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2 TX students on board flight with Ebola patient won't attend school for 21 days

Two Texas students will be kept home from school for the next three weeks after traveling on the same commercial flight as Ebola patient Amber Vinson.

More airports checking passengers for fevers as part of new Ebola screenings

Four more airports start temperature checks Thursday as part of new Ebola screenings. Meanwhile, Congress will hold a hearing to determine whether the Centers for Disease Control is doing enough to stop the deadly virus.

Liberian restaurant in MN sees steep sales decline amid Ebola fears

Mama Ti's restaurant in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota built its reputation on Liberian home cooking.

Toyota recalls 1.67M vehicles world wide due to brake defect

Toyota Motor Company announced a recall of approximately 1.67 million vehicles world wide on October 15, 2014.

HBO to offer stand-alone streaming service

While continuing to seek subscribers from cable and satellite, HBO will start to sell its service separately via the Internet next year.

2nd U.S. health worker with Ebola flew the day before symptoms

The second Dallas health care worker who was found to have the Ebola virus should not have boarded a commercial jet Monday, health officials say.

3 El Paso football players overcome deafening disability

High school football is a long standing tradition in Texas.

Poll: growing number of Americans feel ground troops will be necessary to fight ISIS

A new NBC-Wall Street Journal poll shows 41% of Americans now think we need U.S. troops on the ground to defeat ISIS. Defense ministers meeting with President Obama this week agree defeating the Islamic State won't be easy.

Second health care worker tests positive for Ebola

A second health care worker has tested positive for Ebola at the Texas hospital that treated victim Thomas Eric Duncan.

Mysterious Air Force space plane to soon land in California

The U.S. Air Force's mysterious unmanned space plane, the X-37B, is about to come back to Earth after nearly two years in orbit on a mission the military won't tell us much about.

Study: legalizing same-sex marriage would bring about $28.3 million to LA's economy

Legalizing same-sex marriage in Louisiana would bring about $28.3 million in spending to the state’s economy, according to a new study from the UCLA

PA Police: Boy, 10, kills woman, 90, for yelling at him

"I killed that lady," the 10-year-old boy told a Pennsylvania state trooper, after a 90-year-old woman was found dead in the home of the boy's grandfather.

114-year-old MN woman has to lie about her age to sign up for Facebook

When Anna Stoehr recently created her Facebook page, she did what many youngsters have done to bypass age requirements. Anna lied about her date of birth.

TX nurse who contracted Ebola releases statement

The Dallas nurse who contracted Ebola has spoken out saying she is doing well.

FL business owner outraged after being told his American flags violate sign ordinance

A hardware store owner in Cape Coral, Florida has received an outpouring of support after being told to remove several American flags on display outside of his business.