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    Facebook, Apple pay to freeze employees’ eggs

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Facebook and Apple are telling their female employees: We will pay to freeze your eggs. Facebook is already covering the procedure as part of its insurance benefits, the company said. Apple plans to offer coverage starting in January, according to report by NBC News. The relatively new practice of freezing eggs […]

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    ‘At risk’ patient hospitalized in Kansas

    (CNN) — The news that a U.S. nurse tested positive for Ebola has heightened concerns about the virus. Health officials are moving quickly to increase monitoring of hospital workers treating Ebola and ensure the deadly virus does not spread. The World Health Organization described it as “unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in […]

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    FBI director: iPhones protect pedophiles

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Apple’s new privacy features protect kidnappers, pedophiles and terrorists, according to FBI director James Comey. In an interview on CBS’ “60 Minutes” on Sunday, Comey said Apple’s encryption standards for iPhones and iPads “put people beyond the law.” Apple recently took measures to enhance user privacy. Now, only users have the […]

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    Non-violent offenders cleaning up school buildings, saving taxpayers’ money

    OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s largest school district is getting an outdoor makeover, which could end up saving the district thousands of dollars. Workers are trying to clear debris from the operation center for Oklahoma City Public Schools. “We are reorganizing the entire facility and making it much more friendly,” said Lynne Hardin, board chair […]

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    Teen ‘zombie’ killed in freak accident at Halloween attraction

    IDAHO – A popular Halloween attraction in Idaho took a tragic turn. The Kootenai County Sheriff’s office says it happened as 18-year-old Jeremy McSpadden was performing his zombie role at the corn maze Friday night. Witnesses say McSpadden was running toward a paintball bus when he stumbled and fell forward. They say he landed in front of […]

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    Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

    (CNN) Ashoka Mukpo, the NBC cameraman who contracted Ebola, posted on Twitter Monday. “Feeling like I’m on the road to good health. Will be posting some thoughts this week. Endless gratitude for good vibes,” a tweet on Mukpo’s account said. “Now that I’ve had first hand exp with this scourge of a disease, I’m even […]

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    A mom says a classroom tool caused her son’s seizures

    NEW KENT COUNTY, Va. (WTVR) — A New Kent County mother says the electronic whiteboard in her child’s classroom is giving her son seizures. “Promethean” or smart boards — are the latest in classroom technology, in effect a modern-day chalkboard. Holly Miller-Bopp said the new display has been a painful lesson for her 12-year-old son, […]

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    Rabbi loses 100 pounds after ‘come-to-Jesus moment’

    (CNN) — Pesach Sommer, 42, is an eight-time marathon runner. He’s completed at least 10 half-marathons and lost count of the number of 5Ks and 10Ks he has run. His track record isn’t bad, considering he only started running in 2007. That was when he gave in to his wife’s nagging and finally went to […]

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    CDC confirms Texas heath care worker has Ebola

    CNN — The deadly Ebola virus has been contracted by someone inside the United States for the first time. A nurse who had worn protective gear during her “extensive contact” at a Dallas hospital with an Ebola patient who died tested positive during a preliminary blood test, officials said Sunday. The woman had on a gown, […]

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    Man shot minutes after walking free after 15 years in prison

    Mount Hope, NY (WPIX) – From Upper Manhattan to Western Orange County, some 70 miles away, there’s a three-agency police search underway, following the shooting of a man who had just finished serving a 15-year prison sentence and had walked out of a state facility minutes earlier. It’s located in Otisville: population 1,056. In the […]

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    Reports: Texas sheriff’s deputy showing no signs of Ebola

    Update: 10/9/2014 – Health officials say the Dallas County Deputy is showing no signs of Ebola. Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas said in a statement Thursday that Michael Monnig is in good condition one day after he was taken by ambulance to the hospital. According to NBCDFW, Monnig was one of the deputies who went inside […]