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Ebola Joke Triggers Passenger's Removal From US Airways Flight

The passenger, who was taken off a flight after it landed in the Dominican Republic, reportedly coughed and then said: "I have Ebola. You're all screwed."

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CDC Giving Ebola Training To Medical Professionals

The Atlanta–based Centers for Disease Control will train medical professionals how to safely handle materials exposed to infected people.

Georgia Police Officer Arrested On Kidnapping Charges

Police in coastal Georgia say an officer accused of holding three people hostage at an apartment complex is charged with kidnapping and other offenses.

Microsoft CEO Backtracks On Suggestion That Women Shouldn't Ask For Raises

During a talk at a conference about women in technology, Satya Nadella said those women who don't ask for raises would be compensated by "karma."

Police, Protesters Clash In St. Louis After Police Shooting

The latest unrest comes after an off-duty police officer killed 18-year-old Vonderrit D. Myers, who authorities say fired three times in the encounter.

Where's Thor When You Need Her? Women In Comics Fight An Uphill Battle

The new female Thor has picked up her hammer, but the mainstream comics industry is still experiencing some growing pains as it figures out where women fit in as characters, creators and fans.

Breaking The Chains That Bind The Mentally Ill

In low-income countries, a person with schizophrenia might be chained to a tree or to a hospital bed. On World Mental Health Day, WHO is urging an end such practices.

A Phone Call Helped Navy's First Four-Star Woman Embrace Her Path

On her way up, Adm. Michelle Howard found herself becoming a spokesperson for women in the military. Complaining to her mom, she got this reply: "As long as you stay in the Navy, this will not stop."

Supreme Court Halts Wisconsin Voter ID Law; Texas Law Overturned

After an appeals court put Wisconsin's law back into effect, the Supreme Court put the law on hold while the justices decide whether to take the case.

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