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Alabama teacher suspended after shooting lesson

Updated 20 mins ago   
By: Eileen Cofre

An Alabama teacher was suspended without pay after being accused of having sixth-grade students re-enact the deadly police shooting...
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Teacher fired for pregnancy sues Catholic school

Updated 53 mins ago   
By: Chel Bell

A former Butte Central Catholic Schools teacher who was fired for being pregnant and unmarried is suing the school district.
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American Ebola doc urges help fighting outbreak

Updated 56 mins ago   
By: Chel Bell

As one of few Ebola survivors with medical expertise, Dr. Kent Brantly seems keenly aware of the position his painful experience has put him in. He hasn't spoken yet about his plan..
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Fitbit to stop selling data without consent

Updated 57 mins ago   
By: Chel Bell

Fitbit, a company that makes wearable devices that monitor fitness activity, says it's changing its practice of selling users' personal data to advertisers after concerns were rais..
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2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

Updated 2 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

About 2.2 million bean bag chairs are being recalled after two children opened them, crawled inside and suffocated to death.
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US housing recovery appears to be back on track

Updated 19 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

A fourth straight monthly increase in sales of existing homes provided the latest evidence Thursday that the U.S. housing market is rebounding from a weak start to the year.
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Reporter's death galvanizes anger, little action

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

The killing of an American reporter is galvanizing international anger at Islamic State extremists and fueling fears about the flow of foreign fighters joining their ranks. But gov..
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Bank of America agrees to nearly $17B settlement

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

The government has reached a $16.65 billion settlement with Bank of America over its role in the sale of mortgage-backed securities in the run-up to the financial crisis, the Justi..
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Ohio diocese discourages ALS ice bucket challenge

Updated 22 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

A Roman Catholic diocese in Ohio is discouraging its 113 schools from participating in the ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association, saying the group's funding of embryo..
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2 American Ebola patients discharged from hospital

Updated 23 hours ago   
By: Chel Bell

Two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital, where the scene Thursday was festive and celebratory - a stark..
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