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A Collection Of Clues To America's Educational Past

Tucked away in boxes, deep in the collection of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History, are objects that tell the history of American education.

When A Loved One Has Ebola, How Can You Reach Out Without Touching?

A hug, a back rub, holding hands all these shows of compassion are dangerous when the patient has Ebola. Is there any way to make up for the loss of the ability to touch?

National Blackout: Bangladesh Hit By Massive Power Outage

The blackout struck around 11:30 a.m. Saturday, after a connection that brings power in from India tripped. Most of the country's more than 160 million people were without power for hours.

She Lost Her Fiance To Ebola But Found A New Mission

Decontee Davis survived Ebola, but her fiance died of the virus. Now she is working with children whose parents have had the disease and spreading the word that early treatment is critical.

Investigation Of Deadly Spaceship Crash Begins In Mojave Desert

Federal officials are looking into why the Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo crashed in California during a test flight that left one pilot dead.

Woman In Street Harassment Video: 'I Do Not Feel Safe Right Now'

Actress Shoshana Roberts says she has received several violent threats because of her role in a widely-watched anti-street harassment PSA. Still, she says, she doesn't regret raising the issue.

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers Is No GOP Bench Warmer

McMorris Rodgers says she wants to see more women run and get elected to Congress. That's why she's taken on a leadership role, raising money for female Republicans and mentoring them, too.

Dallas Nurse Who Survived Ebola Gets Her Dog Back

Nina Pham, the nurse who became the first person to contract the deadly Ebola virus on American soil, was reunited with her dog after the animal left quarantine in Dallas Saturday.

Video Calls Out Catcallers, But Cuts Out White Men

In the video, most of the men who street-harass, who catcall, yell sand follow the woman are black and Latino. Noticeably absent from the video? White men.