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Nurse Quarantined In Ebola Scare: I Felt Treated 'As If I Was A Criminal'

A nurse who was quarantined in New Jersey after returning from treating Ebola patients in West Africa described the experience in a harrowing first-person account published Saturday. The Dallas Morning News published the narrative from Kaci Hickox, who worked in Sierra Leone for Doctors Without Borders. She showed no symptoms upon her return, but the hospital is requiring her to remain quarantine for the 21 days that will ensure she does not have the disease.

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House GOP Hasn't Actually Sued Obama Like It Said It Would

Remember the much ballyhooed House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama for his executive overreach? About that... Politico reported Friday evening that the lawsuit -- which was supposed to challenge Obama's executive orders regarding Obamacare (and appease the impeachment caucus in the lead-up to the midterm elections) -- hasn't actually been filed yet.

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Poll Shows Dem With Unexpectedly Huge Lead In Key Senate Race

An Anchorage polling firm is giving Sen. Mark Begich (D-AK) an unexpectedly huge lead in his re-election bid less than two weeks before Election Day and with early voting underway. Hellenthal and Associates shows Begich up 10 points over Republican challenger Dan Sullivan, 49 percent to 39 percent. It is by far the biggest lead that Begich has seen and runs counter to most public polling, which has shown Sullivan with a consistent advantage since mid-September.

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Jack Bruce, bassist with rock legends Cream, dies aged 71

Jack Bruce, a founding member of British psychedelic band Cream, died on Saturday aged 71 after a long battle against liver disease, his family announced. Although an accomplished songwriter, Bruce was best known as vocalist and bass guitarist alongside Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in the 1...

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