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  • Tom Menino

    16 minutes ago

    Boston's Longest-Serving Mayor Tom Menino Dies

    Former Boston Mayor Tom Menino has died at age 71. Menino, the city's longest serving mayor, was diagnosed with cancer about a month after leaving office in January. A spokesperson confirmed his death in a...

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  • Kaci Hickox

    3 hours ago

    Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

    Maine Nurse Defies Ebola Quarantine, Goes on Bike Ride

    A nurse who promised to defy Maine's quarantine for health care workers who've treated Ebola patients has followed through on her vow. Kaci Hickox left her Fort Kent home with her boyfriend on Thursday and went...

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  • Tim Cook

    4 hours ago

    Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

    Apple CEO Tim Cook:

    Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for Bloomberg Businessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay" and that he hoped to inspire others. "While I have never denied my sexuality, I...

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  • suicide gun

    5 hours ago

    Pa. Coroner Auctioning Off Guns Used in Suicides

    Pa. Coroner Auctioning Off Guns Used in Suicides

    A western Pennsylvania coroner is auctioning off about 100 guns used in suicides and accidental shooting deaths, The Associated Press reported. Corner Ken Bacha said the Nov. 8 sale is Westmoreland County...

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  • cleburne

    2 hours ago

    Hackers Attack Texas City’s Website After Dog Shooting

    Hackers Attack Texas City’s Website After Dog Shooting

    The FBI is investigating a cyber attack on the city of Cleburne, Texas, that shut down the city’s website and appears to be motivated by a police officer’s controversial shooting of a dog, the mayor said...

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  • Ebola

    Oct 29, 2014

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    Made Pariahs for Helping? Ebola Aid Groups Struggle

    As some states enact strict new quarantine protocols, and other groups including schools respond with great caution if not fear about Ebola, aid organizations are concerned that these measures will be a...

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  • Alstory Simon

    24 minutes ago

    Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

    Inmate Ordered Freed in Landmark Illinois Case

    A Cook County, Illinois, judge has ordered the release of a prisoner whose confession helped free another death row inmate in a 1982 double killing. Alstory Simon's confession in the high-profile case led to the...

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