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Supply rocket headed to space station explodes

Posted 10/29/2014 in National

An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening.

 

Patient Zero in Ebola outbreak was Guinean toddler

Posted 10/29/2014 in National

In the Guinean village where the current West African Ebola outbreak began, 14 graves mark the spot where the lethal virus began to spiral out of control.

 

 

Ebola nurse on defensive gets call from Obama

Posted 10/29/2014 in National

A nurse who fueled Ebola fears by flying to Cleveland after being infected by her dying patient was released Tuesday from a hospital isolation unit.

 

Hunting for whale and votes above the Arctic Circle

Posted 10/28/2014 in National

Three children whiz by on a snowmobile as Gabe Tegoseak, crunching through icy streets in the town that's as far north as you can go and still be in the United States, is hunting for votes.

South Korea seeks death penalty for ferry captain

Posted 10/28/2014 in National

South Korean prosecutors on Monday demanded the death penalty for the captain of a ferry that sank earlier this year, killing more than 300 people.

Maine's Ebola protocols mean quarantine for nurse

Posted 10/28/2014 in National

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in West Africa agreed to be quarantined at home in Maine upon her return from a weekend of confinement in New Jersey.

 

Singer apologizes for botching national anthem

Posted 10/28/2014 in National

Aaron Lewis has apologized for botching the lyrics of "The Star-Spangled Banner" during his performance before Game 5 of the World Series.

 

Hospital: Teen wounded in school shooting dies

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting died Sunday night, raising the number of fatalities from when a student opened fire in a cafeteria to three.

 

Hazing trial starts for 4 FAMU band members

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

Florida A & M University's Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents.

 

 

Christie says GOP could win in Obama states

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

Gov. Chris Christie on Sunday said Republicans had positioned themselves to succeed in gubernatorial races in Democratic-leaning states carried by President Barack Obama.

 

 

Suspect in killing of deputies was twice deported

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

A man suspected of killing two deputies during a shooting rampage in Northern California was deported twice to Mexico and had a drug conviction, federal authorities said Saturday.

 

 

New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America's adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey.

 

 

Drugmakers bet on Ebola vaccines, treatments

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

Drugmakers are racing to develop vaccines and drugs to address the worst outbreak of Ebola in history.

 

 

New home test shakes up colon cancer screening

Posted 10/27/2014 in National

Starting Monday, millions of people who have avoided colon cancer screening can get a new home test that's noninvasive and doesn't require the icky preparation most other methods do.

 

 

Remains belong to missing Virginia student

Posted 10/25/2014 in National

Remains found nearly a week ago in a rural area of Virginia are those of a missing university student.

 

 

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

Posted 10/25/2014 in National

Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she alleged was trying to rape her, drawing swift international condemnation for a prosecution several countries described as flawed.

 

 

Militant group said to be using chlorine bombs

Posted 10/25/2014 in National

New allegations have emerged that Islamic State extremists have expanded their arsenal with chlorine bombs and captured fighter jets -- weapons that could help the militants in Iraq and Syria.

 

 

Poll: 2 of 3 Americans say IS threat is important

Posted 10/25/2014 in National

Sixty-five percent of Americans now say the threat from the Islamic State group is very or even extremely important.

 

 

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