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Spain has outbreak's 1st known case of contracting Ebola outside of Africa

A nurse's assistant in Spain is the first person known to have contracted Ebola outside of Africa in the current outbreak. Spanish Health Minister Ana Mato announced Monday that a test confirmed the assistant has the virus.

Back in Liberia, Ebola is killing Thomas Duncan's neighbors

His home in Monrovia is just as he left it when he boarded the plane to the United States. A tiny tin-roofed room in a run-down building that's now the focal point of so much of the paranoia ricocheting across the world.

Man running in inflatable bubble rescued off coast of Florida

An ultra-marathoner trying to "run" from Florida to Bermuda in a human-powered inflatable bubble was rescued Saturday morning after he signaled for help, the Coast Guard said. Reza Baluchi, according to his website, has set a goal of running acr

Officer gives young mom car seat instead of a ticket

A public safety officer from Emmett Township, Michigan went beyond the call of duty on Saturday.

Company recalls ground beef after metal complaints

Sam Kane Beef Processors of Corpus Christi, Texas, has recalled 90,987 pounds of ground beef products after consumers complained about finding pieces of metal inside the meat, the U.S.

Marine lost in Persian Gulf believed to be first U.S. casualty in ISIS campaign

A Marine lost at sea after bailing out of a MV-22 Osprey when it appeared it might crash in the Persian Gulf is believed to be the first American military casualty in support of U.S. operations against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Michael Phelps to 'attend program' after DUI charge

Swimmer Michael Phelps, the most-decorated Olympian of all time, tweeted Sunday that he is taking a break from the sport "to attend a program that will provide the help I need to better understand myself."

CDC director: Ebola outbreak unlikely in U.S.

The director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told CNN on Sunday that he is confident there is little risk of an Ebola outbreak in Dallas, where one infected patient is fighting for his life.

US airman dead, 2 missing as Typhoon Phanfone slams Japan

One of the three U.S. airmen washed away to sea Sunday from their station post at Kadena Air Base in Japan has died.

Hong Kong protests persist after ultimatum, mob attacks

Thousands of pro-democracy protesters jammed the streets of Hong Kong's central business district Saturday night and early Sunday, clapping and cheering just hours after an ultimatum by government leaders: Let city workers back in their off