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American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

After caring for Ebola patients for several months in West Africa, Dr. Kent Brantly noticed last week that he had symptoms. The 33-year-old immediately put himself into a Liberian isolation ward.

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A Fond Farewell From An Old Memphis Maverick

"Cowboy" Jack Clement produced and wrote songs for the likes of Johnny Cash and George Jones. On his final album, the late visionary reclaims some of those tunes and makes them his own.

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Welcome To The Nuclear Command Bunker

A small cadre of officers is responsible for keeping America's nukes on alert 24/7. Here's a peek into their world, and what it takes to do the job.

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American Doctor Sick With Ebola Now Fighting For His Life

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Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown [*] Portico Quartet

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The Hidden Costs Of Fighting Polio In Pakistan

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France Presses On With Deal To Sell Two Warships To Russia

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The Great Blue Hope: Michelle Nunn Tries The Improbable In Ga.

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Forget Tea Pot Dome: Harding's Love Letters Make For A New Steamy Scandal

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