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Washington, D.C.
Breaking News Reporter — USA Today
Covers:  social media, breaking news, public safety, weather, children, health, animals, trends, small business, united states, nation, world news, crime, cybercrime
Doesn't Cover: sports, music

USA TODAY breaking news reporter, USA NOW broadcast host, Paul Miller fellow, President-elect of the American News Women's Club

Natalie DiBlasio's Biography

USA TODAY breaking news reporter, USA NOW broadcast host, Paul Miller fellow, President-elect of the American News Women's Club, University of Vermont alum, avid runner.

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What's your favorite social network?

Twitter, without a doubt.

Surgeon with Ebola arrives in U.S. for treatment — A surgeon infected with Ebola while treating patients in Sierra Leone arrived in Nebraska on Saturday for treatment at a biocontainment unit where two other people with the disease have been successfully treated. Dr. Martin Salia, who was diagnosed with Ebola on Monday, landed at Eppley Airfield in Omaha on Saturday afternoon and was being transported to the Nebraska Medical Center.

Hong Kong activists denied entry to Beijing — HONG KONG (AP) - Three Hong Kong students who have led protests for greater democracy in the former British colony were denied in their attempt Saturday to go to Beijing to meet with top Chinese officials.

More retailers offering last-minute Christmas delivery — Growing numbers of retailers will push holiday delivery deadlines to the last minute possible, even after shipping companies failed last year to keep pace with record demand and left thousands of angry customers without presents under their Christmas trees.

Rochester rates high in study of LGBT acceptance — Rochester tied with New York City for the highest ranking of New York state cities on a newly released study assessing LGBT equality across America. The Human Rights Campaign, a national LGBT civil rights organization, ranked 353 U.S.

In LGBT-friendly ranking, Springfield continues to lag behind St. Louis, Kansas City

What I Learned Running the Shanghai Half Marathon on One of China’s Smoggiest Days — We've all read about it - some of us have even experienced it: China's cities are a pollution nightmare. One of my best friends lives in Shanghai and he knew he could rope me into a visit if he dangled a race in front of me. Shanghai Half Marathon?

Why Are So Many Races Getting Cancelled Lately? — Colleen Hendry was furious when she showed up to the Fly Girl 5K Run in Providence, Rhode Island and found no race anywhere. "We thought something wasn't right because we didn't get any event emails the week or days before," Hendry recalls. "Full on scam! Fake company got away with our money!"

3 Calif. trick-or-treaters killed in hit-and-run — Los Angeles police were searching Saturday for the motorist who killed three13-year-oldgirlsin a hit-and-run on Halloween. The girls, two twins and a friend, were in a crosswalk while trick-or-treating near an elementary school when an SUV with two men inside hit them about 6:45 p.m., police and fire officials said.

Meet USA Today’s Natalie DiBlasio, Our Newest Writer — My name tag always seems to read "Natalie DiBlasio, USA TODAY reporter" - it's a title I hold with pride. Every single day is exciting and new and challenging and I love it. But some days are harder than others.

Record-early snow welcomes November in S.C. — Record-early snow has hit parts of South Carolina leaving thousands without power as the Eastern part of the country is blasted with cold. "This has been a historic event," News19 Meteorologist Daniel Bonds told WLTX. "It's unprecedented. I've run out of adjectives to describe it."
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Nov 22, 2014

Whoa. Video shows teacher forcing a 14-year-old girl to school pool against her will.

Nov 22, 2014

Teens are tweeting #ThanksMichelleObama with pictures of their, well, less-than-appealing school lunches

Nov 22, 2014

What? A nude man fell through the ceiling of Logan Airport ladies' bathroom and then bite an elderly man on the ear.

Nov 21, 2014

@SculptDC @classpass Oh no! I am so sad to say I am stuck at work late and won't be able to make it in time. Calling the studio now

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