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Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

By and<p>Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You …

A Candid Memoir From Comedian Amy Poehler? 'Yes Please'

When comedian Amy Poehler was in her 20s, she read her boyfriend's journal and found out that he didn't think she was pretty.<p>"It was almost like an itch being scratched, which was, 'Aha! I knew that you didn't think I was pretty!' ... And then it was followed by a real crash because ... my ego was …

Fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone: ‘The world is not safe’

All over Freetown, buildings, vehicles and people are being commandeered in the fight against Ebola. In the suburb of Wilberforce, in an old building for the telecommunications company Airtel, a dozen students loiter on a wall waiting to relieve staff from the trauma at the Ebola hotline they are …

15 Homemade Travel Snacks That Don't Need to Be Refrigerated

Homemade snacks are the best when traveling. They're a little reminder of home and they beat anything you could find at the airport or gas station to …

Experts urge caution over Ebola hopes

The warning follows an announcement by World Health Organization (WHO) that data from funeral directors and treatment centres indicated lower admission rates and burials in Liberia, the nation hit hardest by the killer virus.<p>But international aid agency Doctors Without Borders said the slowdown …

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Pentagon leaders stand their ground in debate over Ebola quarantine

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel ordered on Wednesday that all U.S. troops who deploy to West Africa be put in 21-day “controlled monitoring,” effectively a quarantine, after their tours there are over as part of the Pentagon’s effort to prevent the spread of the Ebola virus. The decision was panned …

Experts say this is the one thing needed to stop the Ebola crisis

Gino Strada, one of the doctors on the frontline of fighting Ebola in Sierra Leone,is opening a 100-bed hospital in four weeks. He has the supplies that he needs, the gloves and gowns. But there's one worry that keeps Strada, the founder of the non-profit group Emergency, up at night: he thinks he …

Ashoka Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.<p>A little boy dying in a car's back seat. An old woman writhing in the street. Desperate people waiting at home for ambulances that never came.<p>The suffering they experienced was unimaginable -- until he felt it himself.<p>Mukpo was a day into …

So, What's the Deal With the New Numbers on My Magazine's Cover?

So, What’s the Deal With the New Numbers on My Magazine’s Cover?<p>MagMaker / October 30, 2014<p>One of the most frequent questions we’ve heard since the …

Individual genetic differences may affect Ebola survival - study

CHICAGO, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Scientists have been puzzling for years over why some people survive Ebola while many others perish. A new study provides strong evidence that individual genetic differences play a major role in whether people die from the disease.<p>Researchers at the University of …

Why stay-at-home parents are better for older children

It may be the most hotly disputed and emotionally loaded question that American parents face: Are children better off if a parent stays at home?<p>The evidence is already quite strong that staying at home during a child’s first year of life can have long-term benefits. That’s why most industrial …

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Efforts to compromise with Maine nurse stall

FORT KENT, Maine (AP) — Insisting she is perfectly healthy, nurse Kaci Hickox again defied the state's Ebola quarantine Thursday by taking a bike …

Charlie Sheen Wants to Return to Two and a Half Men

Charlie Sheen wants back on <i>Two and a Half Men,</i> after a dramatic exit from the show in 2011.<p>Rumors have been swirling as to whether Sheen might make …

Plane crashes at Kansas airport, killing 4

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A small plane lost engine power after takeoff and crashed into a flight-training building at a Kansas airport Thursday, killing …

Wal-Mart doubles down on deals, tech as holiday fight starts earlier

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) is leaving nothing to chance in a holiday season it needs to win.<p>The discount retailer is doubling the number of deals it is …

Thomas Eric Duncan and Craig Spencer: Race, nationality, and rhetoric of Ebola patients.

Thomas Eric Duncan was the first person to die of Ebola in America; Craig Spencer is the first case of Ebola in New York City. With only a handful of …

North Korea’s reaction to Ebola makes fears of a zombie apocalypse look rational

Turns out North Korea wasn’t kidding about protecting itself from Ebola. Kim Jong Un’s regime is not taking any chances when it comes to keeping out the virus – despite the fact that it’s happening half a world away and that North Korea is the most closed state in the world.<p>After last week closing …

Harrogate Ebola volunteer tells of Africa horrors

A selfless volunteer who has been working with Ebola victims in Liberia has spoken of the horrors she faced as she returns home to the Harrogate …

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Ebola outbreak: Abbott urged to send Australian health workers

<b>The Australian government is facing more criticism for not sending health workers to Africa to help fight Ebola.</b><p>A 25-bed US field hospital that will treat international health workers who contract the virus is due to open soon.<p>The Australian government now has no excuse not to fund health workers …

Elusive Pennsylvania ambush suspect captured, ending manhunt

MILFORD Pa. (Reuters) - A bruised and gaunt Eric Frein, captured after a seven-week manhunt and wearing the handcuffs of the Pennsylvania trooper he is accused of killing, was held without bail on Friday after his first court appearance on first-degree murder and other charges.<p>The 31-year-old …

Ebola Researchers Banned From Medical Meeting In New Orleans

Louisiana health officials say that anyone who's been in an Ebola-affected country over the last three weeks will be quarantined in their hotel rooms.<p>The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is telling researchers who've recently traveled to Ebola-affected parts of West Africa that …

Seth Rogen may play Steve Wozniak alongside Christian Bale as Steve Jobs

Not only has the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic likely found an actor to play Jobs, it may have found an actor to play Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak too: according to <i>The Wrap</i>, Seth Rogen is being considered for the role. <i>Variety</i> reports more definitely that he's actually set to play it. Rogen would be …

Pennsylvania officials to seek death penalty for suspect Eric Frein

For more than six weeks they scoured the Poconos woods in northeastern Pennsylvania, working extra-long shifts in pursuit of Eric Frein, the man charged with killing one of their own.<p>So on Thursday night, when news came from the field that the focus of their manhunt was in custody, a cheer rang out …

Ebola update: Maine can't reach deal with nurse Kaci Hickox

<b>(CNN) —</b> <b>[Breaking news published 1:45 p.m. ET]</b><br>Negotiations between Maine and nurse Kaci Hickox concerning where she can go during a potential Ebola incubation period have failed, and Gov. Paul LePage will "exercise the full extent of his authority allowable by law," the governor's office said …

Seth Rogen reportedly nabs Steve Wozniak role in Steve Jobs film

Aaron Sorkin's upcoming film about former Apple CEO Steve Jobs has reportedly found its Steve Wozniak: Seth Rogen.<p>The news, first reported by <i>Variety</i> …

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

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FBI most-wanted suspect Eric Frein in custody in Pennsylvania

After nearly seven weeks on the run, suspected cop killer Eric Matthew Frein is in custody, Pennsylvania State Police spokeswoman Connie Devens said Thursday.<p>According to a local government official briefed on the matter, Frein was caught at an abandoned airport between Henryville and Tannersville. …

Suge Knight, Katt Williams arrested in paparazzi camera theft case

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and comedian Micah "Katt" Williams were arrested Wednesday, accused of stealing a photographer's camera last month.<p>The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said each man was charged with one count of robbery. The alleged incident, involving a …