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Obama to appoint Ebola czar to coordinate U.S. response

The administration is facing sharp criticism over its efforts to contain the disease at home.

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Islamic State reportedly training pilots to fly jets

Iraqi pilots who have joined ISIS in Syria are training members to fly in three captured fighter jets.

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Study: Tornadoes coming in swarms

Severe storms are increasingly coming in swarms rather than as isolated twisters, according to a study by government meteorologists.

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WATCH: Nurse stricken with Ebola speaks from isolation

Doctors treating Nina Pham recorded a conversation before she departed for the National Institute of Health’s Clinical Center.

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Biden’s son discharged from Navy reserve after drug test

The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine.

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Congress grills CDC on Ebola response

Lawmakers grilled health officials about the response to the outbreak and flaws in efforts to check its spread within the U.S.

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PHOTOS: Ebola in America

A look at the deadly virus in America.

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Unemployment applications fall to 14-year low

The decline suggests the labor market is gaining steam.

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First Lady channels Lil Jon in ‘turnip’ Vine

The FLOTUS advocates for healthy eating in a White House video spoofing the hit song "Turn Down For What."

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Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance

The advance of ISIS fighters stalled after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants.

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Markets on edge after worse turmoil in 4 years

Worries about world growth and the end of years of U.S. stimulus are keeping investors in a fraught mood.

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White House goes into crisis mode on Ebola

Rising public anxiety about the virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

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Texas nurse with Ebola traveled to Ohio by plane

A second woman who tested positive for Ebola after caring for an infected patient traveled a day before she reported symptoms.

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Dow plunges as Wall Street shellacked on weak economic data

Each of the major indexes fell more than 2 percent, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into negative territory for the year.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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Obama, military leaders coordinate Islamic State strategy

President Barack Obama told military leaders from more than 20 countries that he is deeply concerned about the radical group's advances.

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America’s biggest pumpkin comes from California

A one-ton pumpkin grown in Northern California has been declared the heaviest ever cultivated in North America.

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Toyota recalls more than 400K vehicles in U.S.

Toyota is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide.

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Facebook founder donates $25M to fighting Ebola

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is lending his efforts and his cash to battling the deadly virus.

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Obama to nominate new attorney general after Nov. 4 election

The President will wait until after congressional elections to nominate a new U.S. attorney general.

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Today in entertainment history: Oct. 31

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A look back on some of Hollywood's most memorable moments.

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TNF: Saints take over first after first road win

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New Orleans Saints' Drew Brees warms up before an NFL wild-card playoff football game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Saturday, Jan. 4, 2014, in Philadelphia.

The 4-4 Saints piled up 375 yards to snap a seven-game losing streak on the road that dated back to last November.

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NCAA denies Georgia’s appeal of Gurley suspension

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Georgia running back Todd Gurley (3) celebrates with linebacker Amarlo Herrera (52) after an NCAA college football game against Tennessee Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Athens, Ga. Georgia won 35-32.

The NCAA has upheld its four-game suspension of Georgia tailback Todd Gurley.

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Knicks spoil James’ homecoming

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James (23) brings the ball up against Maccabi Tel Aviv in the second quarter of a preseason exhibition basketball game Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, in Cleveland.

The New York Knicks ruined the megastar's emotional homecoming with a 95-90 victory over the Cavaliers on Thursday night.

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Winston, Florida State rally to beat Louisville

Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston (5) signs autographs after an NCAA college football game against Syracuse on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013 in Tallahassee, Fla. Florida State beat Syracuse 59-3.

Dalvin Cook had two long scoring runs to help second-ranked Florida State rally for a 42-31 victory over Louisville on Thursday night.

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