Nia Sweets

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Officials to take temperature of travelers from Ebola-stricken countries at 5 US airports

Travelers arriving from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa will start to have their temperatures taken upon arrival at five U.S. airports as part of extra screening measures being implemented in the coming days, officials said Wednesday.<p>[audio-clip]<p>The new procedures will begin Saturday at New …

Ebola training focuses on astronaut-like gear

CHICAGO (AP) — The serious-faced physicians practice pulling on bulky white suits and helmets that make them look more like astronauts than doctors preparing to fight a deadly enemy. These training sessions at U.S. hospitals on Ebola alert and for health workers heading to Africa can make the …

Dallas sheriff's deputy who went inside Ebola victim's apartment rushed to hospital

A Dallas County sheriff's deputy who went inside the Dallas Ebola victim's apartment last week without protective gear was transported from an urgent care center in Frisco to the Texas Presbyterian Hosptial Wednesday.<p>The patient, Sgt. Michael Monning, went to the Frisco healthcare facility as a …

Texas Officials Say They Will Cremate Ebola Patient's Remains

Thomas Eric Duncan, the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States, died Wednesday morning at Texas Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas. As relatives and friends grieve and plan an evening service for the 42-year-old man, public health officials are putting in action plans to safely …

Pentagon: 100 US Marines heading to Liberia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says 100 Marines will go to Liberia on Thursday with helicopters and other transportation to help the military get to …

The Tragic Story Behind The Dallas Ebola Patient Who Just Died

According to details reported by Kevin Sack in The New York Times, he had just reunited with Louise Troh, the mother of his son, after a 16-year separation. She had moved to Dallas; Duncan lived in a rented room an hour from the center of Monrovia, Liberia's crowded capital, where he worked as a …

Halting Flights to Ebola Regions Could Threaten Relief Efforts, Experts Warn

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Texas Man With Possible Ebola Exposure Tests Negative

<b>UPDATE:</b> 10/9: Michael Monnig, the Dallas County Sheriff's Office employee who was taken to the hospital Wednesday amid fears of Ebola virus exposure, tested negative for the virus, the Texas Department of State Health Services announced Thursday.<p>Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, where …

A Strong Voice From The Ebola Front: Lorenzo Dorr

"Now we're in it."<p>That's what Liberian health worker Lorenzo Dorr tells me. The first two cases of Ebola have been confirmed in Grand Gedeh County, in Liberia's southeast, where Dorr is based.<p>Dorr first spoke with Goats and Soda a few weeks ago about his work with Last Mile Health, a nonprofit in …

Animal Rights Protests Erupt Over Dog Exposed to Ebola

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Public smoke-out marks pot holiday in Colorado

DENVER (AP) — Tens of thousands of revelers raised joints, pipes and vaporizer devices to the sky Sunday at a central Denver park in a defiant toast …

Justin Bieber Partied on Skateboard at a Pre-Super Bowl Bash

So much for keeping a low profile.<p>Justin Bieber partied on wheels into the wee hours Sunday morning in a pre-Super Bowl bash in New York City, as the …

Go Inside Howard Stern's Star-Studded Birthday Bash!

BIRTHDAY BLISS<p>1 … 2 … 3 … aww! Howard Stern and wife Beth share a sweet moment at the radio talk show host’s 60th birthday bash at New York’s …

Future Of Philip Seymour Hoffman's TV Series, 'Happyish' Undetermined

With the tragic passing of Philip Seymour Hoffman, the future of his projects he was working on are uncertain, including the upcoming Showtime series, "Happyish."<p>According to The Hollywood Reporter, "Happyish" (which IMDB lists as being in post-production) is "a dark examination of the pursuit of …

Naomi Campbell on Reality TV: "I am too hard. I am Sergeant Major."

Photo: Getty Images<p>On March 5, reality model competition <i>The Face</i> is set to hit the small screen for season two on Oxygen. The show (which, like <i>The Voice</i>, pits mentored teams against each other), will see some changes from its first runaround: For one, the coaching lineup is undergoing a revamp, as …

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Franz Ferdinand's Alex Kapranos Apologizes to Pharrell

Franz Ferdinand frontman Alex Kapranos has apologized to Pharrell after accusing the producer of "borrow[ing] a riff" from one of his songs.<p>Last …

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7 Things We Learned From Miley Cyrus' 'W' Interview

Miley Cyrus recently complained to Jay Leno that she gets "the most flack of anybody," but that she's "not doing anything illegal." And while the …

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