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President Embraces Nina Pham

time.com — A few days ago, Dallas nurse Nina Pham lay in bed in an isolated hospital room at National Institutes of Health (NIH) where her doctors donned hazmat suits to care for her. On Friday, President Barack Obama hugged Pham, now free of Ebola, in the open air of the Oval Office.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: Obama hugs Nina Pham, nurse who survived Ebola. Photo: @gettyimages ti.me/12svuEC pic.twitter.com/EGpfpzu8xn

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RT @TIME: Obama hugs Nina Pham, nurse who survived Ebola. Photo: @gettyimages ti.me/12svuEC pic.twitter.com/EGpfpzu8xn

Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: Obama hugs Nina Pham, nurse who survived Ebola. Photo: @gettyimages ti.me/12svuEC pic.twitter.com/EGpfpzu8xn

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Sexy Halloween Costumes for Dogs, Pets and Humans

time.com — The era of a "hot" dog costume consisting of a dachshund wrapped up in a bun is over. Welcome to an age in which people dress up their pets in sexy Halloween costumes. For Pumpkin, a Labradoodle, his risqué 2013 ensemble came complete with cleavage.
Oct 24, 2014

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Inside the weird world of sexy Halloween costumes for dogs wp.me/p5HMd-eK9e via @TIME--WELP. Charlie needs a new costume.

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A look inside the weird world of sexy Halloween costumes for dogs time.com/3513988/sexy-h…

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$99 Fares on Iceland's Low-Cost WOW Air

time.com — WOW Air is a small, low-cost carrier based in Iceland that just made a power move that could disrupt the lucrative-some say absurdly overpriced-transatlantic flight market in a big way. This week, the airline's U.S. site went live, advertising specials as low as $99 each way, taxes and fees included, on routes between the U.S.

Why All the Ebola #ebowla Jokes?

time.com — Charlotte Alter covers lifestyle, crime, and breaking news for TIME in New York City. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. As soon as New Yorkers learned that Dr. Craig Spencer, a volunteer Doctors Without Borders physician who had recently returned from West Africa, had been diagnosed with Ebola, panic set in.
Oct 24, 2014

Humor can be helpful, or just hurtful. The #Ebowla jokes need to stop ti.me/1xh8bXy via @TIMEIdeas

Oct 24, 2014

Ebola hits New York and suddenly joking about it is just COMPLETELY inappropriate, say New Yorkers: time.com/3535902/craig-…

Oct 24, 2014

Dr. Craig Spencer risked his life to save others, and now he's the butt of every dumb #ebowla joke: time.com/3535902/craig-… #EbolaInNYC

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Mali Hopes Rapid Response to First Case Will Limit Spread

time.com — Mali became the sixth country in West Africa to be hit by the regional Ebola outbreak after reporting its first case on Thursday. Health Minister Ousmane Kone told state television that a two-year-old girl had traveled from neighboring Guinea, where more than 900 people have died in an outbreak that has killed nearly 4,900 and infected more than 9,900 others.
Oct 24, 2014

Mali is the 6th country in Africa to be hit with Ebola but hopes to contain spread with quick public health response wp.me/p5HMd-ePXo

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Mali hopes rapid response to first Ebola case will limit spread wp.me/p5HMd-ePXo

How Do You Get It

time.com — Concerns were raised Thursday that the New York City doctor Craig Spencer, MD, who has been diagnosed with Ebola, had been to a Brooklyn bowling alley, had ridden the subway, and been inside an Uber taxi. So, can you get Ebola from bowling balls or subway poles, or Uber doorhandles for that matter?
Oct 24, 2014

RT @SCBegley: The question on everyone's mind: Can you get Ebola from a subway pole? ti.me/1D4oatO

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A Campaign Scandal Nipped…

swampland.time.com — More flip-flopping? Another move to the center? There was much clucking in the media today over the significance of Barack Obama's reported refusal to fist-bump a little boy yesterday in Ohio yesterday.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @ktumulty: Memo to Perdue: Al Gore's rule was: "I don't sign skin." econ.st/JrJF0Q Also, Obama's: wp.me/pmaPt-1ld

Oct 24, 2014

RT @ktumulty: Memo to Perdue: Al Gore's rule was: "I don't sign skin." econ.st/JrJF0Q Also, Obama's: wp.me/pmaPt-1ld

Oct 24, 2014

Memo to Perdue: Al Gore's rule was: "I don't sign skin." econ.st/JrJF0Q Also, Obama's: wp.me/pmaPt-1ld

Gunman Dead After Opening Fire at Washington High School

time.com — A gunman is dead from a self-inflicted wound after fire at Marysville-Pilchuch High School in Washington State Friday morning. There are unconfirmed reports of as many as seven people injured in the incident, which was first reported around 10:45 a.m., The Seattle Times reports.
Oct 24, 2014

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In Cable Ebola Coverage, It's the Story Versus the Facts

time.com — The guest on Friday's Fox News's panel show Outnumbered gave a damning assessment of the government's response to Ebola, after a Manhattan doctor who had recently returned from West Africa was diagnosed with Ebola Thursday night. "In point of fact, we are completely unprepared for things like this," the guest said.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: "Ebola may only spread through contact with infected bodily fluids. Fear [is] much more easily transmitted" ti.me/1wqhZiB

Oct 24, 2014

Nothing Dr. Spencer did was medically wrong, but it FELT wrong -- @poniewozik on the facts vs. the story: time.com/3536922/cable-… #EbolaInNYC

Oct 24, 2014

New: Calling Dr. Love: Cable turns to noted medical authority Gene Simmons in its NYC Ebola coverage time.com/3536922/cable-…

Harry Potter Author J.K. Rowling Pens New Story About Dolores Umbridge

time.com — Author J.K. Rowling's website Pottermore.com has announced that the Harry Potter creator has penned a brand new story, which will go live on the site on Oct. 31. The story will feature Dolores Umbridge, a witch and former Hogwarts professor, who first appeared in the fifth Harry Potter book, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, which was published in 2003.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @michikokakutani: J.K. Rowling will publish a new story on Halloween abt Hogwarts professor Dolores Umbridge: ti.me/1shiOVR via @TIMECulture

Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: J.K. Rowling will publish a 1,700-word story about Dolores Umbridge on Halloween ti.me/1D7e0c6

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RT @TIME: J.K. Rowling will publish a 1,700-word story about Dolores Umbridge on Halloween ti.me/1D7e0c6

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The Right-and Wrong-Ways to Donate to Breast Cancer Charities

time.com — October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, in case you hadn't noticed. But how could you not? This time of year, pink ribbons and other paraphernalia-from clogs to buckets of chicken to NFL jerseys -are more ubiquitous than pumpkins.
Oct 24, 2014

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Young women who get breast cancer have lower survival rates. What you can do about it: money.us/1o1r9C9 via @MONEY @YSCBuzz

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...PLUS five great breast cancer charities that you can be sure will do good work w/your money money.us/1o1r9C9 via @MONEY

Oct 24, 2014

RT @RosatoDonna: The right—and wrong—ways to donate to breast cancer charities money.us/1o1r9C9 @kerenzulli beware "pink washing"

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Palestinian-American Teenager Killed in Clash With Israeli Military

time.com — (RAMALLAH, West Bank) - A Palestinian-American teenager was killed during clashes with the Israeli military on Friday amid heightened tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank. A relative identified the teen as 14-year-old Orwah Hammad and said he was born in New Orleans and came to the West Bank at age six.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @katz: Palestinian-American teenager killed in Ramallah. Relative says he was in group throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers: ti.me/1rtizqz

Oct 24, 2014

Palestinian-American teenager killed in Ramallah. Relative says he was in group throwing rocks at Israeli soldiers: ti.me/1rtizqz

Muppets Beastie Boys Mashup So Whatcha Want

time.com — In the wake of a dark news cycle, sometimes you just want to escape into the comfort of a heartwarming viral video filled with excited puppies, surfing pigs or, say, rapping Muppets.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @MonitaRajpal: Don't say I never give you anything. Happy Saturday everyone! This #Muppets- #BeastieBoys mashup is "What'cha Want" ti.me/1sW94Vv

Funny Halloween Costumes for Finance Geeks

time.com — Still not sure what you're dressing as for Halloween? Don't despair. We've got a bunch of costume ideas that are right on the money. These finance-themed getups are accessible for a general audience (so you don't have to spend your evening explaining, "No, the other kind of black swan ..."), cheap, and quick to pull together.

Pictures of the Week: Oct. 17 - 24

time.com — From the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius and a fatal shooting at the Canadian War Memorial, to a pair of white lion cubs in Serbia and Darth Vader on the campaign trail, TIME presents the best pictures of the week.
Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: TIME's pictures of the week: Indian widows celebrate Diwali ti.me/1wsRhoG (Roberto Schmidt-AFP/Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/jHdkXGoE5H

Oct 24, 2014

RT @TIME: TIME's pictures of the week: Indian widows celebrate Diwali ti.me/1wsRhoG (Roberto Schmidt-AFP/Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/jHdkXGoE5H

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RT @TIME: TIME's pictures of the week: Indian widows celebrate Diwali ti.me/1wsRhoG (Roberto Schmidt-AFP/Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/jHdkXGoE5H

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Investigators Mistreated Lewinsky in Bill Clinton Probe

time.com — Former White House intern Monica Lewinsky was mistreated in 1998 by authorities who were looking into her alleged affair with former President Bill Clinton, according to a newly released government report from two years after the incident.

Edward Snowden Documentary: Laura Poitras Interview

time.com — The revelation of the National Security Administration's surveillance of U.S. citizens' phone records was among the biggest news stories of 2013, and won a Pulitzer Prize for Public Service for the journalists at the Washington Post and The Guardian who covered it.

How to Talk to Your Kids About The Ebola Virus

time.com — Even Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden admits it: " Ebola is scary." But for kids seeing alarming headlines without understanding the context of the disease, Ebola can seem like a looming and personal threat.

College Sexual Health Report Card 2014

time.com — Condom brand Trojan and researcher Bert Sperling, who is known for charting the best places to live in the U.S., have released what they call a "Sexual Health Report Card," a ranking of universities based on factors like "condom availability, student health center hours of operation and the usability and quality of their sexual health website," according to a statement.
Oct 24, 2014

@TIME: These are the safest colleges for having sex ti.me/1nCSSsb” an AZ college makes the list @12News