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October 28, 2014 7:12 AM EDT

Feds Tighten Ebola Response

Travelers coming to the U.S. from Ebola-affected countries who do not require mandatory quarantines upon arrival will undergo voluntary at-home isolation and could be placed on “do not board” lists, according to new guidelines released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gluten Still Stumps Scientists

Two new studies have rocked the world of celiac research, showing that scientists have a long way to go in their understanding of celiac disease

Twitter Stock Takes a Tumble

The company reported a drop in user engagement and projected lower-than-expected revenue, sending its stock price plummeting in after-hours trading

Lava Flow Inches Closer to Hawaiian Town

Lava inched closer to homes in Pahoa, Hawaii, on Monday evening, spurring the evacuation of residents living in the path of the molten mass gushing from Kilauea, the Big Island’s most active volcano. Other residents have been packing their trailers in case they need to flee

School Shooter Invited Victims to Lunch, Says Sheriff

Jaylen Fryberg, a 15-year-old student who police labeled responsible for a shooting at a Washington State high school Friday, invited his victims to lunch by text message, then shot them at their table before committing suicide, investigators said on Monday

Bike Deaths Spiked 16% in 2 Years, Study Finds

The majority of bikers killed in motor-vehicle crashes were adults over the age of 20, a dramatic shift from 1975, when the majority of bikers killed were younger than 20. Roughly a quarter of bikers over age 16 who were killed in 2012 had been drinking

Walmart Apologizes for ‘Fat Girl Costumes’ Online

The retail chain apologized for advertising plus-size Halloween outfits on its website on Monday under the heading “Fat Girl Costumes.” The heading has now been changed to “Women’s Plus-Size Halloween Costumes”

Taylor Kitsch Says You’ll See Him in True Detective Season 2

The star of the 2006 drama series Friday Night Lights, who has been largely absent from the screen in the past year, confirmed that he has jumped on board for True Detective‘s second season. “I’m itching, man. I’m overdue,” he said

Ukraine’s Elections Mark a Historic Break With Russia

With more than half the votes counted in the parliamentary ballot, an unprecedented national consensus has emerged in support of a lasting break with Moscow and a turn toward European integration. It’s now stronger than at any point in Ukraine’s post-Soviet history

Complete Mammoth Skeleton Possibly Found in Idaho

A portion of a Columbian mammoth skull and tusks have been uncovered in southeastern Idaho, and experts say a rare entire skeleton could be buried there. The mammoth is believed to have been about 16 years old and lived about 70,000 to 120,000 years ago

Jesse Eisenberg to Reprise Lex Luthor in Suicide Squad

Word in Metropolis is that Jesse Eisenberg’s Lex Luthor might also scare up the screen in Warner Bros.’ upcoming supervillain blockbuster, Suicide Squad. Eisenberg is set to debut his version of Luthor in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, set for 2016

Marine Asks for Lesser Charge in Filipina Death

The U.S. Marine accused of killing a transgender Filipina has asked prosecutors to reduce the murder charge to homicide. Lawyers for Joseph Scott Pemberton presented the motion at a hearing in the Philippine city of Olongapo on Monday

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