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President Barack Obama walks away from the podium after speaking at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama traveled to the CDC, to address the Ebola crisis and announced that he is sending 3,000 American troops to West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola epidemic. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
UN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop EbolaUN: Nearly $1 billion needed now to stop Ebola; cases could double every 3 weeks
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President Barack Obama, left, talks during a meeting with Emory University doctors and healthcare professionals at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta, Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014. Obama traveled to the CDC, to address the Ebola crisis and announced that he is sending 3,000 American troops to West Africa nations fight the spread of the Ebola epidemic. Sitting with Obama is Dr. Bruce S. Ribner, Professor of Medicine in the School of Medicine and Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Obama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global securityObama: Ebola outbreak a threat to global security; he outlines new steps by US to respond
The Associated Press48 minutes ago
Convict Frank Van Den Bleeken appears in court in Brussels, Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2013. Van Den Bleeken convicted of murder and rape who has been imprisoned for almost three decades has been granted the right to die after doctors agreed his psychiatric condition was incurable, an official and a lawyer said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Herman Ricour) BELGIUM OUT NETHERLANDS OUT
Belgium grants jailed rapist, murderer euthanasiaJailed rapist and murderer deemed incurable gets approval to be euthanized in Belgium
The Associated Press1 hour ago
FILE - In this Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014, file photo, an overweight man rests on a bench in Jackson, Miss. Rising numbers of American adults have the most dangerous kind of obesity, belly fat, despite evidence that overall obesity rates may have plateaued, government data shows. Abdominal obesity affects 54 percent of U.S. adults, versus 46 percent in 1999-2000, and the average waist size crept up an inch, too, according to the most recent statistics. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)
CDC study: Americans' bellies are expanding fastCDC study: Americans' bellies are expanding fast _ a particularly dangerous trend
The Associated Press16 minutes ago
Landmark fracking study finds no water pollutionFederal study of Pennsylvania well site finds fracking didn't ruin nearby water supplies
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Monday, March 31, 2014  file photo health workers teach people about the Ebola virus and how to prevent infection,  in Conakry, Guinea. On March 30, Ebola crossed the border into Liberia, where the health minister said two patients have tested positive for the deadly virus. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah, File)
Tracing the rise of Ebola in West AfricaTimeline tracks creeping spread of Ebola, with officials being at times alarmed or confident
The Associated Press3 hours ago
A look at US response to Ebola crisisA look at White House efforts to ramp up US response to West Africa's Ebola crisis
The Associated Press8 hours ago
FILE - In this Sept. 3, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at Nordea Concert Hall in Tallinn, Estonia. The Obama administration is ramping up its response to West Africa's Ebola crisis, preparing to assign 3,000 U.S. military personnel to the afflicted region to supply medical and logistical support to overwhelmed local health care systems and to boost the number of beds needed to isolate and treat victims of the epidemic. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
US to assign 3,000 from US military to fight EbolaObama administration to assign 3,000 US military personnel to combat Ebola in West Africa
The Associated Press8 hours ago
More children live to age 5, work still to be doneDeath rates down, but world lags in meeting goal of sharply reducing child mortality by 2015
The Associated Press9 hours ago
Concerns raised over 'Obamacare' abortion coverageReport raises questions about insurers' compliance with abortion compromise in health care law
The Associated Press14 hours ago
New questions over abortion coverage in health lawCongressional report raises questions about health law's abortion coverage compromise
The Associated Press18 hours ago
FILE - In this Oct. 14, 2010 file photo, Howard Yourow smokes in City Hall Park in New York. New York City's Department of Health released data Monday, Sept. 15, 2014 showing that for the first time since 2007 there are more than 1 million smokers in the city. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)
Smoking rates on the rise in New York CitySmoking rates on the rise in NYC despite anti-smoking efforts that were modeled nationally
The Associated Press22 hours ago
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