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New York Doctor becomes latest to test positive for Ebola virus

cbsnews.com — Dr. Craig Spencer tested positive for the virus Thursday night, The New York Times reported
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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WCBS: Doctor being tested for Ebola in NYC

cbsnews.com — In what may be the city's first case, a physician who recently had worked in West Africa has been hospitalized
Oct 23, 2014

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Oct 23, 2014

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Guard dogs help thwart latest White House fence-jumper

cbsnews.com — Dominic Adesanya became the seventh person to jump the White House fence this year, and he likely regrets his decision. Secret Service agents used two trained attack dogs to help subdue Adesanya, who now faces two federal misdemeanor charges. Major Garrett reports.

What we know about NYC doctor with Ebola

cbsnews.com — NEW YORK -- City health commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett said officials were still determining the recent activities and contacts of Dr. Craig Spencer, who was diagnosed with the Ebola virus Thursday. At a press conference with city and state officials, Bassett said Spencer was being treated in isolation at Bellevue Hospital, which has been preparing for months to be New York City's main Ebola treatment center.

Three dead after aircraft collide near Maryland airport

cbsnews.com — FREDERICK, Md. -- Police say an airplane and helicopter have collided in mid-air near the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland. Maryland State Police told CBS station WJZ in Baltimore that three people were killed. Two others are being taken to a local hospital. The collision occurred just north of the Frederick Municipal Airport, police said.
Oct 23, 2014

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Ottawa shootings

cbsnews.com — OTTAWA, Ontario -- Canadian police released surveillance video Thursday of the gunman accused of fatally shooting a soldier at a war memorial in Ottawa and said the suspect had recently applied for a passport and was "hoping to leave for Syria."

Liberian burial teams battle infection -- and cultural taboos

cbsnews.com — KAKATA, Liberia -- Life was hard enough in Kakata before Ebola. Now it has one of the highest infection rates in the country. It's feared a woman's brother died from Ebola. But she's not being allowed anywhere close to the body. The villagers, too, can only say their farewells, from a distance.
Oct 23, 2014

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Ottawa shooting suspect's mom: I cry for the victims, not my son

cbsnews.com — OTTAWA, Ontario -- The mother of the man identified as Ottawa gunman has told The Associated Press she is crying for the victims of the shooting, not her son. In a brief and tear-filled telephone call Thursday, Susan Bibeau said she did not know what to say to those hurt in the attack.

Aaron Sorkin confirms Christian Bale playing Steve Jobs in biopic

cbsnews.com — Christian Bale will play the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs in Sony Pictures' upcoming biopic, screenwriter Aaron Sorkin confirmed Thursday. "We needed the best actor on the board in a certain age range, and that's Chris Bale," Sorkin said in a Bloomberg News interview.
Oct 23, 2014

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Kenny G retunes after sour note in China over Hong Kong

cbsnews.com — BEIJING -- When you think about controversial artists, Kenny G probably doesn't come to mind. But that changed Thursday -- at least in one country -- as the global saxophone superstar, who is particularly popular in China, waded straight into the thorny issue of the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.

Ebola survivor Teresa Romero mourns slain dog Excalibur in Spain

cbsnews.com — MADRID -- The husband of the Spanish nursing assistant who beat Ebola says his wife now knows that authorities killed their dog Excalibur while she was in the hospital and is questioning that decision.