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  • Snodgress Finding His Role For Sox
    CHICAGO—When he was promoted from Double-A Birmingham to Triple-A Charlotte in August, Scott Snodgress changed roles. ...
    Scot Gregor.  Baseball America.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 18:00:02 +0000.
  • New York Ebola Response: Polar Opposite of Dallas’s
    Learning from missteps in the Dallas cases of Ebola, health workers and officials took a different approach in the case of a doctor who fell ill in New York.
    By Sabrina Tavernise, Anemona Hartocollis, Sharon Lafraniere.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 17:10:51 GMT.
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  • Why You Won't Catch Ebola On The New York City Subway
    Ebola has come to New York City. A heroic physician who returned to the city last Friday after treating patients in Guinea with Médecins Sans Frontières has tested positive for the disease. ....
    By Matthew Herper.  Forbes.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:55:42 GMT.
  • First Patient Quarantined Under Strict New Policy Tests Negative for Ebola
    A nurse quarantined in Newark was found Saturday to be free of the virus. She is being held under a new policy for some travelers arriving in the New York area from West Africa.
    By Marc Santora.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 15:51:44 GMT.
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  • Ebola-stricken doc described as driven do-gooder
    Dr. Craig Spencer, the physician now being treated for Ebola in New York City, is the kind of globe-trotting do-gooder who could walk into a small village in Africa and, even though he didn't know the language, win people over through hugs ...
    Modern Healthcare.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 12:00:00 EST.
  • US states order mandatory quarantine on health workers from Ebola zones
    New York and New Jersey have agreed to impose even stricter measures on travelers from Ebola-hit West African countries.
    Mail & Guardian.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 09:31:00 +0200.
  • VIDEO: How the US is fighting to keep Ebola away
    The governors of New York and New Jersey in the United States have ordered that anyone arriving from West Africa, who has had contact with Ebola patients, should be placed in quarantine for 21 days.
    BBC News.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 08:32:39 GMT.
  • US Condemns Iranian Woman's Execution
    The United States has condemned Iran for executing a woman who killed a man to defend herself from an alleged sexual assault. The 26-year-old woman, Reyhaneh Jabbari, was hanged Saturday morning. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 07:05:11 -0400.
  • New York axe attack 'terrorist act'
    Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a radicalised Muslim convert.
    BBC News.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:40:48 GMT.
  • Are new Ebola quarantine rules in U.S. too much?
    News that a doctor in New York was diagnosed with Ebola following his return to the U.S. has prompted a spate of new and mandatory quarantines for people who have had contact with Ebola patients. ...
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Sat, 25 Oct 2014 05:00:00 EDT.
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The United States of America is a federal republic located in North America.  Its capital city is Washington, DC; and its largest cities include New York City, Los Angeles, and Chicago.  The national currency is the US Dollar, which is equivalent to 100 cents.

English is the primary language used in the United States, and in 2007, the USA's estimated population was 301,140,000.

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