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City of Dallas asks hospital staff who treated Ebola victim to sign isolation agreement

The city of Dallas is asking hospital employees who dealt with the first patient diagnosed in the United States to sign an agreement promising to stay away from the public.

Survey: Americans will spend $7.4B on Halloween in 2014, the most ever

Consumers are on target to spend $7.4 billion on everything from candy and costumes to decorations this year, making Halloween bigger than ever.

ND runner carries injured rival 300 feet in final race of the season

Coming out on top is always the goal in any sport, but at the Eastern Dakota Conference Cross Country Championships the people who came out ahead didn't finish the race like you'd expect.

Mexico denies port entry to cruise ship carrying lab technician who handled Ebola victim

A Carnival cruise ship carrying a lab supervisor who handled samples from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan is on its way back to Texas after being refused port entry in Mexico.

Doctors debate widespread testing for 'breast cancer gene'

Most breast cancers are diagnosed through a mammogram. In some cases, a woman finds the lump first.

Man arrested for allegedly performing sexual acts with toy at Florida Wal-Mart

A Florida man is behind bars after he allegedly performed sexual acts with a toy at a department store.

Trouble sleeping could be causing other problems for your child

Sleep is the time when the body can rest and rejuvenate. But when kids don't get enough sleep, it sets the stage for a variety of problems, including depression, weight gain and declining school performance.

10-year-old competitive shooter: 'I want to be an inspiration'

 She picks up the custom handgun painted in her favorite colors, purple and black.

First nurse to be infected with Ebola moved to National Institutes of Health

A health care worker who handled a lab specimen from Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan has quarantined herself on a cruise ship.

Congress holds hearing on Ebola mistakes, discusses travel ban

 As the leaders of the U.S. government's fight against Ebola defended airport screening on Capitol Hill Thursday, testing and questioning began at Washington Dulles.

John Grisham apologizes for remarks on child porn

John Grisham is taking back statements he made about child pornography and sex offenders.

Medical examiner releases Joan Rivers' cause of death

Comedian Joan Rivers died of "therapeutic complications" during a procedure to evaluate her "voice changes" and stomach reflux, the New York medical examiner said Thursday.

82-year-old Ohio man faces brutal attackers in court

Walking with a cane, a black eye, a broken nose and gash on his head, 82-year-old Elmon "Elmo" Booth led the way into a Middletown, Ohio courtroom Wednesday afternoon. About two dozen friends followed Booth in support.

Houston pastors outraged after city attorney demands notes on church sermons

The attorney for the city of Houston wants to know what several pastors have said to members of their congregations in regard to the city's controversial Equal Rights Ordinance.

Ebola infected nurse Nina Pham to be moved to Maryland

According to NBC, a federal official said the first nurse infected with Ebola will be moved to the National Institutes of Health facility in Bethesda, Maryland.