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Late campaigning points to economy, women's issues

Posted: 11/02/2014 - Candidates in crucial Senate races are clashing over women's issues and the economy, and both parties are predicting victory in Tuesday's election that will determine Senate control.

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Nurse: No option but to fight Ebola quarantine

Kaci Hickox, of Maine, can travel after treating Ebola patients.

Posted: 11/02/2014 - A nurse who successful fought Maine's quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients says she had no option but to challenge how medical professionals were being treated.

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Investigators head to desert crash site

Posted: 11/01/2014 - SpaceShipTwo was intended to be the first of a fleet of craft designed to give wealthy tourists a high-altitude view of Earth.

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Scientists try to predict number of US Ebola cases

Updated: 11/01/2014 - Medical experts studying the spread of Ebola say the American public should expect more people infected with the disease to arrive here from West Africa before the end of the year.

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Hospital: Girl, 14, dies after school shooting

Updated: 11/01/2014 - One of the teenagers wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, raising to four the number of fatalities from the moment when a student opened fire in a cafeteria.

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Virgin Galactic says space tourism rocket exploded

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket

Updated: 10/31/2014 - British billionaire Richard Branson is headed to California's Mojave Desert after a Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded and crashed, killing one person and seriously injuring another.

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Did you remember to set your clocks back?

Daylight Saving Time, Fall, Autumn

Posted: 10/31/2014 - Most people in the United States are getting an extra hour of sleep this weekend, thanks to the annual shift back to standard time.

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Judge rejects Ebola quarantine for Maine nurse

Kaci Hickox, of Maine, can travel after treating Ebola patients.

Posted: 10/31/2014 - Kaci Hickox can travel unrestricted after a Maine judge rejected the state's bid to limit her movements as a medical worker who has treated Ebola patients

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Maine asks court to isolate quarantined nurse

Posted: 10/31/2014 - Maine health officials have asked a court to limit the movements of nurse Kaci Hickox, who defied a voluntary quarantine for medical workers who have treated Ebola patients.

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Bluegrass Poll: McConnell takes biggest lead yet in Senate race

Updated: 10/30/2014 - After more than a year of campaign ads bombarding the airwaves and the candidates jockeying for votes, the latest WKYT Herald-Leader Bluegrass Poll finds Kentucky voters set to re-elect Sen. Mitch McConnell to a sixth term rather than punish the nation’s top Republican by sending Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes to Washington.

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Terminally ill Oregon woman may postpone taking her life

Brittany Maynard, during an interview, a death with dignity advocate

Posted: 10/30/2014 - A 29-year-old terminally ill woman who expects to take her life under Oregon's death-with-dignity law has released a new video, saying she's feeling better and might postpone the day she had planned to die.

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Appeals court to take up denied medal case

Updated: 10/30/2014 - A federal appeals court is taking up a case brought by the widow of World War II veteran from southern Kentucky seeking to require the U.S. Army to review an application to award her husband a Medal of Honor.

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Bumgarner, Giants beat KC 3-2 in World Series Game 7

Posted: 10/29/2014 - Madison Bumgarner pitched five innings of near-perfect relief and the San Francisco Giants held off the Kansas City Royals 3-2 Wednesday night in Game 7 of the World Series for their third championship in five seasons.

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Mudslide buries Sri Lanka tea labor quarters

Updated: 10/29/2014 - A mudslide in central Sri Lanka has buried several rows of workers' houses at a tea estate and officials are checking on the number of casualties.

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