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Guinea president reinforces emergency Ebola measures
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — In a renewed effort to eradicate Ebola, Guinea's president announced new restrictions on burials and warned of possible lockdowns in the country's western region.
Struggle to explain what motivated co-pilot in doomed flight
LONDON (AP) — A disgruntled worker shoots up a workplace. A student opens fire at a high school. A pilot crashes a planeload of people into a mountainside.
Bird flu found in a top Minnesota turkey producing county
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An outbreak of a deadly bird flu strain spread to one of the top poultry producing counties of the nation's top turkey producing state of Minnesota, government officials confirmed on Saturday, raising fears that the that the highly contagious disease could seriously damage the inustry.
Guinea deploys police as Sierra Leoneans flee Ebola lockdown
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Guinea has deployed security forces to the country's southwest in response to reports that Sierra Leoneans are crossing the border to flee an Ebola lockdown intended to stamp out the deadly disease, an official said Saturday.
Colleges getting out of health insurance business
SEATTLE (AP) — The federal health care overhaul is leading some colleges and universities to get out of the health insurance business.
Sierra Leoneans to stay home in final push to stop Ebola
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Sierra Leone's 6 million people were told to stay home for three days beginning Friday, except for religious services, as the West African nation attempted a final push to rid itself of Ebola.
Fetus debate looms following charges in womb-cutting case
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Republicans on Friday vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother's belly.
White House unveils plan to fight antibiotic-resistant germs
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House on Friday announced a five-year plan to fight the threat posed by antibiotic-resistant bacteria amid fears that once-treatable germs could become deadly.
Audit: Maryland misallocated $28.4M for health exchange
ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Maryland misallocated $28.4 million in federal money for its flawed health care exchange and should pay the money back, according to a federal audit set to be released Friday.
Pelosi irks some allies over bipartisan bill with Boehner
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi bruised some longtime liberal allies when she worked with Speaker John Boehner to craft a rare bipartisan accord on Medicare. But lawmakers say it will enhance her stature as a dealmaker, and may help her party avoid being sidelined by majorityRepublicans over the next two years.
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