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Questions surrounds death of Thomas Duncan, first person diagnosed with Ebola in U.S.

There are questions surrounding the death of Thomas Duncan, the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, and health officials are evaluating a possible second Ebola case.

The truth behind gluten sensitivity

Celiac disease is a genetic autoimmune disease that damages our small intestine when we eat food that contains gluten such as wheat, rye and barley grains.

Second possible Ebola patient reported in Dallas-area

At 12:32 p.m. Wednesday, October 8, Frisco dispatch received a call from Care Now, 301 Main Street, regarding a patient exhibiting signs and symptoms of Ebola.

Will FootGolf be the next big thing?

 The foursome of chirpy college students warmed up in the River Ridge course tee box, focusing on loosening their legs before taking their first shot on a par-four hole.

National Weather Service warns of Super Tyhpoon Vongfong

A spectacular visible satellite image of Super Typhoon Vongfong in the western Pacific was captured by the National Weather Service on Tuesday.

How a stay at home mom became a successful 'Gun Sense' activist

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Your gun is not welcome at Target or Chipotle. And that's not by accident. It all started with one woman's quest to prevent the next Newtown.

Police: 4-year-old brings heroin to Delaware daycare, gives it out as candy

Nice kid. Wrong thing to share at daycare.

First U.S. Ebola patient dies in Dallas hospital

Thomas Eric Duncan left Africa for the United States, by official accounts, a healthy man. Just over two weeks later, he passed away at a Dallas, Texas, hospital with Ebola.

"C-Pulse" heart pump shows promise in early trials

An avid cook, Richard Jacob had to put everything on hold after a massive heart attack nearly killed him at age 43. Richard survived, but was left with severe heart failure so bad he could barely walk across the room.

New concerns about soldiers headed to Africa to help fight the spread of Ebola

A new Gallup poll finds one in five Americans are worried about getting Ebola. There is new concern about U.S. troops headed to West Africa, where a few may be in direct contact with the virus.

ISIS take strategic town near Syrian-Turkish border

It's been two months since U.S. airstrikes began and on the Syrian-Turkish border ISIS is showing that it's not beaten. Islamic State fighters are on the verge of controlling the Syrian city of Kobani.

Source: '7th Heaven' actor subject of molestation allegations

Stephen Collins, who starred in the television show "7th Heaven," is the target of an ongoing child molestation probe into an alleged incident 40 years ago in New York, a senior law enforcement official told CNN on Tuesday.

My right to death with dignity at 29

On New Year's Day, after months of suffering from debilitating headaches, I learned that I had brain cancer. I was 29 years old. I'd been married for just over a year. My husband and I were trying for a family.

Drug cops converge on Georgia man's property after spotting okra

The grower was alarmed when the police helicopter swooped low over his property. Soon, Bartow County, Georgia, deputies -- "strapped to the gills" and with a drug dog in tow -- converged on his doorstep.

Ohio thieves use toddler as distraction while robbing store

A Medina, Ohio children's re-sale store owner says thieves struck her shop, using a toddler to distract employees.