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1st Ebola Case Confirmed in U.S.: CDC

The first case of the Ebola virus has been diagnosed in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed Tuesday. The CDC has not confirmed that case is in Dallas, but Dallas County Health and Human Services Director Zachary Thompson was copied on an email announcing the diagnosis which is leading to speculation that the diagnosis involves a patient from Dallas. More information is expected to be released at a 4:30 p.m. CT news conference. Read »
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Accused White House Intruder Indicted by Grand Jury

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Police: Shots Fired at Ky. School, Suspect Caught

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Michael Phelps Arrested for DUI in Maryland

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Police Find Pipe Bombs in Manhunt for Barracks Ambush Suspect

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Britain Launches 1st Strikes Against ISIS in Iraq

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Okla. Beheading Suspect Wanted “Revenge” for Firing

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Wife Pleads to ISIS for Release of Husband Alan Henning

Sunday, Sep 28, 2014 at 9:38 AM
 

It scars the hearts of white kids who grow up unnecessarily fearful of somebody who doesn’t look like them. It stains the heart of black children who feel as if no matter what he does, he will always be under suspicion. That is not the society we want.  

— President Barack Obama telling the audience at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's annual awards dinner that the widespread mistrust of law enforcement that was exposed by the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson exists in other communities and is having a corrosive effect on America.
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Secret Service Head Takes Responsibility for WH Breach

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Real Estate Agent Beverly Carter's Body Found

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Teen Accused of Climbing NYC Skyscraper to Take Photos: NYPD

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 5:03 AM

Afghanistan, U.S. Sign Security Pact

Tuesday, Sep 30, 2014 at 3:52 AM

Intel Official: ISIS Was "Hard to Ignore"

Foreign intelligence officials say that it would have been difficult for the U.S. to “underestimate” the threat posed by ISIS, despite President Barack Obama’s comments in an interview broadcast on “60 Minutes” Sunday. An official said that the number of foreign fighters and the sophistication of the group’s use of social made it hard to ignore. A former senior U.S. intelligence official who has been briefed on what the White House might have known about ISIS told NBC News there is also a “paper trail” of warnings about ISIS, and policy makers “should have known” about the threat. Read »
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$64,000 in Cocaine Found in Platform Shoes at JFK: Officials