wing street artist Sabo, who made news a few weeks back when his anti-Obama artwork appeared around town in the days leading up to an Obama fundraiser at Gwyneth Paltrow's home.

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  • 'Now I Get It': Voting Rights

    Midterm elections are just two weeks away, and every vote counts. But lately the issue of who exactly gets to vote – and how – is front and center in some states.

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    Photos of the day - October 18, 2014 (26 photos)

    A Kurdish refugee woman carries a child near the Mursitpinar border crossing, a costume of Predator on display during the 6th annual Leisure and Fantasy Convention in Bogota and Barbora Zahlavova Strycova in action against Annika Beck during the women's final match at the BGL Luxembourg Open are…

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    Nikon Small World 2014 (50 photos)

    Now celebrating its 40th year, Nikon Small World is widely regarded as the leading forum to recognize proficiency and photographic excellence of photography taken under the microscope. To select the winners, competition judges analyzed entries from all over the world covering subjects ranging from…

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    Hurricane Ana (10 photos)

    Hurricane Ana was on course Saturday to miss Hawaii by more than a hundred miles while generating strong winds and heavy rains that prompted flash-flood warnings and lured surfers with high waves. The center of the powerful Pacific storm was about 120 miles southwest of Honolulu, and it was losing…

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  • The Colorful World of Tory Burch

    I have known Tory Burch the person long before she was Tory Burch the brand. When Allure first launched, I worked there as an assistant gathering all of the world’s best clothes and accessories for my then boss, the legendary fashion editor Polly Mellen. At the time, Tory, who was working in the…

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  • Duet with son highlight for Streisand: I had to sing with him'

    Within just a few weeks of the 50th anniversary of Barbra Streisand's first No. 1 album, "People," which topped the charts in October 1964, Streisand has set a new record with her 10th No. 1 album — becoming the only artist to have had a No. 1 album in each of the past six decades.

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  • Voting Rights

    Midterm elections are just two weeks away, and every vote counts. But lately the issue of who exactly gets to vote – and how – is front and center in some states.

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  • Texas' biggest hospital chain still preparing for Ebola

    DALLAS – The CDC has repeatedly said any hospital in country can safely care for an Ebola patient, but the largest health care system in Texas told Yahoo News on Friday that only two of its 46 hospitals statewide are ready to treat someone with the deadly virus.

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  • How Ebola was discovered

    The Belgian doctor who first discovered the deadly virus in 1976 recalls his trip to Zaire to study what was then "an epidemic of unknown origin and transmission."

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    Photos of the day - October 17, 2014 (31 photos)

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, Russian President Vladimir Putin arrive for a meeting on the sidelines of the ASEM summit of European and Asian leaders in Milan , horses from the Gai Waterhouse stable head out for a work session at Altona Beach in Melbourne, Australia and a Palestinian boy…

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  • Second Ebola nurse, Amber Vinson, 'felt funny' while in Ohio, CDC says

    Officials in Ohio are working to identify anyone who may have come into contact with Amber Joy Vinson, a 29-year-old Ebola-stricken nurse from Dallas who experienced symptoms while visiting family in the Cleveland area last weekend.

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    Screening for Ebola (18 photos)

    Western countries scrambled to review safety measures at airports and borders amid a mounting wave of fear that West Africa's Ebola outbreak will spread worldwide. As US lawmakers grilled officials over how an infected nurse was allowed to board a crowded flight, European officials promised a…

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