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CDC: U.S. health worker with Ebola should not have flown on commercial jet

<b>(CNN) —</b> 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.<p>Because she had helped care for Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan, and because another health worker who cared for Duncan had been diagnosed with …

ISIS Likely Captured Iraqi Chemical Weapons, New York Times Confirms

WASHINGTON -- A New York Times report confirms that the U.S. government knew that an Iraqi facility now controlled by the Islamic State militant organization likely contained deadly chemical weapons -- a finding reported by The Huffington Post on Monday.<p>The Huffington Post's report suggesting that …

Army War College Revokes Sen. John Walsh’s Degree After Allegations of Plagiarism

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — U.S. Sen. John Walsh of Montana says the U.S. Army War College has revoked his master’s degree after an investigation into plagiarism allegations.<p>The Carlisle, Pennsylvania, college launched the probe in August after The New York Times published a story showing Walsh borrowed …

Las Vegas Flight Quarantined ‘After Reports That a Passenger Who Had Recently Traveled to Africa Vomited on Board the Aircraft’

Emergency medical officials responded to McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas on Friday because a passenger was reportedly showing some Ebola-like symptoms, NBC Los Angeles reports.<p>Christine Crews, a spokeswoman for the airport, told KSNV-TV that the flight was quarantined “after reports …

The Saudis, 9/11, ISIS, and American Secrecy

There is a growing movement in the United States against secrecy and a growing distrust that government is operating in the people's interest. I've written previously about this crisis in democracy. Related to both of these movements is a call for President Obama to declassify and release the 28 …

Vice President Joe Biden apologizes to Turkey, UAE

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has apologized to the United Arab Emirates and Turkey for comments he made last week that Middle Eastern allies are partly to blame for the strengthening of ISIS.<p>The latest apology came in phone call from Biden to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed Al …

NJ boy dies suddenly of enterovirus D68

Eli -- a sweet, active, blonde-haired preschooler -- had gone to sleep feeling fine, perhaps dreaming of playing with his sisters or having a fun day at school.<p>He didn't make it through the night.<p>While the young boy died sometime between the night of Wednesday, September 24, and the following …

Obama admits ISIS threat was misjudged as U.S. splits emerge

A week after U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria began, lawmakers continued to question President Barack Obama's strategy for defeating the militant group ISIS, which he admitted in a televised interview Sunday was more powerful than the U.S. initially believed.<p>Echoing sentiments also expressed by James …

Ferguson police barred from wearing 'I am Darren Wilson' bracelets

Federal officials intervened Friday to stop police in Ferguson, Mo., from wearing "I am Darren Wilson" bracelets in solidarity with the police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black 18-year-old there last month.<p>Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson agreed to bar his officers from wearing the …

Bill, Hillary Clinton are grandparents: Chelsea gives birth to a girl

After much public anticipation, Bill and Hillary Clinton have finally become grandparents as their daughter, Chelsea, gave birth to a daughter Friday.<p>The former president and the past--and perhaps future--presidential candidate delivered the news via Twitter, copying a post from their daughter …

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All flights cancelled at Chicago airports after worker 'deliberately set' fire

A contract employee set a fire at a suburban Chicago air traffic control center, bringing two of the nation’s busiest airports to a halt Friday.<p>Brian Howard, 36, has been charged with one count of destruction of aircraft or aircraft facilities, a felony, according to a complaint filed in the US …

Chelsea Clinton gives birth to a daughter - CNN.com

"At 7:03 PM on September 26th, we finally met Charlotte. We're in love," Chelsea Clinton said from her Twitter account. The infant was born in New York.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Chelsea Clinton gives birth<p>Chelsea Clinton gives birth<p>Chelsea Clinton gives birth<p>1<p>2<p>3<p><b>Washington (CNN)</b> -- Chelsea Clinton has given birth …

Justice Department tells Ferguson police to stop wearing bracelets | Reuters

FERGUSON Mo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department asked the Ferguson, Missouri, Police Department on Friday to order its officers not to wear bracelets in support of the white policeman who shot to death an unarmed black teenager last month, sparking protests.<p>Police officers keep watch while …

Ted Cruz booed, walks off stage

Sen. Ted Cruz walked off the stage and left an event hosted by a Christian organization mid-speech after being booed on Wednesday night following comments praising Israel.<p>The Texas Republican senator and tea party icon was a keynote speaker at a Washington summit hosted by In Defense of Christians, …

Big solar storm hitting Earth

Will you be watching for the Northern Lights? Share your photos with CNN iReport.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.<p>A colorful, spectacular showing of the aurora borealis greeted Sok, a CNN iReporter, and others at Cadillac Mountain in …