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Bellevue Hospital is viewed following a news conference on how the facility would receive a suspected Ebola patient on October 8, 2014 in New York City.

Health Worker Tested for Ebola

A health care worker who recently returned to the U.S. from one of the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak was rushed to a hospital in NYC for tests

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on Oct. 21, 2014 in New York City.

Stocks Surge on Earnings

U.S. stocks soared in afternoon trading on Thursday, buoyed by a handful of companies releasing strong earnings reports along with some positive economic reports in the U.S. and Europe

Missouri Florida Football

Football Player Accused of Rape Texted Alleged Victim

Accused freshman quarterback at University of Florida Treon Harris reportedly texted his accuser, "don't tell nobody bout nothing" shortly after the encounter. Harris was suspended from the team on Oct. 6, but was reinstated after the accuser withdrew her complaint on Oct. 9

A soldier locks the gates as flowers are placed at a memorial outside the gates of the John Weir Foote Armory, the home of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada in Hamilton, Ontario on Oct. 22, 2014, in memory of Canadian soldier Nathan Cirillo.

'Canada Will Never Be Intimidated'

Prime Minister Stephen Harper offered prayers to the grieving families following an armed attack in Ottawa, which led to the death of a soldier and a sustained lockdown of the area, and said the incident would strengthen the country's resolve

Christian Bale attends the 86th Oscars on March 2, 2014 in Hollywood.

Christian Bale Didn't Even Audition for Steve Jobs Role

Christian Bale didn’t even have to audition to win the role of late Apple CEO Steve Jobs in an upcoming biopic, according to screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who is adapting Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography for the big screen. Of Bale, Sorkin said: "he is gonna crush it"

White House Fence Jumper

Felony Charges for W.H. Jumper

A man who climbed over the White House fence Wednesday evening was immediately apprehended and charged on multiple felony counts, including charges for assaulting police dogs, the Secret Service said Thursday

World Series Giants Royals Baseball

Royals Beat Giants 7-2 to Take Game 2 of World Series

Kansas City trounced San Francisco on Wednesday for the team's first win in a World Series game since beating St. Louis in 1985. The Royals haven't won the series yet, but they did something more important: they showed why they belonged there

Kenneth Wainstein

North Carolina Releases Report on Academic Scandal

The University of North Carolina report details how a lack of oversight allowed the creation of so-called "paper classes" that student athletes were encouraged to take and in which they received high grades with "little regard" for the quality of their work

Aerial view of airplane

The Secret to Finding a Super Cheap Thanksgiving Flight

This year, like every year, there's a lot of mixed messages on what to do if you've procrastinated on booking tickets for one of the busiest travel seasons. From checking smaller airlines to avoiding fares on Wednesday and Sunday, here's a go-to information guide

Supporters of murdered Filipino transgender Jeffrey Laude, also known as "Jennifer", hold a protest near the Hall of Justice where the preliminary hearing for the murder case is being held at the northern Philippine city of Olongapo on Oct. 10, 2014.

U.S. Murder Suspect Unaware Filipina Was Transgender

A friend of murdered Filipina Jennifer Laude testified that the American suspect, who went out with the two on the night of the crime, didn’t know they were transgender. The witness made her statement during a Philippine Senate hearing on Wednesday