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AP
October 24, 2014
High schools in Oregon are creating an optional “13th grade” in order to boost their on-time graduation rates. Starting with the Class of 2014, Oregon will count hundreds of students who completed four years of high school but have not received diplomas as “graduates,” which will raise the state’s on-time graduation rate as well.
October 22, 2014
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will not provide a copy of the health questionnaire the DHS is requiring passengers to complete whose flight originated in West Africa and who may have been exposed to the Ebola virus.
CNSNews
October 23, 2014
October is "Bullying Prevention Awareness Month," and the Health and Human Services Department wants Americans to know that Obamacare can help -- but only if people sign up.
October 22, 2014
Individuals from West African nations who travel to airports in six U.S. states will be tracked for 21 days for signs of Ebola, but it will be up to individual states to decide what to do if these travelers fail to self-report, the White House said Wednesday.
JESSICA GRESKO
October 24, 2014
BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient who died of the disease walked out of a Washington-area hospital virus-free Friday and into open arms.
October 24, 2014
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A student recently crowned freshman class Homecoming prince walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria Friday and opened fire, killing one person and shooting four others — including two of his cousins — before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said.
October 24, 2014
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man armed with an assault rifle shot three sheriff's deputies and a civilian, killing two of the deputies and leading dozens of police officers on a wild six-hour chase and manhunt Friday that spanned two Northern California counties before the 34-year-old suspect was taken into custody.