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Biden’s son discharged from Navy reserve after drug test

The son of Vice President Joe Biden was discharged earlier this year after testing positive for cocaine.

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Congress grills CDC on Ebola response

Lawmakers grilled health officials about the response to the outbreak and flaws in efforts to check its spread within the U.S.

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PHOTOS: Ebola in America

A look at the deadly virus in America.

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Unemployment applications fall to 14-year low

The decline suggests the labor market is gaining steam.

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First Lady channels Lil Jon in ‘turnip’ Vine

The FLOTUS advocates for healthy eating in a White House video spoofing the hit song "Turn Down For What."

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Ramped up air strikes stall Islamic State advance

The advance of ISIS fighters stalled after U.S.-led coalition warplanes launched their heaviest bombardment yet on the militants.

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Markets on edge after worse turmoil in 4 years

Worries about world growth and the end of years of U.S. stimulus are keeping investors in a fraught mood.

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White House goes into crisis mode on Ebola

Rising public anxiety about the virus has forced the White House to shift into crisis mode in an effort to stop the spread of the deadly disease.

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Texas nurse with Ebola traveled to Ohio by plane

A second woman who tested positive for Ebola after caring for an infected patient traveled a day before she reported symptoms.

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Dow plunges as Wall Street shellacked on weak economic data

Each of the major indexes fell more than 2 percent, sending the S&P 500 and Nasdaq into negative territory for the year.

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Macy’s opening even earlier this Thanksgiving

Dinner will be cut short: The department store chain will open at 6 p.m., two hours earlier than last year.

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Obama, military leaders coordinate Islamic State strategy

President Barack Obama told military leaders from more than 20 countries that he is deeply concerned about the radical group's advances.

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America’s biggest pumpkin comes from California

A one-ton pumpkin grown in Northern California has been declared the heaviest ever cultivated in North America.

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Toyota recalls more than 400K vehicles in U.S.

Toyota is recalling more than 1.6 million vehicles worldwide.

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Facebook founder donates $25M to fighting Ebola

Billionaire Mark Zuckerberg is lending his efforts and his cash to battling the deadly virus.

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Texas officials confirm second health care worker has contracted Ebola

Confirmation came early Wednesday, after worker reported fever Tuesday; worker was sent to isolation unit

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Obama to nominate new attorney general after Nov. 4 election

The President will wait until after congressional elections to nominate a new U.S. attorney general.

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U.S.-led air strikes intensify against Islamic State

President Barack Obama discussed the strategy with military leaders from 20 countries, including Turkey, Arab states and Western allies.

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Chrysler recalls 184K SUVs to fix air bags

Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee models are among those being recalled.

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Texas nurse stricken with Ebola described as young, caring

The first person known to have contracted the virus in the U.S. is in an isolation unit at the Dallas hospital where she worked.

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Albany man wanted on violent felony charge arrested in Ithaca after foot chase

Ziphaire O. Peters, 31, of Albany, was arrested by Ithaca Police Tuesday following a foot chase  in the city.

31-year-old Ziphaire Peters was spotted by an officer in the area of West Seneca Street.

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Felony hearing set in Newfield dog shooting

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The accused shooter faces up to two years in prison.

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Ithaca area gets another Start Up NY business

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The Ithaca-area will be home to another business through the State’s Start Up New York program.

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Car rollover accident near Ithaca College sends one to hospital

One driver was driven to a hospital with non-life threatening injuries following a 2-car accident in the Town of Ithaca.

The injuries don't appear to be life-threatening.

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NY prisons to keep young inmates from segregation

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New York corrections officials say they will update the policy for state prisons to preclude placing inmates younger than 18 in segregated housing.