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Why the Flu Is a Much Bigger Threat to Americans Than Ebola

While Ebola is grabbing all the headlines, health care workers in the U.S. are worried about a much bigger and deadlier threat: the flu. Unlike Ebola, the flu could kill tens of thousands of people in the U.S. this year, doctors say. "Americans are far more likely to get the flu this year than they are to get Ebola, and actually, are far more likely to die from the flu this year than to die from Ebola," said Dr. Scott Wilber, of Summa Akron City Hospital in Ohio. Read »
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 2:15 PM

Feds to Recognize Gay Marriage in 6 More States

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 4:05 PM

Colleagues: U.S. Dr. With Ebola Was Very Careful

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Ottawa's Parliament Hill Reopens to Public After Deadly Shooting

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2 Arrested in Apparent Gang-Related Shooting of Girl

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 3:49 PM

Woman Quarantined in NJ Tests Negative for Ebola

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 3:03 PM

Wash. Shooting: Families of Victims Grieve by Bedsides

Three of the students wounded during a school shooting in Marysville, Washington, Friday were in critical condition Saturday, with a fourth in serious condition, hospital officials said. Two female victims — identified as Shaylee Chuckulnaskit and Gia Soriano, both 14 — suffered head wounds when Jaylen Ray Fryberg opened fire in the Marysville Pilchuck High School cafeteria, police and hospital officials said. Fryberg killed a female student, and died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound, according to authorities. The girls’ families are by the patients’ bedsides, and “just grieving," officials at Providence Regional Medical Center in Everett said. Two male victims, who were identified Saturday as Nate Hatch, 14, and Andrew Fryberg, 15, are being treated at Harborview Medical Center Seattle. The boys were described as cousins of the shooter by Don Hatch, the grandfather of one of the victims. Read »
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Man Charged for Lying in Search for Accused Trooper Killer

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2 Sheriff's Deputies Killed in Shooting Spree; Suspects Arrested

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 3:08 PM

Google Exec Sets Records With Leap From Near-Space

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 5:12 PM

Boy, 13, Fatally Shot for Laughing About Neighbor's Burglary: Father

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 12:42 PM

Early Holiday Celebrations for Boy With Terminal Cancer

The town of West Jordan, Utah, is celebrating celebrating both Halloween and Christmas early for a 4-year-old boy with only a short time to live, Today.com reported. Ethan Van Leuven has been battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for more than half his life, and doctors declared that his illness is terminal. Family and friends dressed up in Halloween costumes 10 days early and went trick-or-treating, and just two days later, held a parade in honor of Ethan’s fifth birthday, a month before his actual day. On Saturday, the town will celebrate Christmas, Ethan’s favorite holiday. Read »
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 2:09 PM

Mom Arrested in Death of Girl, 4, at Homeless Shelter: Police

Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 1:06 PM

Love at First "Like": Couple Who Met on Instagram Getting Married

It was love at first post for Bethanny and Cody, who met by following each other on Instagram. After documenting this first date on social media and then sharing thousands more photos documenting their relationship, the couple is set to tie the knot. "It's us being ourselves and I guess people like that authenticity about it," Cody told NBC's "Today" show. Professional photographers by trade, they've been instagraming their relationship since their first date on a Washington beach two years ago. Read »
Saturday, Oct 25, 2014 at 11:41 AM

Wash. School Gunman "Seemed Like a Nice Guy"

A Washington state high school student who opened fire on a cafeteria table full of students, killing one, before fatally shooting himself on Friday, was smiling and waving to the crowd at Marysville Pilchuck High School's homecoming ceremony last week. Erick Cervantes, 16, a junior, told NBC News that Jaylen Ray Fryberg "seemed like a nice guy, and he had lots of friends," and others said he was popular with his classmates. Police haven't released any motive in the attack, that also left four students wounded, but classmates said Fryberg had recently gotten into an argument with another student and law enforcement sources said he may have been in a recent dispute over a girl. "He looked very mad" on Friday, Cervantes said. Read »

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