First Nurse diagnosed with Ebola is cured-Gets hug from President Obama

By The Associated Press BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday More »

NYC Dr. diagnosed with Ebola after trip to Africa- Traveled and played in the City before illness

By Yolanda Spivey A 33 year old doctor who traveled to West Africa to help fight against Ebola has come down with the virus himself. More »

She fancy huh? Amber Vinson aka #EbolaBae is allegedly Ebola free

By Yolanda Spivey She fancy huh? Check out the new pictures of Amber Vinson, the second nurse to test positive for the Ebola virus, as she sits in her hospital room.  She More »

US job claims rise 17K but still lowest since 2000

By The Chicago Tribune WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits over the past month than at any time in 14 years as an improving economy prompted employers to hold More »

LA residents beat up ice cream truck driver that hit and killed 7 year old boy

By KTLA 5 Family members identified Thursday a 7-year-old boy who was fatally struck by an ice cream truck on a residential street in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles the previous More »

You Go Girl!!!! NJ Nurse Wins Lay’s Potato Chip Contest

By CNN Lay’s announced Tuesday that Meneko Spigner McBeth won its social-media driven “Do Us a Flavor” contest and its million-dollar prize. More »

Hospital in Newark, NJ admits possible Ebola patient

By Yolanda Spivey An airline passenger was detained at the Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, after exhibiting signs that he/she may have been infected with the Ebola virus. More »

 
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First Nurse diagnosed with Ebola is cured-Gets hug from President Obama

By The Associated Press

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.

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NYC Dr. diagnosed with Ebola after trip to Africa- Traveled and played in the City before illness

By Yolanda Spivey

A 33 year old doctor who traveled to West Africa to help fight against Ebola has come down with the virus himself.

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She fancy huh? Amber Vinson aka #EbolaBae is allegedly Ebola free

By Yolanda Spivey

She fancy huh? Check out the new pictures of Amber Vinson, the second nurse to test positive for the Ebola virus, as she sits in her hospital room.  She looks absolutely amazing.

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US job claims rise 17K but still lowest since 2000

By The Chicago Tribune

WASHINGTON — Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment benefits over the past month than at any time in 14 years as an improving economy prompted employers to hold on to staff.

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LA residents beat up ice cream truck driver that hit and killed 7 year old boy

By KTLA 5

Family members identified Thursday a 7-year-old boy who was fatally struck by an ice cream truck on a residential street in the Broadway-Manchester area of South Los Angeles the previous night.

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You Go Girl!!!! NJ Nurse Wins Lay’s Potato Chip Contest

By CNN

Lay’s announced Tuesday that Meneko Spigner McBeth won its social-media driven “Do Us a Flavor” contest and its million-dollar prize.

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Hospital in Newark, NJ admits possible Ebola patient

By Yolanda Spivey

An airline passenger was detained at the Newark Liberty International Airport on Tuesday afternoon, after exhibiting signs that he/she may have been infected with the Ebola virus.

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The New Projects: America’s poorest city residents receive customized houses

By The Atlantic City Lab

Brownsville, Texas, sits high in the rankings where cities want to come in low. It’s the poorest city in America, with 36 percent of its residents living in poverty.

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RECALL: Defective airbags making drivers look like homicide victims in accidents

By Yolanda Spivey

Over the past two years, there has been a recall of at least 4.7 million vehicles in the United States.  These vehicles, from various automobile makers, are all tied to airbags made by a company called Takata Corp.

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CDC issues new rules and gear for handling possible Ebola patients

By Yolanda Spivey

After nurses and other medical professionals have voiced their concern about being unprepared and unprotected in treating possible Ebola patients, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has issued new guidelines on how to handle possible cases.

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Nigeria allegedly Ebola free due to early containment of virus

By Reuters

The World Health Organization declared Nigeria free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after six weeks with no new cases, an achievement with lessons for countries still struggling to contain the deadly virus.

Ebola Screening Starts At O'Hare Airport

JFK Airport is hiring Ebola screeners at $19 an hour

By Yolanda Spivey

JFK Airport is looking for a few good men and women for a controversial employment opportunity.  This position pays a whopping $19 an hour.  They are looking for contractors to screen for Ebola patients at the airport.

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Ten most common health insurance terms and definitions you’ll need to know

By Yolanda Spivey

HEALTH INSURANCE!!! That’s all everyone is talking about these days, especially since the open enrollment period to apply is within the next few weeks.

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American Idol contestant Joanne Borgella passes away at 32

By Yolanda Spivey

Joanne Borgella, who was a plus size model and an American Idol contestant, passed away today at the age of 32. 

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Ohio and Texas schools close due to possible contact with Ebola patient

By USA Today

Several schools in Ohio and Texas canceled classes Thursday over concerns that staff members and some students might have come in contact with an Ebola-infected person.

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UPDATE: 2nd Ebola patient traveled state to state by plane

By CBS46.com

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -The Frontier Airlines plane carrying a nurse who tested positive for Ebola traveled to airports in Ft. Lauderdale and Atlanta before being grounded in Cleveland on Wednesday.

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Olympic Fencer Kamara James Passes Away at 29

By The Grio

Kamara James, who represented Team USA at the 2004 Olympic Games in fencing, has passed away at the age of 29.

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Ebola Infected Health Worker took flight from Cleveland to Dallas

By The New York Times

The second health care worker who tested positive for the Ebola virus took an airline flight from Cleveland to the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport the day before she reported symptoms of the disease, federal health officials said Wednesday.

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Nigeria to pay back $1 Billion loan to the US over 7 years

By Emman Ovuakporie

ABUJA–FEDERAL Government of Nigeria is expected to pay back the $1 billion loan to be collected for the purchase of security gadgets to combat Boko Haram in seven years. This was revealed on the floor of the House of Representatives yesterday.

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Keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens found dead in hotel room in Mexico

By Long Beach Post

Isaiah “Ikey” Owens, Long Beach musician and Jack White’s touring keyboardist, was found dead in his Puebla, Mexico hotel room this morning, according to media reports.