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Free birth control cuts teen pregnancy, abortions

Posted: 4:14 PM - A study shows that giving teens free birth control encourages them to use long-acting methods and greatly cuts the chances they will become pregnant or have an abortion.

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Report: Hospital protocol failed in TB outbreak

Posted: 3:36 PM - A federal report shows an El Paso hospital worker who exposed more than 850 infants to tuberculosis was allowed to return to work despite showing symptoms of the disease and coughing up blood at a hospital health screening.

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Beheading suspect ordered held without bond

Updated: 4:37 PM - A man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant has been ordered held without bond and wants a Muslim to be named as his court-appointed lawyer.

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Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music

Posted: 3:15 PM - A jury has found a Florida man guilty of first-degree murder for fatally shooting a teenager after an argument over loud music outside a Jacksonville convenience store.

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Children had contact with Ebola patient

Updated: 7:21 PM - Texas Gov. Rick Perry says a handful of school-aged children who had contact with a man diagnosed with Ebola are being monitored.

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Child dies from complications of enterovirus

Posted: 11:08 AM - The Rhode Island Health Department says a child has died from complications of an unusual respiratory virus that has been affecting children across the U.S.

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Salina man convicted of killing his wife

Updated: 09/30/2014 - A former Salina building official has been convicted of murder for poisoning his wife with nicotine in Southern California in 1994.

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Recall of Siemens fire alarms

Posted: 09/30/2014 - As Fire Prevention Week approaches, one brand of fire alarms is being pulled from stores.

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FAA: 2 weeks to reopen Chicago-area control center

Posted: 09/29/2014 - The Federal Aviation Administration says it will take about two weeks to fully reopen a Chicago-area control center where an act of sabotage brought the city's two international airports to a halt last week.

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Obama: US misjudged Iraqi army, militants' threat

Posted: 09/28/2014 - President Barack Obama is acknowledging that U.S. intelligence agencies underestimated the threat from Islamic State militants and overestimated the ability and will of Iraq's army to fight.

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US doctor exposed to Ebola virus admitted to NIH

Posted: 09/28/2014 - An American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone has been admitted for observation at The National Institutes of Health near the nation's capital.

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