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Tulane doctor developing new test for Ebola that's quick, safer

Tulane's Dr. Robert Garry has spent the last several months frantically working to find a way to help control the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

10 Arab defense chiefs meet with Obama to discuss ISIS strategies

Defense chiefs from ten Arab countries meet Tuesday with President Obama and General Martin Dempsey to discuss strategies for combating ISIS.

FBI director says iPhones protect pedophiles

Apple's new privacy features protect kidnappers, pedophiles and terrorists, according to FBI director James Comey.

MIT graduate teaches young girls to dance out math problems

There were many reasons why I gave up math at age 16. It was hard, number one -- big point against math. It was a little boring, and it most definitely did not come naturally to me. Or so I believed.

Michigan toddler dies after being diagnosed with Enterovirus D68

Michigan toddler Madeline Reid died Friday in her parents' arms. Doctors say she'd been battling Enterovirus D-68 when her heart failed.

LISTEN: 911 call for now-deceased Ebola patient

The city of Dallas has released the 911 audio call placed for now-deceased Ebola patient Thomas Duncan. You can listen to the audio recorded on September 28, 2014, in the video player above.

Abandoned Connecticut ghost town now up for sale

Anyone who has ever dreamed of owning their own town may have that chance. A village in the Moodus section of East Haddam is on the auction block after it has been deserted for years.

Report shows it pays to be a dad: fathers earn 40% more than men without children

Being a dad might entail dirty diapers, but it also tends to come with big bucks.

Attorney General trying to block Ebola waste from being dumped in LA

Louisiana Attorney General Buddy Caldwell is seeking a temporary restraining order to block the disposal of incinerated waste from the Dallas Ebola victim’s personal items and belongings at a Louisiana landfill.

Obama will meet with 20 defense ministers to talk about ISIS fight

There's a high-level meeting happening near Washington this week about how to defeat the terrorist group known as the Islamic State, or ISIS.

Researchers say Snapchat offers false privacy promises

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- The photo-sharing app Snapchat offers a false sense of privacy by promising it will erase photos.

Katy Perry could be Super Bowl's main act

(CNN) -- Katy Perry is football's newest favorite pop star.

WA man burglarize homes, demands McDonalds,

Roy, WA (KCPQ) -- A man allegedly on a week-long acid trip faces robbery and burglary charges for breaking into homes in the Roy area, stealing weapons and making odd demands such as food and rides for a drink, the Pierce Count

MI homeless man poses as paramedic, scams old lady

Grand Rapids, MI (WXMI) -- Mary Rademacher helped police catch a homeless man who allegedly moved into her aunt's apartment at an independent living facility and stole from her.

Virginia mom says classroom tool caused son's seizures

New Kent County, VA (WTVR) -- A New Kent County mother says the electronic whiteboard in her child's classroom is giving her son seizures.