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Silver Spring-Based Nonprofit Opens New Burial Site for Ebola Victims in Liberia

Global Communities, a nonprofit based in Silver Spring, Maryland, recently announced the opening of a new Ebola burial site in Liberia.


Amber Vinson (R), a Texas nurse who contracted Ebola after treating an infected patient, hugs members of her nursing team during a press conference after being released from care at Emory University Hospital on August 1, 2014 in Atlanta, Georgia. Vinson, a nurse at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, contacted Ebola after treating Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who later died of the disease. (Photo by Daniel Shirey/Getty Images)

Ohio Bridal Store Linked to Ebola Survivor is Closing

Operators of a northeast Ohio bridal shop linked to an Ebola survivor say the store is closing because it lost significant business and has been stigmatized.


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Study: Climbing Tree in Guinea Village May Have Been Epicenter of Ebola Outbreak

The epicenter of this year’s Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the largest in history, may be a climbing tree popular with children in southeastern Guinea village, according to a new study.


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2014 Top Stories of the Year

2014 Top Stories of the Year



Top Ten Stories Of 2014

The disappearance of a plane carrying hundreds, the fall of an iconic comedian, and the rise of a brutal terror group are just some of the biggest news stories of the year. Here are CBS Local’s top ten news stories of 2014.


D.C. Council to listen to testimony on the city's preparedness for Ebola.  (Photo by ChinaFotoPress/Getty Images)

Nurse Exposed to Ebola Discharged from NIH

The National Institutes of Health says an American nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been released from the hospital.


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Baltimore Wedding Gown Designer Creates Suit for Ebola Workers

A Baltimore wedding designer has been working over-time to create a safer suit to protect healthcare workers from the Ebola virus.


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Nurse Exposed to Ebola Isolated at NIH Clinical Center

A U.S. nurse who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone will be admitted to the National Institutes of Health Thursday for observation.


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TIME Magazine Names Its ‘Person of the Year’

TIME magazine has announced its “Person of the Year,” or, more accurately, its people of the year.


Participants tip buckets of ice water over their heads as they take part in the World Record Ice Bucket Challenge. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Ice Bucket, Brazil Elections Popular on Facebook

Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death of Robin Williams, to name a few.




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