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3 injured in Marquette Park shootings, 2 found dead in West Lawn 23.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Three men were injured in shootings in the Marquette Park neighborhood and two other males were found dead in a home in the West Lawn neighborhood Wednesday, police ...
Death of Victorville man tasered multiple times ruled accidental 23.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
The death of a 36-year-old Victorville man after he was stunned with a taser multiple times during his arrest by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s deputies was accidental, authorities said Wednesday.
Nader assails Brown for not backing Prop. 46 to raise pain, suffering caps 23.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
Consumer advocate Ralph Nader blasted his onetime ally California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday for failing to back a November ballot proposition that would raise the cap on pain-and-suffering awards in medical malpractice suits.
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U.S. plans 21-day monitoring of people who arrive from Ebola-stricken nations 23.10.2014 Washington Post
Every airline passenger who arrives in the United States from one of the three West African nations hardest hit by Ebola will be monitored by state and local health authorities for 21 days, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said ...
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First test on Dallas nurse's dog comes back negative for virus, quarantine goes on 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Health
Records of doctors, nurses who treated Texas Ebola case show no past discipline, elite degrees 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Health
Ex-Cook County Jail inmate's suit alleges sexual assault by inmate 23.10.2014 Chicago Tribune: Nation
A 27-year-old woman filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday against the Cook County sheriff, alleging she was sexually assaulted and brutally attacked by fellow inmates while incarcerated at the jail last year and that numerous guards failed to help ...
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Another man jumps White House fence, is apprehended on lawn by K-9 squad 23.10.2014 Washington Post: Politics
A man jumped the White House fence Wednesday night — only weeks after another fence jumper led to revelations about Secret Service failures — and was taken into custody after being bitten by a guard dog, officials ...
The Charles Stuart Murders And the Racist Branding Boston Just Can't Seem to Shake 23.10.2014 Boston Globe: Massachusetts
It seemed, at first, a tragic story about a young couple poised to start a family. It turned into a tragedy of a completely different kind. And in the process, changed Boston ...
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Dallas hospital under scrutiny over Ebola crisis 23.10.2014 Seattle Times: Health
With the hospital’s two Ebola-infected nurses sent elsewhere, the 24/7 tension of caring for them abated, but scrutiny remains intense over how the hospital treated Thomas Eric Duncan, who died there, and whether mistakes potentially exposed dozens more to the disease.
Aetna deal promises more affordable, better health care in Puget Sound 23.10.2014 Seattle Times: Health
Insurance giant Aetna on Thursday announced that it had struck a deal with four well-known networks of doctors, clinics and hospitals to provide what it says will be more affordable, higher quality care in the Puget Sound area.
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Tevlin: Minnesota doctor stands up for Guantánamo hunger strikers 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Local
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APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths 23.10.2014 Seattle Times: Nation & World
These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines -- prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."
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New White House fence jumper; apprehended before reaching residence 23.10.2014 Washington Post
Secret Service officials apprehended a person who jumped the White House fence late Wednesday. The intruder was captured well before reaching the residence. “An individual jumped the north fence of the White House,” said Secret Service spokesman Edwin Donovan. “He was immediately taken into custody by canine units and Uniformed Division officers.” No shots were fired, Donovan ...
New Autopsy Report Suggests Michael Brown Was Shot At Close Range 23.10.2014 NPR News
The St. Louis Post-Disptatch has obtained an autopsy report on the shooting of Michael Brown. It leaves a lot of questions about the shooting of the 18-year-old by Officer Darren Wilson.
Health Officials Announce New Monitoring For Travelers From West Africa 23.10.2014 NPR News
State and local health officials will begin monitoring all passengers entering the U.S. from countries hard hit from Ebola. The monitoring will last for 21 days.
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Harvard Study: Concussion policies inconsistent across NCAA schools, more work to be done 23.10.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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Romantic pursuit may have sparked murder-suicide near Houston hospital 23.10.2014 LA Times: Opinion
A Houston pharmacy employee shot and killed a female coworker he may have been trying to pursue a romantic relationship with before taking his own life near a hospital Wednesday afternoon, police said.
APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths 23.10.2014 Seattle Times: Top stories
These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines -- prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."
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In first debate, Peterson, Westrom battle over health care 23.10.2014 Minnesota Public Radio: News
During Wednesday's debate, Democratic U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson said he has worked with Republicans. State Sen. Torrey Westrom, R-Elbow Lake, tried to tie him to the president.
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