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A doctor at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas says the list of "contact traces" has been narrowed and that "will be followed on a daily basis" to check for symptoms.
October 03, 2014
Some critics say the al-Qaida unit known as the Khorasan Group was bluffed up as an excuse for U.S. airstrikes in Syria. Intelligence officials and analysts say the group exists and is dangerous.
October 03, 2014
In a survey of 96 countries on how their over-60 citizens fare, some rankings were completely predictable: Norway was first and Afghanistan was last. In between, there are a number of surprises.
October 03, 2014
An odd, beautiful and persnickety citrus fruit has its big moment during the Jewish fall festival of Sukkot. But then what do you do with it?
October 03, 2014
There will be fewer plans to pick from this time around. But people can still expect plenty of options for prescriptions drugs and privately run insurance through Medicare Advantage.
October 03, 2014
The former Fed chair told an audience in Chicago that he was unable to refinance his home loan, adding that lenders "may have gone a little bit too far on mortgage credit conditions."
October 03, 2014
The announcement that a vessel from the doomed Franklin team had been found came last month, but now archaeologists say they've determined that it's the HMS Erebus.
October 03, 2014
After several young people left to join ISIS, leaders are considering which approach to take with marginalized youth. Boston's experience with the marathon bombing suspects may be instructive.
October 03, 2014
The September rate is down from 6.1 percent in August and is at its lowest level in 6 years.
October 03, 2014
It took more than a billion years of evolution to yield the biology behind a beer. Here, we bring you a video celebration of the science in a cold one.
October 03, 2014
Islamic State militants have stepped up attacks on Kobani, which lies along the Turkish-Syrian border and has been encircled by the extremists for weeks.
October 03, 2014
Here's your chance to tell us what's working and what isn't.
October 03, 2014
In the territory's crowded Mong Kok district, a group of anti-Occupy Central demonstrators broke through police lines and tore up the pro-democracy activists' camp.
October 03, 2014
A century ago, U.S. manufacturers were building a mountain of wealth that unskilled workers could climb. Today, economists see U.S. factories flourishing, but say workers will see fewer opportunities.
October 03, 2014
For two weeks the Colorado high school students have been protesting an official's proposal that the AP history curriculum promote patriotism and free-market economics, and not condone civil disorder.
October 03, 2014
A new NPR poll concentrates on the Senate battleground — the 12 states that will determine control of the senate next year. It found an electorate where nobody likes anybody.
October 03, 2014
Activists say militants are holding hundreds, perhaps thousands of Yazidi women in northern Iraq. The women make contact through secret phones; some men have been killed or beaten trying to save them.
October 03, 2014
What the fine print in my policy says about how insurance works.
October 03, 2014
The network said the man, who was working in Liberia, is being flown back to the United States for treatment. The freelance cameraman came down with symptoms on Wednesday.
October 02, 2014
At issue is whether the retailer discriminated against a Muslim woman over a headscarf. The government says yes; the retailer says the woman didn't tell them she wore the hijab for religious reasons.
October 02, 2014

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