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LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this ... Full Story

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  • AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness
    AP PHOTOS: Pole dancing being used for fitness

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Poles have long been a staple of smoky strip clubs, but the women scaling and swinging from them in Las Vegas earlier this month weren't doing it for dollar bills.

  • Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown
    Sierra Leone concludes nationwide Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Frustrated residents complained of food shortages in some neighborhoods of Sierra Leone's capital on Sunday as the country reached the third and final day of a sweeping, unprecedented lockdown designed to combat the deadly Ebola disease, volunteers said.

  • Spain repatriates priest with Ebola from Africa

    MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government is preparing to repatriate a priest who has been diagnosed with the Ebola virus after working in Sierra Leone.

  • Sierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdown
    Sierra Leone complies with Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Officials say thousands of health care workers successfully fanned out across Sierra Leone on the first day of an unprecedented three-day anti-Ebola lockdown despite some logistical blunders.

  • 700 babies maybe exposed to TB at Texas hospital

    EL PASO, Texas (AP) — More than 700 infants may have been exposed to tuberculosis at an El Paso hospital over the past year by an employee recently diagnosed with the illness, health officials said Friday.

  • For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery
    For victims, settlement marks a step in recovery

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Maria Lennon said she felt some relief when she heard the news Friday afternoon: A judge had finalized a $190 million settlement between Johns Hopkins Hospital and more than 8,000 patients of a gynecologist who used tiny cameras to secretly photograph women and girls during examinaions.

  • Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown
    Sierra Leone begins 3-day Ebola lockdown

    FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone confined its 6 million people to their homes Friday for the next three days as the Ebola-ravaged West African country began what was believed to be the most sweeping lockdown against disease since the Middle Ages.

  • US troops heading into Africa soon for Ebola fight

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of promised American forces will be moving into Africa over the next 30 days to set up facilities and form training teams to help the Africans treat Ebola victims, the Army's top officer said Friday.

  • CDC: Severe respiratory illness now in 22 states

    NEW YORK (AP) — Health officials say 22 states now have confirmed cases of an unusual respiratory illness in children.

  • Malta rejects ship with suspected Ebola case

    VALLETTA, Malta (AP) — Malta has refused entry to a cargo ship with a Filippino on board who was showing symptoms of Ebola, citing fears the virus might spread on the Mediterranean island.

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