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Kaci Hickox goes on bike ride

CNN

Nurse in Ebola dispute leaves home, returns

In any other circumstance, it would be the furthest thing from a headline: Maine nurse leaves home on bike.

And yet Thursday, when Kaci Hickox and her boyfriend left their house in the tiny town of Fort Kent and pedaled along a long country road, law ...

Kaci Hickox

Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

Ebola Guinea docs

From Doctors Without Borders

Ebola: Patient zero was a toddler in Guinea

Before the virus ravaged West Africa, before the deaths soared into the thousands, before the outbreak triggered global fears, Ebola struck a toddler named Emile Ouamouno.

Virtually no one knew the 2-year-old by name. Now the world knows him as patie...

Ashoko Mukpo

Taylor Wilson/Nebraska Medical Center

Mukpo: Ebola 'more intense than anything'

Ashoka Mukpo had seen the horrible things Ebola can do.

Brittany Maynard

www.TheBrittanyFund.org

Brittany Maynard: Waiting for 'right time' to die

Brittany Maynard says she hasn't decided yet when she'll end her life, but it's a decision she's still determined to make.

Sierra Leone possible Ebola case

REUTERS/Bindra/UNICEF

Govt. says it won't admit Ebola patients

The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United States for medical treatment, but decided to shelve the proposal and insists it was never considered at senior levels.

Ebola virus pink

CDC

School bars girl over Ebola fears; suit filed

The family of a third-grader in Connecticut has filed a lawsuit against Milford Public Schools, saying their daughter was banned from school for 21 days amid Ebola fears when she returned from a trip to Lagos, Nigeria, for a family wedding.

The lawsui...

Utah boy cancer holidays

KSTU

Boy with cancer dies after town celebrates holidays

A 4-year-old Utah boy lost his battle to leukemia Tuesday, but not before his family and community gave him the week of a lifetime.

John Spinello

Tim Walsh

'Operation' game creator can't afford his own operation

John Spinello created the game of "Operation" nearly 50 years ago. Since then, millions have attempted to remove small plastic body parts from Cavity Sam without lighting up his red nose and hearing that sweat-inducing BUZZ.

Ebola virus in black and white

Centers for Disease Control

Lysol customers: Can it prevent the spread of Ebola?

Lysol says its phones are ringing off the hook. Customers want to know if its cleaning products are effective Ebola killers.

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