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Two dead, one hospitalized in domestic homicide

La Quinta police are investigating what they are calling a domestic homicide that left two males dead in a La Quinta home and sent one female to the hospital in critical but stable condition. 

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    There's no cure for Ebola. So why have some patients walked away healthy while others in the West died?

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    Teresa Romero Ramos, a Spanish nurse's aide who had contracted Ebola after caring for a patient with the deadly disease, is now free of the virus, Spain's Special Ebola Committee said Sunday.

    "Today I'm very happy, because it can be said that Teresa ...

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    For nearly 20 days, Louise Troh has had to endure tremendous fear, grief and isolation.

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    The man giving he...

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    The World Health Organization vowed Saturday to make public a full review of its response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa once the crisis is under control.

    But the United Nations health agency, which is among those leading the battle again...

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    Republicans who pressed President Barack Obama for a more coordinated federal response to the Ebola outbreak are blasting the appointment of Ron Klain, a veteran Democratic political aide, as the "Ebola czar."

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    The U.S. experience with Ebola is generating commentary that is both prudent and outrageous.

    There have been only three cases of Ebola occurring on U.S. soil, one ending fatally and the other two now under treatment.

    While health officials provide sobe...

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    Kisha Bell walks into the Neighborhood Medical Center in Dallas complaining of abdominal pain. But she has a much more pressing concern weighing on her mind.

    "Ebola -- can you tell me, I guess, as far as like the symptoms?" she asks the doctor.

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    Over the weekend, Amber Vinson was in Ohio to plan her wedding. Now, the 29-year-old nurse is hospitalized in Atlanta, fighting the Ebola virus.

  • 800 on flights linked to nurse contacted

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    Concerns about even remote chances of Ebola exposure rippled Friday from a U.S. airline to a cruise ship off Belize, with Frontier contacting hundreds who flew with an infected nurse and Carnival quarantining a health worker only tangentially linked ...

  • Sources: Obama will name Ron Klain Ebola Czar

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    CNN

    President Barack Obama will appoint Ron Klain his "Ebola czar," knowledgeable sources tell CNN.

    The president on Thursday signaled his openness to the idea to have one individual coordinating the entire federal response to any threat of an outbreak in...

  • Calif. college student with meningitis dies

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    An 18-year-old San Diego State University student diagnosed with meningitis died Friday, leaving university officials scrambling to notify up to 400 people with whom she may have come in contact.

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    Your mother isn't the only one who wants you to eat right and exercise. Employers are increasingly prodding their workers to lose weight and get more active.

  • Keep track of US Ebola cases

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    As of Friday, eight confirmed cases of Ebola have been or are being treated in the United States, and one U.S. citizen died abroad, having never returned to the States.

  • Ebola fears clear courtroom, empty bus amid frenzy

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  • Dallas hospital hit by Ebola losing patients and money

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    Two-thirds of the beds sit empty in the Dallas hospital where a patient died recently from Ebola.

  • Senegal is free from Ebola, WHO says

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    CNN

    The West African nation of Senegal is free of Ebola, the World Health Organization declared Friday, congratulating the country on the diligence that enabled it to repel the threat.

    Senegal had only one case, a man who had entered the country by road f...

  • Kerry sends out call to arms on Ebola crisis

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    Using some of the most dramatic language yet by a U.S. official, Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday called on world leaders to contribute far more to the international Ebola response.

  • UN asks $1 billion for Ebola, gets $100,000

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    An alarmed United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon in late September asked nations around the world to quickly help raise $1 billion to fight the deadly virus Ebola.

  • Expert: Ebola outbreak outpacing response

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    The current Ebola outbreak is "running much faster" than the international response to it, the co-discoverer of the virus said Thursday.

  • Reports: Obama authorizes National Guard call-up for Ebola

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    President Barack Obama on Thursday authorized the call-up of National Guard reserves to address the Ebola crisis if needed.

  • Spanish woman would treat Ebola victims again

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    EPA/PACMA

    The Spanish nurse's assistant who contracted Ebola after treating a patient with the deadly virus is feeling a little better and says she would treat Ebola patients again if she is cured, a family friend and spokeswoman said Wednesday.

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