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House Approves $17 Billion Bipartisan VA Health Care Fix

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Foster Dad Charged With Murder in Hot Car Death

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House Clears Way for GOP-Led Lawsuit Against Obama

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Papal Wisdom: Pope Offers 10 Tips for a Happy Life

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Not Just Ebola: More Diseases Your ER Should Look For

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Girl Cries Over Baby Brother: "I Want Him to Stay Little"

A YouTube video of a 5-year-old sobbing over the thought that her little brother will some day grow up has gone viral and amassed over 4 million views as of Wednesday afternoon. Sadie of Phoenix, Arizona, was in tears over the thought that her infant baby brother Carson won't always stay little. Carson, meanwhile, was all smiles as big sister had her meltdown over him and her own mortality. Read »
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Peace Corps Pulls Out of West Africa Over Ebola

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 3:06 PM

Ebola Scare Briefly Closes Charlotte ER

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 2:11 PM

Hyundai Recalls 888,700 Sonata Sedans

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Israeli Strike on Gaza Shopping Area Kills 16

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"Stop Hatin' All the Time": Obama Blasts GOP Lawsuit

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Fed Tapers Bond-Buying, Keeps Interest Low

Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 10:48 AM

Body of Stowaway Discovered in U.S. Military Cargo Plane

The body of a young stowaway was discovered near the wheel well of a US Military cargo plane that landed in Germany, the U.S. Department of Defense said Tuesday, NBC News reported. The African boy was between the ages of 12 to 15 and snuck onboard a C130 plane from Africa to Germany that made many stops along the way, according to the Pentagon. During a routine inspection of the rear wheel well, the ground crew discovered the boy's body. Questions are being raised about sufficient security for military planes, especially when it comes to preventing terrorist stowaways. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Son of U.S. Ebola Patient: Mom Is "Fighting Through It"

The son of a North Carolina missionary who has been diagnosed with the deadly Ebola virus in Liberia said she continues to improve. Nancy Writebol, a missionary from Charlotte working in West Africa to help fight Ebola, was diagnosed with the virus on July 25. More than 1,200 people in three countries have been affected by the disease. "She's stable,'' her son, Jeremy Writebol, said on the "Today" show Wednesday. "As dad put it, she's fighting through it." Writebol's husband, David, also has been working in Liberia alongside his wife with the aid group Serving in Mission, which maintains a hospital that has been treating Ebola patients. Read »
Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 at 8:30 AM

"Nobody Can Prove" Russian Link to Ukraine Rebels: Diplomat