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Second American Ebola patient arrives at Atlanta hospital

A missionary stricken with Ebola wore a protective white suit as she was wheeled into the hospital where doctors will try to save her and a fellow aid worker.

This undated image provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl. U.S. officials say the only American soldier held prisoner in Afghanistan has been freed and is in U.S. custody. The officials say Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl's (boh BURG'-dahl) release was part of a negotiation that includes the release of five Afghan detainees held in the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

Army to start questioning ex-POW Bergdahl today

The U.S. military plans to start questioning Bowe Bergdahl on the circumstances that led to his 2009 capture in Afghanistan.

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Poll: Americans divided on paying for roads

Americans want good transportation but they don't necessarily want to pay for it.

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U.S. General killed in Afghan insider attack; 14 injured

A man described as a "terrorist in an army uniform" opened fire troops, killing at least one American serviceman.

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‘Gluten-free’ labeling standards kick in

Until now, the term "gluten-free" had not been regulated, and manufacturers made their own decisions about what it means.

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Syracuse University ranks as No. 1 party school

The Orange are at the top of the annual list of the nation's top party schools. Did your alma mater make the list?

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Obama to announce $14B in investments in Africa

U.S. businesses have committed to investing $14 billion in construction, clean energy, banking, and IT projects across Africa.

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Israel withdraws troops, 72-hour ceasefire begins

Israel pulled its ground forces out of the Gaza Strip and started a 72-hour ceasefire with Hamas as a first step toward a more enduring end to the month-old war.

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U.S. to close interim shelters housing migrant children

Three interim shelters that have housed thousands of unaccompanied minors will close within weeks.

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James Brady, former White House Press Secretary, dead at 73

The former press secretary, critically wounded in the assassination attempt on U.S. President Ronald Reagan, has died.

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Food fight builds as regulators weigh ‘added sugar’ label

This fight isn't about how much sugar should be in your food, but how much you should know about it.

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Lights go out in Britain marking WWI anniversary

Lights will be switched off at landmarks around Britain on Monday, marking the centenary of the start of the first World War.

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Toxic algae threatens Ohio drinking water

Hundreds of thousands of people remain without safe drinking water following the discovery of high toxin levels from algae on Lake Erie.

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Palestinians accuse Israel of breaking seven-hour Gaza truce

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Maayan Lubell GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Palestinians accused Israel of breaking its own ceasefire on Monday by…

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Obama: Russia doesn’t make anything, must be ‘firm’ with China

President Barack Obama dismissed Russia and said the West needs to be "pretty firm" with China as Beijing pushes to expand its role in the world economy.

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Making headlines this week

A look back on the news that made headlines this week and the stories you won't forget.

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U.S. reforms poultry inspections in effort to boost food safety

The USDA hopes reforms to decades-old processes for inspecting poultry facilities will cut down on foodborne illnesses.

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Senate passes $16.3B veterans health care bill

The U.S. Senate gave final approval to a plan to ease delays at the scandal-plagued Veterans Affairs Department.

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For some companies, influx of migrant children is booming business

For companies with contracts with federal agencies, the wave of children crossing the border is a business opportunity.

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Obamacare subsidy case could be headed to Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been asked to review a case about whether the federal government can subsidize health insurance for millions of Americans.

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U.S. officials: Military mulling more troops to Iraq

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Military planners are weighing the possibility of sending more troops to Iraq to provide additional security around Baghdad.