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After 1st Ebola case in NYC, 3 others quarantined
NEW YORK (AP) -- A doctor who became New York City's first Ebola patient was praised for getting treatment immediately upon showing symptoms, and health officials stressed that the nation's most populous city need not fear his wide-ranging travel in the days before his illness began....

Ebola cases could spur lawsuits _ with big hurdles
DALLAS (AP) -- In a land of lawsuits, this case seems made for litigation: A doctor appears to miss a red flag, an Ebola diagnosis is delayed, and a patient dies. But this is Texas....

CDC details new Ebola response and prep teams
NEW YORK (AP) -- The government's new federal Ebola response squads were getting their first test Thursday, dispatched to New York to help care for the city's first case, a doctor who had treated a patient with the disease in west Africa....

Ebola: A crash course in fear and how it hurts us
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Ebola is giving Americans a crash course in fear....

Pesky, effective? Campaign signs spread like weeds
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pesky. Illegal. Effective?...

With gay marriage comes question: I do or I don't
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- When gay marriage became legal in Pennsylvania earlier this year, Elissa Goldberg was ready to say "I do." Her longtime partner's reaction, however, was "I'm not so sure."...

Amazon's loss makes holidays a question mark
NEW YORK (AP) -- Amazon's trademark smile icon is becoming more of a grimace....

Border deaths drop to 15-year low
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) -- The number of people who died trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border has dropped to the lowest level in 15 years as more immigrants turned themselves in to authorities in Texas and fewer took their chances with the dangerous trek across the Arizona desert....

Obama offers federal help to NY with Ebola case
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is offering federal support to New York as it responds to its first Ebola case....

Missouri police preparing for grand jury decision
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis....

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