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    Officials urge hospitals to ‘think Ebola’

Officials urge hospitals to ‘think Ebola’

Federal health officials on Monday urged the nation’s hospitals to “think Ebola” and launched a review of procedures for treating patients, while medical records showed that an infected Texas nurse repeatedly visited the room of a Liberian man as he was dying from the disease.

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    UN chief says 20 times more  aid is needed in West Africa

UN chief says 20 times more aid is needed in West Africa

he presidents of three Ebola-stricken West African nations made urgent pleas for money, doctors and hospital beds Thursday and representatives of nations gathered for financial meetings promised more help.

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    LED there be light: 3 share Nobel prize for blue diode

LED there be light: 3 share Nobel prize for blue diode

An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices — and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday for two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American.

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    Panel encourages students to offer religious tolerance

Panel encourages students to offer religious tolerance

For students to help overcome religious persecution, President and Chancellor Ken Starr said they should become educated and get involved to make a difference.

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    Hong Kong’s youths call for leader to resign

Hong Kong’s youths call for leader to resign

Hong Kong’s leader refused demands by pro-democracy protesters to resign Thursday and instead offered talks to defuse the massive demonstrations that have grown into the biggest challenge to Beijing’s authority since 1997.

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    US, China speak publicly on differences over protest

US, China speak publicly on differences over protest

Top U.S. and Chinese officials publicly aired differences Wednesday over the protests in Hong Kong, where students want democratic changes to the electoral system.

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    First in-country Ebola case hits Dallas

First in-country Ebola case hits Dallas

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention diagnosed the first Ebola patient in the country Tuesday at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas.

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    BU student helps orphans feel loved, secure in Russia

BU student helps orphans feel loved, secure in Russia

Seven women with no knowledge of how to speak Russian set out for four weeks in St. Petersburg, Russia, to teach the Bible lessons to orphans, all part of the Buckner International faith-based ministry.

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    Law school receives financial aid to give legal help to local veterans

Law school receives financial aid to give legal help to local veterans

Thousands of veterans in Waco are able to receive monthly pro bono work from the Baylor School of Law thanks to a state grant.

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    Islamic State releases third video

Islamic State releases third video

The Islamic State on Monday posted a third video featuring imprisoned British journalist John Cantlie, this one mocking President Barack Obama’s Sept. 10 speech in which he laid out his strategy for confronting the group.

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