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Ebola-infected nursing assistant's dog euthanized, Spanish officials say

A dog belonging to a Spanish nursing assistant diagnosed with Ebola has been euthanized, health officials in Madrid confirmed Wednesday.<p>In a statement, Madrid's Ministry of Health officials said they had euthanized Excalibur, the tawny mixed-breed belonging to Teresa Romero Ramos, who was …

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What Happened to the Roosevelts?

What the Bushes and the Clintons can learn from a fallen political dynasty.<p>In any case, it <i>should</i> have been true: that when Joe Kennedy’s bomber exploded in midair, the officer in the trailing plane flying through the fragments and the fireball was none other than Elliott Roosevelt. That, in the …

Texas Ebola patient dies as officials monitor those who had direct contact

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola outside Africa, died on Wednesday, the Texas hospital that was treating him announced.<p>“It is with profound sadness and heartfelt disappointment that we must inform you of the death of Thomas Eric Duncan this morning,” the Texas Health …

Thomas Eric Duncan, first Ebola patient diagnosed in U.S., dies

Less than three weeks ago, he came to Texas from Liberia to get married. On Wednesday, Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person diagnosed with<p>Ebolain this country, died amid allegations by his family and prominent African Americans that his care was substandard.<p>Duncan, 42, had just a few days with his …

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Woman beaten by CHP officer settles, but activists 'want him in prison'

Civil rights activists plan to launch a new campaign Thursday for the criminal prosecution of a California Highway Patrol officer caught on video repeatedly punching a woman on the 10 Freeway in Los Angeles, saying the officer's resignation and a $1.5-million settlement do not go far enough.<p>The CHP …

Hannah Graham disappearance suspect questioned in 2002 alleged rape case

Jesse Matthew, a suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was questioned in connection with an alleged sexual assault nearly 12 years ago, authorities said Thursday.<p>However, no charges were filed because the woman didn't want to go forward with the case and …

Ohio police given 'pep talk' on shooting scenarios ahead of Walmart encounter

The police officer who shot dead a young black man in a Walmart store in Ohio as he held an unloaded BB rifle had less than two weeks earlier received what prosecutors called a “pep talk” on how to deal aggressively with suspected gunmen.<p>Sean Williams and his colleagues in Beavercreek, a suburb of …

Supermarkets Waste Tons Of Food As They Woo Shoppers

Supermarkets and restaurants serve up more than 400 million pounds of food each year, but nearly a third of it never makes it to a stomach.<p>With consumers demanding large displays of unblemished, fresh produce, many retailers end up tossing a mountain of perfectly edible food. Despite efforts to cut …

Floyd Mayweather Addresses Domestic Abuse Allegations

Floyd Mayweather had a few strong comments about Ray Rice’s domestic abuse scandal. The boxer has been accused of abusing a few women in the past and …

Mo’Nique Talks Giving Ray Rice A Second Chance, Prosecutors Say Case Is Being Handled “Shamelessly” (DETAILS)

The prosecutors of Atlantic County are not happy with how <b>Ray Rice</b>‘s domestic violence case is being handled.<p>According to <b>TMZ</b>, the prosecutors think …

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Chris Brown f/ Ariana Grande – 'Don't Be Gone Too Long'

Chris Brown sparks a new flame with Ariana Grande in the long-awaited video for their pop-dance collaboration “Don’t Be Gone Too Long.” The …

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New Music: Jamie Foxx f/ 2 Chainz – 'Party Ain't a Party'

Nearly four years since releasing his last album, Jamie Foxx returns with his new single “Party Ain’t a Party.” The Oscar winner turns up with 2 …

Floyd Mayweather remains undefeated. He scored a unanimous decision against Marcos René Maidana tonight. Details: http://on.vibe.com/1D6hK06

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Floyd Mayweather may have been bitten by Marcos René Maidana last night. So naturally, 50 Cent had jokes: http://on.vibe.com/1pfvsDv