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Ebola Hearing: 'The Response Has Been Unacceptable' — Federal health officials said Thursday they still don't know how two Dallas nurses caught Ebola from a patient. Now one of nurses will be transferred to the National Institutes of Health outside of Washington on Thursday. Nina Pham, who was being treated in Dallas, will move to the Maryland facility's isolation unit.

Joe Biden Goes on Selfie Rampage in Florida — Vice President Joe Biden had a great time in Florida this week - and he's got the pics to prove it. Biden, who is in Florida to support Democratic gubernatorial candidate Charlie Crist, took a selfie during a campaign event at Century Village in Boca Raton on Oct. 13, 2014.

Yale Hospital Monitoring Researcher With Ebola-Like Symptoms — A patient showing Ebola-like symptoms was put under evaluation at Yale-New Haven Hospital in Connecticut late on Wednesday. According to reports, the patient is a student researcher who had recently traveled to Liberia. The hospital confirmed the news on Thursday morning in a statement: "We have not confirmed or ruled out any diagnosis at this point."

Ferguson's Civil War Is Far From Over — This piece is part of Mashable Spotlight, which presents in-depth looks at the people, concepts and issues shaping our digital world. At midnight on Tuesday on South Florissant, a teenage employee at the 24-hour Walgreens has locked the door.

'Idiot' US Airways Passenger Makes Ebola Joke, Hazmat Team Shows Up — Joking that you have Ebola while on a plane? Too soon. A four-person crew wearing blue hazmat suits rushed onto a US Airways flight when it landed in the Dominican Republic on Wednesday after a passenger made a very poorly timed Ebola joke. According to Dominican press reports, the passenger sneezed and said, "I have Ebola.

Astronauts Embark on 6-Hour Spacewalk: Watch Live — Two astronauts are currently on a six-and-a-half-hour spacewalk outside the International Space Station to replace a failed power regulator, and relocate a failed cooling pump. The spacewalk, which NASA is livestreaming, started around 8:10 a.m. ET. NASA flight engineers Reid Wiseman and Alexander Gerst of the European Space Agency are conducting Tuesday's spacewalk.

Syrian Border Town Is About to Fall to ISIS — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says militants from the Islamic State group are about to take over the Syrian border town of Kobani, and aerial bombardments alone may not be enough to stop them. "There has to be cooperation with those who are fighting on the ground," Erdogan said on Tuesday in a call for support from opposition forces.

Adam Sandler and Netflix Sign 4-Movie Deal — Adam Sandler has signed an exclusive deal with Netflix to make four feature films for the Internet TV network, the company announced Thursday. The actor's production company, Happy Madison Productions, will work with Netflix to make the films under the new contract. Netflix said the films will premiere exclusively for members of its streaming service.

Ferguson Protesters to Hong Kong: Stay Strong — FERGUSON, Missouri - Along with signs dedicated to Mike Brown, protesters in Ferguson on Sunday night also had banners of support for Hong Kong, where political demonstrations have turned the city into a scene of tear gas-fueled clashes. The signs, which read "Stay Strong" and "Hands Up! Don't Shoot!"

Who Promised What at the U.N. Climate Summit: Map — More than 100 world leaders gathered in New York on Tuesday for the U.N. Climate Summit on Tuesday. Some heads of state touted what their countries are doing to combat climate change and made promises for the future. Here are a few highlights so far. Editor's Note: This is not an exhaustive list of initiatives.
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