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What do two world leaders do when they find themselves on the same Hawaiian island on Christmas Eve? If you're President Obama and Malaysian Prime Minister Razak, you meet on the golf course.
December 25, 2014
The worker will be monitored for symptoms. Officials are investigating the incident, in which the virus was moved from a high-security lab to a low-security lab at the CDC's headquarters in Atlanta.
December 24, 2014
Health insurance doesn't pay for housing, but sometimes that is what a patient needs most. A Medicaid experiment helps some elderly and disabled people move out of institutions into their own homes.
December 24, 2014
Provocative artist Megumi Igarashi has been arrested twice in Japan this year for distributing data that lets people make a 3-D printed kayak that incorporates a model of her genitals.
December 24, 2014
Drivers and pedestrians leapt into busy Hong Kong traffic to scoop up millions of dollars of bills spilled by a security van. Much of it has not been returned.
December 24, 2014
While shoppers rush to the mall to pick up the last neckties and Transformers for Christmas, health officials are trying to pitch them on an unconventional gift this holiday season: health insurance.
December 24, 2014
Spending exceeds $8 million per day. Operation Inherent Resolve, as the U.S.-led operation against the Islamic State is known, is getting its own inspector general to oversee government costs.
December 24, 2014
China's president has pushed hard to combat corruption. But he's meeting resistance from some bureaucrats who say their incomes have fallen because bribes are less common.
December 24, 2014
The studio said the comedy will also be available to rent on Google Play Microsoft's Xbox Video and a dedicated website at a price of $5.99. It's also being shown in more than 200 theaters.
December 24, 2014
Toni Martin-Green came forward last night to say it was her son who had been shot and killed in Berkeley, Missouri. Today, she says, "I am trying to remain calm."
December 24, 2014
A USAID official confirmed the payment to Alan Gross, who spent five years in a Cuban prison. It's part of a settlement with the Maryland-based company for which he worked at the time of his arrest.
December 24, 2014
For some Native Americans, Christmas has been a time for decorated trees, Santa Claus and lots of old traditions.
December 24, 2014
Nikki Bollerman recently won a contest that gave books to her students. The third grade teacher, 26, decided the cash that came with it should also go to her school.
December 24, 2014
Nicolae Ceausescu ruled with an iron fist for 25 years until he was overthrown and executed on Christmas Day in 1989. A quarter-century after his ouster, the country is still dealing with his legacy.
December 24, 2014
The FDA recommends overturning a lifetime ban on blood donations by men who have sex with men. It's the right solution, but it still won't help me donate.
December 24, 2014
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says the massive presidential complex is a symbol of Turkey's growing importance. But as one opposition politician puts it: Only dictators want to live in palaces.
December 24, 2014
New regulations and new complaints for a troubled sector; a new owner for a troubled college.
December 24, 2014
Former President George H.W. Bush, 90, is being kept at Houston Methodist Hospital for observation, his staff says.
December 24, 2014
The Jordanian military confirmed the pilot was seized by the group. It said his aircraft had crashed, but the militants say they shot the plane down.
December 24, 2014
An man who was reportedly armed was shot and killed outside a gas station in a St. Louis suburb that's just two miles west of Ferguson. Police say the incident was captured on video.
December 24, 2014

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