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Hurricane Gonzalo, lower right, which forecasters said could become a powerful category 4 storm Wednesday as it heads toward Bermuda. (AP Photo/NOAA)
Hurricane Gonzalo, lower right, which forecasters said could become a powerful category 4 storm Wednesday as it heads toward Bermuda. (AP Photo/NOAA)
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Forecasters: Gonzalo now a Category 4 hurricane

MIAMI (AP) -- Forecasters say Hurricane Gonzalo has strengthened to a Category 4 storm as it churns in the Atlantic.

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas (AP Photo/LM Otero, File)
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Dallas nurses cite sloppy conditions in Ebola care

DALLAS (AP) -- A Liberian Ebola patient was left in an open area of a Dallas emergency room for hours, and the nurses treating him worked for days without proper protective gear and faced constantly changing protocols, according to a statement released late Tuesday by the largest U.S. nurses' union.

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President Barack Obama listens as he meets with Attorney General Eric Holder regarding the fatal police shooting of a black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri,
President Barack Obama with outgoing ttorney General Eric Holder. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
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Obama waiting for midterm elections to name attorney general

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama does not plan to announce his choice for attorney general before the November elections, shielding the nomination from the rough-and-tumble of midterm election politics.

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Hurricane Gonzalo to strengthen, aim for Bermuda

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) -- Hurricane Gonzalo churned up heavy surf across much of the Caribbean on Tuesday and forecasters said it could pick up strength and become a major storm as it approaches Bermuda.

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Residents of Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, watch as thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria
Residents of Mursitpinar on the outskirts of Suruc, at the Turkey-Syria border, watch as thick smoke rises following an airstrike by the US-led coalition in Kobani, Syria (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
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Activists: Airstrikes hit jihadi targets in Syria

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) -- The U.S.-led coalition has launched several airstrikes on positions of Islamic State group militants in northern and eastern Syria, most on the town of Kobani near Turkey where Kurdish fighters captured a strategic hill and brought down the jihadis' black flag, activists and a Kurdish official said Tuesday.

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Oscar Pistorius rubs his eyes as he sits in court as the sentencing process entered a second day.
Oscar Pistorius rubs his eyes as he sits in court as the sentencing process entered a second day. (AP Photo/Themba Hadebe, Pool)
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Prosecutor: Pistorius offered cash after killing

PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — Oscar Pistorius offered $34,000 to the family of girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp after he killed her, but the family rejected the funds because they did not want "blood money," a prosecutor said Tuesday at the sentencing hearing for the double-amputee athlete.

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Nina Pham
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Doctor gives blood for Ebola-infected Dallas nurse

DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas nurse who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease has received a plasma transfusion donated by a doctor who beat the virus.

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Campaign to reduce fire deaths and injuries kicks off

The American Red Cross has kicked off a new campaign across the country in an effort to reduce deaths and injuries from home fires by as much as 25 percent over the next five years.

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(Jennifer Dodge, ThinkStock)
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Commuter train engineers strike deal with SEPTA

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Engineers who operate commuter trains in the Philadelphia area have reached a tentative contract with the regional transit agency.

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Off-campus student charged in Penn State threat

Off-campus student charged in Penn State threat

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