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MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 23: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers runs off the field at the end of the first half against the Minnesota Vikings on November 23, 2014 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

Keidel: Giving Thanks For Sports

Since we are upon our great day of gratitude, a pretext for gorging on poultry and then taking our swollen torsos to the nearest television for some football, let’s look to sports for reasons to give thanks.

11/26/2014

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Democrats Name 3 Finalists To Host 2016 Convention

Democrats have narrowed the list of contenders for their 2016 national convention to three cities: Columbus in Ohio, New York and Philadelphia.

11/24/2014

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Anthony Fauci speaks to members of the media during a news briefing at the National Institutes of Health on Oct. 24, 2014 in Bethesda, Md. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Federal Health Official: Local Officials Within Legal Rights To Impose More Severe Ebola Restrictions

A top administration health official is defending U.S. policy on Ebola in the wake of criticism about conflicting federal-state rules.

10/28/2014

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White House: ‘We Have Concerns With Unintended Consequences Of Policies Not Grounded In Science’

State leaders in New York and New Jersey are at odds with scientists over Ebola as the states’ governors back 21-day quarantines for medical workers returning from West Africa, while the nation’s top infectious-disease expert warns that such restrictions are unnecessary and could discourage volunteers from aiding disease-ravaged countries.

10/27/2014

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Doctors Without Borders: ‘Notable Lack Of Clarity’ From Officials About Quarantine Policies

A nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone is the first test case of quarantine policies now in effect in three states over heightened fears the deadly virus could be spread by health care workers returning to the United States.

10/26/2014

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Doctor Tests Positive For Ebola in NYC

An emergency room doctor who recently returned to the city after treating Ebola patients in West Africa has tested positive for the virus, becoming the first case in the city and the fourth in the nation.

10/23/2014

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9 Charged with Drug Trafficking in Md., Va.

A federal grand jury has indicted nine alleged members of a Baltimore-based drug trafficking enterprise with ties to Virginia, New York and Texas that prosecutors say is linked to a 2012 homicide.

10/15/2014

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio holds an interagency Ebola preparedness meeting at City Hall on Oct. 9, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

NYC Mayor: ‘We’re In A High State Of Readiness Every Day’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday expressed confidence in his city’s readiness against terrorism and the emerging threat of Ebola, dismissing criticism that the most populated city in the U.S. could be hampered because he lacked a security clearance.

10/15/2014

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2 Dead After D.C. Tour Bus Overturns in Delaware

A bus carrying dozens of passengers finishing up a sightseeing tour crashed and overturned in Delaware, leaving two women dead and several other passengers injured, authorities said.

09/22/2014

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Best Places in America to Celebrate the 4th of July

In celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July

06/17/2014

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