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Oregon standoff: locals eager to resume normal life but things won't be the same

Before an armed, anti-government occupation, the dusty high-desert outpost of Burns, Oregon was little known beyond the dwindling community of ranchers who graze their cattle on scrub brush and the avid birdwatchers who flock here in April to observe migrating waterfowl.<p>After the Oregon stand-off: …

Protesters in St. Louis Grapple with Generational Divide | The Takeaway | WNYC

Older generations of protesters are clashing with younger demonstrators in Ferguson and St. Louis—each group has a different vision of how to bring …

African student refused room in Norwich over Ebola fears

By Jim Connolly <i>Newsbeat reporter</i><p><b>Starting university is meant to be an exciting time but for Amara Bangura it has been a bit too eventful.</b><p>He's been refused somewhere to stay because he comes from Ebola hotspot, Sierra Leone.<p>Amara arrived in Norwich from West Africa a fortnight ago and was turned …

New Dallas Ebola Case Was Isolated 'Within 90 Minutes': Officials

U.S. news<p>A second health care worker at a Dallas hospital who tested positive for Ebola was isolated within "90 minutes" of her temperature being taken, officials said Wednesday.<p>The new case suggests measures at the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas were unable to prevent the virus from …