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Ebola: Does the risk justify the intensity of coverage?

Ebola: Does the risk justify the intensity of coverage?If you've been anywhere near a television or computer in the past 24 hours, you may have wanted to take cover.

Report: Amazon to open brick-and-mortar store

Report: Amazon to open brick-and-mortar storeAmazon, the giant Internet retailer, is taking a step into the physical world with plans to open a brick-and-mortar store in New York City.

Turkey: Unilateral ground operation against ISIS ‘unrealistic’

Turkey: Unilateral ground operation against ISIS ‘unrealistic’Turkey's foreign minister says his country won't unilaterally intervene in Syria to protect Kurds against the self-declared Islamic State.

Justices will decide whether workers must endure unpaid inconvenience

Justices will decide whether workers must endure unpaid inconvenienceThe U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could affect millions of low-wage hourly workers across the country.

Five U.S. airports will screen for Ebola

Five U.S. airports will screen for EbolaFive airports across the United States will start screening passengers arriving from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said during his daily briefing on Wednesday.

Scientists share chemistry Nobel for microscopy breakthrough

Scientists share chemistry Nobel for microscopy breakthroughTwo Americans and a German will share the Nobel Prize in chemistry for developing a new type of microscopy that allows researchers, for the first time, to see individual molecules inside living cells.

Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Idaho, Nevada

Supreme Court temporarily blocks gay marriage in Idaho, NevadaSupreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy has temporarily blocked Tuesday's appeals court decision that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Idaho and Nevada.

USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps over DUI arrest

USA Swimming suspends Michael Phelps over DUI arrestEighteen-time Gold medalist Michael Phelps, who was arrested for Driving Under the Influence, has been suspended for six months and will miss the 2015 FINA World Championships, USA Swimming announced.

Disease, war, terrorism dim economic prospects in Africa

Disease, war, terrorism dim economic prospects in AfricaThe Ebola virus, terrorist attacks and war are undermining many countries, which means "downside risks have increased" for the global economy.

Some Americans gave more in the recession; the rich did not

Some Americans gave more in the recession; the rich did notDuring the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study During the recession, middle-class and poor Americans gave more of their incomes to charity organizations than did the wealthy, according to a new study.