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Ebola is a disease that preys on human connection. To fight it, new technologies are attempting to industrialize human distance....
From: The Atlantic | By: Megan Garber | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Attorneys the Center for Reproductive Rights say they're planning to file an emergency appeal with the state supreme court. Image: Oklahoma capitol on Shutterstock The post Oklahoma Court Refuses to Block Admitting Privileges Requirement appeared first...
From: RH Reality Check | By: Jessica Mason Pieklo | Friday, October 24, 2014
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"Would you prefer a system where you can be instantly teleported from SF to LA? Of course. But that doesn't mean it's going to happen."...
From: The Atlantic | By: James Fallows | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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C.A.T. Inc. (formally Canadian American Transportation, Inc.) has signed a full-service lease agreement for 100 compressed natural gas (CNG) sleeper tractors. This is Ryder’s first natural gas lease customer in Canada and its largest single natural...
From: Green Car Congress | By: Mike Millikin | Friday, October 24, 2014
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What a 2009 psychology study on the swine flu pandemic can teach us about today's Ebola-induced panic...
From: The Atlantic | By: Brian Resnick | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Geneva (AFP) - Hundreds of thousands of Ebola vaccine doses could be rolled out to West Africa by mid-2015, the World Health Organization said Friday, after new cases of the virus were reported in New York and a two-year-old girl died in the first case...
From: Business Insider | By: Jonathan Fowler | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The Texas Department of Public Safety refused to grant a driver’s license to the daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who recently issued subpoenas to five local pastors who have been attacking a non-discrimination ordinance for perhaps the most...
From: Liberaland | By: Alan | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Last night, NYC’s first case of Ebola was confirmed. Margaret Hartmann has a helpful primer on what we know about the situation. The basics: On Thursday, Dr. Craig Spencer, who had been working with Doctors Without Borders treating Ebola patients in...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Before Washington Gov. Jay Inslee and state legislators can even think about renewing or expanding research and development incentives for innovation industries, they need to find a way to fill a hole in the state budget on the order of $5 billion over...
From: Xconomy | By: Benjamin Romano | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ashlee Simpson's lip-sync debacle on Saturday Night Live a decade ago was the beginning of the end for her—and for her family, once a celebreality dynasty in the making....
From: The Atlantic | By: Kevin O'Keeffe | Friday, October 24, 2014
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michael kors cyber monday 2014 He also received the Oliver R. Grace Award from the Cancer Research Institute. In 2004, Mr. Kors began his role as one of the judges on the critically acclaimed and five time Emmy nominated reality show Project Runway ",...
From: Recruiting Blogs | By: nikere | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Once, the chief justice said the only way to stop discriminating on race was to stop discrimination on race. Now his tune isn't so clear....
From: The Atlantic | By: Garrett Epps | Friday, October 24, 2014
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The S&P 500 Index recovered much of the ground lost in theaselloff earlier in October, posting its biggest weekly gain of 2014 on strong third-quarter earnings in the U.S. and better-than-forecast economic data in China and...
From: TheStreet | By: Antoine Gara | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The GOP Senator is pushing the Expatriate Terrorist Act, which would allow the president to strip Americans of their citizenship. Really bad idea.
From: Reason | By: Steve Chapman | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Complete strangers often ask me how I got my name. They think this is an acceptable question. But for me, for the longest time, it was like being asked to tell the origin story of a scar.
From: The Rumpus | By: Chance Lee | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Gigi Butler was a cleaning lady with just $33 to her name when she opened her first cupcake shop in Nashville, Tennessee, almost seven years ago. "People thought I was crazy, and they laughed at the idea," she told Business Insider. "But I just had this...
From: Business Insider | By: Jacquelyn Smith | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat the Devils, 3-2, in Newark to extend the Devils’ N.H.L. record for shootout losses to 18 straight....
From: New York Times | By: THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 24, 2014   Readout of the President’s Meeting with the National Security Council on ISIL   This afternoon at the Department of State, the President met with his National Security...
From: Fox News | By: Greta Van Susteren | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Jason Spezza and Jamie Benn scored in a shootout, and the Dallas Stars beat New Jersey 3-2 on Friday night, extending the Devils' NHL record for shootout losses to 18 straight.
From: ESPN | By: Associated Press | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Well, she couldn’t help herself, could she? Maybe Charles Cooke will ask Bristol Palin why she is spilling so much ink on the topic. But today she brings us her deliciously hathetic view of the past couple of months, including her account of the brawl...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A reader shakes his head: The post this morning in which Julia Ioffe blames American individualism for the tendency of Americans to go to work or school sick is missing the fundamental cause. According to a report by the Center for Economic Policy and...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The doors just opened at the Mondo Gallery in Austin, Texas for the 75 Years of Batman Gallery Show. A full show, officially licensed, celebrating all things revolving around the Caped Crusader. We’ve previously shown you a few beautiful posters from...
From: SlashFilm | By: Germain Lussier | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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TEMPE, Ariz. – Whenever the Acho brothers were split up on opposing pickup basketball teams as kids in Texas, there was bound to be at least one errant pass from Sam to Emmanuel each game. Fortunately for Sam, an Arizona Cardinals starting outside...
From: ESPN | By: Josh Weinfuss | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The highly anticipated SwanQueen episode of Once Upon a Time is finally here. During Sunday’s hour of the ABC fairy...
From: Entertainment Weekly | By: Natalie Abrams | Friday, October 24, 2014
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It was initially implied that nurses made many of the errors in the handling of Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan. Further scrutiny shows they were not at fault.
From: NPR | By: Wade Goodwyn | Friday, October 24, 2014
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When President Obama and Dr. Anthony Fauci hugged Dallas nurse Nina Pham on Friday, it was as much to combat the stigma surrounding the deadly virus as to celebrate her survival.
From: NPR | By: Avie Schneider | Friday, October 24, 2014
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IRVING, Texas – Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray deflects questions about the amount of work he has received this season like defenders. He doesn’t much care that he is 31 carries away from the most he has had in a season and that Monday’s...
From: ESPN | By: Todd Archer | Friday, October 24, 2014
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IRVING, Texas -- DeMarco Murray insists that he does not care about setting records and hitting milestones. But his Dallas Cowboys teammates definitely care about Murray making history. "I'm pretty sure it's not [his goal], because he never talks about...
From: ESPN | By: Tim MacMahon | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Dallas nurse Nina Pham was declared Ebola-free today, and promptly flew to the White House where President Barack Obama gave her a hug. Since a doctor in New York City came down with the virus, health officials remind us again: WHATEVER DO, FOR THE LOVE...
From: Reason | By: Zenon Evans | Friday, October 24, 2014
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San Antonio hosts Gloria Steinem, DvF, Eva Longoria and more at the women’s issues summit.
From: Marie Claire | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Gary Fields and John R. Emshwiller report on a shift in how adolescent misbehavior gets punished: In Texas, a student got a misdemeanor ticket for wearing too much perfume. In Wisconsin, a teen was charged with theft after sharing the chicken nuggets...
From: The Atlantic | By: Andrew Sullivan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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With Americans gripped by fears of Ebola spreading in their major cities, President Obama invited Nina Pham, the Dallas nurse who was just cleared of the virus, to the White House – and enfolded her, surrounded by news photographers, in a carefully...
From: New York Times | By: Julie Hirschfeld Davis | Friday, October 24, 2014
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President Obama to meet with Dallas nurse Nina Pham at the White House this afternoon....
From: New York Times | By: FIRST DRAFT | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The Dallas nurse, who treated Thomas Eric Duncan, met President Obama in the Oval Office after a grueling battle with the deadly virus
From: People | By: Associated Press | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Rocky Mountain Institute. Renewables scored a major victory recently in the natural gas heartland that is Texas. In a resolution adopted by the Austin City Council on August 28, the city declared solar energy its default generation resource, in part...
From: CleanTechnica | By: Rocky Mountain Institute | Friday, October 24, 2014
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IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys owner/general manager Jerry Jones said it will be difficult for the franchise to bid on a Super Bowl because of a new rule that states NFL teams that are awarded the championship game will lose a regular-season home game....
From: ESPN | By: Calvin Watkins | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Ms. Pham, the first person to contract the disease in the United States, had helped treat a Liberian man who died in Dallas....
From: New York Times | By: MICHAEL PAULSON | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House....
From: Fox News | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Before Nina Pham heads back home to Dallas, Texas, she will be making one exciting final stop....
From: CNN | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Welcome to another week in MMA on Instagram! MMA stalker Katie Winter has collected the best pics that UFC and other MMA fighters and personalities were sharing this week, and they're all right here for your viewing pleasure. Welcome to MMA on Instagram!...
From: Bloody Elbow | By: Katie Winter | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The festival bills itself as the largest renaissance festival in the country, and is celebrating its 40 years.
From: NPR | Friday, October 24, 2014
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From: Uniwatch | By: Phil Hecken | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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The National Institutes of Health in Maryland announced that the 26-year-old who was infected while caring for a Liberian patient, has no detectable virus in her blood.
From: NPR | By: Scott Neuman | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Nobody has been hurt after a 4-year-old pre-kindergarten student took a loaded gun in his backpack to a South Texas elementary school.
From: Fox News | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The National Institutes of Health in Maryland announced that the 26-year-old who was infected while caring for a Liberian patient has no detectable virus in her blood.
From: NPR | By: Scott Neuman | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Hudson Bay Capital Management LP is embroiled in a legal fight with Worlds Inc. over the patent monetization company's refusal to lower the price of warrants issued last year in a private placement of convertible debt. Worlds claims that Hudson Bay's...
From: TheStreet | By: Dan Lonkevich | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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This morning, some AT&T U-Verse subscribers woke to an alarming message displayed on their TV screens declaring a vague emergency, without any mention of it being a test. “This is an Emergency Action Notification,” read the text over a large...
From: Consumerist | By: Chris Morran | Friday, October 24, 2014
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio appeared at a press conference with federal and city health officials on Friday and told reporters that the city will now be directly monitoring all individuals who are entering New York from the three most Ebola-affected...
From: Big Government | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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From Hong Kong to Texas, elites are revolting against democracy -- and we don't know who will win...
From: Salon.com | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Mehmet Oz Screenshot from doctoroz.com The scientists who published sham research on a useless weight loss supplement once called a "miracle pill" on the Dr. Oz Show have retracted their study. Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of the daytime medical show, is an...
From: Popular Science | By: Rafi Letzter | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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