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Military preps team for Ebola response in US

Military preps team for Ebola response in US

The U.S. military is forming a 30-person "quick strike team" equipped to provide direct treatment to Ebola patients inside the United States, a Defense Department official told CNN's Barbara Starr on Sunday.
Authorities find meth infused religious candles valued at $5 million during I-12 traffic stop

Authorities find meth infused religious candles valued at $5 million during I-12 traffic stop

A traffic stop on Interstate 12 in Baton Rouge led to the discovery of 48 meth infused candles valued at $5.1 million.
At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off at Syrian hospital, opposition says

At least 70 ISIS bodies dropped off at Syrian hospital, opposition says

ISIS has apparently taken a heavy hit over the past several days. The bodies of at least 70 fighters for the terror group have been dropped off over four days at a hospital in the Syrian town of Tal Abyad, a Syrian opposition group told CNN.
Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Woman left handcuffed, shoeless in holding cell after court hearing about missed child support payments

Tara Mathis admits she couldn't pay her child support, but a recent meeting with a judge didn't end the way she thought it would.
Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

 HONG KONG (CNN) -- Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.
Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts

Mikhail Gorbachev Fast Facts

 (CNN) -- Here's a look at the life of Mikhail Gorbachev, former president of the former USSR. Personal: Birth name: Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev Birth date: March 2, 1931
Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

 (CNN) -- Authorities looking for Hannah Graham found human remains Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police said.
Dallas health worker on Carnival cruise poses no health threat

Dallas health worker on Carnival cruise poses no health threat

A cruise ship passenger who is employed at a Dallas, Texas, hospital where Ebola patients were treated, poses no public health threat, a health authority said on Sunday in a statement.
Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

Obama's embarrassing restaurant moment

 (CNN) -- Ever had your credit card turned down at a fancy restaurant? President Obama can commiserate.
Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

Human remains found in search for UVA student Hannah Graham

 (CNN) -- Authorities looking for Hannah Graham found human remains Saturday on an abandoned property eight miles from where the University of Virginia student was last seen five weeks ago, police said.
Rich-poor gap 'concerns me': Yellen

Rich-poor gap 'concerns me': Yellen

 NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Is rising income inequality un-American?
Ebola victim's pet "Bentley the dog" also under quarantine

Ebola victim's pet "Bentley the dog" also under quarantine

Nina Pham, the Dallas Nurse who was infected with the Ebola virus earlier this month, has a pet dog named Bentley who is also currently under quarantine.
Investigators looking for UVA student Hannah Graham find human remains

Investigators looking for UVA student Hannah Graham find human remains

Authorities looking for Hannah Graham -- the University of Virginia student who went missing last month -- found human remains Saturday in Albemarle County, police said Saturday.
Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Unmanned X-37B space plane lands, its exact mission a mystery

Whatever it was doing up in space, we may never know, but the U.S. Air Force's unmanned X-37B space plane returned to Earth this week, with still no details from the military on the nearly two-year mission.
Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators recapture part of bustling district in Hong Kong

Pro-democracy demonstrators seized back part of Hong Kong's bustling Mong Kok district Saturday after a night of scuffles.