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    Ebola Case: School Children Exposed to Dallas Patient Are Being Monitored

    The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola on American soil went to the emergency room last week, but was released from the hospital even though he told staff he had traveled from Liberia. “A travel history was taken, but it wasn’t communicated to the people who were making the decision. … It was a mistake. They dropped the ball,” said Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. “You don’t want to pile on […]

  • Sabrina Allen is shown at the age she was abducted and age-progressed to 14 years. (Credit: National Center for Missing & Exploited Children)

    Father Searched for Missing Daughter for 12 Years; She Was Found in Mexico

    Greg Allen’s obsession with finding his missing daughter began more than a decade ago, when the mother finally made good on a threat and fled with the daughter from Texas to Mexico, according to him and authorities. Sabrina Allen was a month away from turning age 5, and the visit with her non-custodial mother, Dara Marie Llorens, was supposed to last only a weekend in April 2002, as part of a court agreement. But that weekend visitation in Austin lasted […]

  • A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar at a construction site in northern India was saved by a four-hour rescue operation, according to an animal welfare group. (Credit: Animal Aid Unlimited India)

    Puppy Rescued After Falling into Tar Pit at Construction Site

    A five-month-old dog that fell into hot tar spilled around a construction site in northern India was eventually saved by a four-hour rescue operation. Claire Abrams from the animal welfare group, Animal Aid Unlimited, says staff from the charity rushed to the scene in the city of Udaipur, Rajasthan, after receiving a phone call from a passerby. They found the dog lying motionless, his hardened body stuck to the ground: “There was no way he could have come out of […]

  • President Obama appointed Julia Pierson as the first female director of the Secret Service in March 2013. She resigned Oct. 1, 2014. (Credit: Department of Homeland Security)

    Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns in Wake of White House Security Breach

    Julia Pierson, the first female director of the Secret Service, resigned Wednesday in the aftermath of a fence-jumper gaining access to the White House on September 19 and a subsequent congressional inquiry uncovering other security lapses. Homeland Security Director Jeh Johnson announced the resignation in a statement. He also announced that the Department of Homeland Security would take over an internal inquiry of the Secret Service and that he would appoint of a new panel to review security at the […]

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    Michael Dunn Found Guilty of Murdering Teen in Dispute Over Loud Music

    Jurors found Michael Dunn guilty of first-degree murder Wednesday in the 2012 shooting death 17-year-old Jordan Davis. Dunn’s parents were in the courtroom for the verdict. Davis’ parents, Ron Davis and Lucia MacBath, both let out a quiet gasp upon hearing the jury forewoman’s words and then hung their heads and cried. Dunn did not appear to have an immediate reaction, but later, he turned around and somberly shook his head toward his father. Dunn, 47, was charged with murder […]

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    Tracy Morgan: ‘I Can’t Believe Wal-Mart Is Blaming Me for an Accident That They Caused’

    Walmart’s response Monday to a lawsuit filed by Tracy Morgan over the car crash that left him in critical condition elicited a response of its own on Tuesday from the recovering comedian — and it doesn’t sound like he’s laughing. “I can’t believe Walmart is blaming me for an accident that they caused,” the former “Saturday Night Live” star said in a statement. Police say that a truck driven by Walmart employee Kevin Roper in the early morning hours of […]

  • A provided photograph showing a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. (Credit: Starbucks/CNN)

    Pumpkin Spice Latte From Starbucks May Have Started Pumpkin Boom

    Pumpkins are having their moment in the sun. Ever since Starbucks introduced its famed pumpkin spice latte about a decade ago, pumpkin sales have skyrocketed. It’s led to the increased popularity of pumpkin-spiced everything, including spicy pumpkin beef jerky and pumpkin beer. In the last five years alone, pumpkin sales have risen 34%, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Ask Betsy Stuart. Sales of pumpkins have doubled in the past decade at her family farm in Granite Springs, N.Y., […]

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    Texas Ebola Case Is First Diagnosed in the U.S.

    A patient being treated at a Dallas hospital is the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Tuesday. The man, whose identity was not released, left Liberia on September 19 and arrived in the United States on September 20, said Dr. Thomas Frieden, director of the CDC. At that time, the individual did not have symptoms. “But four or five days later,” he began to exhibit them, Frieden said. The […]

  • Beverly Carter went missing after going to show a home in Scott, Arkansas, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. On Sunday, a court issued an arrest warrant for Aaron M. Lewis, 33, in her disappearance. Images provided by Pulaski County Sheriff via CNN.

    Suspect in Slaying of Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter Says He’s Sorry

    Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he just wanted “this to be over with.” Carter’s body was found in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said early Tuesday. As Lewis was escorted […]