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Scandal-plagued former Washington mayor Marion Barry dies

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By Bill Trott WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Marion Barry, the scandal-plagued former mayor of Washington, D.C., who was jailed for smoking crack cocaine before making a surprising return to office, died early on Sunday aged 78. Before his fall from grace, Barry had been one of the...(more) 

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Ebola 'stable' in Guinea - WHO

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The deadly Ebola outbreak is now "stable" in Guinea, the country where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says. 

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Landmark open meeting on Agent Orange held at Oregon VA hospital

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By Courtney Sherwood PORTLAND Ore. (Reuters) - Vietnam War veterans on Saturday called for more research into the health effects of U.S. service members' exposure to Agent Orange, in a first of its kind open meeting at a VA hospital in Portland, Oregon, on the lingering...(more) 

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The parents refusing to vaccinate their children against polio

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Parents who refuse to vaccinate their children against polio 

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University of Virginia suspends fraternal organizations in assaults probe

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(Reuters) - The University of Virginia is suspending all fraternal organizations until January after a magazine article described in detail an alleged sexual assault that occurred on the campus, the school said on Saturday. All fraternal organizations and associated social activities will shut down until Jan....(more) 

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Aviva says will compensate customers sold wrong annuities

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LONDON (Reuters) - British insurer Aviva plc said on Saturday it would compensate around 250 annuity customers who had been short-changed because of an error in its sales process. The Telegraph newspaper reported on Saturday that Aviva had discovered staff had sold hundreds of customers inappropriate...(more) 

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Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse

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BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the hemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, the health ministry said on Saturday. The nurse contracted the disease...(more) 

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Study finds HIV drugs could help stop vision loss

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Drugs used to treat the HIV virus and AIDS could be used to fight against vision loss, a US university study said Thursday. 

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Give Thanks for Your Eyes: 7 Amazing Facts

a shared story    23 hours 14 minutes ago
As Thanksgiving fast approaches, we're reminded to give thanks for the wonderful things in our lives: our loved ones, our freedom and most certainly our good health. As humans, we're extremely visual creatures, so as you look upon the joyous gathering of friends and family prior...(more) 

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UK volunteers fly to Sierra Leone to fight Ebola

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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) -- The British government says the first group of National Health Service volunteers has left for Sierra Leone, where they will work in Ebola treatment centers across the country.... 

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Dutch to destroy 8,000 ducks to prevent bird flu outbreak

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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch health authorities on Saturday were destroying 8,000 ducks to prevent the possible spread of bird flu, which has infected three farms in a week in the Netherlands, a leading poultry and egg exporter. A government statement said ducks were being culled in...(more) 

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How To Get The Right Man To Commit To You

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I tell my husband that I am beyond grateful that I met him when I was 27 and not a day earlier. Why? Because I wasn't committed enough to myself before that in order for him to truly commit to me. Here is the deal: Unless...(more) 

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